Zacks: Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:NTUS) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages
Shares of Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:NTUS) have been given an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating.
Zacks has also given Natus Medical an industry rank of 145 out of 254 based on the ratings given to its competitors.
A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on NTUS shares. TheStreet cut shares of Natus Medical from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Friday, March 27th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Natus Medical from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 16th. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Natus Medical from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, June 19th.
Natus Medical stock traded down $0.29 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $20.55. The company had a trading volume of 712,826 shares, compared to its average volume of 345,542. The company has a quick ratio of 1.60, a current ratio of 2.13 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19. Natus Medical has a 52 week low of $18.91 and a 52 week high of $34.89. The company has a 50 day moving average of $22.00 and a 200-day moving average of $26.92. The firm has a market cap of $694.63 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.12 and a beta of 0.85.
Natus Medical (NASDAQ:NTUS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 30th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.22 by ($0.18). Natus Medical had a net margin of 2.51% and a return on equity of 9.91%. The company had revenue of $109.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $115.00 million. Natus Medical’s revenue was down 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Natus Medical will post 0.5 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
About Natus Medical
Natus Medical Incorporated provides neurology, newborn care, and hearing and balance assessment healthcare products and services worldwide. It offers products and services used for the screening, diagnosis, detection, treatment, monitoring, and tracking of common medical ailments in newborn care, hearing impairment, neurological dysfunction and neurosurgical treatments, epilepsy, sleep disorders, neuromuscular diseases, and balance and mobility disorders.
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