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Herbalife Nutrition Ltd is a packaged foods business based in the US. Herbalife Nutrition shares (HLF) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Herbalife Nutrition employs 9,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$5.1 billion.
|Latest market close||USD$47.41|
|52-week range||USD$20.73 - USD$52.89|
|50-day moving average||USD$49.0426|
|200-day moving average||USD$41.942|
|Wall St. target price||USD$65|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$2.147|
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|1 week (2020-09-24)||-0.90%|
|1 month (2020-09-01)||-5.01%|
|3 months (2020-07-01)||5.45%|
|6 months (2020-04-01)||72.65%|
|1 year (2019-10-01)||25.76%|
|2 years (2018-10-01)||-13.50%|
|3 years (2017-09-29)||-30.10%|
|5 years (2015-10-01)||-12.43%|
Valuing Herbalife Nutrition stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Herbalife Nutrition's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Herbalife Nutrition's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 22x. In other words, Herbalife Nutrition shares trade at around 22x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Herbalife Nutrition's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$654.9 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Herbalife Nutrition's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$5.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||10.96%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$2.5 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||10.46%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$6.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 6.0 million Herbalife Nutrition shares held short by investors – that's known as Herbalife Nutrition's "short interest". This figure is 1.4% down from 6.1 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Herbalife Nutrition shares can be evaluated.
Herbalife Nutrition's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Herbalife Nutrition shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Herbalife Nutrition shares traded daily (recently around 1.6 million). Herbalife Nutrition's SIR currently stands at 3.86. In other words for every 100,000 Herbalife Nutrition shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3860 shares are currently held short.
However Herbalife Nutrition's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Herbalife Nutrition shares, or, against the total number of tradable Herbalife Nutrition shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Herbalife Nutrition's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Herbalife Nutrition shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0912% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Herbalife Nutrition shares, roughly 91 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Herbalife Nutrition.
Find out more about how you can short Herbalife Nutrition stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Herbalife Nutrition.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 34.41
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Herbalife Nutrition's overall score of 34.41 (as at 08/01/2020) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 64th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Herbalife Nutrition is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 14/100
Herbalife Nutrition's environmental score of 14 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Herbalife Nutrition is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 10.25/100
Herbalife Nutrition's social score of 10.25 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Herbalife Nutrition is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 8.66/100
Herbalife Nutrition's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Herbalife Nutrition is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Herbalife Nutrition scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Herbalife Nutrition has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||34.41|
|Total ESG percentile||64.24|
|Environmental score percentile||3|
|Social score percentile||3|
|Governance score percentile||3|
|Level of controversy||2|
We're not expecting Herbalife Nutrition to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Herbalife Nutrition's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 15 May 2018. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Herbalife Nutrition shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Herbalife Nutrition shares which in turn could have impacted Herbalife Nutrition's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Herbalife Nutrition's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.73 up to $52.89. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Herbalife Nutrition's is 1.1215. This would suggest that Herbalife Nutrition's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. offers nutrition solutions in North America, Mexico, South and Central America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company provides products in the areas of weight management; targeted nutrition; energy, sports, and fitness; and outer nutrition. It offers weight management products, including meal replacement products, protein shakes, drink mixes, weight loss enhancers, and healthy snacks; targeted nutrition products, which include dietary and nutritional supplements that contain herbs, vitamins, minerals, and other natural ingredients; outer nutrition products, such as facial skin, body, and hair care products; and energy, sports, and fitness products comprising N-R-G tea and energy drink products. The company also provides literature, promotional, and other materials that include start-up kits, sales tools, and educational materials. It offers its products through independent service providers, sales representatives, and sales officers, as well as through its retail stores. The company was formerly known as Herbalife Ltd. and changed its name to Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. in April 2018. Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
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