Weight Watchers International, Inc. ($WTW) Confident Investor Rating: Poor

Company name Weight Watchers International, Inc.
Stock ticker WTW
Live stock price [stckqut]WTW[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Fair
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Fair

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Poor
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $44.65
Target stock price (averages with growth) $57.48
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $54.56
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $99.91

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=wtw
Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WWI) is a global-branded consumer company and a provider of weight management services, operating globally through a network of Company-owned and franchise operations. Through WeightWatchers.com, the Company offers Internet subscription weight management products to consumers and maintains an interactive presence on the Internet for the Weight Watchers brand. As of December 31, 2011, it provided two Internet subscription offerings: Weight Watchers Online and Weight Watchers eTools. Weight Watchers Online provides interactive and personalized resources that allow users to follow its weight management plans via the Internet. WWI offers its two Internet subscription products in eleven countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and Australia. In April 27, 2011, WWI acquired the 49% minority equity interest in a joint venture with Groupe DANONE S.A.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in this stock.

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