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

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Weight Watchers International (NYSE: WTW) were gapping up Tuesday morning with an open price 16.3% higher than Monday's closing price. The stock closed at $47.48 Monday and opened today's trading at $55.20.

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The average volume for Weight Watchers International has been 716,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Weight Watchers International has a market cap of $2.66 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 13.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 12.1, 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 expanding profit margins and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Weight Watchers International Ratings Report.

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