|Bid||25.60 x 1400|
|Ask||0.00 x 900|
|Day's Range||25.65 - 25.96|
|52 Week Range||9.75 - 47.19|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||2.58|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||14.39|
|Earnings Date||Aug 04, 2020 - Aug 10, 2020|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Sep 25, 2013|
|1y Target Est||31.04|
Media icon Oprah Winfrey and her charitable foundation sold nearly $8 million of shares of weight-loss and wellness company WW International, which is likely more well-known as Weight Watchers.
NEW YORK, June 19, 2020 -- WW International, Inc. (Nasdaq: WW), a global wellness company powered by the world's leading commercial weight management program, today announced.
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The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 globally climbed above 8 million on Tuesday, and the number of infections continued to rise in many parts of the U.S. even as officials continued their push to reopen and end lockdowns.
Yahoo Finance’s Emily McCormick joins Melody Hahm to discuss why WW digital subscriptions are spiking amid the coronavirus.
Shares of WW International (NASDAQ: WW), the company formerly known as Weight Watchers, were climbing today after the weight-loss specialist released a favorable business update, showing that digital subscriptions had grown during the pandemic. WW stock had fallen sharply during the market crash when the pandemic first hit, as investors suspected that demand for weight-loss help would fall by the wayside along with other discretionary spending, but the stock has steadily made a recovery as the company has posted digital subscriber growth during the crisis, perhaps a consequence of Americans being stuck inside their homes and hoping to stay in shape. The company said that it had 4.9 million subscribers total as of June 6, up 7% from a year ago, and that digital subscriber sign-ups had accelerated on a year-over-year basis since mid-April.
In the current session, WW International Inc. (NASDAQ: WW) is trading at $29.88, after a 18.15% increase. Over the past month, the stock increased by 14.31%, and in the past year, by 43.38%. With performance like this, long-term shareholders optimistic but others are more likely to look into the price-to-earnings ratio to see if the stock might be overvalued.Assuming that all other factors are held constant, this could present itself as an opportunity for shareholders trying to capitalize on the higher share price. The stock is currently under from its 52 week high by 36.68%.The P/E ratio measures the current share price to the company's EPS. It is used by long-term investors to analyze the company's current performance against its past earnings, historical data and aggregate market data for the industry or the indices, such as S&P 500. A higher P/E indicates that investors expect the company to perform better in the future, and the stock is probably overvalued, but not necessarily. It also shows that investors are willing to pay a higher share price currently, because they expect the company to perform better in the upcoming quarters. This leads investors to also remain optimistic about rising dividends in the future.Most often, an industry will prevail in a particular phase of a business cycle, than other industries.Compared to the aggregate P/E ratio of the 33.45 in the Personal Services industry, WW International Inc. has a lower P/E ratio of 14.13. Shareholders might be inclined to think that they might perform worse than its industry peers. It's also possible that the stock is undervalued.There are many limitations to P/E ratio. It is sometimes difficult to determine the nature of the earnings makeup of a company. Shareholders might not get what they're looking for, from trailing earnings.See more from Benzinga * Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For June 12, 2020 * 16 Consumer Cyclical Stocks Moving In Wednesday's Pre-Market Session(C) 2020 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.
WW International (WW) unveils second quarter-to-date trends, which reflect strength in the Digital business. Also, the company amends credit facility and is reopening studios in a phased manner.
In the release issued under the same headline on June 15, 2020 by WW International, Inc. (WW), please note that in the first bullet point under the Q2 2020 Quarter-to-Date Trends section, the reference to fiscal 2019 should have been fiscal 2020. NEW YORK, June 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As WW International, Inc. (WW) continues to advance its digital transformation, the Company today provided an update on recent membership trends and its Studio reopening plans, and announced added financial flexibility pursuant to an amendment to its revolving credit facility. WW is positioned to be that partner on a global scale.
WW International Inc. shares surged in the extended session Monday after the Weight Watchers parent company said digital subscriptions boosted numbers from a year ago because of the COVID-19 pandemic. WW shares rallied 12% after hours, following a 2.1% rise to close the regular session at $25.29. The company said subscriptions rose 7% to 4.9 million in the second quarter, consisting of 3.8 million digital subscribers, and 1.1 million studio and digital subscribers. "Starting in the middle of April 2020, digital recruitment trends returned to growth on a weekly basis, compared to the prior year period," WW said in a statement. "This weekly growth trend has accelerated since then and is now trending ahead of the weekly recruitment growth rates in the first quarter of fiscal 2019 prior to the escalation of COVID-19 in mid-March."
As WW International, Inc. (WW) continues to advance its digital transformation, the Company today provided an update on recent membership trends and its Studio reopening plans, and announced added financial flexibility pursuant to an amendment to its revolving credit facility. WW is positioned to be that partner on a global scale.
Oprah Winfrey sold more than $16 million of stock in WW International earlier this month, both from a personal account and through her foundation. The weight-loss and wellness firm’s shares have tumbled in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW YORK, June 12, 2020 -- WW International, Inc. (Nasdaq: WW), a global wellness company powered by the world's leading commercial weight management program, today announced.
American Medical Association President Patrice Harris says that the coronavirus outbreak has exacerbated mental health challenges nationwide that predated the pandemic.
WW International (NASDAQ: WW) traces its roots back nearly six decades, and for much of that time, it was known as Weight Watchers, a name that still resonates with people. Since the weight loss industry has always had fad diets and fly-by-night operators, this staying power is impressive. WW International's strong brand recognition and focus on a person's well-being make it a natural choice for consumers looking for that extra push in the right direction.
WW International (WW) \-- formerly Weight Watchers -- fired thousands of its employees last week over Zoom Video Communications (ZM). According to reports on HuffPost, the manager who fired the employees read from a script and had all participants muted so they couldn’t ask questions. Some employees who were fired had worked at the company for decades.When asked about it, Nick Hotchkin, the chief financial officer for WW, said, "“It wasn’t practical to have all of the conversations be one-on-one." Hotchkin added that employees had been encouraged to reach out to their managers for follow-ups after the Zoom meetings. WW International had over 17,000 full and part-time employees at the end of last year.In late April, WW announced that it planned to shave $100 million in expenses due to a decline in revenue. In its last earnings report, WW noted that beginning in mid-March, the crisis started to negatively impact our recruitments and resulted in Studio closures. The report went on: "While we have seen some recovery, given the uncertainty around 2020 revenue levels, we are withdrawing our full year 2020 financial guidance." However, the firm added, "We continue to be excited about our long-term growth opportunities with our digital platform.”Before the pandemic hit, about a quarter of the company’s members were paying $44.95 a month for access to workshops, while the other three quarters paid $20.95 a month for WW’s app. The company has made its digital platforms even more of a priority as Covid-19 made in-person meetings impossible.In June 2018, the stock of WW peaked at more than $102 a share. The stock closed on Friday at $25 a share. Analyst Christina Brathwaite at J.P. Morgan recently cut her stock price target to $12 from an already-Street-low of $14. Brathwaite said that data from SimilarWeb suggests fiscal first-quarter daily active users contracted 40% from a year ago, which she said would put "significant pressure" on revenue for the year.Most other Wall Street analysts are more optimistic; WW has a Moderate Buy consensus and $29.25 price target, which represents 16% upside from today's level. (See WW International stock analysis on TipRanks).Related News: Beleaguered Hertz Sinks 36% In After-Market On Bankruptcy Protection Filing Facebook Invests An Eye-Watering $5.7B in India’s Jio Platforms Ryanair Cuts Traffic Target By Almost 50% For Coming Year, Seeks To Reduce Boeing Plane Deliveries More recent articles from Smarter Analyst: * Revance, Mylan Move Forward With Botox Rival; Analyst Sees Long Path Ahead * Visa Sees Solid Uptick In Spending As Lockdown Eases * Western Union Seeks To Buy MoneyGram; MGI Spikes 32% * Gilead Sinks 3% On New Remdesivir Data; Analysts Stay Sidelined
The coronavirus pandemic accelerated a wellness renaissance among consumers as shelter in place orders took effect, based on some of the sales trends seen by companies including Ro.
WW International Inc. said late Friday it plans to lay off workers and eliminate jobs worldwide as it tries to cut costs amid the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In a filing, the company formerly known as Weight Watchers said it expects to spend about $12 million in employee-termination payments and other expenses. WW said it expects to be done with the workforce cuts by the end of fiscal 2020. It did not detail how many people would lose their jobs or how many positions would be eliminated. WW shares fell 1.8% in the extended session Friday after ending the regular trading day up 2.2%. WW late last monthposted a narrower first-quarter loss and said it ended the three-month period with 9% more subscribers.
NEW YORK, May 14, 2020 -- WW International, Inc. (Nasdaq: WW), a global wellness company powered by the world's leading commercial weight management program, today announced.
WW International (NASDAQ: WW), formerly known as Weight Watchers, has a strategy that resonates well in today's environment, according to Jefferies analyst Stephanie Wissink. Wissink thinks the shift from focusing on just weight loss, to a more holistic wellness concept, has increased the total addressable market for the company from $18 billion to $300 billion, according to a report by TheStreet. The company, best known for its weight loss programs, began a partnership with global media giant Oprah Winfrey in 2015, and recently extended the relationship into 2025.
What happened WW International (NASDAQ: WW), a global wellness company formerly known as Weight Watchers, jumped as much as 14% Wednesday after an analyst upgraded the stock, but gloomy comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell brought the stock back down to earth.
Macro trends are favorable for WW International Inc (NASDAQ: WW), and its digital shift is likely to boost margins and capital returns, according to Jefferies.The WW International Analyst Stephanie Wissink initiated coverage of WW International with a Buy rating and $32 price target.The WW International Thesis The COVID-19 health crisis has unlocked a durable trend of making wellness a priority, which creates better growth prospects for WW International, Wissink said in a Tuesday initiation note. (See her track record here.)Established brands with modern platforms are well-positioned in today's environment, "given scale, resources to acquire & retain customer relationships, and to develop unique content & connected communities," the analyst said. WW International has reinvented itself, creating a new brand with a digital experience known as myWW, she said. With this, the company has expanded beyond diets, Wissink said. While the company previously addressed an $18-billion weight management market, its shift to overall wellbeing implies a target market of $300 billion, the analyst said. WW International faces a "multi-year growth trajectory" in subscriptions and revenue per user, she said. "We are intrigued by WW's position as an accessibly priced, leading digital solution for individuals who seek & will pay for an integrated wellness lifestyle platform."WW Price Action Shares of WW International were up 8.32% at $25.44 at the time of publication Wednesday.Related Links:108 Biggest Movers From YesterdayGoldman Sachs Projects Subscriber Growth For WW InternationalLatest Ratings for WW DateFirmActionFromTo May 2020JefferiesInitiates Coverage OnBuy Apr 2020DA DavidsonMaintainsBuy Apr 2020SunTrust Robinson HumphreyMaintainsHold View More Analyst Ratings for WW View the Latest Analyst Ratings See more from Benzinga * Wedbush Upgrades CarMax On Potential For Strong Post-Coronavirus Recovery * Tilray Investors Overreacted To A Good Q1 Print, Says Cantor Fitzgerald * ViacomCBS Subscription Numbers Make Barrington Bullish(C) 2020 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.