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Nature’s Sunshine Products (NASDAQ:NATR) major shareholder Wynnefield Partners Small Cap acquired 15,800 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 19th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $15.55 per share, with a total value of $245,690.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Major shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.

Separately, analysts at Singular Research initiated coverage on shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products in a research note on Monday, June 2nd. They set a “buy” rating and a $20.00 price target on the stock.

Shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products (NASDAQ:NATR) traded up 2.43% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $16.02. 32,800 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Nature’s Sunshine Products has a 52 week low of $12.91 and a 52 week high of $19.92. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $16.09 and a 200-day moving average of $14.98. The company has a market cap of $259.6 million and a P/E ratio of 13.23.

Nature’s Sunshine Products (NASDAQ:NATR) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 6th. The company reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.07. On average, analysts predict that Nature’s Sunshine Products will post $1.29 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, August 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.50%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 14th.

Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc along with its subsidiaries, is a natural health and wellness company primarily engaged in the manufacturing and direct selling of nutritional and personal care products.

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