Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATR) Director Kristine F. Hughes sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.44, for a total transaction of $20,880.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 36,095 shares in the company, valued at $376,831.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATR) traded up 0.72% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $10.45. 28,477 shares of the company were exchanged. Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. has a 52 week low of $8.40 and a 52 week high of $16.45. The company has a 50 day moving average of $12.65 and a 200 day moving average of $11.51. The company’s market capitalization is $197.42 million.

Nature’s Sunshine Products (NASDAQ:NATR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $81.34 million during the quarter. Nature’s Sunshine Products had a negative return on equity of 0.39% and a negative net margin of 0.16%. Equities analysts anticipate that Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. will post $0.80 earnings per share for the current year.

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Separately, ValuEngine cut shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 17th.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in Nature’s Sunshine Products by 6.8% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 369,081 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,890,000 after buying an additional 23,616 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp increased its position in Nature’s Sunshine Products by 25.6% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 139,562 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,850,000 after buying an additional 28,467 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in Nature’s Sunshine Products by 12.1% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 38,280 shares of the company’s stock worth $507,000 after buying an additional 4,138 shares during the last quarter. Strs Ohio increased its position in Nature’s Sunshine Products by 6.1% in the second quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 38,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $506,000 after buying an additional 2,200 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Alpha Cubed Investments LLC acquired a new position in Nature’s Sunshine Products during the second quarter worth about $315,000. 74.92% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About Nature’s Sunshine Products

Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc (NSP), together with its subsidiaries, is a natural health and wellness company. The Company is engaged in the manufacturing and direct selling of nutritional and personal care products. The Company has four business segments that are divided based on the various characteristics of their distributor bases, selling and distributor compensation plans, and product formulations, as well as the internal organization and business operations.

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