Weight Watchers International Stock Gaps Down On Today's Open (WTW)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Weight Watchers International (NYSE: WTW) were gapping down Thursday morning with an open price 13.7% lower than Wednesday's closing price. The stock closed at $48.79 Wednesday and opened today's trading at $42.10.

The average volume for Weight Watchers International has been 793,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Weight Watchers International has a market cap of $2.81 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 11.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Weight Watchers International, Inc. engages in the provision of weight management services primarily in North America, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.1, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Weight Watchers International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Weight Watchers International Ratings Report.

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