Weight Watchers International Inc. (WTW) Shares Down 3.2%
Weight Watchers International Inc. (NYSE:WTW)’s share price traded down 3.2% on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $10.95 and last traded at $10.97, with a volume of 562,032 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $11.33.
Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Weight Watchers International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 10th. Sidoti assumed coverage on Weight Watchers International in a report on Tuesday, May 24th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $25.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Vetr raised Weight Watchers International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.41 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, April 19th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $17.43.
The stock’s 50-day moving average is $11.51 and its 200 day moving average is $13.01. The firm has a market cap of $701.84 million and a P/E ratio of 22.80.
Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.46. The firm had revenue of $310 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $318.30 million. Weight Watchers International’s revenue for the quarter was up .0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.49 earnings per share. Equities research analysts expect that Weight Watchers International Inc. will post $0.96 earnings per share for the current year.
A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Weight Watchers International stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Weight Watchers International Inc. (NYSE:WTW) by 5.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 110,076 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 5,475 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned approximately 0.17% of Weight Watchers International worth $2,510,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Weight 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.
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