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

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$47.10 -2.52 (-5.08 %)
(As of 11/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$49.62
Today's Range$46.91 - $49.21
52-Week Range$41.15 - $105.73
Volume1.84 million shs
Average Volume1.87 million shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/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
Current SymbolNYSE:WTW
Previous Symbol
CUSIP94862610
Phone212-589-2700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

Employees18,000
Outstanding Shares66,840,000
Market Cap$0.00
OptionableOptionable

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) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The company reported $1.00 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.99 by $0.01. The business earned $365.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $377.95 million. The business's revenue was up 13.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.65 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 Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Weight Watchers International.

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

Weight Watchers International updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.15-3.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.99. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.53 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.56 billion.Weight Watchers International also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $3.15-3.25 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for WTW?

12 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Weight Watchers International's stock. Their forecasts range from $69.00 to $143.00. On average, they expect Weight Watchers International's share price to reach $95.5455 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 102.9% 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.

Has Weight Watchers International been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about WTW stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Weight Watchers International earned a daily sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Weight Watchers International?

Weight Watchers International saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 6,752,346 shares, an increase of ∞ from the September 28th total of 0 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,072,311 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 11.1% of the company's stock are short sold. View Weight Watchers International's Current Options Chain.

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Artal Group S.A. (22.17%), FMR LLC (11.99%), BlackRock Inc. (6.46%), Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC (2.65%), MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd (2.54%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.17%). Company insiders that own Weight Watchers International stock include Corinne Pollier-Bousquet, Cynthia Elkins, Denis F Kelly, Michael F Colosi, Mindy F Grossman, Nicholas P Hotchkin, Oprah Winfrey, Philippe Amouyal, 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 Artal Group S.A., FMR LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC, Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. 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 major investors are buying Weight Watchers International stock?

WTW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, 1060 Capital LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd and William Blair Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Weight Watchers International stock in the last two years include Cynthia Elkins, Denis F Kelly and Mindy F Grossman. 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 $47.10.

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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  322 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  423 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  745
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 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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