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Executive Summary

Natural Health Trends Corp., a direct-selling and e-commerce company, provides personal care, wellness, and lifestyle products under the NHT Global brand. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and fair value.

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Share Price & News

How has Natural Health Trends's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: NHTC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: NHTC's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Personal Products


US Market

1 Year Return




US Personal Products


US Market

Return vs Industry: NHTC exceeded the US Personal Products industry which returned 48.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NHTC exceeded the US Market which returned 38.5% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-16.1%-2.1%-3.6%
30 Day23.4%11.8%0.9%
90 Day20.3%14.5%6.7%
1 Year118.2%92.6%49.9%48.9%39.4%36.4%
3 Year-44.6%-61.5%65.0%58.4%53.4%43.5%
5 Year-66.9%-79.1%106.6%90.2%117.3%93.0%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Natural Health Trends's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Natural Health Trends undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: NHTC ($6.76) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($12.95)

Significantly Below Fair Value: NHTC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: NHTC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (85.2x) compared to the US Personal Products industry average (19.5x).

PE vs Market: NHTC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (85.2x) compared to the US market (21.3x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NHTC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: NHTC is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the US Personal Products industry average (2.1x).

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Future Growth

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


Forecasted Household industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Natural Health Trends has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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Past Performance

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


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NHTC has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: NHTC became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NHTC's earnings have declined by 49.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: NHTC has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: NHTC has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Personal Products industry (10.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: NHTC's Return on Equity (1.2%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Natural Health Trends's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NHTC's short term assets ($99.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($21.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: NHTC's short term assets ($99.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($16.7M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NHTC is debt free.

Reducing Debt: NHTC has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: NHTC has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: NHTC has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: NHTC's dividend (11.83%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.34%).

High Dividend: NHTC's dividend (11.83%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.76%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: NHTC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: NHTC's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (1008.8%), NHTC's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Chris T. Sharng (56 yo)

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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 expert...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Chris T.'s total compensation ($USD1.39M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD511.69K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Chris T.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Board Members

Chris T. Sharng
Presidentno dataUS$1.39m8.24%
$ 6.0m
George Knute Broady
$ 19.8m
Randall A. Mason
Independent Non-Executive Chairman14.92yrsUS$150.50k2.13%
$ 1.5m
Yiu Tung Chan
Independent Director5.17yrsUS$102.50kno data
Ching C. Wong
Independent Director0.67yrno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: NHTC's board of directors are considered experienced (8.9 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.9%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Natural Health Trends Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Natural Health Trends Corp.
  • Ticker: NHTC
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1988
  • Industry: Personal Products
  • Sector: Household
  • Market Cap: US$72.727m
  • Shares outstanding: 10.76m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Natural Health Trends Corp.
  • Mira Place Tower A
  • 12th Floor
  • Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Kowloon
  • Hong Kong


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
NHTCNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDJun 1995
NAHDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJun 1995


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 li...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/02/28 00:24
End of Day Share Price2021/02/26 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.