Nu Skin Enterprises Inc

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NUS : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$61.75 -0.44 | -0.71%
Today's Range: 61.54 - 62.39
Avg. Daily Volume: 643800.0
09/20/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


NU SKIN ENTERPRISES's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. NU SKIN ENTERPRISES has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.97 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 15.73% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)550.1600.48
EBITDA ($mil)82.1997.54
EBIT ($mil)64.7479.8
Net Income ($mil)42.0444.71


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)353.08556.35
Total Assets ($mil)1507.151780.87
Total Debt ($mil)424.59458.95
Equity ($mil)699.57830.24


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin81.0881.6
EBITDA Margin14.9416.24
Operating Margin11.7713.29
Sales Turnover1.451.24
Return on Assets10.925.62
Return on Equity23.5212.06
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio1.82.06
Debt/Capital0.380.36
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)53.056.0
Div / share0.360.36
EPS0.770.79
Book value / share13.214.83
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume661853.0633037.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 28.76 for the Personal Products industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.88. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.67 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 8.98. The price-to-sales ratio is well 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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
NUS 20.90 Peers 28.76   NUS 14.03 Peers 20.83

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

NUS is trading at a significant discount to 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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
NUS 17.56 Peers 22.79   NUS 0.78 Peers 0.75

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

NUS is trading at a discount to its peers.

 

Average. 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 valuation on par to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
NUS 4.67 Peers 8.98   NUS 68.57 Peers 11.32

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.

 

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

NUS is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
NUS 1.50 Peers 2.76   NUS -1.41 Peers 6.89

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 significant 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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