Nature's Sunshine Products Inc. (NATR) has been one of the best performers amongst all NYSE and NASDAQ listed stocks in the health care sector during morning trading on September 22. At the lunch break, shares of NATR have clocked gains of 3.16% to $15.33 after closing the day prior at $14.86. In the first two and a half hours of trading, the stock has gone as high as $15.33 and as low as $14.97. Today’s rise has come with about 7,958 shares changing hands, compared to an average 30-day volume of 22,387 for Nature's Sunshine Products Inc.. The price is currently below the 30-day volume weighted average price of $15.13 for NATR.
The share appreciation gives the company a market capitalization of $278.59 million based upon 18.75 million shares outstanding. It also means that NATR has a price-to-book ratio of 2.04:1.
In the past 52 weeks, shares of NATR have traded as low as $7.15 and as high as $15.501. Technical traders will take note that at $15.33, shares of NATR are trading above their 200-day MA at $10.19 and above their 50-day MA at $13.0. Technical analysts pay close attention to these key moving averages because they often serve as technical support and resistance levels and because a move through or holding above them is typically regarded as bullish.
Who is NATR?
Natures Sunshine Products Inc is a natural health and wellness company. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the manufacturing and direct selling of nutritional and personal care products. The company’s 901 employees are led by CEO Gregory L. Probert from the corporate headquarters at 2500 West Executive Parkway in Lehi, UT.
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