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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.07
WTW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. WTW: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WTW' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.07 Max: N/A
Current: 0.07
Equity-to-Asset -0.92
WTW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. WTW: -0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WTW' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.58  Med: -0.68 Max: 0.3
Current: -0.92
-1.58
0.3
Interest Coverage 1.92
WTW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
92% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 30.04 vs. WTW: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WTW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 4.52 Max: 9.13
Current: 1.92
1.38
9.13
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 4.20
Beneish M-Score: -2.51
WACC vs ROIC
16.38%
54.86%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 18.32
WTW's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
82% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. WTW: 18.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WTW' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.43  Med: 26.72 Max: 29.81
Current: 18.32
14.43
29.81
Net Margin % 7.51
WTW's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
64% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. WTW: 7.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WTW' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.83  Med: 12.99 Max: 16.64
Current: 7.51
2.83
16.64
ROA % 6.97
WTW's ROA % is ranked higher than
68% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. WTW: 6.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WTW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.25  Med: 16.99 Max: 27.54
Current: 6.97
2.25
27.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 420.20
WTW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
96% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. WTW: 420.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WTW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 267.18  Med: 935 Max: 1508.13
Current: 420.2
267.18
1508.13
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -16.70
WTW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
94% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. WTW: -16.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WTW' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.7  Med: 14.3 Max: 59.6
Current: -16.7
-16.7
59.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -23.60
WTW's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
92% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. WTW: -23.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WTW' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.1  Med: 15.8 Max: 71.4
Current: -23.6
-24.1
71.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -34.10
WTW's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
85% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. WTW: -34.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
WTW' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49  Med: 10.9 Max: 87.1
Current: -34.1
-49
87.1
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

WTW Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Steven Cohen 1,000 sh (New)
John Hussman 600,000 sh (+20.00%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 50,270 sh (-0.69%)
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Q3 2016

WTW Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Murray Stahl 39,273 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 372,038 sh (New)
John Hussman 600,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 48,920 sh (-2.69%)
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Q4 2016

WTW Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 58,646 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 2,186 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 265,922 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 400,022 sh (+7.52%)
Jeff Auxier 49,220 sh (+0.61%)
John Hussman Sold Out
Murray Stahl 37,932 sh (-3.41%)
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Q1 2017

WTW Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Charles Brandes 11,100 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 110,341 sh (+88.15%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 275,529 sh (+3.61%)
Jeff Auxier 49,370 sh (+0.30%)
Lee Ainslie 2,186 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 319,978 sh (-20.01%)
Murray Stahl 28,240 sh (-25.55%)
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Business Description

Industry: Personal Services » Personal Services    NAICS: 812191    SIC: 7299
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Traded in other countries:WW6.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Weight Watchers International Inc is a commercial provider of weight management service. Its services and products include digital weight management products provided through websites, mobile sites and apps, products sold at meetings and retail channels.

Weight Watchers is a leading player in the $65 billion global weight-management industry. As of March 2017, the company had 1.5 million active meeting subscribers worldwide (run by more than 9,000 meeting leaders) and 2.1 million active online subscribers. The company encourages healthy weight loss through exercise, nutrition, and portion control, with aspirations of evolving into a more holistic health/wellness provider. Weight Watchers also offers online 24/7 Expert Chat and personal coaching weight-management solutions.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 27.42
WTW's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.11 vs. WTW: 27.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WTW' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.43  Med: 13.19 Max: 47.78
Current: 27.42
3.43
47.78
Forward PE Ratio 25.25
WTW's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.57 vs. WTW: 25.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 27.42
WTW's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
59% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.11 vs. WTW: 27.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WTW' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.43  Med: 13.19 Max: 47.78
Current: 27.42
3.43
47.78
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 71.84
WTW's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
92% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.86 vs. WTW: 71.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
WTW' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.02  Med: 14.33 Max: 113.14
Current: 71.84
5.02
113.14
PS Ratio 2.04
WTW's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. WTW: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WTW' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.47 Max: 4.44
Current: 2.04
0.17
4.44
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 29.79
WTW's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
73% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.67 vs. WTW: 29.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WTW' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.57  Med: 11.12 Max: 152.33
Current: 29.79
3.57
152.33
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 20.72
WTW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
71% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.05 vs. WTW: 20.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WTW' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.01  Med: 9.34 Max: 27.58
Current: 20.72
2.01
27.58
EV-to-EBIT 19.71
WTW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.08 vs. WTW: 19.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WTW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 10.7 Max: 20.6
Current: 19.71
2.5
20.6
EV-to-EBITDA 15.81
WTW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.48 vs. WTW: 15.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WTW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 10.3 Max: 17.2
Current: 15.81
2.5
17.2
Shiller PE Ratio 13.50
WTW's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.55 vs. WTW: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WTW' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 13.58 Max: 42
Current: 13.5
1.35
42
Current Ratio 0.89
WTW's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. WTW: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WTW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.46
Current: 0.89
0.18
1.46
Quick Ratio 0.80
WTW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. WTW: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WTW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.56 Max: 1.27
Current: 0.8
0.14
1.27
Days Inventory 18.20
WTW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
51% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.66 vs. WTW: 18.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WTW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.2  Med: 21.11 Max: 24.55
Current: 18.2
18.2
24.55
Days Sales Outstanding 9.06
WTW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.29 vs. WTW: 9.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WTW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.41  Med: 8.81 Max: 10.99
Current: 9.06
7.41
10.99
Days Payable 25.61
WTW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
56% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 29.96 vs. WTW: 25.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WTW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.43  Med: 23.74 Max: 28.68
Current: 25.61
15.43
28.68

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -100.00
WTW's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
91% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. WTW: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
WTW' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: -9.1
Current: -100
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.23
WTW's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
98% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. WTW: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WTW' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.52 Max: 3.87
Current: 0.23
0.23
3.87
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.20
WTW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. WTW: -4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WTW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.5  Med: 7.5 Max: 17.4
Current: -4.2
-4.5
17.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 18.97
WTW's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
96% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. WTW: 18.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
WTW' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.46 Max: 19.37
Current: 18.97
0.34
19.37
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.40
WTW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. WTW: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WTW' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.42 Max: 4.2
Current: 1.4
0.14
4.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.10
WTW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
52% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.28 vs. WTW: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WTW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 9.3 Max: 40
Current: 5.1
4.8
40
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -11.81
WTW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
81% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 vs. WTW: -11.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WTW' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.81  Med: 16.15 Max: 99
Current: -11.81
-11.81
99

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,187.06
EPS (TTM) $ 1.35
Beta4.26
Short Percentage of Float39.49%
52-Week Range $9.37 - 38.02
Shares Outstanding (Mil)64.17

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,252 1,320
EPS ($) 1.48 1.94
EPS without NRI ($) 1.48 1.94
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
22.21%
Dividends per Share ($)
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New Lancet Study Shows Weight Watchers Is More Effective Than Brief Intervention Partnered With Self May 03 2017 
Weight Watchers Agrees To Grant Stock Option Award Pursuant To NYSE Rule 303A.08 Apr 27 2017 
Weight Watchers Names Mindy Grossman President and CEO Apr 26 2017 
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