Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATR) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, Morningstar.com reports. Nature’s Sunshine Products had a net margin of 0.65% and a return on equity of 1.63%. The firm had revenue of $81.34 million during the quarter.

Nature’s Sunshine Products (NASDAQ NATR) traded down 14.29% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $10.50. 48,736 shares of the stock were exchanged. Nature’s Sunshine Products has a 1-year low of $8.40 and a 1-year high of $16.45. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $12.94 and its 200-day moving average price is $11.56. The stock has a market cap of $198.06 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 94.59 and a beta of 0.96.

Separately, ValuEngine lowered shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd.

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In related news, Director Kristine F. Hughes sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.16, for a total value of $26,320.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 36,095 shares in the company, valued at approximately $475,010.20. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 20.10% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Alpha Cubed Investments LLC purchased a new position in Nature’s Sunshine Products during the second quarter valued at $315,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its position in Nature’s Sunshine Products by 12.1% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 38,280 shares of the company’s stock valued at $507,000 after buying an additional 4,138 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in Nature’s Sunshine Products by 12.2% in the second quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 12,423 shares of the company’s stock valued at $165,000 after buying an additional 1,347 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Strs Ohio boosted its position in Nature’s Sunshine Products by 6.1% in the second quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 38,200 shares of the company’s stock valued at $506,000 after buying an additional 2,200 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 74.92% of the company’s stock.

About Nature’s Sunshine Products

Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc (NSP), together with its subsidiaries, is a natural health and wellness company. The Company is engaged in the manufacturing and direct selling of nutritional and personal care products. The Company has four business segments that are divided based on the various characteristics of their distributor bases, selling and distributor compensation plans, and product formulations, as well as the internal organization and business operations.

Earnings History for Nature`s Sunshine Products (NASDAQ:NATR)

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