Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATR) Major Shareholder Wynnefield Partners Small Cap Purchases 1,569 Shares of Stock

Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATRGet Rating) major shareholder Wynnefield Partners Small Cap bought 1,569 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 15th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $8.93 per share, for a total transaction of $14,011.17. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 774,547 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,916,704.71. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their sales and purchases 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

Shares of NATR opened at $8.72 on Tuesday. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $10.09 and its 200-day moving average is $12.84. The stock has a market capitalization of $167.64 million, a P/E ratio of 11.04 and a beta of 0.79. Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. has a 12-month low of $8.46 and a 12-month high of $19.26.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

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

Institutional Trading of Nature’s Sunshine Products

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Lazard Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products by 50.8% during the second quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 4,795 shares of the company’s stock worth $51,000 after purchasing an additional 1,615 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its stake in Nature’s Sunshine Products by 18.7% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 6,606 shares of the company’s stock valued at $70,000 after acquiring an additional 1,039 shares during the last quarter. Denali Advisors LLC lifted its stake in Nature’s Sunshine Products by 34.9% in the first quarter. Denali Advisors LLC now owns 5,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $98,000 after acquiring an additional 1,500 shares during the last quarter. Atria Wealth Solutions Inc. acquired a new stake in Nature’s Sunshine Products in the second quarter valued at approximately $139,000. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. lifted its stake in Nature’s Sunshine Products by 10.5% in the first quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 8,441 shares of the company’s stock valued at $141,000 after acquiring an additional 800 shares during the last quarter. 75.24% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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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