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

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$74.89 +1.97 (+2.70 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 01:20 PM ET)
Previous Close$73.50
Today's Range$73.27 - $75.44
52-Week Range$40.93 - $105.73
Volume77,696 shs
Average Volume2.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.69 billion
P/E Ratio44.55
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta3.2
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-1.77
Current Ratio0.77
Quick Ratio0.72

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio44.55
Forward P/E Ratio25.30
P/E Growth1.36

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.31 billion
Price / Sales3.82
Cash Flow$3.0246 per share
Price / Cash24.76
Book Value($15.74) per share
Price / Book-4.76

Profitability

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

Miscellaneous

Employees18,000
Outstanding Shares66,620,000
Market Cap$4.69 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) issued its earnings results on Monday, August, 6th. The company reported $1.01 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.13. The business earned $409.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 was up 19.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $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 Monday, November, 5th 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 Monday, August, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.10-3.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.90.

What price target have analysts set for WTW?

9 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Weight Watchers International's shares. Their predictions range from $90.00 to $143.00. On average, they anticipate Weight Watchers International's stock price to reach $112.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 49.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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." 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)

Has Weight Watchers International been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WTW stock have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Weight Watchers International earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.33 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 46.40 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Weight Watchers International.

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 shareholders include FMR LLC (13.17%), BlackRock Inc. (3.81%), Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC (2.75%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.50%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (1.25%) and Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. (1.10%). Company insiders that own Weight Watchers International stock include Corinne Pollier-Bousquet, Cynthia Elkins, Denis F Kelly, Oprah Winfrey, SA Westend and Thilo Semmelbauer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Weight Watchers International.

Which major investors are selling Weight Watchers International stock?

WTW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Nomura Holdings Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Victory Capital Management Inc., Indus Capital Partners LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd. and EAM Investors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Weight Watchers International company stock in the last year include Corinne Pollier-Bousquet, Oprah Winfrey, SA Westend and Thilo Semmelbauer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Weight Watchers International.

Which major investors are buying Weight Watchers International stock?

WTW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., BlackRock Inc., Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA and Columbus Circle Investors. 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 $75.18.

How big of a company is Weight Watchers International?

Weight Watchers International has a market capitalization of $4.69 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:  294 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  399 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  693
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 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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