Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) Insider Shin-Shing Bosco Chiu Sells 2,618 Shares

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) insider Shin-Shing Bosco Chiu sold 2,618 shares of Herbalife stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $74.87, for a total transaction of $196,009.66. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 6,038 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $452,065.06. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Shin-Shing Bosco Chiu also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, December 13th, Shin-Shing Bosco Chiu sold 2,380 shares of Herbalife stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $69.98, for a total transaction of $166,552.40.

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE HLF) traded up $2.36 on Tuesday, reaching $77.36. 2,291,428 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 805,154. Herbalife Ltd. has a 12-month low of $50.70 and a 12-month high of $79.64. The company has a current ratio of 2.65, a quick ratio of 2.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 9.94. The company has a market capitalization of $6,750.00, a P/E ratio of 17.54 and a beta of 1.25.

Herbalife (NYSE:HLF) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.82. Herbalife had a net margin of 8.60% and a return on equity of 176.64%. The firm had revenue of $1.09 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.09 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.21 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was down 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that Herbalife Ltd. will post 4.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Herbalife from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. ValuEngine raised shares of Herbalife from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd. Pivotal Research reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $120.00 price target on shares of Herbalife in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Citigroup reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $73.00 price target (up from $71.00) on shares of Herbalife in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $67.00 price target on shares of Herbalife in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $83.25.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. State of Alaska Department of Revenue bought a new stake in Herbalife in the fourth quarter valued at $338,000. California Public Employees Retirement System grew its holdings in shares of Herbalife by 1.5% during the third quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 285,253 shares of the company’s stock valued at $19,349,000 after buying an additional 4,253 shares during the last quarter. Think Investments LP grew its holdings in shares of Herbalife by 44.6% during the third quarter. Think Investments LP now owns 633,583 shares of the company’s stock valued at $42,976,000 after buying an additional 195,483 shares during the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its holdings in shares of Herbalife by 334.8% during the third quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 90,856 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,163,000 after buying an additional 69,959 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Cowen Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Herbalife during the third quarter valued at about $8,025,000.

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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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