Natures Sunshine Stock Soars (NATR)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Natures Sunshine Products (Nasdaq: NATR) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $10.25 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, 25% above Thursday's closing price of $8.20. Volume is at 13,671, 1.1 times the daily average of 11,900.

Natures Sunshine has a market cap of $128.6 million and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are down 8.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Nature's Sunshine Products, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and marketing of nutritional and personal care products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.9.

TheStreet Ratings rates Natures Sunshine as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Natures Sunshine Ratings Report.

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