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Company Name: Weight Watchers International, Inc.
Ticker Symbol: WTW
WWW Address: www.weightwatchers.com
CEO: David P. Kirchhoff
No. of Employees: 56,000
Common Issue Type: CS
Business Description: Weight Watchers International, Inc. is a provider of weight management services, operating globally through a network of Company-owned and franchise operations.

BIG NEWS TODAY OCT.19,2015 that the price went KABOOM!!!

Oprah Winfrey And Weight Watchers Join Forces In Groundbreaking Partnership

Date : 10/19/2015 @ 6:45AM
Source : PR Newswire (Canada)
Stock : Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW)
Quote :  13.92  7.13 (105.01%) @ 6:36PM

Oprah Winfrey And Weight Watchers Join Forces In Groundbreaking Partnership


NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2015 /CNW/ -- Oprah Winfrey and Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) have joined together in a groundbreaking partnership to inspire people around the world to lead a healthier and more fulfilling life. Winfrey was compelled by the proven Weight Watchers program combined with new initiatives to broaden the company's mission to prioritize overall health and wellness. As a part of this long-term partnership, Winfrey is making a substantial equity investment in the company and is joining the Board of Directors, bringing her insight to future products and programs.


"Weight Watchers has given me the tools to begin to make the lasting shift that I and so many of us who are struggling with weight have longed for," said Oprah Winfrey. "I believe in the program so much I decided to invest in the company and partner in its evolution."

"We are expanding our purpose from focusing on weight loss alone to more broadly helping people lead a healthier, happier life," said Jim Chambers, President and CEO, Weight Watchers International, Inc. "Through our conversations, it became clear that there is tremendous alignment between Oprah's intention and our mission. We believe that her remarkable ability to connect and inspire people to realize their full potential is uniquely complementary to our powerful community, extraordinary coaches and proven approach."

Winfrey's roles at Weight Watchers will include:

  • Member – Winfrey has joined the program and will candidly share her experiences and perspective along the way.
    Board Member and Adviser – Winfrey will bring insight and strategy to program development and execution that reflects not only her own experiences as a member, but also her unique ability to inspire and connect people to live their best lives.
    Owner – Winfrey will purchase newly issued shares representing 10% of the shares outstanding and will receive options to acquire an additional 5% of the fully diluted shares.

"Weight Watchers and Oprah Winfrey make a powerful combination," said Ray Debbane, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Weight Watchers International, Inc. "Oprah is a force of nature in connecting with people on a very personal level to live inspired lives. This partnership will accelerate our transformation and will meaningfully expand our ability to impact many millions of people worldwide."

About Weight Watchers International, Inc.
Weight Watchers International, Inc. is the world's leading commercial provider of weight managementservices, operating globally through a network of Company-owned and franchise operations. Weight Watchers holds more than 36,000 meetings each week where members receive group support and learn about healthy eating patterns, behavior modification and physical activity. Weight Watchers provides innovative, digital weight management products through its websites, mobile sites and apps. Weight Watchers is the leading provider of online subscription weight management products in the world. In addition, Weight Watchers offers a wide range of products, publications and programs for those interested in weight loss and weight control.

Media Contacts:


Stacie Sherer for Weight Watchers

Nicole Nichols for Oprah Winfrey






For Investor Inquiries:


Corey Kinger for Weight Watchers






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SOURCE Weight Watchers International, Inc.

Copyright 2015 Canada NewsWire

WTW Share Structure Common Stock Outstanding as of November 3, 2015 was 63,621,022.

Artal Luxembourg S.A
Amount beneficially owned: 29,443,300 shares
Percent of class: 46.3%
Statement of Ownership (sc 13d)

Oprah Winfrey
c/o Harpo, Inc.
Purchased 6,362,103 shares
Percent of class: 10.0%
Option Shares 3,513,468 shares
Amount beneficially owned: 9,875,571 shares
Percent of class:  14.72%
Statement of Beneficial Ownership (sc 13d)
As October 19, 2015

Amount beneficially owned: 5,981,900 shares    
Percent of class: 9.4 %
Statement of Ownership SCHEDULE 14C

Steven A. Cohen
Amount beneficially owned: 3,797,162 shares
Percent of class: 6.0%
Statement of Ownership (sc 13g)

Capital Research and Management Company
Amount beneficially owned: 3,532,000 shares
Percent of class: 5.55%
Statement of Ownership SCHEDULE 14C

First Manhattan Co
Amount beneficially owned: 2,949,457 shares    
Percent of class: 4.6 %
Statement of Ownership SCHEDULE 14C

52,065,922 shares  insiders own 81.85% of O/S

11,555,100 shares is Float

common stock outstanding as of November 3, 2015 was 63,621,022.
Quarterly Report (10-q)

Weight Watchers

By Weight Watchers International, Inc.

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  • Category: Health & Fitness
    Updated: Nov 04, 2015
    Version: 3.8.3
    Size: 39.8 MB
    Apple Watch: Yes
    Languages: English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish, Swedish
    Seller: Weight Watchers International, Inc.
    © 2015 Weight Watchers International, Inc.


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About Weight Watchers International, Inc.
Weight Watchers International, Inc. is the world's leading commercial provider of weight management services, operating globally through a network of Company-owned and franchise operations. Weight Watchers holds more than 36,000 meetings each week 
here members receive group support and learn about healthy eating patterns, behavior modification and physical activity.

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#1019   Bad timing. Looks like no bounce this time Biggiee 01/04/21 05:01:26 PM
#1018   Reloading for another bounce. GLTA Biggiee 12/31/20 10:45:31 AM
#1017   Excellent, Smithers. Biggiee 12/24/20 01:11:11 PM
#1016   Took a bit here at $25. Chance for Biggiee 12/21/20 10:30:11 AM
#1015   $WW Ciara is now onboard, but PPS didn’t Biggiee 09/23/20 11:36:39 AM
#1014   Couldn’t hold that 20 MA... I’ll wait for Biggiee 08/31/20 03:13:21 PM
#1013   AMAZON & WW collaboration https://press.aboutamazon.com/news-releases/news-rele Biggiee 08/27/20 05:01:42 PM
#1012   Me thinks this huge news. Next stop 28 Biggiee 08/27/20 02:51:26 PM
#1011   Shhh.... she’s climbing on razor thin volume. Sneaky. Biggiee 08/27/20 02:14:52 PM
#1010   Oh oh. Amazon collab! Biggiee 08/27/20 10:14:15 AM
#1009   WW 24$ premarket. Unstoppable. 60% gains 2 weeks MrMojoRisin 04/14/20 08:27:43 AM
#1008   Way easier $$ than working lol MrMojoRisin 04/13/20 02:57:01 PM
#1007   Break the 50dma coming $$$$$$ MrMojoRisin 04/13/20 02:56:03 PM
#1006   WW $$$$$$$ easy MrMojoRisin 04/13/20 11:57:49 AM
#1005   40% in 2 weeks $$rolling WW MrMojoRisin 04/09/20 09:35:34 PM
#1004   In at 14$ for 10 thousand. My MrMojoRisin 04/08/20 04:16:32 PM
#1003   WW International Inc (NASDAQ: WW) snagged a bullish Viewmont 02/21/20 05:50:58 PM
#1002   Price target from $33 to $56. Viewmont 02/21/20 05:36:01 PM
#1001   I've been seeing a lot of TV adds, Viewmont 02/12/20 04:17:33 PM
#1000   It might come down because I think their The Wings Of Man 02/12/20 03:27:39 PM
#999   http://schrts.co/EcqdGUWq Viewmont 02/10/20 08:51:46 PM
#998   WW price climbing has started. Nice close at $37.34 Viewmont 02/10/20 08:51:08 PM
#997   Earnings report is on Feruary 25. Once WW Viewmont 02/09/20 10:37:20 PM
#996   Are Investors Undervaluing WW International (WW) Right Now? Viewmont 02/09/20 10:29:52 PM
#995   WW International Inc. (WW) stock soared 7.7% in Viewmont 02/05/20 02:33:08 AM
#994   WW Upgraded to $48: Goldman Sachs Upgrades WW Viewmont 02/05/20 02:30:58 AM
#993   Finally a new board jonsmile 02/04/20 12:27:02 PM
#992   WW raised to $48.Goldman Sachs Projects Subscriber Growth Viewmont 02/04/20 11:59:00 AM
#991   She had already made millions what’s her indenture sharkmph 04/16/19 04:00:24 PM
#990   when she buys shares, seriously if she does koolmc 03/29/19 01:22:26 PM
#989   When is Oprah and management going to turn bige777 03/28/19 06:38:39 AM
#988   I can’t weight to keep watching this! DuoVladimir 03/05/19 11:47:02 AM
#987   Keto diet is feeding people large amounts of longview1 03/02/19 07:29:49 PM
#986   Weight Watchers is being killed by Keto according wilma6311 03/02/19 09:04:24 AM
#985   Or a PCG type reversal $32-63 VERITAS77 02/28/19 09:03:53 AM
#984   WTW honestly I am looking as $12-15.00 range smitter 02/28/19 08:42:35 AM
#983   Good Luck! smitter 02/27/19 05:55:47 PM
#982   I bought 500 shares this morning hoping for longview1 02/27/19 05:45:14 PM
#981   After today’s Route maybe on a buyout or smitter 02/27/19 04:39:48 PM
#980   Anybody think there is any positive long-term potential bige777 02/27/19 04:33:28 PM
#979   Shorts are all over this. KOmani 02/26/19 05:30:03 PM
#978   Down $8.00 AH talk about a “trim” lololololo WTW smitter 02/26/19 05:21:40 PM
#977   Push this pos!!! PStockPickz 02/08/19 04:41:53 PM
#976   The fat ladies are ready to run this pig PStockPickz 02/08/19 04:41:37 PM
#975   I can’t weight to keep watching this! DuoVladimir 01/31/19 07:24:07 PM
#974   Hefty gains today! DuoVladimir 01/29/19 07:22:55 PM
#973   I guess the "analyst" was wrong... ! <sigh> catchmeifyoucan 01/23/19 11:30:31 AM
#972   Weight Watchers a 'Buy' Before Diet Season, Says Analyst catchmeifyoucan 12/13/18 01:32:25 PM
#971   They will be back... keep watching.. ! See below catchmeifyoucan 12/11/18 02:31:18 PM
#970   I sold my shares and haven't been following it. Viewmont 11/27/18 04:51:15 PM
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