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Stock in the Spotlight: Nautilus (NYSE: NLS)


Nautilus trades as part of the consumer cyclical sector and trades as part of the travel and leisure industry. The company CEO is Bruce M. Cazenave. Nautilus Inc is a consumer fitness products company. It is engaged in designing, developing, sourcing and marketing of cardio and strength fitness products and related accessories for consumer use.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The NLS stock showed a previous change of -1.33% with an open at 7.50 and a close of 7.40. It reached an intraday high of 7.64 and a low of 7.38.

Business Wire:  Nautilus, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results on Monday, February 25, 2019


The stock has a market cap of $220.4m with 29.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 27.5m shares. Trading volume reached 458,890 shares compared to its average volume of 566,130 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Nautilus shares returned -3.14% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -29.39%. Over three months, it changed -42.41%. In one year it has changed -37.82% and within that year its 52-week high was 17.20 and its 52-week low was 6.77. NLS stock is 9.30% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 13.44 and a 50 day moving average of 10.48. Currently NLS stock is trading -44.93% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

Business Wire:  Nautilus, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results on Monday, February 25, 2019


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.86 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 8.60. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.04. The TTM EPS is 0.72, which comes to a TTM PE of 10.28. Historically, the PE high was 38.90 and the PE low was 5.00. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 3.60, which is a decrease of -51.36%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.15
06-30-2018:  0.03
03-31-2018:  0.27
12-31-2017:  0.27

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 19.22, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 61.49%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 141.10% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 3,486,831, which is 11.71% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 16.48. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 0.83

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 11.96%, return on assets is 6.74%, profit margin is 4.73%, price-to-sales is 0.79 and price-to-book is 1.20.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 5  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 5  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.