Placing the Bulls-Eye Focus on Natural Health Trends Corp. (:NHTC)

Natural Health Trends Corp. (:NHTC) stock is pricing at $16.76 after moving 0.00% thus far this session.  Technical levels will be in focus as the volatility has increased given recent attention.  

Let’s take a quick look at how the price of Natural Health Trends Corp. (:NHTC) is currently trading in comparison to some of its simple moving averages. At current levels, shares have been seen trading 2.44% away from the 20-day moving average. The stock has been recently separated from the 50-day moving average by -10.38%. Using a broader approach, the stock has been trading -22.61% off of the 200-day moving average. After the latest check-in, shares are -28.04% off of the 50 day high and 25.07% away from the 50 day low number.

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In terms of performance, shares of Natural Health Trends Corp. (:NHTC) are -9.36% since the start of 2016. Over the past week, shares are 0.54%. Moving out to look at the previous month performance, the stock is at 9.04%. For the quarter, performance is at -29.31%. During the past six months, Natural Health Trends Corp. (:NHTC)’s stock has been -29.75% and 16.97% for the last 12 months.

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