NYSE:HLF - Herbalife Nutrition Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$59.70 +0.96 (+1.63 %)
(As of 01/21/2019 03:37 PM ET)
Previous Close$58.74
Today's Range$58.86 - $59.90
52-Week Range$35.79 - $60.41
Volume1.25 million shs
Average Volume1.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.32 billion
P/E Ratio24.57
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.54
Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. develops and sells nutrition solutions in North America, Mexico, South and Central America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It provides science-based products in the areas of weight management; targeted nutrition; energy, sports, and fitness; and outer nutrition. The company offers weight management products, including meal replacement products, protein shakes, drink mixes, weight loss enhancers, and healthy snacks; targeted nutrition products comprising dietary and nutritional supplements that contain herbs, vitamins, minerals, and other natural ingredients; outer nutrition products consisting of facial skin, body, and hair care products; and energy, sports, and fitness products, such as N-R-G tea and energy drink products. It also provides literature, promotional, and other materials, including start-up kits, sales tools, and educational materials. The company offers its products through own retail stores, as well as through independent service providers, sales representatives, and sales officers. The company was formerly known as Herbalife Ltd. and changed its name to Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. in April 2018. Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Drugs, proprietaries, & sundries
Sub-IndustryPersonal Products
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIPG4412G10
Phone213-745-0500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.43 billion
Cash Flow$2.8813 per share
Book Value($1.92) per share

Profitability

Net Income$213.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,300
Market Cap$9.32 billion
OptionableOptionable

Herbalife Nutrition (NYSE:HLF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Herbalife Nutrition's stock symbol?

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

When did Herbalife Nutrition's stock split? How did Herbalife Nutrition's stock split work?

Herbalife Nutrition's stock split before market open on Tuesday, May 15th 2018. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, April 24th 2018. The newly created shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Monday, May 14th 2018. An investor that had 100 shares of Herbalife Nutrition stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How will Herbalife Nutrition's stock buyback program work?

Herbalife Nutrition announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, April 12th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 27.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Herbalife Nutrition's earnings last quarter?

Herbalife Nutrition Ltd (NYSE:HLF) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.07. The business earned $1.24 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.22 billion. Herbalife Nutrition had a net margin of 3.84% and a negative return on equity of 82.17%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 14.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.41 EPS. View Herbalife Nutrition's Earnings History.

When is Herbalife Nutrition's next earnings date?

Herbalife Nutrition is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Herbalife Nutrition.

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

Herbalife Nutrition updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.70-3.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.28. The company issued revenue guidance of ~$5.02-5.21 billion (+2.8-6.8%), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.20 billion.Herbalife Nutrition also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $2.74-2.84 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for HLF?

9 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Herbalife Nutrition's stock. Their predictions range from $52.50 to $72.00. On average, they anticipate Herbalife Nutrition's stock price to reach $60.9167 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Herbalife Nutrition.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Herbalife Nutrition?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Herbalife Nutrition in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Herbalife Nutrition.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Herbalife Nutrition stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Herbalife Nutrition stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Herbalife has surpassed the industry in the past year, which can be attributable to the company’s solid past record that was retained in third-quarter 2018. Notably, both top and bottom lines improved year over year, and topped the Zacks Consensus Estimate, for the fourth consecutive time. Results were driven by solid volumes in most regions. Incidentally, the quarter marked the second highest volume points achieved by the company as well as highest year-on-year volume points growth.  Further, robust sales and gross margin fueled the bottom line. These aspects encouraged management to raise volumes outlook, while it also pulled up its earnings view for 2018. Further the company is also on track with new product launches. However, Herbalife’s solid international presence keep it exposed to adverse currency movements. Incidentally, management updated its 2018 sales view, to account for a 70-bps negative currency impact." (12/11/2018)
  • 2. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "3Q results & 2019 guidance point to strong top-line momentum after years of depressed growth. Moreover, following yesterday’s Investor Day, we have greater conviction in our view that HLF can sustainably grow sales at least in line with its TAM growth rate of ~6%, while also expanding margins and driving incremental earnings upside via accretive FCF usage. HLF’s technology investments should magnify its “distributor difference” and enable further share gains." (11/1/2018)
  • 3. Pivotal Research analysts commented, "We expected double-digit top line growth, but this was super-impressive. China rose 27%; North America rose 20.1%; South America was down 10.1% in dollars but about flat in constant currency. Total company sales in constant currency (ex. Venezuela) rose 19%. Volume points rose 15% with China up 19% and Asia-Pacific up 24,3%. All markets experienced powerful volume growth except South & Central America. Gross margin rose 230 BP on some improved pricing, and benefits from vertical manufacturing offset to a degree by F/X impacts. EBIT margin rose 320 BP aided by a cost shift out since the 3Q18 did not have convention expense that was contained in 3Q17; the convention will be next week. The tax rate was higher than expected at 32.2%. Herbalife is hosting its first March 2012." (10/31/2018)

Has Herbalife Nutrition been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about HLF stock has trended very positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Herbalife Nutrition earned a news impact score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Herbalife Nutrition's key competitors?

Who are Herbalife Nutrition's key executives?

Herbalife Nutrition's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael O. Johnson, Exec. Chairman & Interim CEO (Age 64)
  • Mr. John G. DeSimone, Co-Pres & Chief Strategic Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. David Pezzullo, COO & Chief of Staff (Age 53)
  • Mr. Desmond Walsh, Exec. Vice-Chairman (Age 62)
  • Dr. John O. Agwunobi, Co-Pres and Chief Health & Nutrition Officer (Age 54)

Who are Herbalife Nutrition's major shareholders?

Herbalife Nutrition's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.04%), Highland Capital Management LLC (0.01%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%) and Legacy Financial Advisors Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Herbalife Nutrition stock include Alan L Hoffman, Calero Miguel Angel Fernandez, Carl C Icahn, David Pezzullo, Edi Hienrich, Henry C Wang, Ibelis Montesino, Jeff Dunn, Jesus Alvarez, Jesus Alzarez, John Tartol, Jossie Aspauza, Mark J Schissel, Richard P Bermingham, Robert Levy, Shin-Shing Bosco Chiu and Thomas Harms. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Herbalife Nutrition.

Which institutional investors are selling Herbalife Nutrition stock?

HLF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Legacy Financial Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Herbalife Nutrition company stock in the last year include Alan L Hoffman, Carl C Icahn, David Pezzullo, Edi Hienrich, Henry C Wang, Ibelis Montesino, Jeff Dunn, Jesus Alvarez, John Tartol, Jossie Aspauza, Mark J Schissel, Robert Levy, Shin-Shing Bosco Chiu and Thomas Harms. View Insider Buying and Selling for Herbalife Nutrition.

Which institutional investors are buying Herbalife Nutrition stock?

HLF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Highland Capital Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Herbalife Nutrition.

How do I buy shares of Herbalife Nutrition?

Shares of HLF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Herbalife Nutrition's stock price today?

One share of HLF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.70.

How big of a company is Herbalife Nutrition?

Herbalife Nutrition has a market capitalization of $9.32 billion and generates $4.43 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $213.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.43 on an earnings per share basis. Herbalife Nutrition employs 8,300 workers across the globe.

What is Herbalife Nutrition's official website?

The official website for Herbalife Nutrition is http://www.herbalife.com.

How can I contact Herbalife Nutrition?

Herbalife Nutrition's mailing address is P.O. BOX 309GT UGLAND HOUSE SOUTH CHURCH STREET, GEORGE TOWN E9, . The company can be reached via phone at 213-745-0500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Herbalife Nutrition (NYSE HLF)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  592 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  495 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,087
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This page was last updated on 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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