NYSE:WTW - Weight Watchers International Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$90.7825 -1.80 (-1.94 %)
(As of 07/23/2018 09:42 AM ET)
Previous Close$92.58
Today's Range$90.76 - $92.2750
52-Week Range$32.55 - $105.73
Volume25,287 shs
Average Volume1.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.14 billion
P/E Ratio55.02
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta3.21
Weight Watchers International logoWeight 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
SymbolNYSE:WTW
CUSIP94862610
Phone212-589-2700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio-1.70
Current Ratio0.72
Quick Ratio0.65

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio55.02
Forward P/E Ratio31.20
P/E Growth1.82

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.31 billion
Price / Sales4.60
Cash Flow$2.7864 per share
Price / Cash32.58
Book Value($15.74) per share
Price / Book-5.77

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.65
Net Income$163.51 million
Net Margins13.85%
Return on Equity-12.95%
Return on Assets10.74%

Miscellaneous

Employees18,000
Outstanding Shares66,280,000
Market Cap$6,136.41

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 earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.25. The business had revenue of $408.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $388.49 million. Weight Watchers International had a net margin of 13.85% and a negative return on equity of 12.95%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 24.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.01) 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, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Weight Watchers International.

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

Weight Watchers International issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.00-3.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.57.

What price target have analysts set for WTW?

9 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Weight Watchers International's shares. Their forecasts range from $90.00 to $143.00. On average, they expect Weight Watchers International's share price to reach $110.1429 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Weight Watchers International.

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

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Weight Watchers International in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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)

Has Weight Watchers International been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WTW stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Weight Watchers International earned a news sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.22 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are Weight Watchers International's major shareholders?

Weight Watchers International's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include WINFREY OPRAH (11.00%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.14%), Empowered Funds LLC (0.03%), Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.01%), Amalgamated Bank (0.01%) and XR Securities LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Weight Watchers International stock include Corinne Pollier-Bousquet, Cynthia Elkins, Denis F Kelly and Oprah Winfrey. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Weight Watchers International.

Which major investors are buying Weight Watchers International stock?

WTW stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including James Investment Research Inc., XR Securities LLC, Empowered Funds LLC, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB, Amalgamated Bank and Bank of Montreal Can. 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 $90.7825.

How big of a company is Weight Watchers International?

Weight Watchers International has a market capitalization of $6.14 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.

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:  280 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  388 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  668
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This page was last updated on 7/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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