Nautilus Inc. (NYSE:NLS)’s share price traded down 2.5% on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $18.26 and last traded at $18.27, with a volume of 208,760 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $18.74.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 price target on shares of Nautilus in a report on Sunday, May 15th. Sterne Agee CRT restated a “buy” rating on shares of Nautilus in a report on Monday, May 16th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Nautilus from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, May 12th. Wunderlich restated a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price target on shares of Nautilus in a report on Thursday, June 23rd. Finally, Imperial Capital assumed coverage on Nautilus in a report on Wednesday, July 6th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $24.00 price target for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $23.71.

The company’s 50 day moving average is $19.12 and its 200-day moving average is $18.78. The firm has a market cap of $566.95 million and a P/E ratio of 20.98.

Nautilus (NYSE:NLS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May 9th. The company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $120.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $118.60 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.34 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 25.7% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts predict that Nautilus Inc. will post $1.13 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, VP Jeffery Lynn Collins sold 8,403 shares of Nautilus stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.57, for a total value of $164,446.71. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 4,209 shares in the company, valued at $82,370.13. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, VP Robert O. Murdock sold 9,360 shares of Nautilus stock in a transaction on Friday, May 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.00, for a total value of $187,200.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 3,821 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $76,420. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Other hedge funds and institutional investors recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in Nautilus by 1.5% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,308,403 shares of the company’s stock worth $21,877,000 after buying an additional 18,744 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in Nautilus by 10.5% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 598,354 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,005,000 after buying an additional 56,887 shares during the period. GSA Capital Partners LLP raised its position in Nautilus by 1.2% in the fourth quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 123,139 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,059,000 after buying an additional 1,443 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System raised its position in Nautilus by 1.7% in the fourth quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 120,900 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,021,000 after buying an additional 2,000 shares during the period. Finally, American Century Companies Inc. raised its position in Nautilus by 204.2% in the fourth quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 169,639 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,836,000 after buying an additional 113,865 shares during the period.

Nautilus, Inc is a consumer fitness products company. The Company operates through two segments: Direct and Retail. The Direct segment offers products directly to consumers through television advertising, catalogs and the Internet. The Retail segment offers its products through a network of independent retail companies with stores and Websites located in the United States and internationally.

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