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NutriSystem (NASDAQ:NTRI) has received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the nine brokerages that are currently covering the company, Analyst Ratings Network reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $17.61.

Shares of NutriSystem (NASDAQ:NTRI) traded up 1.98% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $16.51. The stock had a trading volume of 47,682 shares. NutriSystem has a 52 week low of $12.43 and a 52 week high of $20.54. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $16.59 and a 200-day moving average of $16.06. The company has a market cap of $466.5 million and a P/E ratio of 44.72.

NutriSystem (NASDAQ:NTRI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 29th. The company reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $111.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $110.52 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.22 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 13.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that NutriSystem will post $0.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

NTRI has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of NutriSystem in a research note on Wednesday, August 6th. They now have a $18.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $19.00. Separately, analysts at B. Riley reiterated a “focus list” rating on shares of NutriSystem in a research note on Monday, July 28th. Finally, analysts at Wedbush raised their price target on shares of NutriSystem from $16.00 to $17.00 in a research note on Tuesday, July 22nd. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.

Nutrisystem, Inc (NASDAQ:NTRI) is a provider of a weight management system.

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