Weight Watchers International Company Profile (NYSE:WTW)

About Weight Watchers International

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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Personal Services
  • Sub-Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WTW
  • CUSIP: 94862610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $13.09
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $12.26
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $11.13
  • 52-Week Range: $9.37 - $16.13
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.63
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.38
  • P/E Growth: 0.80
  • Market Cap: $836.12M
  • Outstanding Shares: 63,875,000
  • Beta: 2.93
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 3.73%
  • Return on Equity: -4.10%
  • Return on Assets: 3.98%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -1.61%
  • Current Ratio: 0.69%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.59%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $18.67 (42.60% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/4/2017SidotiBoost Price TargetBuy$25.00 -> $28.00View Rating Details
12/16/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$12.00 -> $8.00View Rating Details
3/28/2016WedbushBoost Price TargetNeutral$19.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
2/27/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
12/7/2015Craig HallumBoost Price TargetBuy$28.00 -> $35.00View Rating Details
11/9/2015Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperform$4.00 -> $10.00View Rating Details
10/21/2015Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/28/2017Q416$0.18$274.20 millionN/AView 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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.02 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.15 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20161$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q3 20161$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q4 20161$0.16$0.16$0.16
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$0.58$0.58$0.58
Q3 20181$0.54$0.54$0.54
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
Annual Dividend:$0.00
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
0.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
0.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/11/2013quarterly$0.181.89%9/25/20139/27/201310/11/2013
6/13/2013quarterly$0.181.59%6/26/20136/28/20137/12/2013
3/14/2013quarterly$0.181.71%3/22/20133/26/20134/12/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 15.71%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 87.87%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
DateHeadline
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searcysentinel.com - February 27 at 5:32 PM
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www.thestockobserver.com - February 13 at 1:30 AM
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What is Weight Watchers International's stock symbol?

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

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

4 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Weight Watchers International's shares. Their predictions range from $8.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect Weight Watchers International's share price to reach $18.67 in the next year.

When will Weight Watchers International announce their earnings?

Weight Watchers International is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February, 28th 2017.

Who owns Weight Watchers International stock?

Weight Watchers International's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Artal Group S.A. (46.10%), FMR LLC (14.99%), 12 West Capital Management LP (0.94%), State Street Corp (0.77%), Investec Asset Management LTD (0.56%) and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.42%).

Who sold Weight Watchers International stock? Who is selling Weight Watchers International stock?

Weight Watchers International's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management AG, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. and Horizon Kinetics LLC.

Who bought Weight Watchers International stock? Who is buying Weight Watchers International stock?

Weight Watchers International's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 12 West Capital Management LP, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Highland Capital Management LP, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Federated Investors Inc. PA, State Street Corp, Bayesian Capital Management LP and JW Asset Management LLC.

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.

How much does a share of Weight Watchers International stock cost?

One share of Weight Watchers International stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.09.

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Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff