Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. offers nutrition solutions in North America, Mexico, South and Central America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific.
Acceptable track record and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Herbalife Nutrition's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HLF's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Personal Products
1 Year Return
US Personal Products
Return vs Industry: HLF underperformed the US Personal Products industry which returned 15.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HLF underperformed the US Market which returned 17.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Herbalife Nutrition's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIntroducing Herbalife Nutrition (NYSE:HLF), The Stock That Zoomed 162% In The Last Five Years
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHere's What Herbalife Nutrition Ltd.'s (NYSE:HLF) ROCE Can Tell Us
5 months ago | Simply Wall StThe Herbalife Nutrition (NYSE:HLF) Share Price Is Up 48% And Shareholders Are Holding On
Is Herbalife Nutrition undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HLF ($37.45) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($39.91)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HLF is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HLF is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.5x) compared to the Personal Products industry average (16x).
PE vs Market: HLF is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.5x) compared to the US market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HLF is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HLF has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Personal Products industry average.
How is Herbalife Nutrition forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HLF's forecast earnings growth (15% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: HLF's earnings (15% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HLF's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: HLF's revenue (4.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HLF's revenue (4.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if HLF's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Herbalife Nutrition performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HLF has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HLF's current net profit margins (6.4%) are higher than last year (6.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HLF's earnings have declined by -3.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HLF's earnings growth over the past year (4.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (-3.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: HLF earnings growth over the past year (4.9%) underperformed the Personal Products industry 21.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: HLF's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Herbalife Nutrition's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HLF has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: HLF 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: HLF has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: HLF's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Debt Coverage: HLF's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25.4%).
Interest Coverage: HLF's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.4x coverage).
Inventory Level: HLF has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: HLF has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.
What is Herbalife Nutrition's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HLF's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HLF's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HLF's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HLF's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: HLF is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HLF's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Michael Johnson (64yo)
Mr. Michael O. Johnson has been the Chairman of Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. since June 1, 2017 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer since January 2019. He served as an Interim Chief Executive Officer at ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.39M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Michael's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Co-President & Chief Strategic Officer||1.8yrs||US$2.83m||0.27% $14.1m|
|Co-President and Chief Health & Nutrition Officer||1.8yrs||US$2.38m||no data|
|Executive VP & CFO||1.8yrs||US$1.48m||0.014% $706.6k|
|COO & Chief of Staff||0yrs||US$2.56m||0.12% $6.4m|
|Chairman & CEO||1.1yrs||US$5.35m||3.37% $173.7m|
|0yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Principal Accounting Officer||1.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Chief Information Officer||0.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP||0yrs||no data||0.0046% $237.9k|
Experienced Management: HLF's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Chairman & CEO||1.1yrs||US$5.35m||3.37% $173.7m|
|VP of Worldwide Nutrition Training & Member of Nutrition Advisory Board||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Lead Director||0.6yrs||US$275.49k||0.014% $695.8k|
|Member of Nutrition Advisory Board||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||4.8yrs||US$256.49k||0.011% $545.9k|
|Chairman of Nutrition Advisory Board||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Member of Advisory Board||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Member of Nutrition Advisory Board||14.7yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||6.2yrs||US$266.49k||0.011% $575.8k|
|Independent Director||1.8yrs||US$224.19k||0.0046% $239.5k|
Experienced Board: HLF's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Herbalife Nutrition Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Herbalife Nutrition Ltd.
- Ticker: HLF
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1980
- Industry: Personal Products
- Sector: Household
- Market Cap: US$5.150b
- Shares outstanding: 137.53m
- Website: https://www.herbalife.com
Number of Employees
- Herbalife Nutrition Ltd.
- PO Box 80210
- Los Angeles
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HLF||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Dec 2004|
|HOO||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2004|
Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. offers nutrition solutions in North America, Mexico, South and Central America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company provides products in the areas of weight management; targeted nutrition; energy, sports, and fitness; and outer nutrition. It offers weight management products, including meal replacement products, protein shakes, drink mixes, weight loss enhancers, and healthy snacks; targeted nutrition products, which include dietary and nutritional supplements that contain herbs, vitamins, minerals, and other natural ingredients; outer nutrition products, such as facial skin, body, and hair care products; and energy, sports, and fitness products comprising N-R-G tea and energy drink products. The company also provides literature, promotional, and other materials that include start-up kits, sales tools, and educational materials. It offers its products through independent service providers, sales representatives, and sales officers, as well as through its retail stores. The company was formerly known as Herbalife Ltd. and changed its name to Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. in April 2018. Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/23 00:59|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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