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How to buy Natural Health Trends stock | $5.32

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Natural Health Trends Corp is an internet retail business based in the US. Natural Health Trends shares (NHTC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Natural Health Trends employs 152 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$63.3 million.

How to buy shares in Natural Health Trends

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Natural Health Trends. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: NHTC. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Natural Health Trends reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$5.32, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Natural Health Trends, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Natural Health Trends. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Natural Health Trends share price

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Natural Health Trends shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-25.
Latest market closeUSD$5.32
52-week rangeUSD$2.2803 - USD$7.7624
50-day moving average USD$5.4211
200-day moving average USD$5.7092
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 6.6373
Dividend yield USD$0.8 (15.38%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.252

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Is it a good time to buy Natural Health Trends stock?

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Natural Health Trends price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $5.32 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-08) 1.33%
1 month (2020-12-17) -0.37%
3 months (2020-10-16) -13.36%
6 months (2020-07-17) -3.80%
1 year (2020-01-17) 1.53%
2 years (2019-01-17) -67.38%
3 years (2018-01-17) 14.495
5 years (2016-01-15) 17.75

Is Natural Health Trends under- or over-valued?

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

Natural Health Trends's P/E ratio

Natural Health Trends's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 7x. In other words, Natural Health Trends shares trade at around 7x 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 Health Trends's EBITDA

Natural Health Trends's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.3 million.

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

Natural Health Trends financials

Revenue TTM USD$63.3 million
Gross profit TTM USD$57.5 million
Return on assets TTM -1.11%
Return on equity TTM -3.63%
Profit margin -4.34%
Book value $6.383
Market capitalisation USD$58.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Natural Health Trends shares

There are currently 31,708 Natural Health Trends shares held short by investors – that's known as Natural Health Trends's "short interest". This figure is 0.1% down from 31,753 last month.

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

Natural Health Trends's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Natural Health Trends's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Natural Health Trends shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Natural Health Trends shares traded daily (recently around 29359.259259259). Natural Health Trends's SIR currently stands at 1.08. In other words for every 100,000 Natural Health Trends shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1080 shares are currently held short.

However Natural Health Trends's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Natural Health Trends shares, or, against the total number of tradable Natural Health Trends shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Natural Health Trends's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Natural Health Trends shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0046% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Natural Health Trends 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 Health Trends.

Find out more about how you can short Natural Health Trends stock.

Natural Health Trends share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 1261.83% of net profits

Recently Natural Health Trends has paid out, on average, around 1261.83% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 15.38% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Natural Health Trends shareholders could enjoy a 15.38% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Natural Health Trends's case, that would currently equate to about $0.8 per share.

Natural Health Trends's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Natural Health Trends's most recent dividend payout was on 27 November 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 16 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Natural Health Trends's shares ever split?

Natural Health Trends's shares were split on a 1:100 basis on 19 March 2003. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Natural Health Trends shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Natural Health Trends shares which in turn could have impacted Natural Health Trends's share price.

Natural Health Trends share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Natural Health Trends's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.2803 up to $7.7624. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NHTC.US volatility(beta: 0.79)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 Health Trends's is 0.7937. This would suggest that Natural Health Trends's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Natural Health Trends overview

Natural Health Trends Corp., a direct-selling and e-commerce company, provides personal care, wellness, and lifestyle products under the NHT Global brand. The company offers wellness products, including liquid, encapsulated, tableted, and powder dietary and nutritional supplements, as well as vitamins and minerals; and herbal products comprising herbal supplements. It also provides beauty products, such as anti-aging and hydrating cleansers, creams, lotions, serums, and toners; lifestyle products, which include weight management, intimacy support, and energy enhancing supplements; and dietary supplement drink mixes. In addition, the company offers home and car appliances; and infant and toddler bath and body care products. It sells its products directly to consumers through an e-commerce retail platform in the United States, Canada, Cayman Islands, Mexico, Peru, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, Japan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Europe. Natural Health Trends Corp. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Tsimshatsui, Hong Kong.

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