Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS) has been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the ten research firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $18.96.
A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. SunTrust Banks downgraded shares of Nautilus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $16.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Nautilus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Nautilus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. Lake Street Capital downgraded shares of Nautilus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and reduced their price target for the company from $25.00 to $15.00 in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, B. Riley set a $20.00 price target on shares of Nautilus and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st.
Nautilus (NYSE NLS) traded down $0.20 on Friday, hitting $11.70. 81,645 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 339,529. Nautilus has a one year low of $11.35 and a one year high of $19.80. The company has a current ratio of 2.02, a quick ratio of 1.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20. The firm has a market cap of $365.41, a P/E ratio of 12.53, a P/E/G ratio of 1.14 and a beta of 1.59.
In related news, CEO Bruce M. Cazenave sold 10,700 shares of Nautilus stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.99, for a total transaction of $128,293.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 372,876 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,470,783.24. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Anne Saunders sold 5,000 shares of Nautilus stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.00, for a total transaction of $65,000.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 11,626 shares in the company, valued at $151,138. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 37,100 shares of company stock worth $475,345. 3.70% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Cooke & Bieler LP lifted its position in shares of Nautilus by 43.4% in the 4th quarter. Cooke & Bieler LP now owns 1,781,670 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $23,785,000 after purchasing an additional 539,291 shares during the period. Alambic Investment Management L.P. acquired a new position in shares of Nautilus in the 4th quarter worth approximately $4,192,000. Skylands Capital LLC lifted its position in shares of Nautilus by 227.2% in the 4th quarter. Skylands Capital LLC now owns 376,297 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $5,024,000 after purchasing an additional 261,297 shares during the period. LSV Asset Management lifted its position in shares of Nautilus by 208.5% in the 4th quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 331,023 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $4,419,000 after purchasing an additional 223,723 shares during the period. Finally, Royce & Associates LP lifted its position in shares of Nautilus by 11.3% in the 3rd quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 1,958,049 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $33,091,000 after purchasing an additional 199,000 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 90.83% of the company’s stock.
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Nautilus 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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