Royal Bank of Canada increased its position in Natural Health Trends Corp. (NASDAQ:NHTC) by 743.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 10,173 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 8,967 shares during the quarter. Royal Bank of Canada owned approximately 0.09% of Natural Health Trends worth $284,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
A number of other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of NHTC. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in Natural Health Trends by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 575,973 shares of the company’s stock worth $16,040,000 after acquiring an additional 5,050 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in shares of Natural Health Trends by 8.8% during the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 70,031 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,950,000 after acquiring an additional 5,663 shares during the period. Schroder Investment Management Group grew its position in shares of Natural Health Trends by 2.7% during the 2nd quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 49,149 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,369,000 after acquiring an additional 1,300 shares during the period. LSV Asset Management grew its position in shares of Natural Health Trends by 483.5% during the 2nd quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 38,514 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,072,000 after acquiring an additional 31,914 shares during the period. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Natural Health Trends by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 26,348 shares of the company’s stock worth $734,000 after buying an additional 152 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 32.25% of the company’s stock.
Natural Health Trends Corp. (NASDAQ:NHTC) traded up $0.13 on Tuesday, reaching $17.27. 70,705 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 68,895. Natural Health Trends Corp. has a twelve month low of $17.01 and a twelve month high of $30.25. The stock has a market cap of $198.48, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.18 and a beta of 1.77.
Natural Health Trends (NASDAQ:NHTC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.65 EPS for the quarter. Natural Health Trends had a net margin of 22.04% and a return on equity of 51.81%. The business had revenue of $40.13 million during the quarter.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 24th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 14th were issued a dividend of $0.12 per share. This is a boost from Natural Health Trends’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.11. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, November 13th. Natural Health Trends’s dividend payout ratio is currently 11.46%.
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Natural Health Trends Profile
Natural Health Trends Corp. is a direct-selling and e-commerce company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, sells personal care, wellness, and quality of life products under the NHT Global brand. The Company’s subsidiaries have presence in various markets, such as North America; Greater China, which consists of Hong Kong, Taiwan and China; South Korea; Singapore; Malaysia; Japan; and Europe.
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