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
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

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


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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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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.

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  Price to
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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.

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  Earnings Growth
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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.

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  Sales Growth
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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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