Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW)
January 12th, 2019
Amidst falling markets Weight Watchers International, Inc. finished Friday’s trading session down 5.07%, a $1.78 decrease to close on $33.30. As well as the drop in value, Weight Watchers International, Inc. hit a new 52 week low of $31.58, breaking the previous low of $34.78 from earlier this month. Despite the drop in value, trading volumes were solid at 342% of normal which can indicate investor opportunities.
WTW was outperformed by the rest of the Consumer Discretionary sector which went down only 0.03%.
The market sectors were mixed Saturday with a majority of the sectors trending down. Healthcare saw the biggest increase of the day (0.33%), while Energy saw the biggest drop (0.63%). Energy has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 8.07%.
Energy and Utilities saw turn arounds from their five day positive performance, Energy with a drop of 0.63%.
- Healthcare went up with a 0.33% change.
- Consumer Staples went up with a 0.30% change.
- Real Estate went up with a 0.24% change.
- Financials went up with a 0.17% change.
- Consumer Discretionary went down with a -0.03% change.
- Industrials went down with a -0.12% change.
- Communication Services went down with a -0.13% change.
- Information Technology went down with a -0.14% change.
- Materials went down with a -0.40% change.
- Utilities went down with a -0.44% change.
- Energy went down with a -0.63% change.
Weight Watchers International, Inc. Info
Weight Watchers International, Inc. provides weight management services worldwide. The company operates in four segments: North America, United Kingdom, Continental Europe, and Other. It offers a range of products and services comprising nutritional, activity, behavioral, and lifestyle tools and approaches. The company also engages in the meetings business, which presents weight management programs, as well as allows members to support each other by sharing their experiences with other people experiencing similar weight management challenges. In addition, it offers various digital subscription products, including Weight Watchers OnlinePlus and a weight management companion for Weight Watchers meeting members to digitally manage the day-to-day aspects of their weight management plan, as well as provides interactive and personalized resources that allow users to follow weight management plan; and personal coaching products. Further, the company provides various products, including bars, snacks, cookbooks, food, and restaurant guides with SmartPoints values, Weight Watchers magazines, and other third-party products. Additionally, it licenses the Weight Watchers brand and other intellectual property in food, beverages, and other consumer products and services, as well as endorses selected branded consumer products; and engages in publishing magazines, as well issues other publications, such as cookbooks, and food and restaurant guides with SmartPoints values. It offers products through its meeting and franchisee business, as well as online. Weight Watchers International, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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