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Should You Buy Nutrisystem Inc (NASDAQ:NTRI) At $29.5?

Luis Baughman

Nutrisystem Inc (NASDAQ:NTRI), a online retail company based in United States, saw significant share price volatility over the past couple of months on the NasdaqGS, rising to the highs of $46.1 and falling to the lows of $26.95. This high level of volatility gives investors the opportunity to enter into the stock, and potentially buy at an artificially low price. A question to answer is whether Nutrisystem’s current trading price of $29.5 reflective of the actual value of the small-cap? Or is it currently undervalued, providing us with the opportunity to buy? Let’s take a look at Nutrisystem’s outlook and value based on the most recent financial data to see if there are any catalysts for a price change. View our latest analysis for Nutrisystem

What is Nutrisystem worth?

The stock seems fairly valued at the moment according to my valuation model. It’s trading around 1.87% below my intrinsic value, which means if you buy Nutrisystem today, you’d be paying a fair price for it. And if you believe the company’s true value is $30.06, then there isn’t much room for the share price grow beyond what it’s currently trading. So, is there another chance to buy low in the future? Given that Nutrisystem’s share is fairly volatile (i.e. its price movements are magnified relative to the rest of the market) this could mean the price can sink lower, giving us an opportunity to buy later on. This is based on its high beta, which is a good indicator for share price volatility.

Can we expect growth from Nutrisystem?

NasdaqGS:NTRI Future Profit Apr 24th 18

Future outlook is an important aspect when you’re looking at buying a stock, especially if you are an investor looking for growth in your portfolio. Buying a great company with a robust outlook at a cheap price is always a good investment, so let’s also take a look at the company’s future expectations. Nutrisystem’s earnings over the next few years are expected to increase by 26.55%, indicating a highly optimistic future ahead. This should lead to more robust cash flows, feeding into a higher share value.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? NTRI’s optimistic future growth appears to have been factored into the current share price, with shares trading around its fair value. However, there are also other important factors which we haven’t considered today, such as the financial strength of the company. Have these factors changed since the last time you looked at the stock? Will you have enough confidence to invest in the company should the price drop below its fair value?

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping an eye on NTRI, now may not be the most optimal time to buy, given it is trading around its fair value. However, the positive outlook is encouraging for the company, which means it’s worth diving deeper into other factors such as the strength of its balance sheet, in order to take advantage of the next price drop.

Price is just the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper into what truly matters – the fundamentals – before you make a decision on Nutrisystem. You can find everything you need to know about Nutrisystem in the latest infographic research report. If you are no longer interested in Nutrisystem, you can use our free platform to see my list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.


To help readers see pass the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned.