News stories about Nautilus (NYSE:NLS) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nautilus earned a media sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the specialty retailer an impact score of 47.3992582217513 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

NLS has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Aegis initiated coverage on shares of Nautilus in a research report on Monday, September 11th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $21.00 price objective for the company. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 target price on shares of Nautilus in a report on Sunday, September 10th. TheStreet downgraded shares of Nautilus from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Nautilus from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Lake Street Capital downgraded shares of Nautilus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and lowered their target price for the company from $25.00 to $15.00 in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $18.96.

Shares of Nautilus (NYSE NLS) opened at $13.15 on Monday. Nautilus has a twelve month low of $12.25 and a twelve month high of $19.80. The stock has a market cap of $404.85, a P/E ratio of 13.15, a P/E/G ratio of 1.27 and a beta of 2.12. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20, a current ratio of 2.02 and a quick ratio of 1.38.

Nautilus (NYSE:NLS) last released its earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The specialty retailer reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.03. Nautilus had a net margin of 7.28% and a return on equity of 18.54%. The firm had revenue of $88.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $92.29 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.16 earnings per share. Nautilus’s revenue was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Nautilus will post 0.92 EPS for the current year.

In other Nautilus news, CEO Bruce M. Cazenave sold 10,700 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.71, for a total transaction of $146,697.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 372,876 shares in the company, valued at $5,112,129.96. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Anne Saunders sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.00, for a total transaction of $65,000.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 11,626 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $151,138. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 37,240 shares of company stock valued at $487,308. 3.70% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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About Nautilus

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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