WTW – Weight watchers International, Inc. provides weight management services and operates through company owned and franchise spaces. WTW has a subscription model business, which means that the number of subscribers are directly proportional to the revenues, however, there is a time – lag between increase in subscribers and revenue recognition.

WTW – Weight Watchers International Inc

Fundamentals Previously closed at 12.49
Day’s high 13.08
Day’s low 12.21
P/E ratio 21.10
EPS 0.59


Analysts opinion WTW announced their Q1 2016 earnings last night. Q1 ended with 3.1 million subscribers worldwide for WTW, which is a 5% increase yoy. The management also raised their earnings expectations for the full year 2016 to $1.05 from $0.80 per share. Analysts are bullish & have a target of $24 for the stock. Technically, WTW has a double bottom pattern, with a target price of $16.4
WTW recently launched its new consumer program, new food plans etc and also have tie ups with Oprah Winfrey the media mogul. The TV campaigns with Oprah highlighted her Come join me invitation which has had a very positive impact on the firm’s subscriber growth and retainment. “The Oprah Effect” is probably what the company needed in order to turnaround its declining business.
Sentiments Sentiments for the stock are bullish, with a jump of 15% pre-market. The Sentiment Index, a proprietary algorithm of Stockal, reads a 280% Positive sentiments for WTW.
Social Media Pulse The stock has 100% higher social media chatter than usual.

On a completely different note, Investors are yet to act on Twenty First Century Fox earnings beat.

FOXA – Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. is a media and entertainment company. It is engaged in the production and acquisition of live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in all formats in all entertainment media, and the production and licensing of television programming around the world.

FOXA –Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc

Fundamentals Previously closed at 29.80
Day’s high 30.26
Day’s low 29.76
P/E ratio 25.15
EPS 1.19


Analyst opinion FOXA reported its FY 2016 Q3 earnings yesterday. The revenues grew 4% in the Quarter, at $844 million or $0.44 per share. The price target for FOXA has been raised by Goldman Sachs, Topica, Stifel to $35, $28 and $32 respectively. The analyst confidence meter is 76% bullish according to Stockal proprietary algorithm.
Sentiments Despite a strong dollar weighing in on the company, FOXA beat wall street expectations in both revenue and EPS. The sentiment index is 50% bullish on Stockal proprietary algorithm.
Social Media Pulse The stock has 35% lower social chatter than usual, which gives a perfect buy signal since not many people would have entered long positions in the stocks.


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