Weight Watchers International

In the early '60s, Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch began inviting friends into her Queens, NY home once a week to talk about how best to lose weight. Today, that group of friends has grown to millions of people around the world who’ve joined Weight Watchers to lose weight and lead healthier lives.
Our approach is built on four pillars that have the greatest impact on success. Our philosophy is that a person should:
▪ Learn to eat more healthfully
▪ Increase physical activity
▪ Learn to create and live in a supportive environment conducive to achieving a healthy weight
▪ Manage the challenges involved in changing behaviors
Weight Watchers doesn’t teach you how to diet. We are dedicated to inspiring and helping you adopt a healthier way to live. For life.

Type
Public
HQ
New York, US
Founded
1963
Size (employees)
18,000 (est)-5%
Weight Watchers International was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in New York, US

Weight Watchers International Office Locations

Weight Watchers International has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
675 Ave of the Americas

Weight Watchers International Financials and Metrics

Weight Watchers International Financials

Weight Watchers International's revenue was reported to be $329.1 m in Q1, 2018
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

329.1 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

204.2 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %

62%

Net income (Q1, 2018)

10.6 m

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

30.2 m

Market capitalization (19-Oct-2017)

3.1 b

Cash (01-Apr-2017)

135.2 m
Weight Watchers International's current market capitalization is $3.1 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

1.7 b1.5 b1.2 b1.2 b

Revenue growth, %

(14%)(21%)0%

Cost of goods sold

477.9 m468.8 m

Gross profit

686.5 m696.1 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Revenue

397.5 m345.2 m309.8 m273.3 m306.9 m309.8 m280.8 m329.1 m

Cost of goods sold

135.3 m122.1 m120 m114 m124.7 m119.8 m111.5 m124.9 m

Gross profit

262.2 m223.1 m189.8 m159.4 m182.2 m190 m169.3 m204.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %

66%65%61%58%59%61%60%62%
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

174.6 m301.2 m241.5 m108.7 m

Inventories

40.9 m32.4 m27.8 m32.6 m

Current Assets

315.7 m427.7 m359 m235.2 m

PP&E

87.1 m74.7 m58.2 m49.6 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Cash

276.5 m327.4 m211 m149.7 m212.3 m127.8 m114.5 m99 m135.2 m

Inventories

28.5 m23.5 m28.1 m18.5 m12.3 m29.8 m29 m29.5 m25.5 m

Current Assets

399.6 m439 m345.2 m250.6 m322.1 m241.2 m216.2 m215.1 m266.7 m

PP&E

81.1 m76.8 m72.1 m67.4 m62.2 m55.2 m51.9 m51.8 m47.7 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

204.7 m98.6 m32.8 m67.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

44.9 m49.2 m53.2 m52.6 m

Inventories

(2.2 m)(3.2 m)(3.1 m)(9.5 m)

Accounts Payable

(3.6 m)9.9 m(13.9 m)461 k
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

75.6 m113.4 m(5.5 m)22.3 m44.1 m(10.8 m)19.7 m54.3 m10.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

23.6 m36.3 m13.9 m28.3 m40.7 m12.9 m25.8 m39.1 m12.9 m

Inventories

8.4 m6.4 m1.7 m8.1 m13.2 m(3.1 m)(3.3 m)(4.8 m)4.6 m

Accounts Payable

(7.8 m)(8.7 m)3.3 m(12 m)(14.9 m)30.2 m(7.1 m)(7.2 m)3.2 m
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Weight Watchers International Market Value History

Weight Watchers International Median Salaries

Source: 34 public H-1B filings from Weight Watchers International

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