By Institutional Insider : Institutional Insider believes Medifast ( MED ) will miss Q4 earnings expectations and offer a revenue outlook for 2014 as much as 30% below current consensus, based on evidence of dramatically deteriorating trends to start 2014. If our hypothesis is correct, shares could
driven this market but the earnings growth may result in market up by high-single-digits in 2014. Weight-loss stocks [ WTW , NTRI ] and diet-drug stocks [ VYUS, ARNA ] have been hit with company specific issues [ the obesity problem hasn’t gone
Amid increased competition, Weight Watchers' turnaround hinges on technology and B2B investments.
LCAV +26% . FONR +25% . LOGM +24% . MTEX +20% . ELLI +16% . NNVC +14% . GPL +13% . Top 10 Losers: OHRP -31% . WTW -26% . PRSS -22% . GALE -20% . CHGG -18% . TRLA -18% . GSB -16% . NCT -14% . DCO -13% . GNC -13% . 2 comments
"Given Weight Watchers’ ( WTW -26.2% ) strong brand name and attractive cash flow, offset by its high debt load and sluggish trends, we believe shares
LIVE +11% . SYMX +11% . ETRM +8% . MHR +7% . CLF +7% . ACO +7% . CIEN +6% . BRD +5% . PQ +5% . Losers: WTW -22% . SVM -15% . TRLA -15% . GNC -14% . CHGG -14% . NCT -14% . NNA -8% . MW -8% . VFC -6% . A -5% . GENE
Feb 13 (Reuters) - Weight Watchers International Inc , facing increasing competition from diet apps and calorie-counting gadgets, forecast a full-year adjusted profit far below estimates, sending its shares down as much as 20 percent after the bell.
Top gainers, as of 5:15 p.m.: LCAV +26.1% . LOGM +13.0% . CRAY +9.3% . SYN +4.4% . OPK +3.1% . Top losers, as of 5:15 p.m.: WTW -20.1% . PRSS -16.7% . GNC -15.3% . TRLA -9.6% . STMP -8.9% . Post your comment!
revenue of $366.1M slides 11% Y/Y, with total paid weeks down 8.5% Operating cash flow of $323.5M. Adjusted net income of $30.8M falls from $53.9M. CC at 5 ET Press release , Q4 results WTW -18.2% AH Post your comment!
Feb 13 (Reuters) - Weight Watchers International Inc forecast a full-year profit far below estimates, sending the company's shares down 17 percent in extended trading.