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How to buy Natures Sunshine Products stock in Canada | $20.49

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Nature's Sunshine Products, Inc
+$0.02 (+0.12%)

Natures Sunshine Products is a household & personal products business based in the US. Natures Sunshine Products stocks (NATR.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $17.37 – an increase of 2.81% over the previous week. Natures Sunshine Products employs 837 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $391.7 million.

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How has Coronavirus impacted Natures Sunshine Products's stock price?

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

Its last market close was $20.49, which is 49.78% up on its pre-crash value of $10.29 and 272.55% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $5.5.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Natures Sunshine Products stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $663.28 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 $2,071.74.

Natures Sunshine Products stock price

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Natures Sunshine Products stocks at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-30.
Latest market close$20.49
52-week range$9.0887 - $20.93
50-day moving average $18.3874
200-day moving average $18.5671
Wall St. target price$15
PE ratio 15.5108
Dividend yield $1 (5.69%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.116

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Natures Sunshine Products price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $20.49

1 month (2021-07-02) 18.17%
3 months (2021-05-04) -0.73%

Is Natures Sunshine Products under- or over-valued?

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

Natures Sunshine Products's P/E ratio

Natures Sunshine Products's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, Natures Sunshine Products stocks trade at around 16x 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 stocks or simply that they're under-valued.

Natures Sunshine Products's EBITDA

Natures Sunshine Products's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$32.8 million.

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

Natures Sunshine Products financials

Revenue TTM USD$391.7 million
Operating margin TTM 5.61%
Gross profit TTM USD$283.9 million
Return on assets TTM 5.95%
Return on equity TTM 17.59%
Profit margin 5.72%
Book value $7.005
Market capitalisation USD$346 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Natures Sunshine Products stocks

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "NATR.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 118,040 Natures Sunshine Products stocks held short by investors – that's known as Natures Sunshine Products's "short interest". This figure is 3.1% up from 114,510 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Natures Sunshine Products stocks can be evaluated.

Natures Sunshine Products's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Natures Sunshine Products's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Natures Sunshine Products stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Natures Sunshine Products stocks traded daily (recently around 74238.993710692). Natures Sunshine Products's SIR currently stands at 1.59. In other words for every 100,000 Natures Sunshine Products stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 1590 stocks are currently held short.

However Natures Sunshine Products's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Natures Sunshine Products stocks, or, against the total number of tradable Natures Sunshine Products stocks (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Natures Sunshine Products's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 Natures Sunshine Products stocks in existence, roughly 10 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0093% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable Natures Sunshine Products stocks, roughly 9 stocks are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the stock price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Natures Sunshine Products.

Find out more about how you can short Natures Sunshine Products stock.

Natures Sunshine Products stock dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 1.44% of net profits

Recently Natures Sunshine Products has paid out, on average, around 1.44% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Natures Sunshine Products shareholders could enjoy a 0% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Natures Sunshine Products's case, that would currently equate to about $1 per share.

While Natures Sunshine Products's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Natures Sunshine Products is investing more in its future growth.

Natures Sunshine Products's most recent dividend payout was on 9 April 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their stocks by 26 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Natures Sunshine Products stocks ever split?

Natures Sunshine Products stocks were split on 15 August 2013.

Natures Sunshine Products stock price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Natures Sunshine Products's stocks have ranged in value from as little as $9.0887 up to $20.93. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NATR.US volatility(beta: 0.83)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Natures Sunshine Products's is 0.8335. This would suggest that Natures Sunshine Products's stocks are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Natures Sunshine Products overview

Nature's Sunshine Products, Inc., a natural health and wellness company, primarily manufactures and sells nutritional and personal care products in Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America, and internationally. The company offers general health products related to blood sugar support, bone health, cellular health, cognitive function, joint health, mood, sexual health, sleep, sports and energy, and vision. It also provides immunity, cardiovascular, and digestive products; and personal care products, such as oils and lotions, aloe vera gels, herbal shampoos, herbal skin treatment, toothpaste, and skin cleansers, as well as weight management products. The company offers its products under the Nature's Sunshine and Synergy WorldWide brands through a sales force of independent consultants. Nature's Sunshine Products, Inc. was founded in 1972 and is based in Lehi, Utah.

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