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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
  • Symbol: NYSE:WTW
  • CUSIP: 94862610
  • Web: www.weightwatchersinternational.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $2.41793 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 64,169,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $31.67
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $20.52
  • 52 Week Range: $9.37 - $38.09
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.12
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 23.85
  • P/E Growth: 1.94
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.19 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.03
  • Book Value: ($18.55) per share
  • Price / Book: -2.03
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $270.11 million
  • Net Margins: 7.51%
  • Return on Equity: -6.30%
  • Return on Assets: 6.06%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -1.66%
  • Current Ratio: 0.89%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.80%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.37 million shs.
  • Beta: 3.05
  • 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 2nd. The company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.04. The business had revenue of $329.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $322.80 million. Weight Watchers International had a net margin of 7.51% and a negative return on equity of 6.30%. 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, August, 3rd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Weight Watchers International.

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 price objectives for Weight Watchers International's shares. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect Weight Watchers International's stock 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
  • Nicholas P. Hotchkin, Chief Financial Officer
  • Thilo Semmelbauer, Director
  • Christopher J. Sobecki, Director
  • 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

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 James Investment Research Inc. (0.08%), Aperio Group LLC (0.02%) and McQueen Ball & Associates Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Weight Watchers International stock include Corinne Pollier-Bousquet, Cynthia Elkins 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 Aperio Group LLC. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including James Investment Research Inc. and McQueen Ball & Associates Inc.. 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 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 $37.68.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Weight Watchers International (NYSE WTW)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  155 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  252 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  407
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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 (38.96% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
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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 7/23/2015 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$0.51N/AView 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)

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: 15.75%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.35%
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
Latest Headlines for Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
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benzinga.com logoJim Cramer Weighs In On Adobe, Blackberry, Energizer, Weight Watchers And More - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - July 21 at 8:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeight Watchers Schedules Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 8:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Contrast: NutriSystem (NTRI) & Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 4:12 PM
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www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 10:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Analysis: The Providence Service Corporation (PRSC) and Weight Watchers International (WTW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 8:37 AM
fool.com logoWhy Weight Watchers International, Inc. Stock Is Up 202% So Far - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - July 12 at 8:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Weight Watchers International, Inc. Stock Is Up 202% So Far in 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 12 at 3:41 PM
fool.com logoWhy Weight Watchers International, Inc. Stock Is Up 202% So Far
www.fool.com - July 11 at 8:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWeight Watchers International Inc (WTW) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 6:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHere's Why Weight Watchers International Gained 29% in June
finance.yahoo.com - July 3 at 8:35 AM
fool.com logoHere's Why Weight Watchers International Gained 29% in June
www.fool.com - July 3 at 8:07 AM
nasdaq.com logoWTW August 11th Options Begin Trading - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - June 29 at 4:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWeight Watchers International Inc (WTW) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 28 at 8:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Survey: The Providence Service Corporation (PRSC) & Weight Watchers International (WTW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 8:21 AM
fool.com logo3 Stocks That Turned $3000 Into $6400 or More -- in Just 6 Months! - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - June 26 at 3:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing The Providence Service Corporation (PRSC) and Weight Watchers International (WTW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 7:56 AM
prnewswire.com logoPersonal Services Stocks on Investors' Radar -- H&R Block, Service Corp., Weight Watchers Intl., and Nutrisystem - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - June 22 at 7:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Contrast: Weight Watchers International (WTW) versus NutriSystem (NTRI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 21 at 4:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStrong Stocks On A Weak Day
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 9:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRadiant Logistics and Weight Watchers are Aggressive Growth Rank Buys
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 9:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTop Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for June 15th
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 4:09 PM
fool.com logoWhy Weight Watchers International, Inc. Stock Jumped 26% in May - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - June 14 at 4:14 PM
fool.com logoWhy Weight Watchers International, Inc. Stock Jumped 26% in May
www.fool.com - June 14 at 2:59 PM
nasdaq.com logoTop Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for June 7th - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - June 8 at 2:09 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWeight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 7:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWeight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) Raised to Buy at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 6:18 PM
seekingalpha.com logoWeight Watchers International Peels Off Pounds And Piles On Profits - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - May 31 at 11:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) Director Purchases 895 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 30 at 8:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWeight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) Stock Rating Lowered by Sidoti
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 30 at 10:44 AM
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
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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
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