Weight Watchers (WTW) Tops Q3 EPS by 8c; Guides Above the Street

November 3, 2016 4:21 PM EDT

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Weight Watchers (NYSE: WTW) reported Q3 EPS of $0.53, $0.08 better than the analyst estimate of $0.45. Revenue for the quarter came in at $281 million versus the consensus estimate of $290.25 million.

GUIDANCE:

Weight Watchers sees FY2016 EPS of $0.95-$1.05, versus the consensus of $0.94.

"We've seen a great response to our fall campaign and in Q3 we achieved our highest year-over-year percentage growth in recruitment so far this year. We continue to see positive reactions to our Beyond the Scale program, and we look forward to generating even more interest in Weight Watchers with our upcoming winter marketing campaign featuring Oprah Winfrey," said Nick Hotchkin, the Company's CFO and Member, Interim Office of the CEO.

Ray Debbane, the Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors, stated, "The search for our next CEO is progressing well. We are pleased that the Members of the Interim Office of the CEO are deeply involved in the business and providing strong leadership during the transition. They, together with our management team, continue to advance the Company's transformation progress and momentum."

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