Nature’s Sunshine Products (NASDAQ:NATR) Share Price Crosses Above 200-Day Moving Average of $9.19

Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATRGet Rating) shares passed above its two hundred day moving average during trading on Friday . The stock has a two hundred day moving average of $9.19 and traded as high as $9.65. Nature’s Sunshine Products shares last traded at $9.47, with a volume of 60,443 shares.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several brokerages recently issued reports on NATR. StockNews.com raised Nature’s Sunshine Products from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Thursday, December 15th. DA Davidson dropped their price objective on Nature’s Sunshine Products from $18.00 to $15.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, November 18th.

Nature’s Sunshine Products Stock Up 1.2 %

The business has a 50-day moving average of $8.75 and a 200-day moving average of $9.19. The stock has a market cap of $181.51 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.22 and a beta of 0.80.

Nature’s Sunshine Products (NASDAQ:NATRGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 3rd. The company reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter. Nature’s Sunshine Products had a return on equity of 8.41% and a net margin of 2.54%. The business had revenue of $104.51 million for the quarter.

Insider Transactions at Nature’s Sunshine Products

In other Nature’s Sunshine Products news, EVP Nathan G. Brower sold 4,972 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.18, for a total transaction of $40,670.96. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 48,989 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $400,730.02. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 5.41% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Institutional Trading of Nature’s Sunshine Products

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. increased its holdings in Nature’s Sunshine Products by 32.6% during the 3rd quarter. Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. now owns 1,651,392 shares of the company’s stock worth $13,607,000 after purchasing an additional 405,926 shares in the last quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY lifted its position in Nature’s Sunshine Products by 4.9% during the second quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY now owns 1,131,330 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,071,000 after acquiring an additional 52,500 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its position in Nature’s Sunshine Products by 2.3% during the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 723,530 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,720,000 after acquiring an additional 16,333 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products by 5.9% during the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 560,594 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,429,000 after purchasing an additional 31,027 shares during the period. Finally, State Street Corp increased its stake in Nature’s Sunshine Products by 4.9% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 204,211 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,179,000 after acquiring an additional 9,447 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 75.21% of the company’s stock.

Nature’s Sunshine Products Company Profile

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Nature's Sunshine Products, Inc, a natural health and wellness company, primarily manufactures and sells nutritional and personal care products in Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America, and internationally. It offers general health products related to blood sugar support, bone health, cellular health, cognitive function, joint health, mood, sexual health, sleep, sports and energy, and vision.

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