Why Natural Health Trends Corp. Stock Popped Today

By Fool.com

What:Shares of Natural Health Trends Corp. after the health and wellness products specialist announced solid preliminary second-quarter revenue results.

So what:For the quarter ended June 30, 2015, Natural Health Trends now expects revenue to climb 104% year over year to $69.7 million. It's hard to put that into perspective relative to Wall Street's expectations, as there are no analyst estimates available for the company andNatural Health Trends doesn't typically provide quarterly guidance.

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Now what: Even so, that growth is encouraging considering it's an acceleration over Natural Trends' first quarter, when revenue climbed 76% year over year to $40.7 million, and net income rose 119% over the same period to $6.7 million.With shares currently trading at a reasonable 19.4 times trailing 12-month earnings, it's little surprise investors are willing to so aggressively bid up Natural Trends stock today.

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