Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) SVP Thomas Harms sold 8,532 shares of the stock in a transaction on Saturday, December 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $68.49, for a total value of $584,356.68. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 1,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $68,490. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

Thomas Harms also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, December 29th, Thomas Harms sold 8,532 shares of Herbalife stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $68.49, for a total value of $584,356.68.

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) opened at $67.72 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 2.24, a current ratio of 2.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 9.94. Herbalife Ltd. has a 1-year low of $47.91 and a 1-year high of $79.64. The company has a market capitalization of $5,904.98, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.36 and a beta of 1.27.

Herbalife (NYSE:HLF) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.82. Herbalife had a return on equity of 176.64% and a net margin of 8.60%. The firm had revenue of $1.09 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.09 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.21 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts predict that Herbalife Ltd. will post 4.55 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of HLF. Phocas Financial Corp. acquired a new position in Herbalife in the 2nd quarter valued at $124,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its holdings in Herbalife by 11.9% in the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,523 shares of the company’s stock valued at $180,000 after buying an additional 268 shares in the last quarter. Opera Trading Capital acquired a new position in Herbalife in the 3rd quarter valued at $185,000. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its holdings in Herbalife by 7.2% in the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 2,821 shares of the company’s stock valued at $201,000 after buying an additional 189 shares in the last quarter. Finally, FDx Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in Herbalife in the 3rd quarter valued at $227,000.

HLF has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Herbalife from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Pivotal Research restated a “buy” rating and issued a $120.00 price target on shares of Herbalife in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. ValuEngine cut Herbalife from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, December 4th. SunTrust Banks restated a “hold” rating and issued a $67.00 price target on shares of Herbalife in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Citigroup restated a “hold” rating and issued a $73.00 price target (up previously from $71.00) on shares of Herbalife in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $83.25.

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About Herbalife

Herbalife Ltd. is a global nutrition company. The Company develops and sells weight management, healthy meals and snacks, sports and fitness, energy and targeted nutritional products, as well as personal care products. Its operating segments are based on geographical operations in six regions: North America; Mexico; South and Central America; Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); Asia Pacific, and China.

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