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Nautilus Group Inc. Stock Upgraded (NLS)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Nautilus Group (NYSE: NLS) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from sell to hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's revenue growth has not been good.

Highlights from the ratings report include:

  • NAUTILUS INC reported significant earnings per share improvement in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. The company has demonstrated a pattern of positive earnings per share growth over the past two years. We feel that this trend should continue. This trend suggests that the performance of the business is improving. During the past fiscal year, NAUTILUS INC continued to lose money by earning -$0.33 versus -$0.61 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($0.03 versus -$0.33).
  • The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has significantly exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the Leisure Equipment & Products industry. The net income increased by 97.9% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, rising from -$4.31 million to -$0.09 million.
  • NLS's debt-to-equity ratio is very low at 0.19 and is currently below that of the industry average, implying that there has been very successful management of debt levels. Although the company had a strong debt-to-equity ratio, its quick ratio of 0.84 is somewhat weak and could be cause for future problems.
  • Powered by its strong earnings growth of 112.50% and other important driving factors, this stock has surged by 34.21% over the past year, outperforming the rise in the S&P 500 Index during the same period. Looking ahead, however, we cannot assume that the stock's past performance is going to drive future results. Quite to the contrary, its sharp appreciation over the last year is one of the factors that should prompt investors to seek better opportunities elsewhere.
  • The company's current return on equity greatly increased when compared to its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a signal of significant strength within the corporation. Compared to other companies in the Leisure Equipment & Products industry and the overall market, NAUTILUS INC's return on equity significantly trails that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.

Nautilus, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a consumer fitness products company primarily in the United States and Canada. It designs, develops, sources, and markets cardio and strength fitness products and related accessories for consumer use. Nautilus Group has a market cap of $63.6 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 16.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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