Weight Watchers Declares Quarterly Dividend
NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2012
NEW YORK, Nov.26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Weight Watchers International, Inc.
(NYSE: WTW) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a regular
quarterly cash dividend of $0.175 per share of common stock, which corresponds
to an annual dividend rate of $0.70 per share. This quarterly dividend will
be payable on December 14, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of
business on December 7, 2012. This quarterly dividend payment reflects an
acceleration and replacement of the Company's regular quarterly dividend for
the fourth fiscal quarter which is usually paid in January.
About Weight Watchers International, Inc.
Weight Watchers International, Inc. is the world's leading provider of weight
management services, operating globally through a network of Company-owned and
franchise operations. Weight Watchers holds over 45,000 meetings each week
where members receive group support and learn about healthy eating patterns,
behavior modification and physical activity. WeightWatchers.com provides
innovative, subscription weight management products over the Internet and is
the leading Internet-based weight management provider 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.
This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking
statements are based on management's current expectations and beliefs, as well
as a number of assumptions concerning future events. These statements are
subject to risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other important factors.
Readers are cautioned not to put undue reliance on such forward-looking
statements because actual results may vary materially from those expressed or
implied. The reports filed by the Company pursuant to United States securities
laws contain discussions of these risks and uncertainties. The Company assumes
no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any obligation to, update or revise
any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise. Readers are advised to review the Company's filings with
the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (which are available from
the SEC's EDGAR database at www.sec.gov, at various SEC reference facilities
in the United States and via the Company's website at
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Lori Scherwin Corey Kinger
Investor Relations (212) 986-6667
SOURCE Weight Watchers International, Inc.
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