Herbalife LTD. Company Profile (NYSE:HLF)

About Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF)

Herbalife LTD. logoHerbalife Ltd. is a global nutrition company. The Company develops and sells weight management, healthy meals and snacks, sports and fitness, energy and targeted nutritional products, as well as personal care products. Its operating segments are based on geographical operations in six regions: North America; Mexico; South and Central America; Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); Asia Pacific, and China. The Company categorizes its products into five groups: weight management, targeted nutrition, energy, sports and fitness, outer nutrition, and literature, promotional and other. As of December 31, 2016, it marketed and sold approximately 140 products encompassing over 4,700 stock keeping units (SKUs) globally. Its product categories include meal replacement; protein shakes; drink mixes; dietary and nutritional supplements containing herbs, vitamins, minerals and other natural ingredients; facial skin care; body care; hair care products; sales tools, and educational materials.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Personal Products
  • Sub-Industry: Personal Products
  • Symbol: NYSE:HLF
  • CUSIP: G4412G10
  • Web: www.herbalife.com
  • Market Cap: $7.09562 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 90,199,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $70.86
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $68.68
  • 52 Week Range: $47.62 - $79.64
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.69
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.21
  • P/E Growth: -32.06
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $4.42 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.52
  • Book Value: $2.22 per share
  • Price / Book: 33.61
  • EBITDA: $727.7 million
  • Net Margins: 9.28%
  • Return on Equity: 216.82%
  • Return on Assets: 14.15%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 10.94%
  • Current Ratio: 2.63%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.19%
  • Average Volume: 1.56 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.23
  • Short Ratio: 26.42

Frequently Asked Questions for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF)

What is Herbalife LTD.'s stock symbol?

Herbalife LTD. trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HLF."

How will Herbalife LTD.'s stock buyback program work?

Herbalife LTD. announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Wednesday, April 12th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $1,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 27.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Herbalife LTD.'s earnings last quarter?

Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 1st. The company reported $1.51 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.41. The company had revenue of $1.15 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.14 billion. Herbalife LTD. had a return on equity of 216.82% and a net margin of 9.28%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.29 EPS. View Herbalife LTD.'s Earnings History.

When will Herbalife LTD. make its next earnings announcement?

Herbalife LTD. is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Herbalife LTD..

What guidance has Herbalife LTD. issued on next quarter's earnings?

Herbalife LTD. issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Monday, October, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.80-0.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.84.

Where is Herbalife LTD.'s stock going? Where will Herbalife LTD.'s stock price be in 2017?

4 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Herbalife LTD.'s shares. Their predictions range from $67.00 to $120.00. On average, they anticipate Herbalife LTD.'s stock price to reach $86.67 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Herbalife LTD..

What are analysts saying about Herbalife LTD. stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Herbalife LTD. stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Herbalife is a global network marketing company offering a range of science-based weight management products, nutritional supplements and personal care products intended to support weight loss and a healthy lifestyle. " (10/4/2017)
  • 2. Pivotal Research analysts commented, "We expect adjusted EPS of $1.14, vs $1.29 LY, down 11.4%. Street consensus is $1.12 and company guidance is for $0.95-$1.15. The 2Q17 will be the most challenging quarter of the year given that volume rose 9% in 2Q16 and was up 13.6% in North America LY. Volume is guided to down 4%-8% and net sales are guided to down 2%-6%. We expect sales to decline 5% and volume to decline 6%." (7/20/2017)

Who are some of Herbalife LTD.'s key competitors?

Who are Herbalife LTD.'s key executives?

Herbalife LTD.'s management team includes the folowing people:

  • Michael O. Johnson, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Desmond J. Walsh, President
  • Richard P. Goudis, Chief Executive Officer
  • John G. DeSimone, Chief Financial Officer
  • David Pezzullo, Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff
  • Alan L. Hoffman, Executive Vice President - Global Corporate Affairs
  • Pedro Cardoso, Director
  • John M. Tartol, Director
  • Richard P. Bermingham, Independent Director
  • Richard H. Carmona M.D., Independent Director

Who owns Herbalife LTD. stock?

Herbalife LTD.'s stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include ICAHN CARL C (26.22%), Shell Asset Management Co. (0.07%) and APG Asset Management N.V. (0.05%). Company insiders that own Herbalife LTD. stock include Calero Miguel Angel Fernandez, Carl C Icahn, Edi Hienrich, Ibelis Fleming, Jesus Alzarez, John Tartol, Richard P Bermingham and Shin-Shing Bosco Chiu. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Herbalife LTD..

Who bought Herbalife LTD. stock? Who is buying Herbalife LTD. stock?

Herbalife LTD.'s stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shell Asset Management Co. and APG Asset Management N.V.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Herbalife LTD..

How do I buy Herbalife LTD. stock?

Shares of Herbalife LTD. can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Herbalife LTD.'s stock price today?

One share of Herbalife LTD. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $74.62.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE HLF)
Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  352 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  235 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  587
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $86.67 (16.14% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF)
Price Target History for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF)
Analysts' Ratings History for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/3/2017Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$120.00LowView Rating Details
10/3/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingHold$71.00 -> $73.00LowView Rating Details
8/21/2017Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuyHighView Rating Details
8/2/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Set Price TargetHold$67.00LowView Rating Details
4/17/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF)
Earnings by Quarter for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF)
Earnings History by Quarter for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE HLF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2017$1.13N/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2017Q2 2017$1.10$1.51$1.14 billion$1.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2017Q1 2017$0.87$1.24$1.04 billion$1.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2017Q416$0.97$1.00$1.05 billion$1.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$1.09$1.21$18.70 million$1.12 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q216$1.21$1.29$1.19 billion$1.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$1.09$1.36$1.07 billion$1.12 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$0.92$1.19$1.06 billion$1.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$1.05$1.28$1.16 billion$1.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$1.11$1.24$1.15 billion$1.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$1.01$1.29$1.09 billion$1.11 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$1.16$1.41$1.17 billion$1.13 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2014Q314$1.51$1.45$1.32 billion$1.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2014Q214$1.57$1.55$1.35 billion$1.31 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2014Q114$1.29$1.50$1.23 billion$1.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2014Q413$1.17$1.29$1.22 billion$1.27 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$1.14$1.41$1.20 billion$1.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q2 2013$1.18$1.41$1.16 billion$1.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2013Q1 2013$1.06$1.27$1.11 billion$1.12 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2013Q4 2012$1.01$1.05$1.05 billion$1.06 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2012Q312$1.01$1.04$996.96 million$1.02 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2012$0.96$1.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2012$0.81$0.88ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2012$0.72$0.86ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2011$0.74$0.87ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2011$0.83$0.88ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2011$1.21$1.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2011$1.12$1.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.29
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$1.35$1.35$1.35
Q2 20171$1.10$1.10$1.10
Q3 20171$0.82$0.82$0.82
Q4 20171$1.02$1.02$1.02
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF)
Most Recent Dividend:3/18/2014
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
0.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
0.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF)

Dividend History by Quarter for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE HLF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.95%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/12/2017Calero Miguel Angel FernandezEVPSell30,401$72.02$2,189,480.02View SEC Filing  
5/11/2017Edi HienrichSVPSell14,119$72.23$1,019,815.37View SEC Filing  
5/11/2017Jesus AlzarezVPSell1,214$71.53$86,837.42View SEC Filing  
5/11/2017Shin-Shing Bosco ChiuInsiderSell2,828$71.65$202,626.20View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017Richard P BerminghamDirectorSell7,510$72.92$547,629.20View SEC Filing  
5/9/2017Shin-Shing Bosco ChiuInsiderSell2,813$71.90$202,254.70View SEC Filing  
3/10/2017Carl C IcahnMajor ShareholderBuy372,324$51.35$19,118,837.40View SEC Filing  
3/2/2017John TartolDirectorSell2,758$56.48$155,771.84View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016Carl C IcahnMajor ShareholderBuy1,056,069$55.05$58,136,598.45View SEC Filing  
11/3/2016Carl C IcahnMajor ShareholderBuy1,832,402$54.70$100,232,389.40View SEC Filing  
8/31/2016Carl C IcahnMajor ShareholderBuy306,846$60.39$18,530,429.94View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016Carl C IcahnMajor ShareholderBuy2,304,683$59.31$136,690,748.73View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Ibelis FlemingSVPSell9,729$64.86$631,022.94View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016Shin-Shing Bosco ChiuInsiderSell2,000$68.00$136,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Jesus AlzarezVPSell1,475$62.18$91,715.50View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016Richard P BerminghamDirectorSell7,753$66.00$511,698.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2016Shin-Shing Bosco ChiuInsiderSell2,000$63.00$126,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/21/2015Shin-Shing Bosco ChiuInsiderSell1,686$58.00$97,788.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Des WalshPresidentBuy5,000$37.73$188,650.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014David PezzulloEVPBuy1,315$38.00$49,970.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014John DesimoneCFOBuy2,630$38.00$99,940.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014David PezzulloEVPBuy1,220$40.98$49,995.60View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014John DesimoneCFOBuy2,420$41.22$99,752.40View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Brett ChapmanInsiderBuy5,100$52.00$265,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Jerry LiDirectorBuy1,000$49.70$49,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014David PezzulloEVPBuy7,000$49.34$345,380.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Robert LevyEVPBuy1,000$52.83$52,830.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014John DesimoneCFOBuy10,000$55.56$555,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014Richard GoudisCOOBuy10,700$55.81$597,167.00View SEC Filing  
7/16/2014Leroy Jr. BarnesDirectorSell18,625$64.45$1,200,381.25View SEC Filing  
7/7/2014Calero Miguel Angel FernandezEVPSell15,332$65.90$1,010,378.80View SEC Filing  
6/18/2014Patricio CuestaDirectorSell2,975$64.00$190,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Richard P BerminghamDirectorSell16,000$62.74$1,003,840.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2014John TartolDirectorSell50,000$63.38$3,169,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Michael JohnsonCEOSell250,000$60.33$15,082,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Carl Icahnmajor shareholderBuy33,515$66.40$2,225,396.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2014Colombe NicholasDirectorSell10,938$77.09$843,210.42View SEC Filing  
12/23/2013Shin-Shing Bosco ChiuInsiderSell1,989$80.81$160,731.09View SEC Filing  
5/3/2013Carl C IcahnMajor ShareholderBuy611,354$40.85$24,973,810.90View SEC Filing  
3/8/2013Carl C IcahnMajor ShareholderBuy322,716$41.45$13,376,578.20View SEC Filing  
3/7/2013Carl C IcahnMajor ShareholderBuy2,017,264$41.02$82,748,169.28View SEC Filing  
12/3/2012John TartolDirectorSell7,000$45.57$318,990.00View SEC Filing  
11/29/2012Richard GoudisCOOBuy45,516$43.89$1,997,697.24View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012Richard GoudisCOOBuy22,200$44.99$998,778.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012Richard GoudisCOOBuy2,150$46.37$99,695.50View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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