Westend S.A.: Weight Watchers International Inc decreased Its Stake

May 17, 2018 - By Bradley Stiles

Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.16, from 1 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 15 investors sold Weight Watchers International, Inc. shares while 59 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 57.89 million shares or 4.37% more from 55.46 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

Sanctuary Wealth Lc holds 86,055 shares. Citigroup Inc has 39,296 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 32,827 are held by Bnp Paribas Arbitrage. Barclays Plc holds 95,988 shares or 0% of its portfolio. National Bank & Trust Of America De has invested 0% in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW). 33,180 were accumulated by Piermont Management Inc. Cap Fund Mngmt Sa invested in 106,400 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Alliancebernstein L P has invested 0% in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW). Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Co holds 0.04% or 17,128 shares. Macquarie Group Limited holds 0.09% or 1.12M shares. California Pub Employees Retirement System invested in 108,952 shares. Mckinley Capital Management Lc Delaware reported 0.08% in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW). 12 West Limited Partnership reported 4.41% of its portfolio in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW). Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio holds 6,405 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Park West Asset Management Limited Company invested in 1.69M shares or 3.42% of the stock.

Since March 2, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 2 sales for $143.45 million activity. 2,200 shares were bought by KELLY DENIS F, worth $137,335 on Thursday, March 8. Shares for $880,110 were sold by Pollier-Bousquet Corinne.

Westend S.A. Reported reduced Stake in Weight Watchers International Inc

Westend S.A. filed with SEC a SC 13D/A form for Weight Watchers International Inc. It can be found at: 000119312518166599. As reported by Westend S.A., the filler decreased its stake in the stock by -41.43 % for 20,818,300 shares. Westend S.A. currently owns 31.4% of the Consumer Discretionary- stock. Date of activity: May10, 2018.

Weight Watchers International Inc Institutional Sentiment

Filings show 133 investors own Weight Watchers International Inc. The ownership in Q3 2017 is high, at Infinity of the outstanding shares. This is increased by 600907. 55462964 were owned by these investors. 38 funds opened new Weight Watchers International Inc stakes, 36 increased positions. There were 20 that closed positions and 54 reduced them.

2 investors had the stock in their top 10. Some are: Artal Group S.A., Park West Asset Management Llc, 12 West Capital Management Lp..

Peter S. Park Park West Asset Management Llc is an investor bullish on Weight Watchers International Inc, owning 705401 shares as of Q3 2017 for 1.83% of its portfolio. Campbell & Company Investment Adviser Llc owns 19000 shares or 0.67% of its portfolio. NY 12 West Capital Management Lp have 3.64% of its portfolio for 598388 shares. Further, Indus Capital Partners Llc reported stake worth 1.86% of its portfolio. The N4 Artal Group Sa owns 29443300 shares. Weight Watchers International Inc is 22.09% of its portfolio.

SEC Form 13D.

Analysts await Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.84 earnings per share, up 25.37 % or $0.17 from last year’s $0.67 per share. WTW’s profit will be $55.68M for 24.61 P/E if the $0.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.31 actual earnings per share reported by Weight Watchers International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 170.97 % EPS growth.

The stock increased 1.27% or $1.04 during the last trading session, reaching $82.7. About 1.96 million shares traded or 5.19% up from the average. Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) has risen 313.09% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 301.54% the S&P500.

Weight Watchers International, Inc. provides weight management services worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.48 billion. The firm operates in four divisions: North America, United Kingdom, Continental Europe, and Other. It has a 34.46 P/E ratio. It offers a range of services and products comprising nutritional, activity, behavioral, and lifestyle tools and approaches.

Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Weight Watchers International has $100.0 highest and $65.0 lowest target. $91.40’s average target is 10.52% above currents $82.7 stock price. Weight Watchers International had 13 analyst reports since December 19, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital maintained the shares of WTW in report on Thursday, February 8 with “Buy” rating. Craig Hallum maintained it with “Buy” rating and $10000 target in Thursday, April 12 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Craig Hallum on Wednesday, April 18. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by FBR Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, February 28. The stock has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, March 14. As per Monday, March 5, the company rating was upgraded by Sidoti. B. Riley & Co maintained Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) on Thursday, February 8 with “Buy” rating. Craig Hallum maintained it with “Buy” rating and $70.0 target in Friday, January 19 report. The rating was initiated by SunTrust with “Buy” on Tuesday, May 15.

More recent Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “I Was Wrong About Weight Watchers” on May 04, 2018. Also Streetinsider.com published the news titled: “Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Enters Office Depot (ODP), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) (more…) – 13F” on May 15, 2018. Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “There Still Isn’t Any Reason to Buy Blue Apron Holdings Inc Stock” with publication date: May 16, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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