Natural Health Trends (NASDAQ:NHTC) shares drop below the 50-day moving average of $6.04

Shares of Natural Health Trends Corp. (NASDAQ:NHTC – Get Rating) fell below its 50-day moving average during Friday’s trading. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $6.04 and is trading as low as $5.12. Shares of Natural Health Trends last traded at $5.13, with a volume of 6,062 shares traded in hands.

Analyst upgrades and downgrades

Separately, TheStreet reduced shares of Natural Health Trends from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a Thursday, June 16 research note.

Natural Health Trends Stocks Up 1.5%

The company’s 50-day simple moving average is $6.04 and its 200-day simple moving average is $6.81.

Natural Health Trends (NASDAQ:NHTC – Get Rating) last released its results on Wednesday, May 4. The company reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Natural Health Trends earned a return on equity of 1.37% and a net margin of 1.42%. The company had revenue of $11.55 million in the quarter.

Natural Health Trend Dividend Announcement

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 27. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, May 17 received a dividend of $0.20. This represents an annualized dividend of $0.80 and a yield of 15.59%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, May 16. Natural Health Trends’ dividend payout ratio is currently 1,143.02%.

Hedge funds weigh in on natural health trends

An institutional investor recently upgraded its position in Natural Health Trends stock. State Street Corp increased its stake in Natural Health Trends Corp. (NASDAQ: NHTC – Get Rating) by 14.1% in the first quarter, according to its latest filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund held 29,014 shares of the company after purchasing an additional 3,592 shares during the period. State Street Corp owned about 0.25% of Natural Health Trends worth $205,000 at the end of last quarter.

Company Profile Natural Health Trends

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Natural Health Trends Corp., a direct selling and e-commerce company, offers personal care, wellness and lifestyle products under the NHT Global brand. The Company offers wellness products, including liquid, capsule, tablet and powder dietary and nutritional supplements, as well as vitamins and minerals; and herbal products including herbal supplements.

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