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
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.74 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 64,169,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $21.59
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.08
  • 52 Week Range: $9.37 - $27.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.22
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.07
  • P/E Growth: 1.40
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.19 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.46
  • Book Value: ($18.55) per share
  • Price / Book: -1.46
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $270.11 million
  • 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%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.85 million shs.
  • Beta: 2.93
  • Short Ratio: 3.83
 

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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 2nd. The company reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.04. The business earned $329.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $322.80 million. Weight Watchers International had a negative return on equity of 4.10% and a net margin of 3.73%. 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 Wednesday, August, 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 Tuesday, February, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.15-1.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.15.

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

2 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Weight Watchers International's shares. 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 twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Weight Watchers International.

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

Who owns Weight Watchers International stock?

Weight Watchers International's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (14.99%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.70%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (1.75%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.73%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.63%) and Investec Asset Management LTD (0.56%). Company insiders that own Weight Watchers International stock include Corinne Pollier-Bousquet and Denis F Kelly. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Weight Watchers International.

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 State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Morgan Stanley, American Century Companies Inc., Gotham Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, First Trust Advisors LP and Alliancebernstein L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Weight Watchers International.

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 Vanguard Group Inc., Engineers Gate Manager LP, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, KCG Holdings Inc., Tudor Investment Corp ET AL, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Weight Watchers International.

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 $27.10.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $23.00 (15.13% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/8/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$13.00 -> $18.00LowView Rating Details
1/4/2017SidotiBoost Price TargetBuy$25.00 -> $28.00N/AView 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 Group AGReiterated RatingUnderperform$4.00 -> $10.00N/AView Rating Details
10/21/2015Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

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
8/2/2017        
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)

Estimates

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)

Dividends

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
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 15.71%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 87.87%
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
5/23/2017Corinne 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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
Latest Headlines for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
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finance.yahoo.com logoWeight Watchers To Attend 14th Annual Craig-Hallum Institutional Investor Conference
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 8:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCorinne Pollier-Bousquet Sells 6,600 Shares of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 8:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeight Watchers To Prepay Portion Of Initial Tranche B-2 Term Loans
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 8:04 AM
nasdaq.com logoCan Weight Watchers (WTW) Stock Continue to Grow Earnings? - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 24 at 8:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCan Weight Watchers (WTW) Stock Continue to Grow Earnings?
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 8:06 PM
rttnews.com logoWeight Watchers International (WTW) Climbed To A New High For The Year
www.rttnews.com - May 22 at 8:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Weight Watchers International, Inc. : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 1:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeight Watchers International, Inc. :WTW-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 16, 2017
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finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 9:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWeight Watchers International's (WTW) Underweight Rating Reiterated at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 7:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWeight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) Insider Sells $237,048.12 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 8:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWeight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 10:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WTW earnings conference call or presentation 2-May-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 4:20 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 9:30 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 9:30 AM
benzinga.com logoWeight Watchers Back At 2015 Levels After Q1 Beat
www.benzinga.com - May 4 at 12:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeight Watchers: There's Nothing Small About These Gains!
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 12:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNew Lancet Study Shows Weight Watchers Is More Effective Than Brief Intervention Partnered With Self-Help Materials
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 12:03 AM
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www.nasdaq.com - May 3 at 7:02 PM
fool.com logoWhy Weight Watchers International, Inc. Surged Another 19% Today - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - May 3 at 7:02 PM
fool.com logoWhy Weight Watchers International, Inc. Surged Another 19% Today
www.fool.com - May 3 at 1:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWeight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.04 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 12:42 PM
seekingalpha.com logoWeight Watchers International (WTW) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 3 at 9:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMorning Movers: Mondelez International Gains, Myriad Jumps, Weight Watchers Soars
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 9:39 AM
nasdaq.com logoWeight Watchers Raises FY17 Earnings Guidance - Quick Facts
www.nasdaq.com - May 2 at 6:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeight Watchers Announces First Quarter 2017 Results And Raises Full Year 2017 Guidance
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 6:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeight Watchers posts dynamite earnings, and the stock is soaring
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 6:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeight Watchers swings to first-quarter profit as subscribers grow
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 6:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeight Watchers Surges After Oprah Effect Helps Fuel Profit
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 6:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeight Watchers Stock Explodes as More Americans Strive to Shed Pounds
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 6:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAfter-hours buzz: AAPL, TWLO, WTW & more
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 6:48 PM
marketbeat.com logoWeight Watchers posts 1Q profit
marketbeat.com - May 2 at 5:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWeight Watchers International (WTW) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 10:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWeight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 7:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWeight Watchers International (WTW) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 9:21 AM
marketwatch.com logoWeight Watchers shares rally on new CEO Mindy Grossman - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - April 28 at 2:19 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWeight Watchers' Hiring Coup - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - April 28 at 2:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeight Watchers Agrees To Grant Stock Option Award Pursuant To NYSE Rule 303A.08
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 2:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWith just days left in April, Wall Street is on track for strong monthly gains
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 11:36 AM
prnewswire.com logoWeight Watchers Names Mindy Grossman President and CEO - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - April 26 at 10:20 PM
marketbeat.com logoHSN CEO to step down to take top job at Weight Watchers
marketbeat.com - April 26 at 5:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeight Watchers Names Mindy Grossman President and CEO
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeight Watchers Taps HSN's Grossman as President, CEO
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeight Watchers appoints HSN head Mindy Grossman as CEO
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeight Watchers shares rally on new CEO Mindy Grossman
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeight Watchers snags HSN CEO
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeight Watchers Taps HSN's Mindy Grossman As New CEO
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHSN CEO Mindy Grossman steps down after a tough year
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWeight Watchers International (WTW) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.21
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 8:13 AM

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