Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio reduced its stake in shares of Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) by 5.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 22,826 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,236 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio’s holdings in Nu Skin Enterprises were worth $1,434,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the business. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS grew its position in Nu Skin Enterprises by 0.4% during the second quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 7,249 shares of the company’s stock worth $456,000 after buying an additional 31 shares during the period. US Bancorp DE grew its position in Nu Skin Enterprises by 3.3% during the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 2,032 shares of the company’s stock worth $128,000 after buying an additional 65 shares during the period. Loudon Investment Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Nu Skin Enterprises by 1.2% in the second quarter. Loudon Investment Management LLC now owns 8,675 shares of the company’s stock valued at $545,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. lifted its holdings in shares of Nu Skin Enterprises by 2.3% in the second quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 4,989 shares of the company’s stock valued at $314,000 after purchasing an additional 110 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Retirement Systems of Alabama lifted its holdings in shares of Nu Skin Enterprises by 0.4% in the second quarter. Retirement Systems of Alabama now owns 64,033 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,024,000 after purchasing an additional 237 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 79.74% of the company’s stock.

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE NUS) opened at $60.18 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a quick ratio of 1.18 and a current ratio of 1.78. The firm has a market cap of $3,194.52, a P/E ratio of 21.32, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.19 and a beta of 1.57. Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. has a one year low of $46.35 and a one year high of $65.85.

Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.76. The company had revenue of $563.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $562.70 million. Nu Skin Enterprises had a net margin of 6.97% and a return on equity of 22.38%. Nu Skin Enterprises’s revenue was down 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.98 earnings per share. equities analysts expect that Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. will post 3.23 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be given a $0.36 dividend. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.39%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 16th. Nu Skin Enterprises’s payout ratio is currently 52.75%.

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Several brokerages have issued reports on NUS. TheStreet raised shares of Nu Skin Enterprises from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Nu Skin Enterprises from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Bank of America Corporation upped their price target on shares of Nu Skin Enterprises from $53.00 to $57.00 and gave the company an “underperform” rating in a report on Monday, July 10th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Nu Skin Enterprises from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $70.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus set a $50.00 price target on shares of Nu Skin Enterprises and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $62.00.

In related news, General Counsel D Matthew Dorny sold 7,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.88, for a total transaction of $456,600.00. Following the completion of the sale, the general counsel now directly owns 52,230 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,179,762.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, President Ryan S. Napierski sold 11,667 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $63.84, for a total transaction of $744,821.28. Following the sale, the president now directly owns 71,634 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,573,114.56. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 30,707 shares of company stock valued at $1,932,979 in the last three months. Company insiders own 5.20% of the company’s stock.

Nu Skin Enterprises 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS)

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