Press coverage about Nautilus (NYSE:NLS) has trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nautilus earned a news sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 47.2897671938222 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Nautilus, Inc. (NLS) CEO Sells $135,355.00 in Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Nautilus, Inc. (NLS) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $128.63 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Nautilus, Inc. Launches New Ecommerce-Enabled Websites (finance.yahoo.com)
- Analysts Anticipate Nautilus, Inc. (NLS) Will Announce Earnings of $0.31 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Nautilus, Inc. Partners with LIFT Digital to Give Bowflex® Customers Free, Personalized Training Sessions (finance.yahoo.com)
A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Nautilus from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Imperial Capital downgraded shares of Nautilus from an “outperform” rating to an “in-line” rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from $20.00 to $14.00 in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Lake Street Capital downgraded shares of Nautilus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from $25.00 to $15.00 in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. SunTrust Banks downgraded shares of Nautilus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $16.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, B. Riley set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Nautilus and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Nautilus has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $18.96.
Nautilus (NYSE:NLS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The specialty retailer reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.03. Nautilus had a net margin of 7.28% and a return on equity of 18.54%. The firm had revenue of $88.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $92.29 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.16 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts anticipate that Nautilus will post 0.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In related news, SVP Wayne M. Bolio sold 16,190 shares of Nautilus stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.84, for a total transaction of $207,879.60. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 60,189 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $772,826.76. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CEO Bruce M. Cazenave sold 5,350 shares of Nautilus stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.66, for a total transaction of $67,731.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 372,876 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,720,610.16. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 47,940 shares of company stock valued at $622,663 over the last three months. 3.70% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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Nautilus Company Profile
Nautilus, Inc is a consumer fitness products company. The Company operates through two segments: Direct and Retail. Its principal business activities include designing, developing, sourcing and marketing of cardio and strength fitness products and related accessories for consumer use, primarily in the United States and Canada, but also in international markets outside North America.
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