Weight Watchers

The Weight Watchers International Inc, an US supplier of diet programmes, announced on Tuesday after US close of the stock market that her profit has sunk in the third quarter. Hence, the profit expectations were also missed. Besides, the annual view was lowered. The clear profit amounted to 44.4 million dollars or 59 cents share, in comparison to 52.6 million dollars or 68 cents share in the year before. The turnover rose in the period under review by 3.5 percent on 330.6 million dollars. Analysts had gone out in the approach from a profit of 64 cents share and a turnover of 327.4 million dollars. For the current fourth quarter they promise EP of 53 cents with proceeds of 311.8 million dollars. Now for the current business year the group counts on a result of 2.42 to 2.47 dollars share. Before the forecast had lain with from 2.25 to 2.50 dollars. Analysts see here a profit of 2.47 dollars share and a turnover of 1.41 billion dollars. Today the share of Weight Watchers closed Internationally in the NYSE with 35.17 dollars (+1,38 percent). After-hours the title loses 3.84 percent on 34.00 dollars

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