Herbalife Company Profile (NYSE:HLF)

About Herbalife (NYSE:HLF)

Herbalife 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: $6.43 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 91,099,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $64.99
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $56.58
  • 52 Week Range: $47.62 - $73.61
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.48
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.86
  • P/E Growth: -31.12
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $4.47 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.44
  • Book Value: $2.93 per share
  • Price / Book: 24.09
  • EBIDTA: $502.8 million
  • Net Margins: 5.40%
  • Return on Equity: 1,018.52%
  • Return on Assets: 17.36%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 8.23%
  • Current Ratio: 1.23%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.94%
  • Average Volume: 1.15 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.7
  • Short Ratio: 17.33

Frequently Asked Questions for Herbalife (NYSE:HLF)

What is Herbalife's stock symbol?

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

How will Herbalife's stock buyback program work?

Herbalife announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Wednesday, April 12th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 27.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Herbalife's earnings last quarter?

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $1.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.37. The company earned $1.10 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.04 billion. Herbalife had a net margin of 5.40% and a return on equity of 1,018.52%. Herbalife's revenue was down 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.36 earnings per share. View Herbalife's Earnings History.

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

Herbalife updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.05-4.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.09. Herbalife also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.85-1.05 EPS.

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

4 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Herbalife's stock. Their forecasts range from $58.00 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate Herbalife's share price to reach $71.33 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Herbalife.

Who are some of Herbalife's key competitors?

Who owns Herbalife stock?

Herbalife's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include ICAHN CARL C (24.57%), FMR LLC (7.91%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.34%), BlackRock Inc. (3.38%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.24%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (0.57%). Company insiders that own Herbalife 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.

Who sold Herbalife stock? Who is selling Herbalife stock?

Herbalife's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Ameriprise Financial Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Elkfork Partners LLC and Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Herbalife stock in the last year include Calero Miguel Angel Fernandez, Edi Hienrich, Ibelis Fleming, Jesus Alzarez, John Tartol, Richard P Bermingham and Shin-Shing Bosco Chiu. View Insider Buying and Selling for Herbalife.

Who bought Herbalife stock? Who is buying Herbalife stock?

Herbalife's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Stonehill Capital Management LLC, Quantitative Investment Management LLC, Lyon Street Capital LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Twin Capital Management Inc. and MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for Herbalife.

How do I buy Herbalife stock?

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

How much does a share of Herbalife stock cost?

One share of Herbalife stock can currently be purchased for approximately $70.59.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Herbalife (NYSE:HLF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $71.33 (1.05% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Herbalife (NYSE:HLF)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/5/2017Pivotal ResearchLower Price TargetBuy$105.00 -> $90.00HighView Rating Details
4/24/2017Tigress FinancialInitiated CoverageBuyLowView Rating Details
3/14/2017Citigroup IncInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$58.00LowView Rating Details
8/5/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$66.00N/AView Rating Details
4/17/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/12/2015Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuy$73.00N/AView Rating Details
7/20/2015Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Herbalife (NYSE:HLF)
Earnings by Quarter for Herbalife (NYSE:HLF)
Earnings History by Quarter for Herbalife (NYSE:HLF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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 (NYSE:HLF)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.33
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$1.35$1.35$1.35
Q2 20171$1.00$1.00$1.00
Q3 20171$1.12$1.12$1.12
Q4 20171$0.86$0.86$0.86
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Herbalife (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 (NYSE:HLF)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Herbalife (NYSE:HLF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.91%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Herbalife (NYSE:HLF)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Herbalife (NYSE:HLF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Herbalife (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)


Headline Trends for Herbalife (NYSE:HLF)
Latest Headlines for Herbalife (NYSE:HLF)
seekingalpha.com logoHerbalife: Trap Doors And Double Bottoms - Seeking Alpha
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marketwatch.com logoHerbalife's stock pulls back sharply after report of sudden removal of China president - MarketWatch
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finance.yahoo.com logoIs Herbalife Finally Feeling the Burn?
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finance.yahoo.com logoHerbalife shares fall, China chief leaves post: Report
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finance.yahoo.com logoHerbalife's stock pulls back sharply after report of sudden removal of China president
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 5:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHerbalife Stock Falls After Chinese Exec Leaves After 10 Years
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finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Herbalife, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, and Brown-Forman Slumped Today
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investorplace.com logoHerbalife Ltd. (HLF) Stock Wilts After China Head Departure
investorplace.com - May 23 at 2:31 PM
cnbc.com logoHerbalife shares slide on report China executive has left
www.cnbc.com - May 23 at 1:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHerbalife Ltd. :HLF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 22, 2017
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finance.yahoo.com logoHerbalife Chairman and CEO Holds Shares Resulting from Net Exercise Transaction of Equity Awards
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finance.yahoo.com logoStocks Billionaire Carl Icahn Is Buying Now
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finance.yahoo.com logoAre Options Traders Betting on a Big Move in Herbalife (HLF) Stock?
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 10:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCalero Miguel Angel Fernandez Sells 30,401 Shares of Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) Stock
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finance.yahoo.com logo4 Wacky Stunts Pulled by Activist Investors
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americanbankingnews.com logoHerbalife Ltd. (HLF) Insider Shin-Shing Bosco Chiu Sells 2,828 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 10:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHerbalife Ltd. (HLF) VP Sells $86,837.42 in Stock
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americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) Director Sells 7,510 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 10:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEdi Hienrich Sells 14,119 Shares of Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) Stock
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finance.yahoo.com logoHerbalife Nutrition Recognized With Forbes Magazine America’s Best Employers Award
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americanbankingnews.com logoHerbalife Ltd. (HLF) Insider Sells $202,254.70 in Stock
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rttnews.com logoHerbalife Ltd. (HLF) Closed Challenging The Highs After Q1 Profit Beat
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finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Shares of Herbalife Jumped on Friday
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finance.yahoo.com logoWill Analysts Change Their Rating on Herbalife Stock?
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americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Likely to Impact Herbalife (HLF) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 12:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHerbalife Ltd. (HLF) Receives $71.33 Average PT from Brokerages
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finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Herbalife’s 1Q17 Sales Fell despite Beating Estimates
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finance.yahoo.com logoHerbalife Ltd.: Leads amongst peers with strong fundamentals
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americanbankingnews.com logoHerbalife Ltd. (HLF) Forecasted to Earn Q2 2017 Earnings of $1.00 Per Share
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americanbankingnews.com logoStock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Herbalife (HLF)
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americanbankingnews.com logoHerbalife Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (HLF)
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americanbankingnews.com logoHerbalife Ltd. (HLF) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance
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americanbankingnews.com logoHerbalife Ltd. (HLF) Issues Q2 Earnings Guidance
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americanbankingnews.com logoHerbalife Ltd. (HLF) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance
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americanbankingnews.com logoHerbalife (HLF) Receives Media Impact Score of 0.13
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zacks.com logoHerbalife (HLF) Stock Up on Better-than-Expected Q1 Earnings
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nasdaq.com logoHerbalife Ltd. (HLF) Is Up Sharply After Q1 Profit Surpassed Expectations
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Herbalife (HLF) Chart for Thursday, May, 25, 2017

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