Media headlines about Nature’s Sunshine Products (NASDAQ:NATR) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nature’s Sunshine Products earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 46.4305266925332 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Separately, ValuEngine cut Nature’s Sunshine Products from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd.

Nature’s Sunshine Products (NATR) opened at 10.10 on Wednesday. The firm’s market cap is $190.81 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $11.00 and a 200 day moving average price of $11.19. Nature’s Sunshine Products has a one year low of $8.40 and a one year high of $16.45.

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

In related news, Director Kristine F. Hughes sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.16, for a total transaction of $26,320.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 36,095 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $475,010.20. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. In the last three months, insiders have sold 6,000 shares of company stock worth $67,280. Corporate insiders own 20.10% of the company’s stock.

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Nature’s Sunshine Products Company Profile

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.

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