Nu Skin Enterprises's Earnings Beat Last Year's by 30%
Nu Skin Enterprises (NYS: NUS) reported earnings on Aug. 1. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Nu Skin Enterprises met expectations on revenues and beat slightly on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew significantly. GAAP earnings per share grew significantly.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins expanded, net margins increased.
Nu Skin Enterprises booked revenue of $682.9 million. The seven analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected sales of $680.3 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $593.2 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
EPS came in at $1.22. The seven earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $1.20 per share. GAAP EPS of $1.22 for Q2 were 30% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.94 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 83.7%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 16.8%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.9%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $775.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.39.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $2.85 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.98.
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 $68.14.
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