Media stories about USANA Health Sciences (NYSE:USNA) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. USANA Health Sciences earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.0375115489445 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. BidaskClub upgraded USANA Health Sciences from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Pivotal Research lifted their target price on USANA Health Sciences from $70.00 to $80.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th.
USANA Health Sciences (USNA) opened at $70.45 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,690.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.09 and a beta of 1.07. USANA Health Sciences has a 1-year low of $52.55 and a 1-year high of $72.80.
In other news, Director Myron W. Wentz sold 34,226 shares of USANA Health Sciences stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $57.51, for a total transaction of $1,968,337.26. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, Director Myron W. Wentz sold 28,788 shares of USANA Health Sciences stock in a transaction on Friday, September 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $57.19, for a total value of $1,646,385.72. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 846,060 shares of company stock worth $54,232,222 over the last 90 days. Insiders own 53.20% of the company’s stock.
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USANA Health Sciences Company Profile
USANA Health Sciences, Inc develops and manufactures science-based nutritional and personal care products. The Company operates as a direct selling company in two geographic regions: Americas and Europe, and Asia Pacific, which includes three sub-regions: Southeast Asia Pacific, Greater China and North Asia.
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