Topic: How To Invest

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Thursday, April 18, 2019

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WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL INC., $19.07, symbol WTW on Nasdaq, has expanded its weight-loss services to include “Wellness that works” programs. The move reflects the company’s goal of promoting healthy living, in general, rather than just weight loss. As part of that transition, the company will change its stock symbol on Nasdaq to “WW” effective Monday, April 22, 2019. The overall strategy is to attract younger consumers who have largely avoided counting calories in favour of eating “clean” food and more-mindful eating. That plan appears sound. As well, Weight Watchers aims to become a “wellness partner” rather than a diet brand. This could help keep customers for life instead of losing them after they’ve met their weight-loss goals. OUR RECOMMENDATION: Weight Watchers International is a buy for aggressive investors. Weight Watchers’s recent coverage: April 2019 issue Hotline for March 1, 2019 AMERIGO RESOURCES LTD., $0.95, symbol ARG on Toronto, processes copper and molybdenum from the waste rock of the El Teniente mine in Chile. That site…

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