Weight Watchers International Company Profile (NYSE:WTW)

About Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)

Weight Watchers International logoWeight Watchers International, Inc. is a provider of weight management services. The Company operates globally through a network of Company-owned and franchise operations. The Company's branded products and services include meetings conducted by its franchisees, digital weight management products provided through its Websites, mobile sites and applications, products sold at meetings, licensed products sold in retail channels and magazine subscriptions and other publications. It operates through four segments: North America, United Kingdom, Continental Europe (CE) and Other. It sells a range of products, including bars, snacks, cookbooks, food and restaurant guides with SmartPoints values, Weight Watchers magazines, SmartPoints calculators and fitness kits, and certain third-party products, such as activity-tracking monitors. It sells its products through its meetings business, online and to its franchisees. It includes a range of nutritional, activity, behavioral and lifestyle tools.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Personal Services
  • Sub-Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
  • Symbol: NYSE:WTW
  • CUSIP: 94862610
  • Web: www.weightwatchersinternational.com
  • Market Cap: $2.96 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 64,391,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $44.16
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $34.34
  • 52 Week Range: $9.55 - $49.32
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 29.47
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 25.70
  • P/E Growth: 2.09
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.22 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.43
  • Book Value: ($17.76) per share
  • Price / Book: -2.59
  • EBITDA: $292.37 million
  • Net Margins: 8.52%
  • Return on Equity: -7.70%
  • Return on Assets: 7.24%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -1.66%
  • Current Ratio: 0.79%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.70%
  • Average Volume: 1.47 million shs.
  • Beta: 2.99
  • Short Ratio: 7.52

Frequently Asked Questions for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)

What is Weight Watchers International's stock symbol?

Weight Watchers International trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WTW."

How were Weight Watchers International's earnings last quarter?

Weight Watchers International Inc (NYSE:WTW) issued its earnings results on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.50 by $0.17. The business earned $341.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $329.55 million. Weight Watchers International had a negative return on equity of 7.70% and a net margin of 8.52%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 10.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.46 EPS. View Weight Watchers International's Earnings History.

When will Weight Watchers International make its next earnings announcement?

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

What guidance has Weight Watchers International issued on next quarter's earnings?

Weight Watchers International updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.57-1.67 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.34.

Where is Weight Watchers International's stock going? Where will Weight Watchers International's stock price be in 2017?

2 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Weight Watchers International's stock. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Weight Watchers International's share price to reach $23.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Weight Watchers International.

Who are some of Weight Watchers International's key competitors?

Who are Weight Watchers International's key executives?

Weight Watchers International's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Raymond Debbane, Chairman of the Board
  • Mindy F. Grossman, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Nicholas P. Hotchkin, Chief Financial Officer
  • Stacey Mowbray, President - Americas
  • Corinne Pollier-Bousquet, President - International
  • Michael F. Colosi, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Philippe J. Amouyal, Director
  • Jonas M. Fajgenbaum, Director
  • Sacha Lainovic, Director
  • Thilo Semmelbauer, Director

How do I buy Weight Watchers International stock?

Shares of Weight Watchers International 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 Weight Watchers International's stock price today?

One share of Weight Watchers International stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.00.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Weight Watchers International (NYSE WTW)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  191 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  302 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  493
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Weight Watchers International and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.50)
Consensus Price Target: $23.00 (50.00% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
Price Target History for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
Analysts' Ratings History for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/30/2017SidotiDowngradeBuy -> NeutralMediumView Rating Details
5/8/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$13.00 -> $18.00LowView Rating Details
3/28/2016WedbushBoost Price TargetNeutral$19.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
2/27/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
12/7/2015Craig HallumBoost Price TargetBuy$28.00 -> $35.00N/AView Rating Details
11/9/2015Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperform$4.00 -> $10.00N/AView Rating Details
10/21/2015Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
Earnings by Quarter for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
Earnings History by Quarter for Weight Watchers International (NYSE WTW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/1/2017$0.51N/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2017Q2 2017$0.50$0.67$329.55 million$341.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2017Q1 2017($0.05)($0.01)$322.80 million$329.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2017Q416$0.18$0.20$274.20 million$267.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$0.45$0.53$290.25 million$281.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.46$0.46$318.30 million$310.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116($0.18)($0.17)$308.90 million$306.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$0.02($0.03)$257.21 million$259.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.29$0.39$266.46 million$273.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.41$0.42$312.31 million$309.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115($0.19)($0.09)$324.40 million$322.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.07$0.07$332.70 million$327.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.48$0.67$337.50 million$345.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.77$0.98$387.70 million$397.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.09$0.38$399.20 million$409.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q413$0.61$0.54$357.98 million$366.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.85$1.07$385.63 million$393.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$1.10$1.39$459.34 million$465.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.60$0.87$484.27 million$486.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012$0.87$0.96$397.56 million$407.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2012Q312$1.06$1.20$418.21 million$430.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$1.36$1.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$0.78$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2012$0.87$0.86ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2011$0.93$1.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2011$1.12$1.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2011$0.89$1.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2011$0.56$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.26
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.51
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.04)($0.04)($0.04)
Q2 20171$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q3 20171$0.58$0.58$0.58
Q4 20171$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q1 20181$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q2 20181$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q3 20181$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q4 20181$0.37$0.37$0.37
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
Most Recent Dividend:10/11/2013
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 Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)

Dividend History by Quarter for Weight Watchers International (NYSE WTW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 15.75%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.24%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/25/2017Cynthia ElkinsDirectorBuy895$26.83$24,012.85View SEC Filing  
5/23/2017Corinne Pollier-BousquetInsiderSell6,600$25.75$169,950.00View SEC Filing  
5/3/2017Corinne Pollier-BousquetInsiderSell9,543$24.84$237,048.12View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Denis F KellyDirectorBuy10,000$12.21$122,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014S.A. WestendMajor ShareholderBuy51,790$23.36$1,209,814.40View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014S.A. WestendMajor ShareholderBuy126,620$23.03$2,916,058.60View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014S.A. WestendMajor ShareholderBuy257,960$22.69$5,853,112.40View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014S.A. WestendMajor ShareholderBuy118,784$21.83$2,593,054.72View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014S.A. WestendMajor ShareholderBuy90,508$21.52$1,947,732.16View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014S.A. WestendMajor ShareholderBuy48,549$21.13$1,025,840.37View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013Michael BasoneInsiderSell26,157$41.02$1,072,960.14View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Weight Watchers International (WTW) Chart for Saturday, October, 21, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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