Natural Health Trends (NASDAQ:NHTC) was upgraded by BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday.

NHTC stock traded down $0.54 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $23.35. The company had a trading volume of 23,461 shares, compared to its average volume of 32,370. Natural Health Trends has a 1 year low of $14.15 and a 1 year high of $27.23. The stock has a market cap of $274.16 million, a PE ratio of 8.14 and a beta of 2.04.

Natural Health Trends (NASDAQ:NHTC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 30th. The company reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter. Natural Health Trends had a net margin of 10.69% and a return on equity of 36.88%. The business had revenue of $47.04 million during the quarter.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its stake in shares of Natural Health Trends by 1.5% in the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 904,400 shares of the company’s stock valued at $22,628,000 after purchasing an additional 13,700 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Natural Health Trends by 4.0% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 535,248 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,394,000 after purchasing an additional 20,386 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in shares of Natural Health Trends by 4.4% in the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 83,265 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,938,000 after purchasing an additional 3,491 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp boosted its stake in shares of Natural Health Trends by 3.5% in the 1st quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 82,864 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,575,000 after purchasing an additional 2,796 shares in the last quarter. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in shares of Natural Health Trends by 28.7% in the 1st quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 33,591 shares of the company’s stock valued at $639,000 after purchasing an additional 7,491 shares in the last quarter. 33.69% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Natural Health Trends Company Profile

Natural Health Trends Corp., a direct-selling and e-commerce company, provides personal care, wellness, and lifestyle products under the NHT Global brand. The company's wellness products include liquid, encapsulated, tableted, and powder dietary and nutritional supplements, as well as vitamins and minerals; and herbal products comprise herbal supplements.

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