Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS) Releases FY 2020 After-Hours Earnings Guidance

Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS) issued an update on its FY 2020
After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 2.00-2.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.28. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.17-2.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.44 billion.Nu Skin Enterprises also updated its FY20 guidance to $2.00-2.40 EPS.

NYSE NUS traded up $0.48 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $30.45. 1,389,299 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 642,417. The company’s 50-day moving average is $38.18 and its two-hundred day moving average is $40.32. Nu Skin Enterprises has a one year low of $29.09 and a one year high of $64.90. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.50, a quick ratio of 1.24 and a current ratio of 2.01. The company has a market capitalization of $1.96 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.71, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.14 and a beta of 0.78.

Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 12th. The company reported $0.72 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.72. The business had revenue of $583.36 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $582.49 million. Nu Skin Enterprises had a return on equity of 23.52% and a net margin of 4.59%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 14.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.05 EPS. Research analysts predict that Nu Skin Enterprises will post 3.11 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, March 11th. Investors of record on Friday, February 28th will be given a $0.375 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 27th. This represents a $1.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.93%. This is a boost from Nu Skin Enterprises’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.37. Nu Skin Enterprises’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 42.05%.

A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. DA Davidson restated an in-line rating and issued a $35.00 price target on shares of Nu Skin Enterprises in a research report on Thursday. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Zacks Investment Research cut Nu Skin Enterprises from a hold rating to a sell rating and set a $44.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Monday, November 11th. Citigroup decreased their price target on Nu Skin Enterprises from $43.00 to $33.00 and set a neutral rating on the stock in a research report on Friday. Bank of America decreased their price target on Nu Skin Enterprises from $40.00 to $30.00 and set an underperform rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Nu Skin Enterprises from a sell rating to a hold rating and raised their price target for the stock from $38.50 to $45.00 in a research report on Tuesday, October 29th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. Nu Skin Enterprises has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $44.63.

Nu Skin Enterprises Company Profile

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc develops and distributes anti-aging personal care products and nutritional supplements under the Nu Skin and Pharmanex category brands worldwide. It provides skin care systems, including ageLOC Me customized skin care systems, ageLOC Spa systems, and ageLOC LumiSpa skin treatment and cleansing devices; and Epoch products, as well as a range of other cosmetic and personal care products.

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