Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:NLS) – Stock analysts at Imperial Capital reduced their FY2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) in a report issued on Tuesday. Imperial Capital analyst G. Kelly now expects that the specialty retailer will earn $0.92 per share for the year, down from their previous forecast of $1.14. Imperial Capital currently has a “In-Line” rating and a $14.00 target price on the stock. Imperial Capital also issued estimates for Nautilus Group, Inc. (The)’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.31 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $0.97 EPS.

Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 price target on shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. Aegis initiated coverage on shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) in a report on Monday, September 11th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $21.00 price target for the company. DA Davidson reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 price target on shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) in a report on Wednesday, August 16th. Finally, Lake Street Capital lowered shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and decreased their price target for the company from $25.00 to $15.00 in a report on Tuesday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $19.00.

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Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:NLS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 30th. The specialty retailer reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $88.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $92.29 million. Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) had a return on equity of 18.54% and a net margin of 7.28%. The company’s revenue was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.16 EPS.

In related news, Director Richard A. Horn sold 7,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.70, for a total value of $125,250.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 41,626 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $695,154.20. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders own 3.70% of the company’s stock.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of NLS. OppenheimerFunds Inc. lifted its position in Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) by 43.1% in the 1st quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 18,390 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $335,000 after acquiring an additional 5,539 shares in the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. lifted its position in Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) by 2.2% in the 1st quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 233,351 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $4,259,000 after acquiring an additional 5,064 shares in the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC lifted its position in Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) by 9.3% in the 1st quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 55,147 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $1,006,000 after acquiring an additional 4,675 shares in the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc lifted its position in Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) by 1.3% in the 1st quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 51,740 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $943,000 after acquiring an additional 645 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its position in Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) by 5.8% in the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,629,980 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $29,748,000 after acquiring an additional 89,608 shares in the last quarter. 93.72% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) Company Profile

Nautilus, Inc is a consumer fitness products company. The Company operates through two segments: Direct and Retail. Its principal business activities include designing, developing, sourcing and marketing of cardio and strength fitness products and related accessories for consumer use, primarily in the United States and Canada, but also in international markets outside North America.

Earnings History and Estimates for Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:NLS)

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