How to buy Nautilus stock - 06 March

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How to buy Nautilus stock

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Nautilus, Inc is a leisure business based in the US. Nautilus shares (NLS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Nautilus employs 410 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$552.6 million.

How to buy shares in Nautilus

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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 Nautilus. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: NLS. 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 Nautilus 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. 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 Nautilus, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Nautilus. 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.

Nautilus share price

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Nautilus shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-03.
52-week rangeUSD$1.2 - USD$31.38
50-day moving average USD$24.0018
200-day moving average USD$20.0732
Wall St. target priceUSD$32.25
PE ratio 10.4572
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.859

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Is it a good time to buy Nautilus stock?

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Is Nautilus under- or over-valued?

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

Nautilus's P/E ratio

Nautilus's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, Nautilus shares trade at around 10x 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.

Nautilus's PEG ratio

Nautilus's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.5. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Nautilus's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Nautilus's EBITDA

Nautilus's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$107.9 million.

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

Nautilus financials

Revenue TTM USD$552.6 million
Operating margin TTM 17.82%
Gross profit TTM USD$228.8 million
Return on assets TTM 22.86%
Return on equity TTM 49.66%
Profit margin 10.83%
Book value $5.051
Market capitalisation USD$588.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Nautilus shares

There are currently 4.9 million Nautilus shares held short by investors – that's known as Nautilus's "short interest". This figure is 20.7% down from 6.2 million last month.

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

Nautilus's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Nautilus's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Nautilus shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Nautilus shares traded daily (recently around 2.0 million). Nautilus's SIR currently stands at 2.48. In other words for every 100,000 Nautilus shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2480 shares are currently held short.

However Nautilus's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Nautilus shares, or, against the total number of tradable Nautilus shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Nautilus's short interest could be expressed as 0.16% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Nautilus shares in existence, roughly 160 shares are currently held short) or 0.164% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Nautilus shares, roughly 164 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 Nautilus.

Find out more about how you can short Nautilus stock.

Nautilus share dividends

We're not expecting Nautilus to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Nautilus's shares ever split?

Nautilus's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 14 August 2001. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Nautilus shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Nautilus shares which in turn could have impacted Nautilus's share price.

Nautilus share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Nautilus's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.2 up to $31.38. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NLS.US volatility(beta: 1.78)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Nautilus's is 1.7818. This would suggest that Nautilus's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Nautilus overview

Nautilus, Inc., a fitness solutions company, designs, develops, sources, and markets cardio and strength fitness products, and related accessories for consumer and commercial use in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Direct and Retail. It offers specialized cardio products, treadmills, ellipticals, bike products, home gyms, dumbbells, barbells, and kettlebells primarily under the Nautilus, Bowflex, Octane Fitness, Schwinn, and Universal brands, as well as fitness digital platform under the JRNY brand. In addition, it engages in licensing its brands and intellectual properties. The company offers its products directly to consumers through television advertising, social media, websites, and catalogs; and through a network of retail companies consisting of sporting goods stores, Internet retailers, and large-format and warehouse stores, as well as specialty retailers and independent bike dealers. Nautilus, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington.

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