Voya Investment Management LLC raised its position in Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) by 58.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 110,780 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 41,075 shares during the quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC owned about 0.21% of Nu Skin Enterprises worth $6,961,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in NUS. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its stake in shares of Nu Skin Enterprises by 2.8% in the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 36,402 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,022,000 after purchasing an additional 1,004 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co. increased its stake in shares of Nu Skin Enterprises by 129.6% in the first quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 27,334 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,518,000 after purchasing an additional 15,430 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. increased its stake in shares of Nu Skin Enterprises by 460.4% in the first quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 42,879 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,381,000 after purchasing an additional 35,227 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC increased its stake in shares of Nu Skin Enterprises by 11.2% in the first quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 15,251 shares of the company’s stock valued at $847,000 after purchasing an additional 1,538 shares during the period. Finally, Victory Capital Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Nu Skin Enterprises in the first quarter valued at approximately $472,000. Institutional investors own 79.25% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Nu Skin Enterprises from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Nu Skin Enterprises from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Stifel Nicolaus set a $50.00 price target on shares of Nu Skin Enterprises and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. BidaskClub lowered shares of Nu Skin Enterprises from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Finally, Bank of America Corporation raised their price target on shares of Nu Skin Enterprises from $53.00 to $57.00 and gave the company an “underperform” rating in a research note on Monday, July 10th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Nu Skin Enterprises currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $62.00.

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In other Nu Skin Enterprises news, General Counsel D Matthew Dorny sold 7,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.88, for a total value of $456,600.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the general counsel now directly owns 52,230 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,179,762.40. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, President Ryan S. Napierski sold 8,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $65.00, for a total transaction of $520,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the president now directly owns 68,170 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,431,050. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 20,107 shares of company stock valued at $1,264,445. Insiders own 5.20% of the company’s stock.

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE NUS) opened at 62.37 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $61.15 and a 200 day moving average of $59.10. Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. has a 12-month low of $46.35 and a 12-month high of $65.98. The company has a market capitalization of $3.30 billion, a PE ratio of 20.86 and a beta of 1.40.

Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.77 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.08. Nu Skin Enterprises had a net margin of 7.53% and a return on equity of 24.14%. The company had revenue of $550.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $548.09 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.79 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was down 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts predict that Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. will post $3.23 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 25th were paid a $0.36 dividend. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.31%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 23rd. Nu Skin Enterprises’s dividend payout ratio is presently 48.81%.

Nu Skin Enterprises Company 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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