Looking at top Wall Street opinions, Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NASDAQ: WTW) has recently made its way into the research list of JP Morgan – signaling that their analyst’s rating adjustment is noteworthy. This stock was downgraded to a rating of Neutral in the eyes of JP Morgan, whereas its previous rating was Overweight in the eyes of JP Morgan, as reported on Friday, January 11th, 2019. Another heavy-hitting research note was published by BofA/Merrill on Friday November 2nd, 2018, with this firm Reiterated WTW to an updated rating of Buy. In the past six months and three months of trading, shares of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) have moved by -62.83% and -45.94%, respectively.
Brokerage Updates Related to Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) Stock
This publicly-traded organization generated losses of -9.78% over the last 5 sessions. Right now, this stock is the subject of 12 analysts’ evaluations, who – on average – have given this company’s shares a Buy rating. Not a Single analyst have given underperform rating or sell rating, and 4 have given a rating of Buy or better. Based on the 12 stock market experts following this company, the average 12-month price target is $80.00. Moreover, individual price targets range between $35.00-$137.00. With its recent move to $64.00, we can see that these firms project this stock will loss by -57.62% in one year.
Updates from Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) SEC Form 4
This particular company’s shares have garnered a lot of attention in recent days, as insiders are unloading their holdings while having generated a 8.80% rise since the beginning of the calendar year. A President, International at Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) sold off some of its shares in a transaction that was finalized on Nov 29. GROSSMAN MINDY F bought 7,000 shares of the organization’s stock at $50.10 apiece and racked up $350,707 in earnings from the purchase. Now, GROSSMAN MINDY F holds 48,533 shares of the company following the exchange. A Director of the organization named Amouyal Philippe, was engaged in a transaction that occurred on Aug 31 that managed to be worth $566,891 from the sale of 7,500 common shares at a price of $75.59 per individual share.
Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTW) Results in the Pipeline
The next scheduled release of financial results for Weight Watchers International, Inc. will be for the Sep-18 quarter. As it stands right now, market analysts are anticipating the per-share earnings for the three-month period will be $0.99. In the same vein, they expect sales for the quarter to amount to $379.37 million.
Now let’s turn to earnings surprise history: in the most recent quarter, the company reported about $365.80 million in revenue alongside EPS at $0.94. On average, the analyst projection was calling for $409.70 million with $1.01 per share in earnings, respectively. In the preceding quarter, this company’s revenue reached $408.20 million, with earnings per share ending up at $0.31.
Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) experienced a gain of 0.36% from the closing price in the previous trading day. That boost the price to $16.60 per share, as observed on February 11th, 2019, at a time when the total trading volume reached 2,161,821 shares of stock – compared to the typical average of 2.61M shares per day (as recorded over the past three months). The consensus estimate for these shares has been shifted to $18.44.
Pricing Indications for Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC)
This organization has had a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.54 in the last year. In the most recent trading session, the daily high was $16.75, bringing the per-share value 0.36% high its 52-week high and about -5.84% more expensive than its 52-week low. Meanwhile, it gained 16.12 from its observable 50-day simple moving average. Right at this moment, the per-share value is -0.58% lower than the mean per-share price over the last 200 days in the market.
Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) In-Depth Brokerage Insights
We can see that a number of brokerage firms are putting their focus onto this stock. Out of this group, 0 have a sell rating, 7 have a Buy rating, 6 have an outperform rating, while 3 provided a Hold rating for these shares – thanks to data from Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Additionally, 0 have recommended that these shares are an Underperforming investment. The current consensus recommendation is at , based on information from Thomson Reuters.
ARCC Stock Value Potential
In trading activity as of late, this stock’s value was 16.70 up from its 200 day moving average, while also 2.94% up when compared against its 50-day simple moving average. Over the course of the past year of trading, the share price stuck in the range of $17.00-$19.50. The market value for the entire organization reached 7.08B. After the trading day started off at the price of $16.60, these shares nearly bottomed out at its low price of $16.58 and nearly peaked at $16.75 as its full-day high price. In the last trading session, the price ended the day at $16.54. This company’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) managed to hit 58.87.
Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Analyst Points of Focus
Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) has found itself inside of Citigroup’s research list, so their analyst rating adjustment is worth taking note of. This stock was Initiated to Buy, by Citigroup, as garnered from a news report on Thursday August 23rd, 2018. An additional helpful research note was sent out by Compass Point’s on Wednesday December 6th, 2017. The brokerage decided to initiated ARCC to Buy.