Nu Skin Enterprises Inc

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NUS : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$55.29 up 0.46 | 0.84%
Today's Range: 54.77 - 55.36
Avg. Daily Volume: 976100.0
05/24/17 - 10:50 AM ET

Financial Analysis


NU SKIN ENTERPRISES's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. NU SKIN ENTERPRISES has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.95 which shows a lack of 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 14.20% 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 Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)499.1471.83
EBITDA ($mil)63.8956.45
EBIT ($mil)46.2639.5
Net Income ($mil)27.493.32


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)347.34265.06
Total Assets ($mil)1494.421511.47
Total Debt ($mil)428.48263.07
Equity ($mil)687.59801.43


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin81.2481.02
EBITDA Margin12.811.96
Operating Margin9.278.37
Sales Turnover1.51.44
Return on Assets11.196.62
Return on Equity24.3212.48
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio1.791.66
Debt/Capital0.380.25
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)52.956.0
Div / share0.360.36
EPS0.510.06
Book value / share13.014.31
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1069265.0641417.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 43.00 for the Personal Products industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.02. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.27 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.00 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 8.49. 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 18.70 Peers 43.00   NUS 9.77 Peers 17.35

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 16.08 Peers 23.99   NUS 0.82 Peers 1.49

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 significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. 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 significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
NUS 4.27 Peers 8.49   NUS 73.68 Peers -2.99

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 1.31 Peers 2.23   NUS 2.73 Peers 0.43

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.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

NUS has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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