Wall Street analysts expect Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS) to report earnings of $0.17 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have issued estimates for Nautilus’ earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.20 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.14. Nautilus posted earnings of $0.27 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 37%. The business is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 29th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Nautilus will report full-year earnings of $1.05 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.02 to $1.08. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of $1.17 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.11 to $1.22. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Nautilus.

Nautilus (NYSE:NLS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 30th. The specialty retailer reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.04 by ($0.01). Nautilus had a net margin of 6.32% and a return on equity of 14.23%. The company had revenue of $75.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $78.67 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.08 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.9% on a year-over-year basis.

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on NLS shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Nautilus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, May 25th. Craig Hallum started coverage on shares of Nautilus in a research note on Monday, April 23rd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $19.00 price target for the company. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Nautilus from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 22nd. Imperial Capital lifted their price target on shares of Nautilus from $12.00 to $15.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 15th. Finally, Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of Nautilus in a research note on Wednesday, June 20th. They issued a “sell” rating and a $13.00 price target for the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $17.72.

In other news, CEO Bruce M. Cazenave sold 10,700 shares of Nautilus stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.97, for a total transaction of $170,879.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 389,044 shares in the company, valued at $6,213,032.68. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director M Carl Johnson III sold 3,300 shares of Nautilus stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.38, for a total transaction of $50,754.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 50,620 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $778,535.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 25,441 shares of company stock valued at $389,236 over the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 3.70% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Nautilus during the second quarter worth about $111,000. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in Nautilus during the second quarter worth about $120,000. Aperio Group LLC purchased a new position in Nautilus during the second quarter worth about $178,000. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its holdings in Nautilus by 1,797.3% during the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 11,403 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $178,000 after purchasing an additional 10,802 shares during the last quarter. Finally, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Nautilus during the fourth quarter worth about $218,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 85.21% of the company’s stock.

NLS remained flat at $$13.90 during midday trading on Friday. 193,496 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 227,654. Nautilus has a 12-month low of $11.30 and a 12-month high of $17.55. The company has a current ratio of 2.19, a quick ratio of 1.63 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13. The company has a market capitalization of $420.45 million, a P/E ratio of 15.80, a P/E/G ratio of 1.33 and a beta of 1.35.

Nautilus Company Profile

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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