Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:NLS) – Research analysts at SunTrust Banks dropped their FY2017 earnings estimates for Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) in a report issued on Tuesday. SunTrust Banks analyst M. Swartz now expects that the specialty retailer will post earnings per share of $0.90 for the year, down from their prior forecast of $1.12. SunTrust Banks has a “Hold” rating and a $16.00 price objective on the stock. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Nautilus Group, Inc. (The)’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.29 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $0.94 EPS.

Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:NLS) last posted its earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The specialty retailer reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $88.10 million for 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%. Nautilus Group, Inc. (The)’s revenue was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.16 EPS.

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Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. B. Riley set a $20.00 price target on Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday. DA Davidson restated a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price objective on shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th. Zacks Investment Research cut Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday. Imperial Capital cut Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) from an “outperform” rating to an “in-line” rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from $20.00 to $14.00 in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, Lake Street Capital cut Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from $25.00 to $15.00 in a research note on Tuesday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $19.00.

In other Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) news, Director Richard A. Horn sold 7,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.70, for a total transaction of $125,250.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 41,626 shares in the company, valued at $695,154.20. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Insiders own 3.70% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) by 10.1% during the first quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 327,192 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $5,971,000 after purchasing an additional 29,951 shares in the last quarter. Fox Run Management L.L.C. acquired a new position in shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) in the second quarter worth about $366,000. Royce & Associates LP lifted its stake in shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) by 24.6% in the second quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 1,759,049 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $33,686,000 after acquiring an additional 347,736 shares in the last quarter. UBS Group AG lifted its stake in shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) by 10.1% in the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 75,294 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,374,000 after acquiring an additional 6,881 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bank of America Corp DE lifted its stake in shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) by 72.1% in the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 46,829 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $855,000 after acquiring an additional 19,623 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 93.72% of the company’s stock.

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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