Weight Watchers International Inc. (WTW) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Monday December 21 as the stock slid 6.5% to $20.99, a loss of $-1.46 per share. Starting at an opening price of $22.52 a share, the stock traded between $20.85 and $22.52 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 2.48 million shares over 14,130 trades, against an average daily volume of 3.86 million shares and a total float of 63.62 million.
The losses send Weight Watchers International Inc. down to a market cap of $1.34 billion. In the last year, Weight Watchers International Inc. has traded between $28.68 and $3.67, and its 50-day SMA is currently $20.15 and 200-day SMA is $9.78.
The stock has a P/E Ratio of 42.8.
Weight Watchers International Inc is a provider of weight management services. The Company operates through a network of Company-owned and franchise operations. The Company's products include Weight Watchers Online and Weight Watchers eTools.
Weight Watchers International Inc. is based out of New York, NY and has some 21,000 employees. Its CEO is James R. Chambers.
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