Nautilus Stock Price Up 10.4% on Better-Than-Expected Earnings (NLS)
Shares of Nautilus (NYSE:NLS) were up 10.4% during mid-day trading on Tuesday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings, AmericanBankingNews.com reports. The stock traded as high as $11.88 and last traded at $11.50, with a volume of 443,644 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $10.42.
The company reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.06. The company had revenue of $48.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $42.84 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.04 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 34.0% on a year-over-year basis.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on NLS shares. Analysts at DA Davidson reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Nautilus in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a $14.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $15.00. Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Nautilus from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 2nd. They now have a $12.20 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at B. Riley downgraded shares of Nautilus from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 28th. They now have a $11.25 price target on the stock, up previously from $10.75. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $12.28.
The stock’s 50-day moving average is $10.61 and its 200-day moving average is $9.63. The company has a market cap of $351.5 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.85.
Nautilus, Inc (NYSE:NLS) is a consumer fitness products company.
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