Company Overview of Herbalife Ltd.
Herbalife Ltd., a nutrition company, develops and sells weight management, healthy meals and snacks, sports and fitness, energy and targeted nutritional products, and personal care products. The company offers science-based products in four principal categories, including weight management; targeted nutrition; energy, sports, and fitness; and outer nutrition. The weight management product portfolio includes meal replacement, protein shakes, drink mixes, weight loss enhancers, and healthy snacks. The targeted nutrition products comprise dietary and nutritional supplements containing herbs, vitamins, minerals, and other natural ingredients. The energy, sports, and fitness portfolio consists of...
South Church Street
PO Box 309GT
George Town, KY1-1106
Founded in 1980
Key Executives for Herbalife Ltd.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Total Annual Compensation: $671.5K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $590.7K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $671.5K
Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs
Total Annual Compensation: $544.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Herbalife Ltd. Key Developments
Judge Approves $15 Million Herbalife Settlement
May 15 15
A Los Angeles federal judge signed off on a $15 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit brought by a former Herbalife Ltd. salesman who alleged the Los Angeles-based nutrition company was operating a pyramid scheme that victimized hundreds of thousands of people a year. The lawsuit, filed two years ago, alleged that Herbalife is a pyramid scheme in which the company's independent distributors earn more money recruiting new sales people than they do selling its products, an allegation Herbalife has repeatedly and vigorously denied. Under the settlement terms, Herbalife will set aside $15 million to compensate distributors who claimed losses in the business. The accord also requires the company to provide up to $2.5 million to distributors who return unused products. Herbalife has additionally agreed to abide by a number of corporate reforms for three years. The judge also approved an award of $5 million in attorneys' fees to plaintiffs' counsel -- representing nearly 30% of the gross settlement fund.
Herbalife Ltd. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter 2015 and Full Year 2015
May 5 15
Herbalife Ltd. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported operating income of $135.6 million, income before income taxes of $111.8 million, net income of $78.2 million, diluted shares of $84.6 million, net cash provided by operating activities of $161.1 million, purchases of property, plant and equipment of $22.8 million compared to the operating income of $127.5 million, income before income taxes of $109.4 million, net income of $74.6 million, diluted shares of $100.8 million, net cash provided by operating activities of $190.6 million, purchases of property, plant and equipment of $58.5 million for the same quarter a year ago. Currency net sales grew by 4%, reported net sales declined 12% primarily due to the unfavorable impact of currency exchange rates.
The company announced earnings guidance for the second quarter 2015 and full year 2015. For the quarter the company reported Adjusted Diluted EPS to be between $1.05 to $1.15. CapEx to be between $20.0 million to $30.0 million. Effective Tax Rate to be between 28.0% to 30.0%.
For the full year 2015, the company reported Adjusted Diluted EPS to be between $4.30 to $4.60. CapEx to be between $120.0 million to $140.0 million. Effective Tax Rate to be between 28.0% to 30.0%.
Herbalife Ltd. Announces Amendment to Extend Credit Facility
May 4 15
Herbalife Ltd. announced the closing of the third amendment of its existing syndicated credit agreement, dated as of March 9, 2011, with Bank of America Merrill Lynch as Administrative Agent. As of March 31, 2015, the company had $500 million drawn on its revolving credit facility and a $325 million balance on its term loan. The amendment restates the existing credit agreement to, among other things, extend the maturity of $425 million of the revolving credit facility from March 9, 2016 until March 9, 2017. No changes were made to the maturity date of the company's term loan, which will mature on March 9, 2016. Among other conditions, the company will make principal payments of approximately $51 million on the revolving credit facility and $20 million on the term loan upon closing of the amendment, and step down the balance of the revolving credit facility to $425 million with an additional payment in September 2015.
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