Insider Buying: Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATR) Major Shareholder Purchases 1,569 Shares of Stock

Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATRGet Rating) major shareholder Wynnefield Partners Small Cap purchased 1,569 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 15th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $8.93 per share, for a total transaction of $14,011.17. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 774,547 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $6,916,704.71. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Wynnefield Partners Small Cap also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, September 8th, Wynnefield Partners Small Cap bought 1,332 shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products stock. The shares were bought at an average cost of $9.30 per share, for a total transaction of $12,387.60.
  • On Monday, August 29th, Wynnefield Partners Small Cap bought 1,428 shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products stock. The shares were bought at an average cost of $9.80 per share, for a total transaction of $13,994.40.
  • On Thursday, August 25th, Wynnefield Partners Small Cap bought 9,622 shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products stock. The shares were bought at an average cost of $9.66 per share, for a total transaction of $92,948.52.
  • On Tuesday, August 23rd, Wynnefield Partners Small Cap bought 1,154 shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products stock. The shares were bought at an average cost of $10.00 per share, for a total transaction of $11,540.00.

Nature’s Sunshine Products Price Performance

NATR opened at $8.72 on Tuesday. Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $8.46 and a fifty-two week high of $19.26. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is $10.09 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $12.84. The company has a market capitalization of $167.64 million, a P/E ratio of 11.04 and a beta of 0.79.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On Nature’s Sunshine Products

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. AQR Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Nature’s Sunshine Products by 59.3% during the second quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 111,511 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,190,000 after buying an additional 41,510 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp boosted its stake in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products by 4.9% in the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 204,211 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,179,000 after purchasing an additional 9,447 shares in the last quarter. Atria Wealth Solutions Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products in the 2nd quarter valued at $139,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its stake in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products by 2.3% in the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 723,530 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,720,000 after purchasing an additional 16,333 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Northern Trust Corp boosted its stake in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products by 7.0% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 151,211 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,614,000 after purchasing an additional 9,942 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 75.24% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Separately, TheStreet lowered shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Friday, July 8th.

Nature’s Sunshine Products Company Profile

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Nature's Sunshine Products, Inc, a natural health and wellness company, primarily manufactures and sells nutritional and personal care products in Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America, and internationally. It offers general health products related to blood sugar support, bone health, cellular health, cognitive function, joint health, mood, sexual health, sleep, sports and energy, and vision.

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