Published: Sun, January 14, 2018
Entertaiment | By Mabel Barber

Which Insiders Are Selling Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW)?


Currently, the stock has a 3 months average volume of 1.48 million. The Company's branded products and services include meetings conducted by its franchisees, digital weight management products provided through its Websites, mobile sites and applications, products sold at meetings, licensed products sold in retail channels and magazine subscriptions and other publications.

Traders have different rules for what constitutes liquidity and a good guide is the volume of trades and volume of shares that are traded each day.

Talk of an Oprah Winfrey run in the 2020 Presidential election has done a number on shorts hoping for weakness in shares of Weight Watchers (WTW +6.9%), observes S3 Partners analyst Ihor Dusaniwky. (NYSE:WTW) has risen 100.08% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.90% the S&P500.

(NYSE:MMC) by 5.87% during the September 2017 quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (WTW). Average true range (ATR-14) of the company is at 2.44. The stock decreased 0.64% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $18.72. About 699,923 shares traded. It has outperformed by 13.19% the S&P500. Weight Watchers International, Inc. They expect $1.13 EPS, up 3.67% or $0.04 from last year's $1.09 per share. As the current market price of the stock is $56.81 and diluted EPS for the trailing twelve month is 1.68, the P/E ratio for the stock comes out as 34.15. After $1.09 actual earnings per share reported by MetLife, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.83% EPS growth. Weight Watchers International had a negative return on equity of 8.81% and a net margin of 9.03%. On Tuesday, April 5 the stock rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to "Overweight". (NYSE:WTW), with 2 analysts believing it is a strong buy. (NYSE:WTW) on Monday, October 19 with "Buy" rating. The RSI is considered to be an internal strength indicator, not to be confused with relative strength which is compared to other stocks and indices. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Buy" rating and $7000 target in Monday, July 17 report. (NYSE:ZTS) earned "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Thursday, September 29. Of those transactions, there were 47,807 shares of WTW bought and 99,060 shares sold. 38 funds opened positions while 36 raised stakes.

Weight Watchers International, Inc.is the largest provider of weight control programs in the world. Pnc Fincl Gru holds 0% of its portfolio in Weight Watchers International, Inc.

Virtu Financial Llc, which manages about $2.02 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) by 12,964 shares to 16,725 shares, valued at $2.36 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Has $6.43 Million Position in Weight Watchers International, Inc. The short ratio for EXAS is 6.04 while that of WTW is just 5.58. Chicago Equity Limited Liability reported 31,250 shares. Generally speaking, an ADX value from 0-25 would indicate an absent or weak trend. Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) gained 9.03 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $57.37. Craig Hallum maintained Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW). Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 50,542 shares or 0% of the stock.

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Cetera Advisor Limited Liability Company holds 40,165 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. (NASDAQ:MAR) for 2,600 shares. Badgley Phelps & Bell Inc stated it has 6,888 shares. (NYSE:IT). 122 were accumulated by Greenleaf Trust.

Group One Trading Lp increased Allergan Plc (Put) stake by 122,100 shares to 391,300 valued at $80.20 million in 2017Q3.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.14, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 41 investors sold ZTS shares while 233 reduced holdings. Checking six months period the stock's performance raised 20.39% while yearly performance is at 48.35%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.53 earnings per share.

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Currently, 0.10% of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:CAE) for 107,057 shares. Aqr Mgmt Ltd Liability reported 0% stake. Addison Cap invested in 7,312 shares. (NYSE:WTW) to report earnings on February, 27. Letko Brosseau Assoc owns 5.46 million shares or 0.86% of their United States portfolio. Midas Mgmt, a New York-based fund reported 26,400 shares. Ami Asset holds 2.77% of its portfolio in Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:CAE) for 12.47M shares. Quantbot Techs Limited Partnership invested 0% of its portfolio in CAE Inc. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd, South Africa-based fund reported 18,129 shares.

Among 9 analysts covering CAE Inc. 0 analysts say it's a Hold while 1 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell. Therefore 56% are positive. PPL Corporation had 36 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:MARK) might see muted action given an ABR of 2.5 or Hold rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of ZTS in report on Wednesday, August 30 with "Buy" rating. IBC downgraded CAE Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) rating on Friday, November 3. The stock of CAE Inc. BMO Capital Markets has "Market Perform" rating and $70 target. FBR Capital downgraded MetLife, Inc.

Analysts await Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) to report earnings on February, 15. They expect $0.22 EPS, up 10.00% or $0.02 from last year's $0.2 per share. C's profit will be $3.33B for 15.10 P/E if the $1.26 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.65 actual EPS reported by Zoetis Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.54% EPS growth.

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