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Nu Skin Named to Investor's Business Daily's "Best of 2011" List

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Nu Skin Named to Investor's Business Daily's "Best of 2011" List18:05 EST Thursday, January 05, 2012PROVO, Utah, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS) announced today that it has been named to the Investor's Business Daily's (IBD) "Best of 2011," a list of the top 100 companies of 2011 based on stock performance. Nu Skin came in at number 51 on the list with an annual stock price increase of more than 60 percent. "It's an honor to be ranked on Investor's Business Daily's prestigious list, and we attribute our continued success to our impressive global sales force and their commitment to improving people's lives through our innovative anti-aging products and rewarding business opportunity," said Truman Hunt, president and chief executive officer of Nu Skin. "We believe that we are poised to extend this positive momentum into 2012 as we continue to focus on leveraging our exclusive ageLOC anti-aging platform and product pipeline, growing our sales force, maximizing the potential of our emerging markets, and building upon our strong profitability and cash position."About Investor's Business Daily (IBD)Founded in 1984, Investor's Business Daily helps new and seasoned investors safely build financial security. Using the proprietary CAN SLIM® Investing System and time-tested signals based on a landmark study of over 130 years of market history, IBD provides alerts to emerging high growth stocks and major changes in market direction. Created by legendary investor and IBD founder William J. O'Neil, the CAN SLIM System has been the #1 growth strategy from 1998 ? 2010, gaining 2,487.3% vs. 29.6% for the S&P 500 in an independent, real-time study by the American Association of Individual Investors.* IBD is also recognized for its political and economic commentary and is home to editorial cartoonist Michael Ramirez, winner of the 2008 and 1994 Pulitzer Prize. *The American Association of Individual Investors' independent "real time" study of over 50 leading strategies found IBD's CAN SLIM Investment System achieved +2487.3% vs. S&P 500 +29.6% for the past 13 years (January 1998 through December 31 2010, AAII Stock Screen).About Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc.Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. demonstrates its tradition of innovation through its comprehensive anti-aging product portfolio, independent business opportunity and corporate social responsibility initiatives. The company's scientific leadership in both skin care and nutrition has established Nu Skin as a premier anti-aging company, evidenced in its unique ageLOC? science that addresses aging at its source. The company's anti-aging products feature the new ageLOC suite of products including the ageLOC R2 nutritional supplement, ageLOC Galvanic Spa System and Galvanic Body Spa?, as well as the ageLOC Transformation daily skin care system. A global direct selling company, Nu Skin operates in 52 markets worldwide and has more than 830,000 independent distributors. Nu Skin is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "NUS." More information is available at http://www.nuskin.com. Please note: This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 regarding the company's results of operation and strategy. These forward-looking statements are based on current information and expectations, and are subject to risks and uncertainties discussed in company filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which could cause the company's actual results to differ materially from expected results. The company undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement contained in this press release, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise, except as may be required by law. SOURCE Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc.For further information: Media, Kara Schneck, +1-801-345-2116, kschneck@nuskin.com, or Investors, Scott Pond, +1-801-345-2657, spond@nuskin.com