After the market close on Thursday, the weight management services company reported an adjusted loss of 3 cents per share, compared to analysts' forecasts for earnings of 2 cents per share.
However, revenue of $259.2 million beat Wall Street's forecasts for revenue of $257.7 million.
End of period active subscribers declined by 4.8% year-over-year during the fourth quarter, compared to a decline of 12.7% during the third quarter. This reflects strong recruitment growth related to Weight Watcher's new "Beyond the Scale" program, Weight Watchers said in a statement.
Additionally, Weight Watchers projected 2016 earnings to range between 70 cents per share to $1 per share, in-line with analysts' forecasts for full-year earnings of 81 cents per share.
Separately, TheStreet Ratings Team has a "Sell" rating with a score of D+ on the stock. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.
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