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Natural Health Trends

Nasdaq:NHTC
Snowflake Description

Flawless balance sheet and fair value.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
NHTC
Nasdaq
$75M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Household
Company description

Natural Health Trends Corp., a direct-selling and e-commerce company, provides personal care, wellness, and lifestyle products under the NHT Global brand. The last earnings update was 11 days ago. More info.


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NHTC Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
2%
NasdaqCM:NHTC
2.2%
US Personal Products
0.3%
US Market
1 Year Returns
-68.7%
NasdaqCM:NHTC
20.5%
US Personal Products
12.5%
US Market
NHTC Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Natural Health Trends (NHTC) 2% 4.2% 1.6% -68.7% -70.6% -40.3%
US Personal Products 2.2% -1.1% 5.5% 20.5% 54.3% 59.2%
US Market 0.3% 4.1% 5.6% 12.5% 39.4% 44.7%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • NHTC underperformed the Personal Products industry which returned 20.5% over the past year.
  • NHTC underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 12.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility
NHTC
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is Natural Health Trends undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of Natural Health Trends to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for Natural Health Trends.

NasdaqCM:NHTC Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model Dividend Discount Model
Dividend Per Share Company Filings (2019-09-30) in USD $ 2.910000
Payout Ratio Company Filings (2019-09-30) 2018%
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 8.1%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year US Government Bond Rate 2.7%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for NasdaqCM:NHTC
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year US Govt Bond Rate 2.7%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 6.7%
Personal Products Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 0.68
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 0.68 (1 + (1- 25%) (4.79%))
0.764
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
0.8
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 2.73% + (0.8 * 6.65%)
8.05%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for NasdaqCM:NHTC using Dividend Discount Model Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Natural Health Trends is arrived at by discounting future dividends to their present value. This approach is used for finance firms where free cash flow is difficult to estimate (e.g. Banks/ Insurance firms).

If the firm does not pay the majority of its earnings out as a dividend this method will often arrive at a value significantly lower than the share price.

See our documentation to learn about this calculation.

NasdaqCM:NHTC Gordon Growth Model
Calculation Result
Value per share = Expected dividends per share / (Discount Rate - Perpetual growth rate)
= $2.91 / (8.05% - 2.73%)
$54.7
NasdaqCM:NHTC Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (USD) From above. $54.70
Current discount Discount to share price of $7.17
= -1 x ($7.17 - $54.70) / $54.70
86.9%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

Current Discount
Amount off the current price Natural Health Trends is available for.
Intrinsic value
>50%
Share price is $7.17 vs Future cash flow value of $54.7
Current Discount Checks
For Natural Health Trends to be considered undervalued it must be available for at least 20% below the current price. Less than 40% is even better.
  • Natural Health Trends's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).
  • Natural Health Trends's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Natural Health Trends's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Natural Health Trends's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:NHTC PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2019-09-30) in USD $0.25
NasdaqCM:NHTC Share Price ** NasdaqCM (2019-11-12) in USD $7.17
United States of America Personal Products Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 21 Publicly-Listed Personal Products Companies 17.08x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 2,922 Publicly-Listed Companies 18.25x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Natural Health Trends.

NasdaqCM:NHTC PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= NasdaqCM:NHTC Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 7.17 ÷ 0.25

28.5x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Natural Health Trends is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Personal Products industry average.
  • Natural Health Trends is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Natural Health Trends's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:NHTC PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 28.5x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
15.5%per year
United States of America Personal Products Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 6 Publicly-Listed Personal Products Companies 2.56x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,023 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.46x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Natural Health Trends, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Natural Health Trends's assets?
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:NHTC PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2019-09-30) in USD $7.77
NasdaqCM:NHTC Share Price * NasdaqCM (2019-11-12) in USD $7.17
United States of America Personal Products Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 43 Publicly-Listed Personal Products Companies 2.65x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,066 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.74x
NasdaqCM:NHTC PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= NasdaqCM:NHTC Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 7.17 ÷ 7.77

0.92x

* Primary Listing of Natural Health Trends.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Natural Health Trends is good value based on assets compared to the US Personal Products industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Natural Health Trends's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Personal Products industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Personal Products industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Natural Health Trends has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

 How is Natural Health Trends expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

  • No analysts cover Natural Health Trends, future earnings growth has been estimated based on fundamentals.
The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
15.5%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Natural Health Trends expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Natural Health Trends's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Natural Health Trends's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.
  • Unable to compare Natural Health Trends's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:NHTC Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
NasdaqCM:NHTC Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts 15.5%
United States of America Personal Products Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 17.7%
United States of America Personal Products Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 6.1%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14.2%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.2%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:NHTC Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (1 month ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
NasdaqCM:NHTC Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2019-09-30 101 -14 3
2019-06-30 131 -2 12
2019-03-31 159 7 20
2018-12-31 192 30 31
2018-09-30 196 37 21
2018-06-30 190 22 21
2018-03-31 190 24 22
2017-12-31 198 27 24
2017-09-30 214 32 47
2017-06-30 244 43 52
2017-03-31 273 53 54
2016-12-31 288 53 55

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Natural Health Trends's earnings are expected to grow by 15.5% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
  • Unable to determine if Natural Health Trends is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:NHTC Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (1 month ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Natural Health Trends Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqCM:NHTC Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2019-09-30 0.25
2019-06-30 1.04
2019-03-31 1.79
2018-12-31 2.75
2018-09-30 1.86
2018-06-30 1.84
2018-03-31 1.95
2017-12-31 2.10
2017-09-30 4.19
2017-06-30 4.66
2017-03-31 4.82
2016-12-31 4.84

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if Natural Health Trends will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.
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Future performance checks
We assess Natural Health Trends's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Natural Health Trends has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

  How has Natural Health Trends performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Natural Health Trends's growth in the last year to its industry (Personal Products).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Natural Health Trends's year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years and the most recent earnings are below average.
  • Natural Health Trends's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.
  • Natural Health Trends's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Personal Products industry average.
Earnings and Revenue History
Natural Health Trends's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Natural Health Trends Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqCM:NHTC Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2019-09-30 101.37 2.79 75.59
2019-06-30 131.39 11.66 91.14
2019-03-31 158.87 20.29 103.52
2018-12-31 191.91 31.04 118.81
2018-09-30 196.41 20.99 119.22
2018-06-30 189.50 20.70 113.92
2018-03-31 190.06 21.98 112.32
2017-12-31 197.56 23.58 115.86
2017-09-30 213.78 47.11 118.12
2017-06-30 244.33 52.33 136.43
2017-03-31 273.26 54.23 157.94
2016-12-31 287.73 55.09 168.30
2016-09-30 299.07 49.74 182.66
2016-06-30 309.17 51.71 190.82
2016-03-31 298.50 51.78 183.79
2015-12-31 264.86 47.24 162.62
2015-09-30 226.61 39.33 139.85
2015-06-30 177.66 30.15 109.54
2015-03-31 142.14 23.93 86.73
2014-12-31 124.59 20.23 76.68
2014-09-30 108.29 16.01 67.89
2014-06-30 90.63 11.96 57.78
2014-03-31 67.04 6.80 44.34
2013-12-31 52.53 4.04 35.69
2013-09-30 41.54 3.01 28.31
2013-06-30 36.69 2.43 24.98
2013-03-31 37.08 2.38 25.13
2012-12-31 37.51 2.60 25.14

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • Natural Health Trends has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).
  • Natural Health Trends used its assets less efficiently than the US Personal Products industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • Natural Health Trends's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess Natural Health Trends's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Personal Products industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Natural Health Trends has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is Natural Health Trends's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Natural Health Trends's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Natural Health Trends is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Natural Health Trends's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Natural Health Trends's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • Low level of unsold assets.
  • Natural Health Trends has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Natural Health Trends Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago.

NasdaqCM:NHTC Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2019-09-30 82.57 0.00 101.11
2019-06-30 79.35 0.00 108.11
2019-03-31 85.86 0.00 118.70
2018-12-31 89.86 0.00 132.65
2018-09-30 88.22 0.00 132.21
2018-06-30 85.57 0.00 128.27
2018-03-31 98.91 0.00 145.10
2017-12-31 90.62 0.00 135.31
2017-09-30 97.86 0.00 126.95
2017-06-30 94.40 0.00 136.26
2017-03-31 89.10 0.00 134.67
2016-12-31 82.44 0.00 125.92
2016-09-30 68.73 0.00 114.50
2016-06-30 57.01 0.00 109.65
2016-03-31 49.33 0.00 99.63
2015-12-31 56.81 0.00 104.91
2015-09-30 48.79 0.00 94.57
2015-06-30 39.84 0.00 74.42
2015-03-31 32.68 0.00 59.87
2014-12-31 26.45 0.00 44.82
2014-09-30 25.18 0.00 39.75
2014-06-30 17.65 0.00 29.62
2014-03-31 9.56 0.00 23.33
2013-12-31 6.08 0.00 14.55
2013-09-30 4.47 0.00 9.13
2013-06-30 3.11 0.00 6.70
2013-03-31 2.19 0.00 5.17
2012-12-31 1.91 0.00 4.21
  • Natural Health Trends has no debt.
  • Natural Health Trends has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.
  • Natural Health Trends has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
  • Natural Health Trends has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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Financial health checks
We assess Natural Health Trends's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Natural Health Trends has a total score of 6/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

 What is Natural Health Trends's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
40.59%
Current annual income from Natural Health Trends dividends.
If you bought $2,000 of Natural Health Trends shares you are expected to receive $812 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Natural Health Trends's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.42%).
  • Natural Health Trends's dividend is above the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.67%).
Upcoming dividend payment

Purchase Natural Health Trends before the 'Ex-dividend' to receive their next dividend payment.

Dividends are usually paid every 3 or 6 months, you can time your share purchase to take advantage of upcoming dividend payments.
Dividend payment calendar
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:NHTC Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Personal Products Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 8 Stocks 1.5%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 1948 Stocks 2.4%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.8%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.4%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.7%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

NasdaqCM:NHTC Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2019-05-07 2.910 37.738
2019-04-26 2.910 24.971
2019-02-21 2.910 23.302
2018-10-30 2.830 14.978
2018-08-01 2.610 10.977
2018-05-02 2.320 10.274
2018-03-27 1.620 8.559
2018-02-14 1.620 9.005
2017-11-01 1.580 9.504
2017-08-02 1.390 6.624
2017-04-27 1.100 3.963
2017-02-08 0.710 2.520
2016-10-25 0.320 1.288
2016-07-27 0.280 0.943
2016-04-27 0.240 0.775
2016-03-04 0.200 0.601
2016-02-02 0.200 0.735
2015-10-27 0.200 0.594
2015-07-28 0.160 0.523
2015-05-04 0.120 0.363
2015-03-06 0.080 0.413
2015-03-03 0.080 0.533
2014-07-30 0.040 0.339
2014-07-29 0.020 0.197
2014-05-07 0.020 0.285
2014-03-07 0.020 0.386

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Whilst dividend payments have been stable, Natural Health Trends has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
  • Dividend payments have increased, but Natural Health Trends only paid a dividend in the past 6 years.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Natural Health Trends's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Dividends paid are covered by earnings (1.6x coverage).
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Natural Health Trends's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.8%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Natural Health Trends afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Natural Health Trends has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Management

 What is the CEO of Natural Health Trends's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Chris Sharng
COMPENSATION $1,539,801
AGE 55
CEO Bio

Mr. Chris T. Sharng has been the President of Natural Health Trends Corp. since February 26, 2007 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. He is responsible for overseeing operations and providing expertise and guidance that is consistent with Natural Health Trends’s mission and core values. Mr. Sharng serves as the President of NHT Global, Inc. He has over 20 years of executive and entrepreneurial experience in network marketing, hospitality and on-line development businesses. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of Natural Health Trends Corp., from August 2004 to February 2007 and Chief Executive Officer since March 2006. Mr. Sharng served as an Executive Vice President of Natural Health Trends Corp., from August 2004 to February 26, 2007. He served as a Member of the Office of the Chief Executive and Interim Principal Executive Officer at Natural Health Trends Corp. Mr. Sharng has developed a deep understanding of Natural Health Trends' business globally. His leadership was integral to the success of several of Natural Health Trends' key initiatives in recent years. Mr. Sharng served as the Chief Financial Officer of NorthPole Limited from March, 2004 to July 2004. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MDI, Inc. (formerly, American Building Control Inc., Ultrak Inc.) from October 2000 to March 2, 2004 and served as its Secretary until March 2, 2004. Mr. Sharng was employed by Mattel Inc. from March 1989 to July 2000 in various capacities, including as its Vice President of International Finance and Planning from 1996 to July 2000. He has been Director of Natural Health Trends Corp. since March 2012. Mr. Sharng received his Master of Business Administration from Columbia University and his Bachelor degree from National Taiwan University.

CEO Compensation
  • Chris's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.
  • Chris's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team

Chris Sharng

TITLE
President
COMPENSATION
$2M
AGE
55

Timothy Davidson

TITLE
Senior VP
COMPENSATION
$715K
AGE
48
TENURE
12.8 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Natural Health Trends board of directors in years:

7.7
Average Tenure
60
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Natural Health Trends board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors

Randall Mason

TITLE
Non-Executive Chairman
COMPENSATION
$198K
AGE
60
TENURE
13.7 yrs

Chris Sharng

TITLE
President
COMPENSATION
$2M
AGE
55
TENURE
7.7 yrs

Enoch Chan

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$150K
AGE
52
TENURE
3.9 yrs

George Broady

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$150K
AGE
80
TENURE
11.1 yrs

Kin Chung

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$150K
AGE
79
TENURE
4.8 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
24. Jun 19 Buy George Broady Individual 20. Jun 19 20. Jun 19 2,000 $8.12 $16,240
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Management checks
We assess Natural Health Trends's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Natural Health Trends has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

News

Simply Wall St News

Our Take On Natural Health Trends Corp.'s (NASDAQ:NHTC) CEO Salary

See our latest analysis for Natural Health Trends How Does Chris Sharng's Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies? … Given the total loss of 74% over three years, many shareholders in Natural Health Trends Corp. … We compared the total CEO remuneration paid by Natural Health Trends Corp., and compared it to remuneration at a group of similar sized companies.

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Is Natural Health Trends Corp.'s (NASDAQ:NHTC) CEO Paid Enough Relative To Peers?

First, this article will compare CEO compensation with compensation at similar sized companies. … How Does Chris Sharng's Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies. … is worth US$144m, and total annual CEO compensation is US$1.7m.

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Shareholders Are Thrilled That The Natural Health Trends Share Price Increased 185%

So while it's never fun to see a share price fall, it's important to look at a longer time horizon. … During five years of share price growth, Natural Health Trends achieved compound earnings per share (EPS) growth of 50% per year. … The EPS growth is more impressive than the yearly share price gain of 23% over the same period.

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What Kind Of Investor Owns Most Of Natural Health Trends Corp. (NASDAQ:NHTC)?

Every investor in Natural Health Trends Corp. … Large companies usually have institutions as shareholders, and we usually see insiders owning shares in smaller companies. … Natural Health Trends is not a large company by global standards.

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Is Natural Health Trends Corp.'s (NASDAQ:NHTC) Balance Sheet Strong Enough To Weather A Storm?

However, it also faces higher cost of capital given interest cost is generally lower than equity. … Is NHTC growing fast enough to value financial flexibility over lower cost of capital. … There are well-known benefits of including debt in capital structure, primarily a lower cost of capital

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Natural Health Trends Corp (NASDAQ:NHTC)'s Return on Capital

and want to better understand how you can grow your money by investing in Natural Health Trends Corp (NASDAQ:NHTC). … This share represents a portion of capital used by the company to operate the business, and it is important the company is able to use the capital base efficiently to create adequate cash flows for you as an investor. … Therefore, looking at how efficiently Natural Health Trends is able to use capital to create earnings will help us understand your potential return.

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Natural Health Trends Corp (NASDAQ:NHTC) Delivered A Better ROE Than Its Industry

Natural Health Trends has a ROE of 24%, based on the last twelve months. … That means that for every $1 worth of shareholders' equity, it generated $0.24 in profit. … Return on Equity = Net Profit ÷ Shareholders' Equity

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Is Natural Health Trends Corp's (NASDAQ:NHTC) PE Ratio A Signal To Buy For Investors?

Natural Health Trends Corp (NASDAQ:NHTC) is trading with a trailing P/E of 12.3, which is lower than the industry average of 22. … While NHTC might seem like an attractive stock to buy, it is important to understand the assumptions behind the P/E ratio before you make any investment decisions. … See our latest analysis for Natural Health Trends

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What Kind Of Risk Should You Expect For Natural Health Trends Corp (NASDAQ:NHTC)?

Beta can be a useful tool to understand how much a stock is influenced by market risk (volatility). … A stock with a beta below one is either less volatile than the market, or more volatile but not corellated with the overall market. … In comparison a stock with a beta of over one tends to be move in a similar direction to the market in the long term, but with greater changes in price.

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What Should You Know About Natural Health Trends Corp's (NASDAQ:NHTC) Return On Capital?

and want a simplistic look at the return on Natural Health Trends Corp (NASDAQ:NHTC) stock. … As a result, your investment is being put to work to fund operations and if you want to earn an attractive return on your investment, the business needs to be making an adequate amount of money from the funds you provide. … To understand Natural Health Trends’s capital returns we will look at a useful metric called return on capital employed.

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Company Info

Description

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 offers wellness products, including liquid, encapsulated, tableted, and powder dietary and nutritional supplements, as well as vitamins and minerals; and herbal products comprising herbal supplements. It also provides beauty products, such as anti-aging and hydrating cleansers, creams, lotions, serums, and toners; lifestyle products, which include weight management, intimacy support, and energy enhancing supplements; and dietary supplement drink mixes. In addition, the company offers home and car appliances; and infant and toddler bath and body care products. It sells its products directly to consumers through an e-commerce retail platform in the Americas, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Europe. Natural Health Trends Corp. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Tsimshatsui, Hong Kong.

Details
Name: Natural Health Trends Corp.
NHTC
Exchange: NasdaqCM
Founded: 1988
$74,999,311
10,460,155
Website: http://www.naturalhealthtrendscorp.com
Address: Natural Health Trends Corp.
Mira Place Tower A,
12th Floor,
Tsimshatsui,
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
NasdaqCM NHTC Common Stock Nasdaq Capital Market US USD 22. Jun 1995
DB NAH Common Stock Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 22. Jun 1995
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
153
Natural Health Trends employees.
Industry
Personal Products
Household
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/11/12 23:42
End of day share price update: 2019/11/12 00:00
Last earnings filing: 2019/11/01
Last earnings reported: 2019/09/30
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/12/31


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