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How to buy Natural Alternatives International stock | $13.7

Learn how to easily invest in Natural Alternatives International stock.

Natural Alternatives International Inc is a packaged foods business based in the US. Natural Alternatives International shares (NAII) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Natural Alternatives International employs 317 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Natural Alternatives International stock price (NASDAQ: NAII)

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Natural Alternatives International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$13.70
52-week range$7.69 - $19.93
50-day moving average $14.75
200-day moving average $15.52
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 7.9941
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.69

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Is it a good time to buy Natural Alternatives International stock?

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Natural Alternatives International price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $13.7 from 2021-10-20

1 week (2021-10-14) 0.29%
1 month (2021-09-21) -5.19%
3 months (2021-07-21) -17.52%
6 months (2021-04-21) -15.54%
1 year (2020-10-21) 69.34%
2 years (2019-10-21) 47.31%
3 years (2018-10-19) 46.06%
5 years (2016-10-21) 1.48%

Is Natural Alternatives International under- or over-valued?

Valuing Natural Alternatives International stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Natural Alternatives International's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Natural Alternatives International's P/E ratio

Natural Alternatives International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8x. In other words, Natural Alternatives International shares trade at around 8x 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.

Natural Alternatives International's EBITDA

Natural Alternatives International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $19.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Natural Alternatives International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Natural Alternatives International financials

Revenue TTM $178.5 million
Operating margin TTM 8.33%
Gross profit TTM $30.4 million
Return on assets TTM 7.73%
Return on equity TTM 14.22%
Profit margin 6.03%
Book value $12.56
Market capitalisation $86.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Natural Alternatives International shares

There are currently 22,395 Natural Alternatives International shares held short by investors – that's known as Natural Alternatives International's "short interest". This figure is 103.5% up from 11,006 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Natural Alternatives International shares can be evaluated.

Natural Alternatives International's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Natural Alternatives International's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Natural Alternatives International shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Natural Alternatives International shares traded daily (recently around 46656.25). Natural Alternatives International's SIR currently stands at 0.48. In other words for every 100,000 Natural Alternatives International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 480 shares are currently held short.

However Natural Alternatives International's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Natural Alternatives International shares, or, against the total number of tradable Natural Alternatives International shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Natural Alternatives International's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Natural Alternatives International shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0048% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Natural Alternatives International shares, roughly 5 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 Natural Alternatives International.

Find out more about how you can short Natural Alternatives International stock.

Natural Alternatives International share dividends

We're not expecting Natural Alternatives International to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Natural Alternatives International's shares ever split?

Natural Alternatives International's shares were split on 4 January 1990. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Natural Alternatives International shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new INF% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Natural Alternatives International shares which in turn could have impacted Natural Alternatives International's share price.

Natural Alternatives International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Natural Alternatives International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.69 up to $19.93. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NAII.US volatility(beta: 0.87)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Natural Alternatives International's is 0.8688. This would suggest that Natural Alternatives International's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Natural Alternatives International overview

Natural Alternatives International, Inc. engages in formulating, manufacturing, and marketing nutritional supplements in the United States, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Private-Label Contract Manufacturing, and Patent and Trademark Licensing. It offers private-label contract manufacturing services to companies that market and distribute vitamins, minerals, herbal, and other nutritional supplements, as well as other health care products. The company also provides strategic partnering services, such as customized product formulation, clinical studies, manufacturing, marketing support, international regulatory and label law compliance, international product registration, packaging in multiple formats and labeling design, scientific research, proprietary ingredients, customer-specific nutritional product formulation, product testing and evaluation, packaging and delivery system design, and regulatory review. In addition, it sells beta-alanine ingredient under the CarnoSyn and SR CarnoSyn names. The company manufactures products in various forms, including capsules, tablets, chewable wafers, and powders.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Natural Alternatives International is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 23.79% of Natural Alternatives International shares are held by insiders and 28.047% by institutions.
How many people work for Natural Alternatives International?
Latest data suggests 317 work at Natural Alternatives International.
When does the fiscal year end for Natural Alternatives International?
Natural Alternatives International's fiscal year ends in June.
Where is Natural Alternatives International based?
Natural Alternatives International's address is: 1535 Faraday Avenue, Carlsbad, CA, United States, 92008
What is Natural Alternatives International's ISIN number?
Natural Alternatives International's international securities identification number is: US6388423021
What is Natural Alternatives International's CUSIP number?
Natural Alternatives International's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 638842302

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