Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new stake in shares of Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund acquired 7,408 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $455,000.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its holdings in Nu Skin Enterprises by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 7,249 shares of the company’s stock valued at $456,000 after acquiring an additional 31 shares during the period. US Bancorp DE raised its position in Nu Skin Enterprises by 3.3% during the 2nd quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 2,032 shares of the company’s stock valued at $128,000 after purchasing an additional 65 shares in the last quarter. Loudon Investment Management LLC raised its position in Nu Skin Enterprises by 1.2% during the 2nd 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. raised its position in Nu Skin Enterprises by 2.3% during the 2nd 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 raised its position in Nu Skin Enterprises by 0.4% during the 2nd 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 77.48% of the company’s stock.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on NUS. ValuEngine raised Nu Skin Enterprises from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Nu Skin Enterprises from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $62.00.

Shares of Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE NUS) traded down $1.57 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $66.34. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 404,665 shares, compared to its average volume of 390,547. The company has a current ratio of 1.78, a quick ratio of 1.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44. The company has a market cap of $3,492.80, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.44, a PEG ratio of 2.41 and a beta of 1.57. Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. has a 1-year low of $46.35 and a 1-year high of $68.50.

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

The business also recently declared 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 2.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th. Nu Skin Enterprises’s payout ratio is 52.75%.

In other news, Director Daniel W. Campbell sold 4,607 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $62.48, for a total value of $287,845.36. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 63,753 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,983,287.44. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Joseph Y. Chang sold 36,503 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $62.24, for a total value of $2,271,946.72. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 66,563 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,142,881.12. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 73,207 shares of company stock valued at $4,585,949. Corporate insiders own 5.20% of the company’s stock.

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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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