Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NASDAQ:WW) Shares Sold by Dupont Capital Management Corp

Dupont Capital Management Corp decreased its holdings in shares of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NASDAQ:WW) by 10.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 24,025 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,766 shares during the period. Dupont Capital Management Corp’s holdings in Weight Watchers International were worth $610,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. New York State Teachers Retirement System boosted its stake in shares of Weight Watchers International by 13.2% during the 2nd quarter. New York State Teachers Retirement System now owns 44,600 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,132,000 after acquiring an additional 5,200 shares in the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC boosted its stake in shares of Weight Watchers International by 64.8% during the 2nd quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 62,950 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,598,000 after acquiring an additional 24,748 shares in the last quarter. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board boosted its stake in shares of Weight Watchers International by 65.7% during the 1st quarter. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board now owns 11,100 shares of the company’s stock worth $188,000 after acquiring an additional 4,400 shares in the last quarter. Tudor Investment Corp Et Al boosted its stake in shares of Weight Watchers International by 8.9% during the 1st quarter. Tudor Investment Corp Et Al now owns 50,828 shares of the company’s stock worth $860,000 after acquiring an additional 4,161 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its stake in shares of Weight Watchers International by 17.8% during the 1st quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 130,814 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,212,000 after acquiring an additional 19,785 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 81.07% of the company’s stock.

In other Weight Watchers International news, Director Oprah Winfrey sold 361,175 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, June 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.87, for a total transaction of $9,343,597.25. Following the transaction, the director now owns 5,557,387 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $143,769,601.69. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. In the last three months, insiders have sold 757,515 shares of company stock worth $20,463,937. Corporate insiders own 12.48% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on WW shares. Jefferies Financial Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of Weight Watchers International in a research note on Thursday, June 25th. ValuEngine lowered Weight Watchers International from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 2nd. Morgan Stanley boosted their price target on Weight Watchers International from $28.00 to $30.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 16th. UBS Group reduced their target price on Weight Watchers International from $38.00 to $25.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, April 29th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Weight Watchers International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 21st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $32.15.

Shares of Weight Watchers International stock opened at $25.78 on Friday. Weight Watchers International, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $9.75 and a fifty-two week high of $47.19. The firm has a market cap of $1.76 billion, a PE ratio of 14.40, a P/E/G ratio of 1.18 and a beta of 2.58. The business’s fifty day moving average is $25.44 and its two-hundred day moving average is $26.52.

About Weight Watchers International

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Weight Watchers International (NASDAQ:WW)

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