Media headlines about Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:NLS) have been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.9161855111501 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

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NLS has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. DA Davidson restated a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 target price on shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) in a research report on Wednesday, August 16th. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 target price on shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. Finally, Aegis initiated coverage on shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) in a research report on Monday, September 11th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $21.00 target price for the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $22.67.

Nautilus Group, Inc. (NYSE NLS) traded up 0.89% on Wednesday, reaching $17.00. 116,128 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $16.81 and its 200 day moving average is $17.62. Nautilus Group, Inc. has a 52-week low of $14.27 and a 52-week high of $21.25. The stock has a market capitalization of $523.36 million, a PE ratio of 18.40 and a beta of 2.13.

Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:NLS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.09 by ($0.01). Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) had a net margin of 7.25% and a return on equity of 17.22%. The firm had revenue of $77.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $77.71 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.12 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts forecast that Nautilus Group, Inc. will post $1.12 EPS for the current year.

In related news, Director Richard A. Horn sold 7,500 shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.70, for a total transaction of $125,250.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 41,626 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $695,154.20. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 3.70% of the company’s stock.

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About Nautilus Group, Inc. (The)

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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