Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the eleven ratings firms that are covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have given a hold recommendation and one has assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $10.14.

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on NLS shares. Imperial Capital dropped their price objective on Nautilus to $12.00 and set an “in-line” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 30th. ValuEngine upgraded Nautilus from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 21st. B. Riley cut Nautilus from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and dropped their price objective for the company from $21.00 to $10.00 in a report on Friday, January 18th. DA Davidson cut Nautilus from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, January 18th. Finally, Lake Street Capital cut Nautilus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and lowered their target price for the stock from $17.00 to $11.00 in a report on Friday, January 18th.

NLS opened at $7.62 on Friday. Nautilus has a 52-week low of $6.77 and a 52-week high of $17.20. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11, a current ratio of 1.93 and a quick ratio of 1.35. The firm has a market cap of $227.57 million, a P/E ratio of 8.66, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.50 and a beta of 0.81.

In related news, Director Anne Saunders sold 4,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.87, for a total transaction of $57,915.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 11,120 shares in the company, valued at approximately $143,114.40. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 3.50% of the company’s stock.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Arizona State Retirement System increased its position in Nautilus by 4.5% during the 4th quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 45,872 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $500,000 after buying an additional 1,993 shares in the last quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System increased its holdings in shares of Nautilus by 19.4% in the fourth quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 14,636 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $160,000 after purchasing an additional 2,383 shares during the period. Legal & General Group Plc increased its holdings in shares of Nautilus by 7.8% in the third quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 64,824 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $910,000 after purchasing an additional 4,694 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Nautilus by 9.6% in the third quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 60,266 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $841,000 after purchasing an additional 5,259 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its holdings in shares of Nautilus by 1.2% in the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 461,535 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $6,438,000 after purchasing an additional 5,271 shares during the period. 95.61% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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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