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How to buy WW International stock in Canada | $37.96
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WW International is a personal services business based in the US. WW International stocks (WW.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $31.12 – an increase of 2.96% over the previous week. WW International employs 10,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.3 billion.
How to buy WW International stock in Canada
- Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our stock trading table below can help you choose.
- Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
- Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
- Search the platform for stock code: WW in this case.
- Research WW International stocks. The platform should provide the latest information available.
- Buy your WW International stocks. It's that simple.
What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in WW International?
- Has coronavirus impacted WW International shares?
- WW International shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is WW International stock a buy or sell?
- WW International performance over time
- Can I short WW International shares?
- Are WW International shares over-valued?
- WW International's financials
- How volatile are WW International shares?
- Does WW International pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
How has Coronavirus impacted WW International's stock price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, WW International's stock price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $37.96, which is 0.84% up on its pre-crash value of $37.64 and 289.33% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $9.75.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of WW International stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $425.71 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,098.56.
WW International stock priceUse our graph to track the performance of WW stocks over time.
WW International stocks at a glance
|Latest market close||$37.96|
|52-week range||$17.75 - $41.13|
|50-day moving average||$35.3429|
|200-day moving average||$31.8066|
|Wall St. target price||$38.55|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.895|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy WW International stock?
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WW International price performance over time
|1 month (2021-06-28)||9.27%|
|3 months (2021-04-28)||35.57%|
Is WW International under- or over-valued?
Valuing WW International stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of WW International's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
WW International's P/E ratio
WW International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 34x. In other words, WW International stocks trade at around 34x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the stocks or simply that they're over-valued.
WW International's PEG ratio
WW International's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.7021. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into WW International's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.
WW International's EBITDA
WW International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$284.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a WW International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
WW International financials
|Revenue TTM||USD$1.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||17.77%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$801.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||9.48%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$2.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
How to short and sell WW International stocks
- Create a CFD or spread betting account.
- Search for the stock code. E.g. "WW.US"
- Choose your position size.
- Select "sell" rather than "buy".
- Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.
There are currently 5.0 million WW International stocks held short by investors – that's known as WW International's "short interest". This figure is 0.8% up from 4.9 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting WW International stocks can be evaluated.
WW International's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
WW International's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of WW International stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of WW International stocks traded daily (recently around 748711.87969925). WW International's SIR currently stands at 6.65. In other words for every 100,000 WW International stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 6650 stocks are currently held short.
However WW International's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of WW International stocks, or, against the total number of tradable WW International stocks (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case WW International's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 WW International stocks in existence, roughly 70 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0943% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable WW International stocks, roughly 94 stocks are currently held short).
A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the stock price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against WW International.
Find out more about how you can short WW International stock.
WW International stock dividends
We're not expecting WW International to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying stocks in our guide.
WW International stock price volatility
Over the last 12 months, WW International's stocks have ranged in value from as little as $17.75 up to $41.13. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while WW International's is 1.6893. This would suggest that WW International's stocks are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
WW International overview
WW International, Inc. provides weight management products and services worldwide. The company operates in four segments: North America, Continental Europe, United Kingdom, and Other. It offers a range of nutritional, activity, behavioral, and lifestyle tools and approaches products and services. The company also provides various digital subscription products to wellness and weight management business, which provide interactive and personalized resources that allow users to follow its weight management program through its app and Web-based products, including personal coaching and digital products; and allows members to inspire and support each other by sharing their experiences with other people on weight management and wellness journeys. In addition, it offers various consumer products, including bars, snacks, cookbooks, kitchen tools, and other products. Further, the company licenses its trademarks and other intellectual property in food, beverages, and other relevant consumer products and services. It offers products through e-commerce platforms and through partners and publishing. The company was formerly known as Weight Watchers International, Inc. and changed its name to WW International, Inc. in September 2019. WW International, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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