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Weight Watchers International Sees Unusually High Options Volume (WTW)

14 January 2018

Usa Financial Portformulas Corp sold 19,347 shares as Weight Watchers Intl Inc New (WTW)'s stock rose 106.43%. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 580,953 shares of the company's stock valued at $25,300,000 after acquiring an additional 320,227 shares during the period. Weight Watchers International had a net margin of 9.03% and a negative return on equity of 8.81%. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $56.98. The shares of the corporation went down by -1.44% during the previous month.

In an accompanying new Weight Watchers commercial, fans follow the producer and recording artist as he tracks his meal points along the way. (NYSE:WTW) have moved within the range of $11.33 to $57.96. It has outperformed by 83.38% the S&P500. The firm offers a range of womenÂ's products, such as cashmere sweaters, silk blouses, leather and suede leggings and jackets, dresses, denims, pants, tanks, T-shirts, handbags, and outerwear under the Vince brand; and menÂ's products comprising T-shirts, knit and woven tops, sweaters, denim, pants, blazers, outerwear, and leather jackets under the Vince brand.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.13, from 1.17 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 20 investors sold WTW shares while 54 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 36 raised stakes. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc holds 363,334 shares. $1.19 million worth of Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Burt Wealth Advsr holds 7,449 shares. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.53 EPS.

Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW) traded up $2.46 on Tuesday, reaching $59.44. (NYSE:WTW). Bridgeway Capital accumulated 89,250 shares. Nationwide Fund has invested 0% in Weight Watchers International, Inc. Exxonmobil Investment Management Tx invested in 12,051 shares. Usa Financial Portformulas Corp who had been investing in Weight Watchers Intl Inc New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.84 billion market cap company.

Adelante Capital Management Llc decreased Apartment Investment & Manag (NYSE:AIV) stake by 12,694 shares to 1.54 million valued at $67.73 million in 2017Q3. Engineers Gate Manager LP has 0.16% invested in Weight Watchers International, Inc. Ahl Prtn Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.03% or 32,603 shares in its portfolio. Ifc Holdings Fl accumulated 14,240 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC acquired a new position in shares of Weight Watchers International during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $608,000. (NYSE:WTW) ended its day at 56.98 with the rising stream of 0.16% and its total traded volume was 1.95 million shares more than the average volume. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System holds 0% or 20,866 shares. Royal Bank of Canada lifted its stake in shares of Weight Watchers International by 256.8% in the second quarter.

Among 6 analysts covering Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Weight Watchers International has a one year low of $11.61 and a one year high of $59.70.

Measuring Wall Street analysts' average enthusiasm for a specific stock is critical when considering a potential investment. ValuEngine lowered Weight Watchers International from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. (NYSE:WTW) has "Underweight" rating given on Friday, December 16 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, January 4 by Sidoti. Barclays Capital upgraded Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) on Monday, December 7 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, February 26.

Auxier Asset Management decreased Weight Watchers Intl. Craig Hallum upgraded the shares of WTW in report on Tuesday, September 15 to "Buy" rating. If a stock does not have good liquidity then it may take some time before a broker is able to negotiate a deal to buy or sell a stock and the broker may not be able to get the sell or buy price that the trader is looking for. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 19 by Morgan Stanley. (NYSE:WTW) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, October 21 by Standpoint Research. The rating was upgraded by Investec on Thursday, September 8 to "Buy".

Analysts await Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) to report earnings on February, 27. The stock's price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 2.89 and price to book ratio for the most recent quarter is N/A, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter are 20.50. WTW's profit will be $18.71M for 49.12 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Weight Watchers International by 252.0% during the 3rd quarter.

Usa Financial Portformulas Corp increased Abbott Labs (NYSE:ABT) stake by 55,958 shares to 62,053 valued at $3.31 million in 2017Q3. Mackenzie Fincl owns 150,496 shares. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:VRTX) was raised too. For the quarter, shares are performing at -31.19%. (NYSE:ESS). Amalgamated Natl Bank invested in 0.06% or 7,507 shares. (NYSE:WTW). Tudor Inv Corp Et Al invested in 0.03% or 22,553 shares.