Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model
) pushed the Consumer Non-Durables industry higher today making it today's featured consumer non-durables winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.4%. By the end of trading, Nu Skin rose $1.27 (3.1%) to $41.94 on light volume. Throughout the day, 1.2 million shares of Nu Skin exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $40.23-$41.98 after having opened the day at $40.76 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $40.67. Other companies within the Consumer Non-Durables industry that increased today were:
), up 5.8%,
), up 4.3%,
), up 3.5%, and
), up 3.4%.
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Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. develops and distributes anti-aging personal care products and nutritional supplements worldwide. The company sells its personal care products under the Nu Skin brand; and nutritional supplements under the Pharmanex brand. Nu Skin has a market cap of $2.48 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.1, equal to the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 14.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are eight analysts that rate Nu Skin a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Nu Skin as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook.
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On the negative front,
), down 16.9%,
), down 7.1%,
), down 5.3%, and
), down 4.5%, were all laggards within the consumer non-durables industry with
) being today's consumer non-durables industry laggard.
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