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WW International NasdaqGS:WW Stock Report

Last Price

US$4.40

Market Cap

US$309.7m

7D

-15.5%

1Y

-77.1%

Updated

23 Sep, 2022

Data

Company Financials +

WW International Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for WW International
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$4.40
52 Week HighUS$21.97
52 Week LowUS$4.28
Beta1.58
1 Month Change-25.04%
3 Month Change-39.48%
1 Year Change-77.13%
3 Year Change-88.22%
5 Year Change-89.90%
Change since IPO-85.09%

Recent News & Updates

Sep 10
Why WW International, Inc. (NASDAQ:WW) Could Be Worth Watching

Why WW International, Inc. (NASDAQ:WW) Could Be Worth Watching

WW International, Inc. ( NASDAQ:WW ), might not be a large cap stock, but it saw a double-digit share price rise of...

Shareholder Returns

WWUS Consumer ServicesUS Market
7D-15.5%-6.4%-5.2%
1Y-77.1%-32.5%-23.1%

Return vs Industry: WW underperformed the US Consumer Services industry which returned -32.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WW underperformed the US Market which returned -21.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is WW's price volatile compared to industry and market?
WW volatility
WW Average Weekly Movement13.2%
Consumer Services Industry Average Movement8.6%
Market Average Movement6.9%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.9%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: WW is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 13% a week.

Volatility Over Time: WW's weekly volatility (13%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19617,700Sima Sistanihttps://corporate.ww.com

WW International, Inc. provides weight management products and services worldwide. The company operates in four segments: North America, Continental Europe, United Kingdom, and Other. It offers a range of nutritional, activity, behavioral, and lifestyle tools and approaches products and services.

WW International Fundamentals Summary

How do WW International's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
WW fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$309.69m
Earnings (TTM)US$63.39m
Revenue (TTM)US$1.14b

4.9x

P/E Ratio

0.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
WW income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$1.14b
Cost of RevenueUS$437.42m
Gross ProfitUS$699.08m
Other ExpensesUS$635.69m
EarningsUS$63.39m

Last Reported Earnings

Jul 02, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.90
Gross Margin61.51%
Net Profit Margin5.58%
Debt/Equity Ratio-311.4%

How did WW perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is WW undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

5/6

Valuation Score 5/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for WW?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

WW key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.5x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA6.5x
PEG Ratio0.1x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does WW's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

WW PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for WW vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average18.4x
CSV Carriage Services
8.5x-1.8%US$455.5m
OSW OneSpaWorld Holdings
31.4x-26.9%US$826.4m
FTDR Frontdoor
14.2x23.7%US$1.7b
MCW Mister Car Wash
19.5x5.4%US$2.6b
WW WW International
4.9x34.9%US$309.7m

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: WW is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.9x) compared to the peer average (18.4x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does WW's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Consumer Services Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: WW is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.9x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (16.2x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is WW's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

WW PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio4.9x
Fair PE Ratio18.7x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: WW is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18.7x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of WW when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: WW ($4.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($7.74)

Significantly Below Fair Value: WW is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.


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Future Growth

How is WW International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?

Future Growth Score

4/6

Future Growth Score 4/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


34.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: WW's forecast earnings growth (34.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: WW's earnings (34.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.7% per year).

High Growth Earnings: WW's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: WW's revenue (0.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: WW's revenue (0.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: WW's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (970.9%).


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Past Performance

How has WW International performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

3/6

Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-22.5%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: WW has a large one-off loss of $55.8M impacting its July 2 2022 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: WW's current net profit margins (5.6%) are higher than last year (4.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WW's earnings have declined by 22.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: WW's earnings growth over the past year (9.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-22.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: WW earnings growth over the past year (9.6%) exceeded the Consumer Services industry 9.3%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: WW's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


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Financial Health

How is WW International's financial position?

Financial Health Score

0/6

Financial Health Score 0/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: WW has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: WW has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: WW has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: WW's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.

Debt Coverage: WW's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (10.2%).

Interest Coverage: WW's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.8x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is WW International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WW's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WW's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WW's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WW's dividend payments have been increasing.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: WW is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as WW has not reported any payouts.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

5.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Sima Sistani (42 yo)

0.50yr

Tenure

Ms. Sima Sistani serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director at WW International, Inc. since March 21, 2022. She has worked at Epic Games, Inc since June 2019, a video game and software developer and pu...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: WW's management team is seasoned and experienced (5 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: WW's board of directors are considered experienced (7 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

NasdaqGS:WW Recent Insider Transactions by Companies or Individuals
DateValueNameEntityRoleSharesMax Price
09 Mar 22BuyUS$198,033Denis KellyIndividual20,000US$10.42

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 77.61% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
21.05%
Artal Group S.A.
14,818,300$65.2m0%3.41%
12.35%
BlackRock, Inc.
8,694,962$38.3m3.53%no data
11.35%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
7,985,983$35.1m5.35%no data
7.49%
Senvest Management, LLC
5,274,624$23.2m11.16%0.77%
4.92%
Federated Hermes, Inc.
3,462,739$15.2m279%0.05%
2.71%
State Street Global Advisors, Inc.
1,906,882$8.4m2.56%no data
1.9%
D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.
1,338,660$5.9m132.49%0.01%
1.57%
Oprah Winfrey
1,107,478$4.9m0.25%no data
1.55%
Geode Capital Management, LLC
1,087,567$4.8m16.95%no data
1.37%
Argenta Bank Luxembourg SA
963,676$4.2m-32.91%0.13%
1.11%
Littlejohn & Co., LLC
784,599$3.5m0.62%1.21%
1.07%
Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc.
753,675$3.3m16.03%no data
1.03%
Morgan Stanley, Investment Banking and Brokerage Investments
721,650$3.2m31.94%no data
1.01%
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
710,094$3.1m20.79%no data
0.92%
Renaissance Technologies LLC
649,392$2.9m23.22%no data
0.81%
Northern Trust Global Investments
568,912$2.5m0.55%no data
0.74%
Stadium Capital Management, LLC
517,845$2.3m-35.18%0.91%
0.71%
BNY Mellon Asset Management
499,472$2.2m-4.66%no data
0.66%
Norges Bank Investment Management
462,559$2.0m0%no data
0.62%
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund
437,115$1.9m43.76%no data
0.59%
Millennium Management LLC
412,805$1.8m-32.99%no data
0.56%
Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc
394,278$1.7m0%0.01%
0.52%
Invesco Capital Management LLC
367,718$1.6m21.72%no data
0.51%
Teacher Retirement System of Texas
359,168$1.6m3250.14%0.01%
0.49%
AQR Capital Management, LLC
344,359$1.5m69.12%no data

Company Information

WW International, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: WW International, Inc.
  • Ticker: WW
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1961
  • Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Implied Market Cap: US$309.689m
  • Shares outstanding: 70.38m
  • Website: https://corporate.ww.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • WW International, Inc.
  • 675 Avenue of the Americas
  • 6th Floor
  • New York
  • New York
  • 10010
  • United States


Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
WWNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon SharesUSUSDNov 2001
WW6DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURNov 2001
WTWWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesATEURNov 2001

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/23 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/23 00:00
Earnings2022/07/02
Annual Earnings2022/01/01


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.