Nu Skin Enterprises
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 30 (Q3), Nu Skin Enterprises beat expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew significantly and GAAP earnings per share increased significantly.
Gross margins were steady, operating margins were steady, net margins contracted.
Nu Skin Enterprises logged revenue of $526.2 million. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected sales of $480.0 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 23% higher than the prior-year quarter's $428.4 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.87. The eight earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.76 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.87 for Q3 were 21% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.72 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 83.5%, about the same as the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.7%, about the same as the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.3%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $495.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.81.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $2.03 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.24.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Nu Skin Enterprises is buy, with an average price target of $62.13.
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