Analysts Set Expectations for WW International, Inc.’s Q4 2021 Earnings (NASDAQ:WW)


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WW International, Inc. (NASDAQ:WW) – Research analysts at Jefferies Financial Group lifted their Q4 2021 earnings estimates for WW International in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, April 13th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst S. Wissink now expects that the company will post earnings per share of $0.72 for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.64. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for WW International’s Q4 2022 earnings at $0.76 EPS.

WW International (NASDAQ:WW) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 25th. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.06. WW International had a negative return on equity of 17.46% and a net margin of 5.96%. The company had revenue of $323.43 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $310.96 million.

Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. B. Riley boosted their price objective on shares of WW International from $38.00 to $44.00 in a research note on Monday, March 15th. Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of WW International in a research note on Tuesday. DA Davidson lowered their price objective on shares of WW International from $38.00 to $33.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, March 4th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of WW International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 4th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. WW International currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $32.50.

WW stock opened at $29.10 on Thursday. WW International has a 12-month low of $17.75 and a 12-month high of $37.35. The company has a market cap of $2.02 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.05, a PEG ratio of 1.04 and a beta of 2.88. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $32.23 and a 200-day moving average of $27.49.

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC grew its position in WW International by 32.4% in the 4th quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 2,245 shares of the company’s stock worth $55,000 after purchasing an additional 550 shares during the last quarter. AdvisorNet Financial Inc boosted its holdings in WW International by 2,711.3% during the fourth quarter. AdvisorNet Financial Inc now owns 21,085 shares of the company’s stock worth $514,000 after buying an additional 20,335 shares in the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC boosted its holdings in WW International by 37.5% during the fourth quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 55,833 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,362,000 after buying an additional 15,232 shares in the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its holdings in WW International by 21.7% during the fourth quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 272,181 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,641,000 after buying an additional 48,493 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Kendall Capital Management boosted its holdings in WW International by 4.7% during the fourth quarter. Kendall Capital Management now owns 18,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $439,000 after buying an additional 810 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 80.08% of the company’s stock.

In other WW International news, Director Oprah Winfrey sold 120,857 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.15, for a total value of $4,248,123.55. Following the transaction, the director now owns 2,679,611 shares in the company, valued at approximately $94,188,326.65. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Insiders sold a total of 548,273 shares of company stock worth $19,300,179 in the last quarter. 12.48% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

About WW International

WW International, Inc provides weight management products and services worldwide. The company operates in four segments: North America, Continental Europe, United Kingdom, and Other. It offers a range of nutritional, activity, behavioral, and lifestyle tools and approaches products and services. The company also provides various digital subscription products to wellness and weight management business, which provide interactive and personalized resources that allow users to follow its weight management program through its app and Web-based products, including personal coaching and digital products; and allows members to inspire and support each other by sharing their experiences with other people on weight management and wellness journeys.

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