EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of Natural Health Trends Corp.. It is usually expressed as a percentage and is then referred to as the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been -8.40 % over the last twelve months. The higher the EPS growth rate, the higher the value that is added to shareholders and a good reflection on the performance of the management at Natural Health Trends Corp..



Natural Health Trends Corp. trades as part of the consumer packaged goods industry and trades as part of the consumer defensive sector. Natural Health Trends Corp is engaged in the direct selling industry, selling lifestyle enhancement products, cosmetics, personal care and dietary supplements, and also what is called network marketing or multi-level marketing.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The NHTC shares had a previous change of 1.39% which opened at 15.89 and closed at 16.11. It moved to an intraday high of 16.41 and a low of 15.67.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, NHTC shares returned -3.19% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -24.08%. Over three months, it changed -26.94%. In one year it has changed -6.65% and within that year its 52-week high was 27.23 and its 52-week low was 13.40. NHTC stock is 20.22% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 22.08 and a 50 day moving average of 21.03. Right now, NHTC stock is trading -27.05% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $183.3m with 11.4m shares outstanding and a float of 9.7m shares. Trading volume was 228,295 shares and has experienced an average volume of 142,242 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for Natural Health Trends Corp. was 2.09 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 7.71.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.67
06-30-2018:  0.80
03-31-2018:  0.78
12-31-2017:  0.71

The dividend per share is currently 0.60, which is a dividend yield of 3.95%.



Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 64.20, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 74.91%

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 46.50% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 0, which was 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 0.00.

I calculated the beta to be 1.88

Business Wire:  NHTC $100K NOTICE: Rosen Law Firm Reminds Natural Health Trends Corp. Investors with Losses in Excess of $100K of Important Deadline in First Filed Case – NHTC

Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 22.68%, return on assets is 13.89%, profit margin is 17.91%, price-to-sales is 1.27 and price-to-book is 1.96.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 1  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : Financial Safety Result
 3  : Past Performance Result
 5  : Valuation Result
 3  : Dividend Safety Result
 3  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).

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