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Herbalife Gains After Reporting Q4 Beat

Brett Hershman

Herbalife Nutrition Ltd (NYSE: HLF) shares were up 2 percent after hours Tuesday following a fourth-quarter earnings beat.

Q4 adjusted earnings came in at 63 cents per share, beating estimates by 2 cents. Sales came in at $1.2 billion, beating estimates by $10 million.

"In 2018, we continued to show the strength of our business in providing premier nutrition products to distributors and consumers around the world. We achieved double-digit net sales growth and record volume points, enhancing our value for shareholders," Herbalife CEO Michael Johnson said in a statement.

"In 2019, our momentum will continue as global trends drive demand for our products and business opportunity, and our distributors deliver value to their customers." 

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The company guided to Q1 adjusted EPS in a range of 68-78 cents against a 70-cent estimate and forecast full-year adjusted EPS of $1.45-$1.54 vs. a $1.47 estimate. 

Q4 Highlights 

  • Net sales increased 9 percent year-over-year.
  • Record full-year 2018 volume points of 5.9 billion, a year-over-year increase of 10 percent.

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