Weight Watchers International Inc. (WTW) Jumps 17.45% on February 19

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Weight Watchers International Inc. (WTW) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Friday February 19 as the stock popped 17.45% to $14.81, representing a gain of $2.2 per share. Some 14.64 million shares traded hands on 49,477 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 5.53 million shares out of a total float of 63.62 million. The stock opened at $13.15 and traded with an intraday range of $15.29 to $13.02.

After today's gains, Weight Watchers International Inc. reached a market cap of $942.23 million. Weight Watchers International Inc. has had a trading range between $28.05 and $3.67 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $16.58 and a 200-day SMA of $11.07.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 25.7.

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.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Weight Watchers International Inc., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for WTW. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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