Wall Street analysts predict that Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS) will post $0.31 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have provided estimates for Nautilus’ earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.32 and the lowest is $0.29. Nautilus reported earnings per share of $0.38 during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year over year growth rate of 18.4%. The company is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Tuesday, February 20th.
On average, analysts expect that Nautilus will report full year earnings of $0.92 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.90 to $0.93. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the business will report earnings of $1.04 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.94 to $1.20. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that cover Nautilus.
Nautilus (NYSE:NLS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The specialty retailer reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.03. Nautilus had a net margin of 7.28% and a return on equity of 18.54%. The firm had revenue of $88.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $92.29 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.16 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis.
Nautilus (NLS) traded up $0.05 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $12.75. 457,055 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 523,186. The company has a quick ratio of 1.38, a current ratio of 2.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20. Nautilus has a 1 year low of $12.25 and a 1 year high of $19.80. The company has a market capitalization of $394.07, a P/E ratio of 12.75, a PEG ratio of 1.27 and a beta of 2.12.
In related news, CEO Bruce M. Cazenave sold 10,700 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.71, for a total value of $146,697.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 372,876 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,112,129.96. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, CEO Bruce M. Cazenave sold 5,350 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.66, for a total transaction of $67,731.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 372,876 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,720,610.16. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 37,240 shares of company stock valued at $487,308 in the last three months. 3.70% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new position in Nautilus in the third quarter worth approximately $232,000. Jane Street Group LLC bought a new position in Nautilus in the third quarter worth approximately $173,000. Granite Point Capital Management L.P. bought a new position in Nautilus in the third quarter worth approximately $220,000. Royce & Associates LP increased its position in shares of Nautilus by 11.3% during the third quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 1,958,049 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $33,091,000 after purchasing an additional 199,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Stifel Financial Corp increased its position in shares of Nautilus by 35.9% during the third quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 686,208 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $11,627,000 after purchasing an additional 181,156 shares in the last quarter. 97.86% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
Nautilus Company Profile
Nautilus, Inc is a consumer fitness products company. The Company operates through two segments: Direct and Retail. Its principal business activities include designing, developing, sourcing and marketing of cardio and strength fitness products and related accessories for consumer use, primarily in the United States and Canada, but also in international markets outside North America.
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