Insider Selling: Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATR) Director Sells 2,000 Shares of Stock

Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATR) Director Kristine F. Hughes sold 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.48, for a total transaction of $20,960.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATR) opened at 10.40 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $10.61 and its 200-day moving average is $11.27. Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. has a 12 month low of $8.40 and a 12 month high of $15.35. The company’s market cap is $196.48 million.

Nature’s Sunshine Products (NASDAQ:NATR) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $81.34 million for the quarter. Nature’s Sunshine Products had a negative return on equity of 0.39% and a negative net margin of 0.16%. On average, equities analysts forecast that Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. will post $0.80 EPS for the current year.

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Separately, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 17th.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Janus Henderson Group PLC purchased a new stake in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $143,000. Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its stake in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products by 5.8% in the 2nd quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 11,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $146,000 after acquiring an additional 600 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers grew its holdings in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products by 12.2% in the second quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 12,423 shares of the company’s stock valued at $165,000 after purchasing an additional 1,347 shares in the last quarter. PDT Partners LLC acquired a new position in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products in the second quarter valued at approximately $188,000. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products by 0.8% in the second quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 18,617 shares of the company’s stock valued at $247,000 after purchasing an additional 154 shares in the last quarter. 74.77% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Nature’s Sunshine Products

Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc (NSP), together with its subsidiaries, is a natural health and wellness company. The Company is engaged in the manufacturing and direct selling of nutritional and personal care products. The Company has four business segments that are divided based on the various characteristics of their distributor bases, selling and distributor compensation plans, and product formulations, as well as the internal organization and business operations.

NASDAQ:NATR) opened at 10.40 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $10.61 and its 200-day moving average is $11.27. Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. has a 12 month low of $8.40 and a 12 month high of $15.35. The company’s market cap is $196.48 million.

Nature’s Sunshine Products (NASDAQ:NATR) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $81.34 million for the quarter. Nature’s Sunshine Products had a negative return on equity of 0.39% and a negative net margin of 0.16%. On average, equities analysts forecast that Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. will post $0.80 EPS for the current year.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: “Insider Selling: Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATR) Director Sells 2,000 Shares of Stock” was first reported by The Ledger Gazette and is the property of of The Ledger Gazette. If you are accessing this piece of content on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of international copyright & trademark legislation. The original version of this piece of content can be accessed at https://ledgergazette.com/2017/10/18/natures-sunshine-products-inc-natr-director-sells-20960-00-in-stock.html.

Separately, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 17th.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Janus Henderson Group PLC purchased a new stake in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $143,000. Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its stake in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products by 5.8% in the 2nd quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 11,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $146,000 after acquiring an additional 600 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers grew its holdings in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products by 12.2% in the second quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 12,423 shares of the company’s stock valued at $165,000 after purchasing an additional 1,347 shares in the last quarter. PDT Partners LLC acquired a new position in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products in the second quarter valued at approximately $188,000. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products by 0.8% in the second quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 18,617 shares of the company’s stock valued at $247,000 after purchasing an additional 154 shares in the last quarter. 74.77% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Nature’s Sunshine Products

Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc (NSP), together with its subsidiaries, is a natural health and wellness company. The Company is engaged in the manufacturing and direct selling of nutritional and personal care products. The Company has four business segments that are divided based on the various characteristics of their distributor bases, selling and distributor compensation plans, and product formulations, as well as the internal organization and business operations.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Nature`s Sunshine Products (NASDAQ:NATR)

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