Brokerages Set Nautilus, Inc. (NLS) Target Price at $16.96

Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the nine analysts that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $16.96.

Several analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Nautilus from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, March 9th. Imperial Capital reissued an “in-line” rating and set a $12.00 price objective (down from $14.00) on shares of Nautilus in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. Lake Street Capital reissued a “hold” rating and set a $14.00 price objective (down from $15.00) on shares of Nautilus in a report on Tuesday, March 6th. B. Riley dropped their price objective on Nautilus from $19.75 to $16.75 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, March 6th. Finally, ValuEngine cut Nautilus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd.

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In other news, CEO Bruce M. Cazenave sold 10,700 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.99, for a total value of $128,293.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 372,876 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,470,783.24. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Bruce M. Cazenave sold 5,350 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.97, for a total value of $69,389.50. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 381,396 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,946,706.12. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 18,385 shares of company stock valued at $228,038. 3.70% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN grew its position in shares of Nautilus by 3.2% in the 4th quarter. Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN now owns 1,017,552 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $13,584,000 after purchasing an additional 31,777 shares during the period. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Nautilus in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $218,000. HCSF Management LLC grew its position in shares of Nautilus by 20.5% in the 4th quarter. HCSF Management LLC now owns 906,024 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $12,095,000 after purchasing an additional 154,100 shares during the period. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan grew its position in shares of Nautilus by 242.5% in the 4th quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 39,460 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $527,000 after purchasing an additional 27,940 shares during the period. Finally, Engine Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Nautilus in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $134,000. 88.95% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of Nautilus stock traded down $0.05 during trading on Friday, reaching $13.55. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 52,855 shares, compared to its average volume of 364,788. The company has a quick ratio of 1.39, a current ratio of 1.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18. Nautilus has a one year low of $11.30 and a one year high of $19.80. The stock has a market capitalization of $419.15, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.51, a P/E/G ratio of 1.36 and a beta of 1.36.

Nautilus (NYSE:NLS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, March 5th. The specialty retailer reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.31 by ($0.04). The business had revenue of $127.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $128.64 million. Nautilus had a net margin of 6.47% and a return on equity of 15.93%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.38 earnings per share. sell-side analysts anticipate that Nautilus will post 1 EPS for the current year.

Nautilus announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Monday, March 5th that authorizes the company to repurchase $15.00 million in shares. This repurchase authorization authorizes the specialty retailer to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company’s board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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About Nautilus

Nautilus, Inc, a consumer fitness products company, designs, develops, sources, and markets cardio and strength fitness products, and related accessories for consumer use in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Direct and Retail. It offers specialized cardio products, treadmills, elliptical machine, bike products, strength products, home gyms, dumbbells, kettlebell weights, and weight benches primarily under the Nautilus, Bowflex, Octane Fitness, Schwinn, and Universal brands.

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