Wall Street brokerages expect Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:NLS) to report sales of $128.63 million for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts have provided estimates for Nautilus Group’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $127.80 million to $130.30 million. Nautilus Group posted sales of $125.76 million in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 2.3%. The firm is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th.

On average, analysts expect that Nautilus Group will report full-year sales of $128.63 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $406.20 million to $408.70 million. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the company will post sales of $430.64 million per share, with estimates ranging from $421.13 million to $441.72 million. Zacks’ sales averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that cover Nautilus Group.

Nautilus Group (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 Zacks’ 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 had a net margin of 7.28% and a return on equity of 18.54%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.16 earnings per share.

Several research firms recently commented on NLS. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price target on shares of Nautilus Group in a research report on Sunday, September 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Nautilus Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. DA Davidson restated a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price target on shares of Nautilus Group in a research report on Wednesday, August 16th. SunTrust Banks lowered shares of Nautilus Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $16.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, Aegis began coverage on shares of Nautilus Group in a research report on Monday, September 11th. They set a “buy” rating and a $21.00 price target on the stock. One investment 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 stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $18.96.

Shares of Nautilus Group (NYSE NLS) opened at $13.35 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $405.33, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.33, a PEG ratio of 1.44 and a beta of 2.12. The company has a quick ratio of 1.38, a current ratio of 2.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20. Nautilus Group has a 52 week low of $12.25 and a 52 week high of $19.80.

In other Nautilus Group news, CEO Bruce M. Cazenave sold 5,350 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.66, for a total transaction of $67,731.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 372,876 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,720,610.16. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, SVP Wayne M. Bolio sold 16,190 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.84, for a total transaction of $207,879.60. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 60,189 shares in the company, valued at $772,826.76. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 26,540 shares of company stock worth $340,611. Insiders own 3.70% of the company’s stock.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC purchased a new position in Nautilus Group during the third quarter valued at $232,000. Jane Street Group LLC purchased a new position in shares of Nautilus Group in the third quarter worth about $173,000. Granite Point Capital Management L.P. purchased a new position in shares of Nautilus Group in the third quarter worth about $220,000. Royce & Associates LP lifted its stake in shares of Nautilus Group by 11.3% in the third quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 1,958,049 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $33,091,000 after buying an additional 199,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Stifel Financial Corp lifted its stake in shares of Nautilus Group by 35.9% in the third quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 686,208 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $11,627,000 after buying an additional 181,156 shares in the last quarter. 97.86% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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About Nautilus Group

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.

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