LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The Schall Law Firm, a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (“Weight Watchers” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: WTW) for violations of §§10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
The investigation focuses on whether the Company issued false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose information pertinent to investors. Weight Watchers’ new subscriber growth and subscriber retention rates were falling due to competition from new fitness apps and other technological advances. The Company also suffered from much higher subscription lapses in the fourth quarter than it expected, leaving it unlikely to maintain 4 million subscriptions at the end of 2018. Weight Watchers was not on track to have 5 million subscribers and $2 billion in annual revenues by 2020. Based on these facts, the Company’s public statements were false and materially misleading throughout the class period. When the market learned the truth about Weight Watchers, investors suffered damages.
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