NYSE:WTW - Weight Watchers International Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$66.01 -0.42 (-0.63 %)
(As of 10/22/2018 01:25 PM ET)
Previous Close$66.43
Today's Range$65.15 - $67.71
52-Week Range$41.15 - $105.73
Volume41,817 shs
Average Volume1.79 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.80 billion
P/E Ratio39.95
Dividend YieldN/A
Weight Watchers International, Inc. provides weight management services worldwide. The company operates in four segments: North America, United Kingdom, Continental Europe, and Other. It offers a range of products and services comprising nutritional, activity, behavioral, and lifestyle tools and approaches. The company also engages in the meetings business, which presents weight management programs, as well as allows members to support each other by sharing their experiences with other people experiencing similar weight management challenges. In addition, it offers various digital subscription products, including Weight Watchers OnlinePlus and a weight management companion for Weight Watchers meeting members to digitally manage the day-to-day aspects of their weight management plan, as well as provides interactive and personalized resources that allow users to follow weight management plan; and personal coaching products. Further, the company provides various products, including bars, snacks, cookbooks, food, and restaurant guides with SmartPoints values, Weight Watchers magazines, and other third-party products. Additionally, it licenses the Weight Watchers brand and other intellectual property in food, beverages, and other consumer products and services, as well as endorses selected branded consumer products; and engages in publishing magazines, as well issues other publications, such as cookbooks, and food and restaurant guides with SmartPoints values. It offers products through its meeting and franchisee business, as well as online. Weight Watchers International, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Personal services
Sub-IndustrySpecialized Consumer Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary


Debt-to-Equity Ratio-1.77
Current Ratio0.77
Quick Ratio0.72


Trailing P/E Ratio39.95
Forward P/E Ratio22.15
P/E Growth1.07

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.31 billion
Price / Sales3.36
Cash Flow$2.6050 per share
Price / Cash25.34
Book Value($15.74) per share
Price / Book-4.19


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.65
Net Income$163.51 million
Net Margins14.96%
Return on Equity-16.18%
Return on Assets12.52%


Outstanding Shares66,620,000
Market Cap$4.80 billion

Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW) Frequently Asked Questions

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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August, 6th. The company reported $1.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.13. The company had revenue of $409.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $409.49 million. Weight Watchers International had a negative return on equity of 16.18% and a net margin of 14.96%. Weight Watchers International's revenue for the quarter was up 19.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.67 EPS. View Weight Watchers International's Earnings History.

When is Weight Watchers International's next earnings date?

Weight Watchers International is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Weight Watchers International.

How can I listen to Weight Watchers International's earnings call?

Weight Watchers International will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, November 1st at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

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

Weight Watchers International issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, August, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.10-3.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.90.

What price target have analysts set for WTW?

12 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Weight Watchers International's shares. Their predictions range from $73.00 to $143.00. On average, they anticipate Weight Watchers International's stock price to reach $103.9091 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 57.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Weight Watchers International.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Weight Watchers International?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Weight Watchers International in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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:
  • Ms. Mindy F. Grossman, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Nicholas P. Hotchkin, CFO & Pres of Emerging Markets (Age 52)
  • Mr. Michael F. Colosi, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 52)
  • Ms. Corinne Pollier, Pres of International (Age 53)
  • Ms. Stacey Mowbray, Pres of North America (Age 56)

Who are Weight Watchers International's major shareholders?

Weight Watchers International's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd (2.54%), Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC (0.43%), Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (0.31%), SG Capital Management LLC (0.15%), Texas Permanent School Fund (0.03%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%). Company insiders that own Weight Watchers International stock include Corinne Pollier-Bousquet, Cynthia Elkins, Denis F Kelly, Michael F Colosi, Nicholas P Hotchkin, Oprah Winfrey, Philippe Amouyal, SA Westend and Thilo Semmelbauer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Weight Watchers International.

Which institutional investors are selling Weight Watchers International stock?

WTW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC and Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have sold Weight Watchers International company stock in the last year include Corinne Pollier-Bousquet, Michael F Colosi, Nicholas P Hotchkin, Oprah Winfrey, Philippe Amouyal, SA Westend and Thilo Semmelbauer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Weight Watchers International.

Which institutional investors are buying Weight Watchers International stock?

WTW stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, SG Capital Management LLC, Texas Permanent School Fund, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan, Clinton Group Inc. and Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC. Company insiders that have bought Weight Watchers International stock in the last two years include Cynthia Elkins and Denis F Kelly. View Insider Buying and Selling for Weight Watchers International.

How do I buy shares of Weight Watchers International?

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

One share of WTW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $65.92.

How big of a company is Weight Watchers International?

Weight Watchers International has a market capitalization of $4.80 billion and generates $1.31 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $163.51 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.65 on an earnings per share basis. Weight Watchers International employs 18,000 workers across the globe.

What is Weight Watchers International's official website?

The official website for Weight Watchers International is http://www.weightwatchersinternational.com.

How can I contact Weight Watchers International?

Weight Watchers International's mailing address is 675 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS 6TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10010. The company can be reached via phone at 212-589-2700 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Weight Watchers International (NYSE WTW)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  314 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  418 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  732
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Weight Watchers International and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WTW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WTW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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