Analyst Commentary On Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW), Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ARLZ)

Its up 0.41, from 0.72 in 2016Q3. The value of the investment in Weight Watchers International I decreased from $856,000 to $706,000 a change of $150,000 quarter over quarter. 61 funds opened positions while 175 raised stakes. Raymond James Assoc owns 12,986 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio. Envestnet Asset Mngmt has 0% invested in Edison International (NYSE:EIX) for 11,209 shares. Sigma Planning reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Weight Watchers International, Inc. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC boosted its stake in shares of Weight Watchers International by 3.6% in the first quarter.

The consensus recommendation - averaging the work of 3 analysts - of 2.7 for Weight Watchers International, Inc.

WTW has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Fifth Third Comml Bank has invested 0% in Weight Watchers International, Inc. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.08. Barclays Capital upgraded Weight Watchers International, Inc. Allianz Asset Ag holds 0.04% in Edison International (NYSE:EIX) or 546,425 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Mgmt Incorporated has invested 0.01% in Weight Watchers International, Inc.

Weight Watchers International IN (NYSE:WTW) had an increase of 4.26% in short interest.

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COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Paloma Partners Management Co Purchases New Stake in Weight Watchers International Inc (WTW)" was published by BNB Daily and is the sole property of of BNB Daily. It also reduced Signature Bk New York N Y (NASDAQ:SBNY) stake by 6,897 shares and now owns 33,466 shares. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 0 think it is Overweight. (NYSE:WTW). Joel Isaacson Com Ltd Liability Com invested in 1,500 shares or 0% of the stock.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 insider buy, and 4 sales for $674,716 activity. Elkins Cynthia bought $24,012 worth of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) for 15,953 shares. (NYSE:WTW) shares saw a recent bid of $45.99 and 4.51M shares have exchanged hands in the recent trading session, yielding a 28.68% gain over the past week.WTW price increased 6.63% or $-2.86 versus $43.13 at the end of the prior session. Therefore 20% are positive. Weight Watchers International now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $20.44. A reading between 0 and -20 would point to an overbought situation. TH Capital maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, November 11 report. On Friday, August 7 the stock rating was maintained by Brean Capital with "Buy". (NYSE:WTW) rating on Tuesday, August 11. On September 15 the company was upgraded from "Hold" to "Buy" with a current price target of $10.00 by analysts at Craig-Hallum. The stock of Five9 Inc (NASDAQ:FIVN) earned "Buy" rating by Craig Hallum on Thursday, June 9. Morgan Stanley raised their price objective on Weight Watchers International from $13.00 to $18.00 and gave the company an "underweight" rating in a research report on Monday, May 8th. Sidoti lowered Weight Watchers International from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 30th. As per Wednesday, July 19, the company rating was maintained by Northland Capital. The rating was downgraded by Standpoint Research to "Hold" on Wednesday, October 21. The stock of Weight Watchers International, Inc.

On October 20 the stock rating was upgraded from "Underweight" to "Equal-weight" with a current price target of $14.00 in an announcement from Barclays. Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) are hovering above their moving averages, indicating a postitive uptrend for the firm. It has outperformed by 83.38% the S&P500.

Among 5 analysts covering Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. The stock has a market cap of $2.93 billion, a PE ratio of 34.07 and a beta of 3.06. The Company operates globally through a network of Company-owned and franchise operations. The Company's branded services and products include meetings conducted by its franchisees, digital weight management products provided through its Websites, mobile sites and applications, products sold at meetings, licensed products sold in retail channels and magazine subscriptions and other publications.

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