Herbalife International Inc (NYSE:HLF): Institutional Investor Sentiment Down to 0.56

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Sentiment for Herbalife International Inc (NYSE:HLF)

Herbalife International Inc (NYSE:HLF) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.56 in 2019 Q2. Its down -0.76, from 1.32 in 2019Q1. The ratio is negative, as 73 investment managers started new and increased positions, while 131 reduced and sold stock positions in Herbalife International Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now hold: 137.50 million shares, down from 139.68 million shares in 2019Q1. Also, the number of investment managers holding Herbalife International Inc in their top 10 positions increased from 5 to 6 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 50 Reduced: 81 Increased: 48 New Position: 25.

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 has market cap of $5.86 billion. It offers science products in four principal categories, including weight management; targeted nutrition; energy, sports, and fitness; and outer nutrition. It has a 20.54 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s weight management product portfolio includes meal replacement products, protein shakes, drink mixes, weight loss enhancers, and healthy snacks; targeted nutrition products comprise dietary and nutritional supplements containing herbs, vitamins, minerals, and other natural ingredients; and outer nutrition products consist of facial skin, body, and hair care products.

The stock increased 3.39% or $1.36 during the last trading session, reaching $41.5. About 2.03M shares traded or 1.54% up from the average. Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) has declined 21.05% since September 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.05% the S&P500.

Analysts await Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) to report earnings on October, 29. They expect $0.64 EPS, down 13.51 % or $0.10 from last year’s $0.74 per share. HLF’s profit will be $90.40 million for 16.21 P/E if the $0.64 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.70 actual EPS reported by Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -8.57 % negative EPS growth.

Deccan Value Investors L.P. holds 35.69% of its portfolio in Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. for 9.74 million shares. Antipodean Advisors Llc owns 160,000 shares or 8.32% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Icahn Carl C has 5.68% invested in the company for 35.23 million shares. The New Jersey-based Edgestream Partners L.P. has invested 1.82% in the stock. Route One Investment Company L.P., a California-based fund reported 1.06 million shares.

Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Herbalife’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Herbalife, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $12.7500 while the high is $5700. The stock’s average target of $34.88 is -15.95% below today’s ($41.5) share price. HLF was included in 6 notes of analysts from March 28, 2019. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Friday, August 2. On Thursday, August 8 the stock rating was upgraded by PI Financial to “Buy”.

More notable recent Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Herbalife: A ‘Company’ In Terminal Decline – Seeking Alpha” on August 30, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “What Herbalife Says Doesn’t Matter And Therein Lies The Problem – Seeking Alpha” published on August 21, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “Herbalife Q2 Earnings Preview – Benzinga” on August 01, 2019. More interesting news about Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (HLF) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript – Yahoo Finance” published on May 02, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (HLF) CEO Michael Johnson on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: May 02, 2019.

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