USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (USNA) Major Shareholder Sells $148,363.52 in Stock

USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NYSE:USNA) major shareholder Global Ltd Gull sold 1,984 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.78, for a total transaction of $148,363.52. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 11,641,846 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $870,577,243.88. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Major shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.

Global Ltd Gull also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, February 12th, Global Ltd Gull sold 10,287 shares of USANA Health Sciences stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $75.39, for a total transaction of $775,536.93.
  • On Monday, February 5th, Global Ltd Gull sold 8,344 shares of USANA Health Sciences stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.28, for a total transaction of $603,104.32.
  • On Friday, February 2nd, Global Ltd Gull sold 2,753 shares of USANA Health Sciences stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.24, for a total transaction of $204,382.72.
  • On Wednesday, November 22nd, Global Ltd Gull sold 45,216 shares of USANA Health Sciences stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $66.44, for a total transaction of $3,004,151.04.
  • On Monday, November 20th, Global Ltd Gull sold 39,751 shares of USANA Health Sciences stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $66.11, for a total transaction of $2,627,938.61.
  • On Thursday, November 16th, Global Ltd Gull sold 101,929 shares of USANA Health Sciences stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $66.05, for a total transaction of $6,732,410.45.

Shares of USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (USNA) traded up $0.15 on Tuesday, reaching $75.55. 79,586 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 91,506. USANA Health Sciences, Inc. has a 1 year low of $52.55 and a 1 year high of $79.00. The company has a market capitalization of $1,810.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.10 and a beta of 0.99.

USANA Health Sciences (NYSE:USNA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The company reported $1.11 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.11. USANA Health Sciences had a net margin of 5.97% and a return on equity of 27.02%. The firm had revenue of $273.11 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $258.67 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.87 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 8.0% on a year-over-year basis. analysts forecast that USANA Health Sciences, Inc. will post 4.25 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on USNA. Pivotal Research lifted their price target on shares of USANA Health Sciences from $80.00 to $95.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 7th. TheStreet lowered shares of USANA Health Sciences from a “b+” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 6th. BidaskClub raised shares of USANA Health Sciences from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Sidoti lowered shares of USANA Health Sciences from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its position in shares of USANA Health Sciences by 2.2% in the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 92,137 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,317,000 after purchasing an additional 1,944 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp lifted its position in shares of USANA Health Sciences by 10.5% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 177,630 shares of the company’s stock worth $11,386,000 after purchasing an additional 16,948 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio lifted its position in shares of USANA Health Sciences by 20.2% in the third quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 13,103 shares of the company’s stock worth $756,000 after purchasing an additional 2,206 shares in the last quarter. Trust Co. of Vermont lifted its position in shares of USANA Health Sciences by 482.7% in the third quarter. Trust Co. of Vermont now owns 4,708 shares of the company’s stock worth $272,000 after purchasing an additional 3,900 shares in the last quarter. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its position in shares of USANA Health Sciences by 35.7% in the third quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 23,739 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,370,000 after purchasing an additional 6,239 shares in the last quarter. 44.67% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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USANA Health Sciences Company Profile

USANA Health Sciences, Inc develops and manufactures science-based nutritional and personal care products. The Company operates as a direct selling company in two geographic regions: Americas and Europe, and Asia Pacific, which includes three sub-regions: Southeast Asia Pacific, Greater China and North Asia.

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