Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:NLS) – Analysts at Imperial Capital reduced their FY2017 earnings estimates for Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. Imperial Capital analyst G. Kelly now expects that the specialty retailer will earn $0.92 per share for the year, down from their prior estimate of $1.14. Imperial Capital currently has a “In-Line” rating and a $14.00 target price on the stock. Imperial Capital also issued estimates for Nautilus Group, Inc. (The)’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.31 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $0.97 EPS.

A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday. Lake Street Capital cut shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and dropped their target price for the company from $25.00 to $15.00 in a report on Tuesday. SunTrust Banks, Inc. cut shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $16.00 target price for the company. in a report on Tuesday. B. Riley set a $20.00 price target on shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday. Finally, Aegis initiated coverage on shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) in a research report on Monday, September 11th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $21.00 price target on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.00.

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Nautilus Group, Inc. (NYSE NLS) opened at $12.85 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $383.84 million, a PE ratio of 12.63, a PEG ratio of 1.30 and a beta of 2.12. The company has a current ratio of 2.02, a quick ratio of 1.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20.

Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:NLS) last issued its earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The specialty retailer reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.03. Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) had a net margin of 7.28% and a return on equity of 18.54%. The company had revenue of $88.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $92.29 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.16 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year.

In other news, Director Richard A. Horn sold 7,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.70, for a total value of $125,250.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 41,626 shares in the company, valued at $695,154.20. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 3.70% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Alps Advisors Inc. grew its position in shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) by 0.3% in the second quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 28,504 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $546,000 after purchasing an additional 74 shares during the last quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan grew its position in shares of Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) by 2.4% in the second quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 7,260 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $139,000 after purchasing an additional 170 shares during the last quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund boosted its position in Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) by 0.9% during the second quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 22,423 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $429,000 after acquiring an additional 195 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its position in Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) by 1.3% during the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 24,450 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $468,000 after acquiring an additional 310 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc boosted its position in Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) by 1.3% during the first quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 51,740 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $943,000 after acquiring an additional 645 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 93.72% of the company’s stock.

Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) Company Profile

Nautilus, Inc is a consumer fitness products company. The Company operates through two segments: Direct and Retail. Its principal business activities include designing, developing, sourcing and marketing of cardio and strength fitness products and related accessories for consumer use, primarily in the United States and Canada, but also in international markets outside North America.

Earnings History and Estimates for Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:NLS)

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