It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NUS) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.10, or -0.60%, to $16.50. The Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. has recorded 15,923 volume in the after hours trading session. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed Nu Skin Enterprises Reports Third Quarter 2023 Financial Results.
Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. is listed on the NYSE in the Consumer Defensive sector while operating in the Household & Personal Products industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $16.60 and fluctuated between $16.68 as its day high and $16.25 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. is $820.21M. A total of 0.5 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 571.61K shares.
Insider trades are also considered as indicators of how a stock will perform in the future, in addition to stock predictions. During the recent three months, NUS has seen 1 BUY and 2 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 27 and the disposition of 8,068 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 30 BUYs and 36 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 426,356 shares during that period but sold 260,661.
In the most recent transaction, LIPMAN ANDREW D sold 15,400 shares of NUS for 17.68 per share on Nov 03. After the transaction, the Director now owns 37,225 company shares. In a previous transaction on Oct 25, LIPMAN ANDREW D sold 2,000 shares at 19.23 per share. NUS shares that Director owns now total 52,625.
Among the insiders who sold shares, LIPMAN ANDREW D disposed of 2,000 shares on Sep 25 at a per-share price of $23.02. This resulted in the Director holding 54,625 shares of NUS after the transaction. In another insider transaction, LIPMAN ANDREW D sold 2,000 shares at $23.33 per share on Aug 25. Company shares held by the Director now total 56,625.
The reasons why investors prefer dividend-paying companies are that dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate that the company will perform well in the future. Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. pays an annual dividend of $1.56, resulting in a dividend yield of 9.40%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 14.17. NUS’s most recent ex-dividend date was 11/22/2023 when it declared a $0.39 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 12/6/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 9/6/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 8/24/2023. The NUS stock dividend was $0.39 per share in cash.
Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for NUS in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $21.00 with high estimates of $25.00 and low estimates of $18.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, NUS has a high of $45.55 and a low of $16.20.
As of this writing, NUS has an earnings estimate of $0.62 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 4 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.69 per share and a lower estimate of $0.57. The company reported an EPS of $0.37 in the last quarter, which was 12.10% higher than expectations of $0.33.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
As well as showing the assets and liabilities of the company, the balance sheet also shows the amount invested in equity by investors. Investors can analyze a company’s future prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. NUS’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $354.81M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $465.04M in debt and $529.69M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $16.64, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $912.77M.
After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for NUS is Buy with a score of 3.00.