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Stunning margin meltdown at Nu Skin

  • Shares of Nu Skin (NYSE:NUS) are getting shellacked after the company misses Q2 earnings estimates by a wide margin.
  • Foreign currency swings clipped two full percentage points from sales, while a write-down of inventory in China was an earnings drag.
  • Operating margin fell a stunning 870 bps to 8.4% during the quarter on higher expenses (as a percentage of sales) and the headaches in China.
  • NUS -9.5% premarket
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  • Quoth the Raven
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    Shellacked? Tell me you didn't steal that from me!
    6 Aug 2014, 09:36 AM Reply Like
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