Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.12

Media coverage about Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nu Skin Enterprises earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.1481752008524 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS) opened at $66.66 on Friday. Nu Skin Enterprises has a twelve month low of $47.10 and a twelve month high of $74.45. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a current ratio of 1.78 and a quick ratio of 1.18. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,611.26, a PE ratio of 24.42, a PEG ratio of 2.13 and a beta of 1.46.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on NUS shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Nu Skin Enterprises from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 20th. ValuEngine raised Nu Skin Enterprises from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, Citigroup reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $81.00 target price (up from $70.00) on shares of Nu Skin Enterprises in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $65.38.

In other news, Chairman Steven Lund sold 108,132 shares of Nu Skin Enterprises stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $68.81, for a total value of $7,440,562.92. Following the sale, the chairman now directly owns 4,769 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $328,154.89. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Insiders sold 195,978 shares of company stock worth $13,512,733 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 5.20% of the company’s stock.

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Nu Skin Enterprises Company Profile

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc is a direct selling company that develops and distributes personal care products and nutritional supplements, and a range of other products and services. The Company offers anti-aging personal care products and nutritional supplements under its Nu Skin and Pharmanex brands. The Nu Skin brand offers a range of products, including ageLOC Me customized skin care system, ageLOC Spa systems and ageLOC Transformation anti-aging skin care system.

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