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How to buy Natural Health Trends (NHTC) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Natural Health Trends stocks.

Natural Health Trends is an internet retail business based in the US. Natural Health Trends stocks (NHTC.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $6.82 – an increase of 1.38% over the previous week. Natural Health Trends employs 145 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $60.5 million.

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

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How has Coronavirus impacted Natural Health Trends's stock price?

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

Its last market close was $7.33, which is 32.74% up on its pre-crash value of $4.93 and 190.87% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $2.52.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Natural Health Trends stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $823.69 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 $2,019.27.

Natural Health Trends stock price (NASDAQ:NHTC)

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Natural Health Trends shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-09.
Latest market close$7.33
52-week range$4.70 - $8.13
50-day moving average $7.11
200-day moving average $7.11
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 55.6154
Dividend yield $0.8 (11.07%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.13

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Natural Health Trends price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $7.33 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-07) 1.38%
1 month (2021-12-16) 10.39%
3 months (2021-10-15) 1.52%
6 months (2021-07-16) 3.53%
1 year (2021-01-15) 38.04%
2 years (2020-01-16) 38.83%
3 years (2019-01-16) 16.11
5 years (2017-01-13) 25.41

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 56x. In other words, Natural Health Trends shares trade at around 56x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Natural Health Trends's EBITDA

Natural Health Trends's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.7 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 $60.5 million
Operating margin TTM 3.89%
Gross profit TTM $45.1 million
Return on assets TTM 1.42%
Return on equity TTM 2.46%
Profit margin 2.65%
Book value $5.53
Market capitalisation $82.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Natural Health Trends share dividends

7%

Dividend payout ratio: 7.19% of net profits

Recently Natural Health Trends has paid out, on average, around 7.19% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 11.07% 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 11.07% 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.

While Natural Health Trends's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Natural Health Trends is investing more in its future growth.

Natural Health Trends's most recent dividend payout was on 25 November 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 14 November 2021 (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 18 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 $4.7022 up to $8.13. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Natural Health Trends's is 0.444. 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-defying and hydrating cleansers, creams, lotions, serums, and toners; and lifestyle products, which include weight management and energy enhancing supplements. In addition, the company offers home appliances; and infant and toddler bath, oral care, hair care, and body care products. It sells its products directly to consumers, as well as 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. The company was formerly known as Florida Institute of Massage Therapy, Inc.

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