Nature's Sunshine Prod. (NASDAQ:NATR) Director Kristine F. Hughes sold 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.44, for a total value of $20,880.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 36,095 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $376,831.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Nature's Sunshine Prod. (NASDAQ:NATR) traded down 1.190% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $10.375. The company had a trading volume of 24,260 shares. The company’s market capitalization is $196.00 million. Nature's Sunshine Prod. has a 12-month low of $8.40 and a 12-month high of $16.45. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $12.82 and a 200 day moving average of $11.53.

Nature's Sunshine Prod. (NASDAQ:NATR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter. Nature's Sunshine Prod. had a negative return on equity of 0.57% and a negative net margin of 0.52%. The company had revenue of $81.34 million during the quarter. On average, analysts expect that Nature's Sunshine Prod. will post $0.80 EPS for the current year.

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Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of NATR. Alpha Cubed Investments LLC bought a new position in Nature's Sunshine Prod. during the second quarter worth approximately $315,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its position in Nature's Sunshine Prod. by 12.1% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 38,280 shares of the company’s stock worth $507,000 after buying an additional 4,138 shares during the last quarter. Strs Ohio raised its position in Nature's Sunshine Prod. by 6.1% in the second quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 38,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $506,000 after buying an additional 2,200 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers raised its position in Nature's Sunshine Prod. by 12.2% in the second quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 12,423 shares of the company’s stock worth $165,000 after buying an additional 1,347 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its position in Nature's Sunshine Prod. by 5.8% in the second quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 11,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $146,000 after buying an additional 600 shares during the last quarter. 74.92% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Separately, ValuEngine downgraded Nature's Sunshine Prod. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd.

About Nature's Sunshine Prod.

Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc (NSP), together with its subsidiaries, is a natural health and wellness company. The Company is engaged in the manufacturing and direct selling of nutritional and personal care products. The Company has four business segments that are divided based on the various characteristics of their distributor bases, selling and distributor compensation plans, and product formulations, as well as the internal organization and business operations.

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