Is there a Bearish outlook for Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) this week?

September 16, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

Investors sentiment increased to 1.72 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.54, from 1.18 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 26 investors sold Weight Watchers International, Inc. shares while 52 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 75 raised stakes. 59.83 million shares or 1.42% more from 59.00 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Invesco holds 0% or 50,907 shares. Dupont Capital holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) for 9,356 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Limited Liability Corp reported 0.01% in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW). Bingham Osborn Scarborough Ltd Liability Co owns 0.04% invested in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) for 4,000 shares. Apriem Advsrs holds 0.01% in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) or 610 shares. Susquehanna Int Llp reported 0% of its portfolio in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW). Friess Associate Limited Liability has invested 0.25% in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW). Renaissance Techs Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.06% of its portfolio in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW). Moreover, State Street has 0.01% invested in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) for 735,111 shares. Lord Abbett And Lc has 337,644 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Advisory Research has 0.04% invested in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) for 25,901 shares. Horizon Kinetics Limited Liability Com, New York-based fund reported 4,087 shares. Parametric Port Associate Lc invested in 175,573 shares. Shamrock Asset has 0.02% invested in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) for 400 shares. Dana Invest Advisors has invested 0.12% in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW).

Since April 20, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 8 insider sales for $1.04 billion activity. Amouyal Philippe sold $566,891 worth of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) on Friday, August 31. KELLY DENIS F also bought $286,370 worth of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) on Wednesday, August 15. 131,466 shares were sold by Hotchkin Nicholas P, worth $9.95 million. Westend S.A. had sold 6.00 million shares worth $456.00 million. Fajgenbaum Jonas had sold 10,000 shares worth $751,637 on Thursday, August 30. $1.77 million worth of stock was sold by COLOSI MICHAEL F on Thursday, August 30.

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

Among 12 analysts covering Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Weight Watchers International had 14 analyst reports since April 12, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, June 18 the stock rating was maintained by Craig Hallum with “Buy”. UBS maintained Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) on Tuesday, August 7 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Craig Hallum on Thursday, April 12. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, May 15 by SunTrust. On Wednesday, April 18 the stock rating was maintained by Craig Hallum with “Buy”. FBR Capital maintained the shares of WTW in report on Tuesday, August 7 with “Buy” rating. DA Davidson initiated it with “Buy” rating and $14300 target in Tuesday, June 12 report. J.P. Morgan initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, June 12 report. Below is a list of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) latest ratings and price target changes.

13/09/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight New Target: $76 Initiates Coverage On
04/09/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Neutral New Target: $73 Initiates Coverage On
29/08/2018 Broker: Oppenheimer Rating: Outperform New Target: $98 Initiates Coverage On
07/08/2018 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $110 New Target: $100 Maintain
07/08/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $103 New Target: $113 Maintain
10/07/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Overweight New Target: $115 Initiates Coverage On
18/06/2018 Broker: Craig Hallum Rating: Buy New Target: $120.0000 Maintain
12/06/2018 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Buy New Target: $105.0000 Initiate
12/06/2018 Broker: DA Davidson Rating: Buy New Target: $143.0000 Initiate
12/06/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight New Target: $105 Initiates Coverage On

The stock increased 1.56% or $1.13 during the last trading session, reaching $73.38. About 1.61 million shares traded. Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) has risen 69.94% since September 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 54.32% the S&P500.

Weight Watchers International, Inc. provides weight management services worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.89 billion. The firm operates in four divisions: North America, United Kingdom, Continental Europe, and Other. It has a 23.44 P/E ratio. It offers a range of services and products comprising nutritional, activity, behavioral, and lifestyle tools and approaches.

More important recent Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Did Weight Watchers International, Inc. Shares Fall 16% in August?” on September 07, 2018, also Streetinsider.com published article titled: “Weight Watchers (WTW) Set to Join S&P MidCap 400; KLX Energy Services (KLXE) to Join S&P SmallCap 600 (Earlier)”, Investorplace.com published: “Grossman Is Engineering a Real Weight Watchers Stock Turnaround” on September 12, 2018. More interesting news about Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) was released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Oppenheimer Bullish On Weight Watchers Margin Expansion Opportunities” with publication date: August 29, 2018.

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