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  • Nature's Sunshine Products - NATR - Barchart Chart of the Day 0 comments
    Aug 5, 2011 9:13 AM | about stocks: NATR
    Barchart.coms Chart of the Day - Natures Sunshine (NASDAQ:NATR)
    Barchart Research Team - Barchart.com - Thu Aug 04, 8:05PM CDT
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    NATR - Nature's Sunshine Products
    Sym Last Chg Pct
    NATR 19.55 -0.05 -0.26%

    The "Chart of the Day" is Nature's Sunshine (NATR), which showed up on Thursday's Barchart 52-week high list. NATR on Thursday rallied to an all-time high but fell back to settle slightly lower by -0.26%. A rally above Thursday's high of $21.16 would be a renewed bullish technical signal. TrendSpotter is currently in a neutral mode with today's upside trigger point at $19.97 and the downside trigger point at $16.37. In recent news on the stock, NATR on Wednesday reported Q2 EPS of 36 cents, well above the consensus of 26 cents. Nature's Sunshine, with a market cap of $250 million, sells herbal products, high quality natural vitamins, and other complementary products.


    How we found the Chart of the Day:

    We found the "Chart of the Day" by scanning the Barchart "52-week Highs" page. That page shows all the stocks that have posted new 52-week highs, which is a popular sign of strong upside momentum.

    Barchart's Opinion trading systems are mostly a "Buy" and Barchart's daily TrendSpotter trading system is a "Hold." Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report.

    • TrendSpotter: Hold
    • Short-Term Indicators: 80% Buy
    • Medium-Term Indicators: 75% Buy
    • Long-Term Indicators: 67% Buy
    • Overall Average 72% Buy

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