Brokerages Expect Nautilus, Inc. (NLS) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $128.63 Million

Equities analysts predict that Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS) will post sales of $128.63 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have made estimates for Nautilus’ earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $127.80 million and the highest is $130.30 million. Nautilus reported sales of $125.76 million in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 2.3%. The company is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, February 20th.

On average, analysts expect that Nautilus 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 forecast that the business will post sales of $428.56 million per share, with estimates ranging from $421.13 million to $441.72 million. Zacks Investment Research’s sales calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Nautilus.

Nautilus (NYSE:NLS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The specialty retailer reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.03. Nautilus had a net margin of 7.28% and a return on equity of 18.54%. The firm had revenue of $88.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $92.29 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.16 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year.

NLS has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Nautilus from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. B. Riley set a $20.00 price target on shares of Nautilus and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. SunTrust Banks lowered shares of Nautilus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $16.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Lake Street Capital lowered shares of Nautilus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and reduced their price target for the company from $25.00 to $15.00 in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, Imperial Capital lowered shares of Nautilus from an “outperform” rating to an “in-line” rating and reduced their price target for the company from $20.00 to $14.00 in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $18.47.

Shares of Nautilus (NYSE:NLS) opened at $13.00 on Monday. Nautilus has a 52-week low of $12.25 and a 52-week high of $19.80. The company has a market cap of $399.19, a PE ratio of 13.68, a PEG ratio of 1.24 and a beta of 2.13. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20, a quick ratio of 1.38 and a current ratio of 2.02.

In related news, CEO Bruce M. Cazenave sold 5,350 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.66, for a total value of $67,731.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 372,876 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,720,610.16. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, CEO Bruce M. Cazenave sold 10,700 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.65, for a total transaction of $135,355.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 372,876 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,716,881.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 47,940 shares of company stock valued at $622,663 over the last three months. 3.70% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Stifel Financial Corp increased its holdings in Nautilus by 35.9% in the 3rd quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 686,208 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $11,627,000 after acquiring an additional 181,156 shares in the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. increased its holdings in Nautilus by 16.8% in the 3rd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 60,310 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,019,000 after acquiring an additional 8,660 shares in the last quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in Nautilus by 2.7% in the 3rd quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc. now owns 420,956 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $7,261,000 after acquiring an additional 10,879 shares in the last quarter. Northpointe Capital LLC increased its holdings in Nautilus by 12.1% in the 3rd quarter. Northpointe Capital LLC now owns 1,015,661 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $17,165,000 after acquiring an additional 109,799 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Wasatch Advisors Inc. increased its holdings in Nautilus by 10.0% in the 2nd quarter. Wasatch Advisors Inc. now owns 110,000 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $2,107,000 after acquiring an additional 10,000 shares in the last quarter. 98.21% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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Nautilus 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.

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