Shares of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NASDAQ:WW) gapped up before the market opened on Thursday . The stock had previously closed at $20.67, but opened at $21.84. Weight Watchers International shares last traded at $23.67, with a volume of 5,542,545 shares traded.
A number of research analysts have weighed in on WW shares. B. Riley upped their target price on Rogers from $200.00 to $210.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €33.40 ($38.84) target price on Siemens Healthineers and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday. Bank of America reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $143.00 target price on shares of Xilinx in a report on Friday, May 3rd. ValuEngine downgraded Zosano Pharma from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Zynerba Pharmaceuticals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, May 11th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Weight Watchers International currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $23.00.
The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $19.42. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.42 billion, a PE ratio of 7.42, a P/E/G ratio of 1.03 and a beta of 2.34.
In related news, General Counsel Michael F. Colosi sold 16,898 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.41, for a total value of $378,684.18. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, General Counsel Michael F. Colosi sold 16,993 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.03, for a total value of $289,390.79. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 12.03% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
Weight Watchers International Company Profile (NASDAQ:WW)
Weight Watchers International, Inc provides weight management services worldwide. The company operates in four segments: North America, Continental Europe, United Kingdom, and Other. It provides a range of products and services comprising nutritional, activity, behavioral, and lifestyle tools and approaches.
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