Nu Skin Reaches New 52-Week High (NUS)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Nu Skin (NYSE: NUS) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $56.53, above its previous 52-week high of $56.52 with 1.8 million shares traded as of 1:16 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

Nu Skin has a market cap of $2.96 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 39.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. develops and distributes anti-aging personal care products and nutritional supplements under the Nu Skin and Pharmanex brands worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Nu Skin as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Nu Skin Ratings Report.

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