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Why We Think Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) Could Be Worth Looking At

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Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) is a stock with outstanding fundamental characteristics. When we build an investment case, we need to look at the stock with a holistic perspective. In the case of NUS, it is a financially-healthy company with a an optimistic growth outlook, not yet priced into the stock. Below, I've touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. If you're interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, take a look at the report on Nu Skin Enterprises here.

Undervalued established dividend payer

One reason why investors are attracted to NUS is its earnings growth potential in the near future of 31% which is expected to flow into an impressive return on equity of 28% over the next couple of years. NUS's share price is trading at below its true value, meaning that the market sentiment for the stock is currently bearish. This mispricing gives investors the opportunity to buy into the stock at a cheap price compared to the value they will be receiving, should analysts' consensus forecast growth be correct. Also, relative to the rest of its peers with similar levels of earnings, NUS's share price is trading below the group's average. This supports the theory that NUS is potentially underpriced.

NYSE:NUS Past and Future Earnings, April 6th 2019

NUS's strong financial health means that all of its upcoming liability payments are able to be met by its current cash and short-term investment holdings. This implies that NUS manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. NUS's has produced operating cash levels of 0.47x total debt over the past year, which implies that NUS's management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

NYSE:NUS Historical Debt, April 6th 2019

Next Steps:

For Nu Skin Enterprises, there are three relevant factors you should further research:

  1. Historical Performance: What has NUS's returns been like over the past? Go into more detail in the past track record analysis and take a look at the free visual representations of our analysis for more clarity.
  2. Dividend Income vs Capital Gains: Does NUS return gains to shareholders through reinvesting in itself and growing earnings, or redistribute a decent portion of earnings as dividends? Our historical dividend yield visualization quickly tells you what your can expect from NUS as an investment.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of NUS? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

We aim to bring you long-term focused research analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material.

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