Nu Skin Enterprises Inc

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NUS : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$61.86 up 0.35 | 0.57%
Today's Range: 61.51 - 62.35
Avg. Daily Volume: 697,900
10/27/16 - 4:06 PM ET

Financial Analysis

NU SKIN ENTERPRISES's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. NU SKIN ENTERPRISES has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.20 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 8.14% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)600.48560.21
EBITDA ($mil)97.5489.31
EBIT ($mil)79.871.8
Net Income ($mil)44.7144.66

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)556.35303.93
Total Assets ($mil)1780.871602.62
Total Debt ($mil)458.95252.14
Equity ($mil)830.24903.89

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin81.683.44
EBITDA Margin16.2415.94
Operating Margin13.2912.82
Sales Turnover1.241.47
Return on Assets5.6212.21
Return on Equity12.0621.65
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.061.92
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)56.058.0
Div / share0.360.35
Book value / share14.8315.58
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume677132.0751020.0


BUY. NU SKIN ENTERPRISES's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 37.16 for the Personal Products industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.64. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.31 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 28.04. The price-to-sales ratio is below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, NU SKIN ENTERPRISES proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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NUS 36.54 Peers 37.16   NUS 11.79 Peers 21.40

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

NUS is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

NUS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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NUS 19.26 Peers 22.06   NUS 1.28 Peers 1.14

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

NUS is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Premium. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

NUS trades at a premium to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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NUS 4.31 Peers 28.04   NUS -45.99 Peers -9.88

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

NUS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, NUS is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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NUS 1.62 Peers 1.98   NUS -5.79 Peers -0.92

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

NUS is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

NUS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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