Weight Watchers International, Inc. Message Board

  • deshrex deshrex Sep 8, 2012 11:03 PM Flag

    Barron's CEO profile...

    The CEO profile includes a passing reference to the Artal Company, which is described as a 'private equiity concern.' Artal bought WTW from HNZ in '99, then sold some stock in WTW to the public in 2001. According to Yahoo, Artal still owns nearly 52% of the shares, obviously enough to control the company...

    Sentiment: Hold

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