NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Weight Watchers International

(NYSE:

WTW

) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $83.63, above its previous 52-week high of $83.60 with 483,482 shares traded as of 11:52 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

Weight Watchers International has a market cap of $5.9 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

diversified services

industry. Shares are up 117.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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Weight Watchers International, Inc. provides weight management services worldwide. It offers various services and products that are built upon weight management plans comprising nutritional, exercise, and behavioral tools and approaches. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.1, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Weight Watchers International as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, revenue growth and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full

Weight Watchers International Ratings Report

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