|Bid||26.43 x 800|
|Ask||26.50 x 1000|
|Day's Range||26.56 - 26.58|
|52 Week Range||23.89 - 30.17|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.84|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.09%|
The Bank of Japan has been propping up the Japanese equity market as part of its aggressive quantitative easing program, but the central bank has quietly pulled back support, potentially fueling greater volatility in the country-related exchange traded funds. The BOJ has been buying alternative index-based funds. The central bank has acquired Japan-listed ETFs that track the JPX-Nikkei 400 Index, which also serves as the underlying benchmark for JPN and JPXN.
Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) stock was soaring Tuesday as the company received an upgrade from analysts at a major financial institution. The firm said that the weight loss company is on track for “outsized” growth as it is seeking to add more big-name celebrities through its partnership with Oprah Winfrey, who has helped fuel the company’s turnaround efforts in the last couple of years. “Management stabilized the trajectory … by revamping its points program, significantly improving the mobile platform, and recruiting pivotal social media influencers,” J.P. Morgan analyst Christina Brathwaite wrote in a note.
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