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How to buy Herbalife Nutrition (HLF) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Herbalife Nutrition stocks.

Herbalife Nutrition is a packaged foods business based in the US. Herbalife Nutrition stocks (HLF.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $41.27 – an increase of 2.52% over the previous week. Herbalife Nutrition employs 9,900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $5.9 billion.

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Is it a good time to buy Herbalife Nutrition stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Herbalife Nutrition's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Herbalife Nutrition's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $45.22, which is 17.18% up on its pre-crash value of $37.45 and 118.14% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $20.73.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Herbalife Nutrition stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $635.29 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,138.64.

Herbalife Nutrition stock price (NYSE:HLF)

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Herbalife Nutrition shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-16.
Latest market close$45.22
52-week range$36.52 - $59.00
50-day moving average $40.58
200-day moving average $46.75
Wall St. target price$61.60
PE ratio 10.6062
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.26

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Herbalife Nutrition price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $45.22 from 2022-01-18

1 week (2022-01-12) 2.52%
1 month (2021-12-17) 13.25%
3 months (2021-10-19) 1.23%
6 months (2021-07-19) -10.65%
1 year (2021-01-19) -12.01%
2 years (2020-01-17) -4.07%
3 years (2019-01-18) 59.7
5 years (2017-01-19) 53.14

Is Herbalife Nutrition under- or over-valued?

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 P/E ratio

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 11x. In other words, Herbalife Nutrition shares trade at around 11x 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

Herbalife Nutrition's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $904.3 million.

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

Herbalife Nutrition financials

Revenue TTM $5.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 13.54%
Gross profit TTM $2.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 17.28%
Return on equity TTM -9999999%
Profit margin 8.19%
Book value $-3.78
Market capitalisation $5.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Herbalife Nutrition's environmental, social and governance track record

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.

Herbalife Nutrition's total ESG risk score

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 12/31/2018) 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.).

Herbalife Nutrition's environmental score

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.

Herbalife Nutrition's social score

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.

Herbalife Nutrition's governance score

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.

Herbalife Nutrition's controversy score

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.

Herbalife Nutrition share dividends

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

Have Herbalife Nutrition's shares ever split?

Herbalife Nutrition's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 14 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.

Herbalife Nutrition share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Herbalife Nutrition's shares have ranged in value from as little as $36.52 up to $59. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HLF.US volatility(beta: 1.09)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 Herbalife Nutrition's is 1.0892. 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 overview

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 functional beverages, and 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 and sales representatives, as well as through company-operated retail platforms. The company was formerly known as Herbalife Ltd.

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