Shares of Natural Health Trends Corp. (NASDAQ:NHTC) shot up 7.3% during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $8.44 and last traded at $7.66, 164,700 shares were traded during mid-day trading. An increase of 21% from the average session volume of 136,370 shares. The stock had previously closed at $7.14.

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Natural Health Trends from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 1st.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03, a current ratio of 3.95 and a quick ratio of 3.62. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $7.31 and a 200-day moving average price of $9.75. The firm has a market capitalization of $82.62 million, a PE ratio of 6.99 and a beta of 1.02.

Natural Health Trends (NASDAQ:NHTC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 7th. The company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter. Natural Health Trends had a return on equity of 13.59% and a net margin of 8.88%. The firm had revenue of $23.43 million during the quarter.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC boosted its stake in shares of Natural Health Trends by 20,953.6% during the 2nd quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 5,895 shares of the company’s stock valued at $48,000 after buying an additional 5,867 shares during the last quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC bought a new stake in shares of Natural Health Trends in the second quarter worth $53,000. Jane Street Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of Natural Health Trends in the second quarter worth $126,000. Walleye Trading LLC acquired a new stake in Natural Health Trends in the second quarter valued at $155,000. Finally, Zebra Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in Natural Health Trends by 60.4% in the second quarter. Zebra Capital Management LLC now owns 19,353 shares of the company’s stock valued at $156,000 after acquiring an additional 7,289 shares in the last quarter. 35.22% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About Natural Health Trends (NASDAQ:NHTC)

Natural Health Trends Corp., a direct-selling and e-commerce company, provides personal care, wellness, and lifestyle products under the NHT Global brand. The company's wellness products include liquid, encapsulated, tableted, and powder dietary and nutritional supplements, as well as vitamins and minerals; and herbal products comprise herbal supplements.

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