Nautilus Group (NLS) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

Media coverage about Nautilus Group (NYSE:NLS) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nautilus Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the specialty retailer an impact score of 46.3049274171846 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of Nautilus Group (NYSE:NLS) opened at $13.35 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.38, a current ratio of 2.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20. The stock has a market capitalization of $414.55, a P/E ratio of 13.64, a P/E/G ratio of 1.47 and a beta of 2.12. Nautilus Group has a twelve month low of $12.25 and a twelve month high of $19.80.

Nautilus Group (NYSE:NLS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The specialty retailer reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $88.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $92.29 million. Nautilus Group had a return on equity of 18.54% and a net margin of 7.28%. Nautilus Group’s quarterly revenue was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.16 earnings per share. research analysts expect that Nautilus Group will post 0.92 EPS for the current fiscal year.

NLS has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Nautilus Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Aegis assumed coverage on Nautilus Group in a research report on Monday, September 11th. They set a “buy” rating and a $21.00 target price for the company. Lake Street Capital lowered Nautilus Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and lowered their price target for the company from $25.00 to $15.00 in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 price target on shares of Nautilus Group in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. Finally, SunTrust Banks lowered Nautilus Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $16.00 price target for the company. in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $18.96.

In other Nautilus Group news, SVP Wayne M. Bolio sold 16,190 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.84, for a total transaction of $207,879.60. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 60,189 shares in the company, valued at $772,826.76. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Anne Saunders sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.00, for a total value of $65,000.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 11,626 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $151,138. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 26,540 shares of company stock valued at $340,611 in the last quarter. 3.70% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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Nautilus Group Company Profile

Nautilus, Inc is a consumer fitness products company. The Company operates through two segments: Direct and Retail. Its principal business activities include designing, developing, sourcing and marketing of cardio and strength fitness products and related accessories for consumer use, primarily in the United States and Canada, but also in international markets outside North America.

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