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Weight Watchers Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results and Provides Full Year 2014 Guidance

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SOURCE Weight Watchers International, Inc.

NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today announced its results for the fourth quarter and full year of fiscal 2013 and provided full year fiscal 2014 earnings guidance.  Full year and fourth quarter 2013 results include:

  • Revenues of $366.1 million in the quarter, down 11.0% versus the prior year period, with total paid weeks down 8.5%
  • Cash flow provided by operating activities totaled $323.5 million in fiscal 2013
  • Earnings per fully diluted share (EPS) for the quarter were $0.54

"In Q4, we performed in line with our expectations," commented Jim Chambers, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer. Chambers added, "While we are confident that we are on the right track to execute a successful transformation, 2014 will be a very challenging year as reflected in our 2014 EPS guidance of $1.30 to $1.60."

Q4 2013 Consolidated Summary



Net Income (in millions)


Fully Diluted EPS



Three Months Ended




Three Months Ended





December 28, 2013


December 29, 2012


%
Change


December 28, 2013


December 29, 2012


%
Change

Net Income / EPS


$30.8


$58.0


(46.9)%


$0.54


$1.03


(47.2)%

Adjustments













UK Self-Employment Accrual


---


(4.1)




---


(0.07)



Reversal













Adjusted Net Income / EPS


$30.8


$53.9


(42.9)%


$0.54


$0.96


(43.2)%














Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.

See "Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures" attached to this release for further detail on adjustments to GAAP financial measures.

Fourth quarter 2013 net income was $30.8 million versus $58.0 million in the prior year period. EPS for Q4 2013 was $0.54, which included $0.04 of expense in connection with the shutdown of our China business, versus $1.03 in the prior year period. Foreign currency had a de minimis impact on EPS in the fourth quarter 2013.

Net income and EPS for Q4 2012 were impacted by a previously reported item that affected year-over-year comparability.  In the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012, the Company recognized a $4.1 million net benefit ($7.4 million pre-tax), or $0.07 per fully diluted share, from an accrual reversal associated with the settlement in the quarter of the previously reported UK self-employment tax litigation. Excluding this net benefit (after-tax) associated with the settlement, net income was $53.9 million and EPS was $0.96 in Q4 2012.

Q4 2013 Global Results

(in millions except percentages)


Three Months Ended


% Change


% Change

Adjusted for Constant

Currency

December 28, 2013


December 29, 2012

Revenues


$366.1


$411.1*


(11.0)%


(11.1)%

Operating Income


$79.1


$122.5


(35.4)%


(35.3)%


 

Adjustments









  UK Self-Employment Accrual Reversal


---


(14.5)














Adjusted Operating Income


$79.1


$108.0


(26.7)%


(26.6)%










Total Paid Weeks


43.2


47.2


(8.5)%


N/A

Meeting Paid Weeks


19.5


21.8


(10.9)%


N/A

Online Paid Weeks


23.8


25.4


(6.5)%


N/A

Attendance


8.5


9.8


(13.5)%


N/A

_________________________________

Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.

 

*Amount reflects certain reclassifications to revenue.  See Consolidated Statements of Net Income attached to this release for further detail on the reclassifications.

 

See "Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures" attached to this release for further detail on adjustments to GAAP financial measures.

Fourth quarter 2013 revenues decreased 11.1% on a constant currency basis versus the prior year period.  Q4 2013 total paid weeks were down 8.5% as compared to the prior year period.  Online paid weeks declined 6.5%, and meeting paid weeks declined 10.9%, versus the prior year period. These declines were driven by the lower active base at the start of the quarter and lower recruitments in both our businesses versus the prior year period.

Fourth quarter 2013 operating income decreased 35.3% on a constant currency basis versus the prior year period. Excluding the Q4 2012 $14.5 million over-accrual reversal benefit associated with the settlement of the UK self-employment tax litigation, Q4 2013 operating income decreased 26.6% on a constant currency basis versus the prior year period.  This decrease was primarily driven by lower revenues in the meetings business.  In addition, in Q4 2013, lower marketing expense was almost fully offset by higher general and administrative costs, driven by a number of one-time costs, including costs relating to the shutdown of our China business. 

Q4 2013 NACO Performance



(in millions except percentages)


Three Months Ended


 

 

% Change


% Change Adjusted for Constant Currency

December 28, 2013


December 29, 2012

Meeting Revenues


$148.1


$175.1


(15.4)%


(15.0)%


Meeting Paid Weeks


13.1


14.7


(10.8)%


N/A

Attendance


5.4


6.2


(13.1)%


N/A

_____________________________









See "Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures" attached to this release for further detail on adjustments to GAAP financial measures.

Fourth quarter 2013 meeting revenues for the North American meetings business (NACO) were down 15.0% on a constant currency basis versus the prior year period driven by a lower active base at the start of the quarter and lower enrollments. Q4 2013 meeting paid weeks and attendance decreased 10.8% and 13.1%, respectively, versus the prior year period.  Franchise acquisitions benefited NACO meeting revenues by approximately 2.7% in the fourth quarter of 2013.

Q4 2013 International Performance

(in millions except percentages)


Three Months Ended


% Change


% Change Adjusted for Constant Currency

December 28,  2013


December 29, 2012

International Meeting Revenues


$74.4


$82.5


(9.9)%


(11.4)%

UK Meeting Revenues


$24.9


$31.8


(21.7)%


(22.5)%

CE Meeting Revenues


$40.5


$39.8


1.9%


(2.6)%


International Meeting Paid Weeks


6.3


7.1


(11.1)%


 

N/A

UK Meeting Paid Weeks


2.8


3.5


(19.4)%


N/A

CE Meeting Paid Weeks


2.9


3.0


(1.7)%


N/A


International Attendance


3.1


3.6


(14.1)%


N/A

UK Attendance


1.4


1.7


(20.5)%


N/A

CE Attendance


1.4


1.5


(5.7)%


N/A

_____________________________









See "Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures" attached to this release for further detail on adjustments to GAAP financial measures.

Fourth quarter 2013 International meeting revenues were down 11.4% on a constant currency basis versus the prior year period, primarily driven by lower revenues in the United Kingdom (UK).

  • UK:  Fourth quarter 2013 UK meeting revenues decreased 22.5% on a constant currency basis versus the prior year period.  Fourth quarter 2013 results were negatively impacted by a difficult competitive climate. Fourth quarter 2013 meeting paid weeks declined 19.4% versus the prior year period.
  • CE:  Fourth quarter 2013 Continental Europe (CE) meeting revenues decreased 2.6% on a constant currency basis versus the prior year period, with a decline in meeting paid weeks of 1.7% versus the prior year period.  These declines in revenues and volumes were driven by the lower active base at the start of the quarter and lower enrollments as compared to the prior year period.

Q4 2013 WeightWatchers.com Performance

(in millions except percentages and as noted)

Three Months Ended


% Change


% Change

Adjusted for Constant

Currency

December 28, 2013


December 29, 2012

Internet Revenues


$111.4


$117.6


(5.2)%


(5.3)%


Online Paid Weeks


23.8


25.4


(6.5)%



N/A

End of Period Active Online Subscribers (in thousands)

1,746.2


1,871.4


(6.7)%


N/A

_________________________________

See "Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures" attached to this release for further detail on adjustments to GAAP financial measures.

Fourth quarter 2013 Internet revenues declined 5.3% on a constant currency basis versus the prior year period.  This decline in Internet revenues was a deceleration from the growth of 0.9%, 6.6% and 10.9% experienced in Q3, Q2 and Q1 2013 versus the respective prior year periods.  This deceleration was driven primarily by declining sign-ups in the US business which continued through the quarter, as the commercial weight loss category continued to be impacted by increasing consumer trial of activity monitors and free apps. Online paid weeks declined 6.5%, and end of period active Online subscribers declined 6.7%, versus Q4 2012.

Full Year 2013 Summary



Net Income (in millions)


Fully Diluted EPS



Twelve Months Ended




Twelve Months Ended




December 28, 2013


December 29, 2012


%
Change


December 28, 2013


December 29, 2012


%
Change

Net Income / EPS


$204.7


$257.4


(20.5)%


$3.63


$4.23


(14.1)%

Adjustments













Early Extinguishment of Debt (after tax)


 

13.3


 

---




 

0.24


 

---



UK Self-Employment Accrual Reversal

 

---

 

(4.1)

 

---

 

(0.07)

Adjusted Net Income / EPS


$218.1


$253.3


(13.9)%


$3.87


$4.16


(7.0)%

______________________












Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.

 

See "Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures" attached to this release for further detail on adjustments to GAAP financial measures.

Full year fiscal 2013 net income was $204.7 million versus $257.4 million in the prior year.  EPS for the full year of fiscal 2013 was $3.63 versus $4.23 in the prior year.

Net income and EPS for the full year of fiscal 2013 were impacted by a $21.7 million ($13.3 million after tax), or $0.24 per fully diluted share, early extinguishment of debt charge recorded in the second quarter resulting from the write-off of fees associated with the Company's April 2013 debt refinancing.  Excluding this early extinguishment of debt charge (after tax), net income would have been $218.1 million and EPS would have been $3.87 for the full year of fiscal 2013.

EPS in the full year of fiscal 2013 continued to benefit from the completion of the Company's previously disclosed tender offer and related stock repurchase transaction that took place in March and April 2012, respectively. Foreign currency had a de minimis impact on EPS for the full year of fiscal 2013.

Full Year 2013 Global Results

(in millions except percentages)


Twelve Months Ended


% Change


% Change

Adjusted for Constant

Currency

December 28, 2013


December 29, 2012

Revenues


$1,724.1*


$1,839.4*


(6.3)%


(6.2)%


Operating Income


$460.8


$510.8


(9.8)%


(9.7)%

Adjustments





  UK Self-Employment Accrual Reversal

---

(14.5)



Adjusted Operating Income

460.8

496.3

(7.2)%

(7.0)%


Total Paid Weeks


202.5


210.7


(3.9)%



N/A

Meeting Paid Weeks


89.1


99.2


(10.1)%


N/A

Online Paid Weeks


113.4


111.5


1.7%


N/A

Attendance


42.9


50.7


(15.5)%


N/A

__________________________________

Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.

 

*Amounts reflect certain reclassifications to revenue.  See Consolidated Statements of Net Income attached to this release for further detail on the reclassifications.

 

See "Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures" attached to this release for further detail on adjustments to GAAP financial measures.

Full year fiscal 2013 revenues decreased 6.2% on a constant currency basis versus the prior year.  This decrease resulted from lower revenues in the meetings business as it experienced weaker volumes globally, most notably in North America and the UK. This decline in meetings business revenues was partially offset by modest revenue growth in the WeightWatchers.com business.  

Full year fiscal 2013 total paid weeks were down 3.9% as compared to the prior year.  Online paid weeks increased 1.7% versus the prior year, while meeting paid weeks declined 10.1% versus the prior year.

Full year fiscal 2013 operating income decreased 9.7% on a constant currency basis versus the prior year.  Excluding the $14.5 million over-accrual reversal benefit associated with the settlement in Q4 2012 of the UK self-employment tax litigation, operating income for the full year fiscal 2013 decreased by 7.0% on a constant currency basis versus the prior year.  Lower marketing expense, primarily from the elimination of inefficient digital advertising and the absence of a men's campaign in the United States, partially offset lower revenues in the meetings business.

Full Year Fiscal 2014 Earnings Guidance
The Company provided full year 2014 earnings guidance of between $1.30 and $1.60 per fully diluted share.  This guidance incorporates the fact that fiscal 2014 includes a 53rd week, which bridges the last week of December 2014 and the first week of January 2015 and has an expected negative $0.04 impact on the full year EPS.  During the first quarter of fiscal 2014, the Company intends to finalize plans to resize its organization. The costs associated with this plan are not included in the above earnings guidance.

Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Conference Call
The Company has scheduled a conference call today at 5:00 p.m. ET.  During the conference call, Jim Chambers, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, and Nick Hotchkin, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, will discuss fourth quarter and full year 2013 results and answer questions from the investment community.  Live audio of the conference call will be simultaneously webcast over the Internet on the Company's corporate website, www.weightwatchersinternational.com.  A replay of the webcast will be available on this site for approximately 90 days.

Statement regarding Non-GAAP Financial Measures
The following provides information regarding non-GAAP financial measures used in this earnings release:

To supplement the Company's consolidated results presented in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (GAAP), the Company has disclosed non-GAAP financial measures of operating results that exclude or adjust certain items.  Net income and earnings per fully diluted share with respect to the full year of fiscal 2013 are discussed in this release both as reported (on a GAAP basis) and as adjusted (on a non-GAAP basis) to exclude the impact from the early extinguishment of debt charge associated with the Company's previously reported debt refinancing.  Net income, operating income and earnings per fully diluted share with respect to the fourth quarter and full year of fiscal 2012 are discussed in this release both as reported (on a GAAP basis) and as adjusted (on a non-GAAP basis) to exclude the net benefit of the accrual reversal associated with the settlement of the Company's previously reported UK self-employment tax litigation.  Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization and stock-based compensation (EBITDAS) is presented in the attachments to this release.  In addition, the Company presents certain of its financial results on a constant currency basis in addition to GAAP results. Constant currency information compares results between periods as if exchange rates had remained constant period-over-period. In this release and any attachments, the Company calculates constant currency by calculating current-year results using prior-year foreign currency exchange rates.

Management believes these non-GAAP financial measures provide useful supplemental information for its and investors' evaluation of the Company's business performance and are useful for period-over-period comparisons of the performance of the Company's business.  While management believes that these financial measures are useful in evaluating the Company's business, this information should be considered as supplemental in nature and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for the related financial information prepared in accordance with GAAP.  In addition, these non-GAAP financial measures may not be the same as similarly entitled measures reported by other companies.  See "Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures" attached to this release and reconciliations, if any, included elsewhere in this release for a reconciliation of the non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP measures.

About Weight Watchers International, Inc.
Weight Watchers International, Inc. is the world's leading provider of weight management services, operating globally through a network of Company-owned and franchise operations. Weight Watchers holds over 40,000 meetings each week where members receive group support and learn about healthy eating patterns, behavior modification and physical activity. WeightWatchers.com provides innovative, subscription weight management products over the Internet and is the leading Internet-based provider of these products in the world.  In addition, Weight Watchers offers a wide range of products, publications and programs for those interested in weight loss and weight control.

This news release and any attachments include "forward-looking statements," within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including, in particular, earnings guidance and any statements about the Company's plans, strategies and prospects. The Company generally uses the words "may," "will," "could," "expect," "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "plan," "intend" and similar expressions in this news release and any attachments to identify forward-looking statements. The Company bases these forward-looking statements on its current views with respect to future events and financial performance. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions, including, among other things: competition from other weight management industry participants or the development of more effective or more favorably perceived weight management methods; the Company's ability to continue to develop innovative new services and products and enhance its existing services and products, or the failure of its services and products to continue to appeal to the market; the effectiveness of the Company's marketing and advertising programs; the impact on the Weight Watchers brand of actions taken by the Company's franchisees, licensees and suppliers; risks and uncertainties associated with the Company's international operations, including economic, political and social risks and foreign currency risks; the Company's ability to successfully make acquisitions or enter into joint ventures, including its ability to successfully integrate, operate or realize the projected benefits of such businesses; uncertainties related to a downturn in general economic conditions or consumer confidence; the seasonal nature of the Company's business; the impact of events that discourage or impede people from gathering with others or accessing resources; the Company's ability to enforce its intellectual property rights both domestically and internationally, as well as the impact of its involvement in any claims related to intellectual property rights; uncertainties regarding the satisfactory operation of the Company's information technology or systems; the impact of security breaches or privacy concerns; the impact of disputes with the Company's franchise operators; the  impact of existing and future laws and regulations; the impact of the Company's debt service obligations and restrictive debt covenants; the possibility that the interests of the Company's majority owner will conflict with the other holders of the Company's common stock; and other risks and uncertainties, including those detailed from time to time in the Company's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. You should not put undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. You should understand that many important factors, including those discussed herein, could cause the Company's results to differ materially from those expressed or suggested in any forward-looking statement. Except as required by law, the Company does not undertake any obligation to update or revise these forward-looking statements to reflect new information or events or circumstances that occur after the date of this news release or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events or otherwise. Readers are advised to review the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (which are available from the SEC's EDGAR database at www.sec.gov, at various SEC reference facilities in the United States and via the Company's website at www.weightwatchersinternational.com).

 

WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(IN MILLIONS)

UNAUDITED










December 28,


December 29,


2013


2012





ASSETS




Current assets

$            315.7


$            218.0

Property and equipment, net

87.1


71.8

Goodwill, franchise rights and other intangible assets, net

961.4


898.9

Deferred financing costs, other

44.7


29.9

     TOTAL ASSETS

$         1,408.9


$         1,218.6





LIABILITIES AND TOTAL DEFICIT 




Current liabilities

$            345.8


$            447.9

Long-term debt

2,358.0


2,291.7

Deferred income taxes, other

179.7


144.5

     TOTAL LIABILITIES 

2,883.5


2,884.1





Shareholders' deficit

(1,474.6)


(1,665.5)





     TOTAL LIABILITIES AND TOTAL DEFICIT 

$         1,408.9


$         1,218.6





 

WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF NET INCOME

(IN MILLIONS, EXCEPT PER SHARE AMOUNTS)

UNAUDITED












Three Months Ended



December 28,









2013


December 29, 2012







Impact of









UK Self-





Reported


Reported


Employment


Adjusted



Results


Results *


Settlement


Results

Meeting fees, net

$              185.8


$              210.7


$                    -


$              210.7

Product sales and other, net

68.9


82.9


-


82.9

Internet revenues

111.4


117.6


-


117.6


Revenues, net

366.1


411.1


-


411.1

Cost of meetings, products and other

147.9


147.2


14.5


161.8

Cost of Internet revenues

16.5


15.9


-


15.9


Cost of revenues

164.3


163.2


14.5


177.7


Gross profit

201.8


248.0


(14.5)


233.4

Marketing expenses

54.5


66.0


-


66.0

Selling, general and administrative expenses

68.1


59.4


-


59.4


Operating income

79.1


122.5


(14.5)


108.0

Interest expense

26.8


30.4


(7.1)


23.3

Other income, net

(0.2)


(0.6)


-


(0.6)


Income before income taxes

52.5


92.7


(7.4)


85.3

Provision for income taxes

21.7


34.7


(3.3)


31.4


Net income

$                30.8


$                58.0


$                 (4.1)


$                53.9










Earnings Per Share









Basic

$                0.55


$                1.04


$               (0.07)


$                0.97


Diluted

$                0.54


$                1.03


$               (0.07)


$                0.96










Weighted average common shares outstanding:









Basic

56.4


55.7


55.7


55.7


Diluted

56.6


56.2


56.2


56.2










Dividends declared per common share

$                    -


$                0.18




$                0.18










 Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.   






*Certain brand marketing funds received from licensees have been reclassified to revenue as opposed to being recorded as an offset to expense, increasing fourth quarter 2012 Product sales and other, Cost of meetings, products and other, Gross profit, Marketing expenses and Selling, general and administrative expenses as follows:




















Product sales and other, net


$                 3.2






Cost of meetings, products and other


0.3






Gross profit


2.9






Marketing expenses


2.5






Selling, general and administrative expenses


0.4





 

WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF NET INCOME

(IN MILLIONS, EXCEPT PER SHARE AMOUNTS)

UNAUDITED
















Twelve Months Ended
















December 28, 2013


December 29, 2012





Impact of






Impact of







Early






UK Self-





Reported


Extinguishment


Adjusted


Reported


Employment


Adjusted



Results *


of Debt Charge


Results


Results *


Settlement


Results

Meeting fees, net

$              851.6


$                     -


$              851.6


$              934.9


$                    -


$              934.9

Product sales and other, net

350.3


-


350.3


400.2


-


400.2

Internet revenues

522.2


-


522.2


504.3


-


504.3


Revenues, net

1,724.1


-


1,724.1


1,839.4


-


1,839.4

Cost of meetings, products and other

652.3


-


652.3


682.0


14.5


696.5

Cost of Internet revenues

70.7


-


70.7


63.6


-


63.6


Cost of revenues

723.0


-


723.0


745.6


14.5


760.2


Gross profit

1,001.1


-


1,001.1


1,093.8


(14.5)


1,079.3

Marketing expenses

295.6


-


295.6


353.7


-


353.7

Selling, general and administrative expenses

244.7


-


244.7


229.3


-


229.3


Operating income

460.8


-


460.8


510.8


(14.5)


496.3

Interest expense

103.1


-


103.1


90.5


(7.1)


83.4

Other expense, net

0.6


-


0.6


2.0


-


2.0

Early extinguishment of debt

21.7


(21.7)


-


1.3


-


1.3


Income before income taxes

335.4


21.7


357.1


417.0


(7.4)


409.5

Provision for income taxes

130.6


8.3


139.0


159.5


(3.3)


156.2


Net income

$              204.7


$                  13.3


$              218.1


$              257.4


$                 (4.1)


$              253.3














Earnings Per Share













Basic

$                3.65


$                  0.24


$                3.88


$                4.27


$               (0.07)


$                4.20


Diluted

$                3.63


$                  0.24


$                3.87


$                4.23


$               (0.07)


$                4.16














Weighted average common shares outstanding:













Basic

56.1


56.1


56.1


60.3


60.3


60.3


Diluted

56.4


56.4


56.4


60.9


60.9


60.9














Dividends declared per common share

$                0.53




$                0.53


$                0.70




$                0.70














 Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.   










*Certain brand marketing funds received from licensees have been reclassified to revenue as opposed to being recorded as an offset to expense, increasing full fiscal year 2013 and full fiscal year 2012 Product sales and other, Cost of meetings, products and other, Gross profit, Marketing expenses and Selling, general and administrative expenses as follows:
















2013






2012






Product sales and other, net

$                12.1






$                12.6






Cost of meetings, products and other

1.1






1.6






Gross profit

11.0






11.0






Marketing expenses

10.3






10.2






Selling, general and administrative expenses

0.7






0.9





 


WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

OPERATIONAL STATISTICS 

UNAUDITED
















Three Months Ended





December 28,


December 29,





2013


2012








Total Revenues (in $ millions) 






 Meeting Fees 



185.8


210.7

 In-Meeting Product Sales 



36.7


46.9

 Internet Revenues 



111.4


117.6

 All Other (1) 



32.2


35.9

 Total Revenues 



366.1


411.1








North America (in $ millions) 






 Meeting Fees 



128.4


147.1

 In-Meeting Product Sales 



19.8


28.0

 Total 




148.1


175.1








International (in $ millions) 






 Meeting Fees 



57.5


63.6

 In-Meeting Product Sales 



16.9


19.0

 Total 




74.4


82.5








Paid Weeks (in millions)  (2) 






 North America Meeting Paid Weeks 



13.1


14.7

 UK Meeting Paid Weeks 



2.8


3.5

 CE Meeting Paid Weeks 



2.9


3.0

 Other Meeting Paid Weeks 



0.6


0.6

 Sub-total Meeting Paid Weeks 



19.5


21.8

 Online Paid Weeks 



23.8


25.4

 Total Paid Weeks 



43.2


47.2








Attendance (in millions) 






 North America 



5.4


6.2

 UK 




1.4


1.7

 CE 




1.4


1.5

 Other 



0.3


0.3

 Total Attendance 



8.5


9.8















WeightWatchers.com (in thousands) 






 End of Period Active Online Subscribers 



1,746.2


1,871.4






 Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.   






(1)

Certain brand marketing funds received from licensees have been reclassified to revenue as opposed to being recorded as an offset to expense, increasing fourth quarter 2012 All Other revenues by $3.2 million.






(2)

The Paid Week metric reports total paid weeks by Weight Watchers customers in Company-owned operations for a given period.  For meetings, Paid Weeks is the sum of total paid commitment plan weeks and total pay-as-you-go weeks for a given period.  For Online, Paid Weeks is the total paid Weight Watchers Online subscriber weeks for a given period.

 


WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

OPERATIONAL STATISTICS 

UNAUDITED












Twelve Months Ended





December 28,


December 29,





2013


2012








Total Revenues (in $ millions) 






 Meeting Fees 



851.6


934.9

 In-Meeting Product Sales 



212.0


253.2

 Internet Revenues 



522.2


504.3

 All Other (1) 



138.3


146.9

 Total Revenues 



1,724.1


1,839.4








North America (in $ millions) 






 Meeting Fees 



595.1


653.4

 In-Meeting Product Sales 



119.1


145.9

 Total 




714.2


799.3








International (in $ millions) 






 Meeting Fees 



256.5


281.5

 In-Meeting Product Sales 



92.9


107.3

 Total 




349.4


388.9








Paid Weeks (in millions)  (2) 






 North America Meeting Paid Weeks 



59.7


66.0

 UK Meeting Paid Weeks 



13.7


16.9

 CE Meeting Paid Weeks 



13.2


13.4

 Other Meeting Paid Weeks 



2.6


2.9

 Sub-total Meeting Paid Weeks 



89.1


99.2

 Online Paid Weeks 



113.4


111.5

 Total Paid Weeks 



202.5


210.7








Attendance (in millions) 






 North America 



27.2


31.9

 UK 




7.5


9.7

 CE 




6.8


7.4

 Other 



1.4


1.7

 Total Attendance 



42.9


50.7















WeightWatchers.com (in thousands) 






 End of Period Active Online Subscribers 



1,746.2


1,871.4






 Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.   








(1)

Certain brand marketing funds received from licensees have been reclassified to revenue as opposed to being recorded as an offset to expense, increasing full fiscal year 2013 and full fiscal year 2012 All Other revenues by $12.1 million and $12.6 million, respectively.

(2)

The Paid Week metric reports total paid weeks by Weight Watchers customers in Company-owned operations for a given period.  For meetings, Paid Weeks is the sum of total paid commitment plan weeks and total pay-as-you-go weeks for a given period.  For Online, Paid Weeks is the total paid Weight Watchers Online subscriber weeks for a given period.

 

WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES

(IN MILLIONS, EXCEPT PERCENTAGES)

UNAUDITED




































Q4 2013 Variance 



Q4 2013


Q4 2012






2013 Constant  Currency















2013


2013


2013


2013





Currency


Constant








vs


vs 2012


vs


vs 2012



GAAP


Adjustment


Currency


GAAP (1)


Adjustment (2)


Adjusted


2012


Adjusted


2012


Adjusted

Selected Financial Data




















Consolidated Company Revenues

$         366.1


$            (0.5)


$         365.7


$         411.1


$                    -


$              411.1


-11.0%


-11.0%


-11.1%


-11.1%

Consolidated Meeting Fees (3)

$         185.8


$            (0.2)


$         185.6


$         210.7


$                    -


$              210.7


-11.8%


-11.8%


-11.9%


-11.9%

Consolidated In-Meeting Product Sales (4)

$           36.7


$            (0.2)


$           36.5


$           46.9


$                    -


$                46.9


-21.8%


-21.8%


-22.3%


-22.3%






















NACO




















Meeting Fees (3)

$         128.4


$             0.7


$         129.1


$         147.1


$                    -


$              147.1


-12.8%


-12.8%


-12.3%


-12.3%

In-Meeting Product Sales (4)

$           19.8


$             0.1


$           19.9


$           28.0


$                    -


$                28.0


-29.3%


-29.3%


-28.9%


-28.9%

Meeting Revenues (5)

$         148.1


$             0.8


$         148.9


$         175.1


$                    -


$              175.1


-15.4%


-15.4%


-15.0%


-15.0%

Total Revenues-Meetings Business (6)

$         163.4


$             0.8


$         164.2


$         191.5


$                    -


$              191.5


-14.7%


-14.7%


-14.2%


-14.2%






















International




















Meeting Fees (3)

$           57.5


$            (0.9)


$           56.5


$           63.6


$                    -


$                63.6


-9.6%


-9.6%


-11.1%


-11.1%

In-Meeting Product Sales (4)

$           16.9


$            (0.3)


$           16.6


$           19.0


$                    -


$                19.0


-10.8%


-10.8%


-12.5%


-12.5%

Meeting Revenues(5)

$           74.4


$            (1.2)


$           73.1


$           82.5


$                    -


$                82.5


-9.9%


-9.9%


-11.4%


-11.4%

Total Revenues-Meetings Business (6)

$           87.0


$            (1.1)


$           85.9


$           95.4


$                    -


$                95.4


-8.8%


-8.8%


-10.0%


-10.0%






















UK





















Meeting Fees (3)

$           18.4


$            (0.2)


$           18.2


$           23.5


$                    -


$                23.5


-21.8%


-21.8%


-22.7%


-22.7%

In-Meeting Product Sales(4)

$             6.5


$            (0.1)


$             6.4


$             8.2


$                    -


$                  8.2


-21.4%


-21.4%


-22.2%


-22.2%

Meeting Revenues(5)

$           24.9


$            (0.3)


$           24.6


$           31.8


$                    -


$                31.8


-21.7%


-21.7%


-22.5%


-22.5%

Total Revenues-Meetings Business(6)

$           29.4


$            (0.3)


$           29.1


$           36.3


$                    -


$                36.3


-19.0%


-19.0%


-20.0%


-20.0%






















CE





















Meeting Fees (3)

$           31.7


$            (1.4)


$           30.3


$           31.1


$                    -


$                31.1


1.8%


1.8%


-2.7%


-2.7%

In-Meeting Product Sales(4)

$             8.9


$            (0.4)


$             8.5


$             8.6


$                    -


$                  8.6


2.6%


2.6%


-2.1%


-2.1%

Meeting Revenues (5)

$           40.5


$            (1.8)


$           38.7


$           39.8


$                    -


$                39.8


1.9%


1.9%


-2.6%


-2.6%

Total Revenues-Meetings Business(6)

$           45.8


$            (2.0)


$           43.8


$           45.2


$                    -


$                45.2


1.4%


1.4%


-3.1%


-3.1%






















Internet Revenues(7)

$         111.4


$            (0.1)


$         111.3


$         117.6


$                    -


$              117.6


-5.2%


-5.2%


-5.3%


-5.3%






















Other Revenues (8)

$           32.2


$             0.1


$           32.3


$           35.9


$                    -


$                35.9


-10.4%


-10.4%


-10.1%


-10.1%






















Gross Profit

$         201.8


$            (0.2)


$         201.6


$         248.0


$               (14.5)


$              233.4


-18.6%


-13.6%


-18.7%


-13.6%

Gross Margin

55.1%




55.1%


60.3%




56.8%






























Marketing Expenses

$           54.5


$            (0.2)


$           54.3


$           66.0


$                    -


$                66.0


-17.4%


-17.4%


-17.8%


-17.8%






















Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

$           68.1


$            (0.1)


$           68.0


$           59.4


$                    -


$                59.4


14.7%


14.7%


14.5%


14.5%






















Operating Income

$           79.1


$             0.1


$           79.2


$         122.5


$               (14.5)


$              108.0


-35.4%


-26.7%


-35.3%


-26.6%

Operating Income Margin

21.6%




21.7%


29.8%




26.3%






























Net Income

$           30.8


$             0.1


$           30.9


$           58.0


$                 (4.1)


$                53.9


-46.9%


-42.9%


-46.8%


-42.7%
































































 Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.   




































(1)

Certain brand marketing funds received from licensees have been reclassified to revenue as opposed to being recorded as an offset to expense, increasing fourth quarter 2012 Other Revenues $3.2 million, Gross Profit $2.9 million, Marketing Expenses $2.5 million and Selling, General and Administrative expenses $0.4 million.

(2)

Excludes the impact of the $14.5 million decrease to cost of revenues and the $7.1 million increase to interest expense, related to the settlement of the previously disclosed UK self-employment tax litigation.

(3)

"Meeting Fees" are fees that members pay to attend weekly meetings.

(4)

"In-Meeting Product Sales" are sales of products to members in meetings.

(5)

"Meeting Revenues" equal "Meeting Fees" plus "In-Meeting Product Sales".

(6)

"Total Revenues-Meetings Business" equal "Meetings Revenues" plus revenues from licensing, payments from franchisees, magazine subscriptions, third-party advertising in publications and By Mail.

(7)

"Internet Revenues" are revenues from Internet subscription products and from the sale of third-party Internet advertising.

(8)

"Other Revenues" are revenues from licensing, payments from franchisees, magazine subscriptions, third-party advertising in publications and By Mail. 



Note:  Amount in the "Other Revenues" category represents the total of "Other Revenues" for the consolidated Company.  Portions of this amount are also included in "Total Revenues-Meetings Business" for the geographies listed above, therefore the detailed revenues shown will not sum to "Consolidated Company Revenues".

 

WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES

(IN MILLIONS, EXCEPT PERCENTAGES)

UNAUDITED






































































































YTD 2013 Variance 



YTD 2013


YTD 2012






2013 Constant  Currency























2013




2013













Adjusted








2013


Adjusted


2013


Adjusted









Currency


Constant


Constant








vs


vs 2012


vs


vs 2012



GAAP (1)


Adjustment (2)


Adjusted


Adjustment


Currency


Currency


GAAP (1)


Adjustment (3)


Adjusted


2012


Adjusted


2012


Adjusted

Selected Financial Data


























Consolidated Company Revenues

$      1,724.1


$              -


$      1,724.1


$             1.0


$      1,725.1


$      1,725.1


$      1,839.4


$               -


$      1,839.4


-6.3%


-6.3%


-6.2%


-6.2%

Consolidated Meeting Fees (4)

$         851.6


$              -


$         851.6


$             0.7


$         852.3


$         852.3


$         934.9


$               -


$         934.9


-8.9%


-8.9%


-8.8%


-8.8%

Consolidated In-Meeting Product Sales (5)

$         212.0


$              -


$         212.0


$            (0.0)


$         212.0


$         212.0


$         253.2


$               -


$         253.2


-16.3%


-16.3%


-16.3%


-16.3%




























NACO


























Meeting Fees (4)

$         595.1


$              -


$         595.1


$             1.5


$         596.6


$         596.6


$         653.4


$               -


$         653.4


-8.9%


-8.9%


-8.7%


-8.7%

In-Meeting Product Sales (5)

$         119.1


$              -


$         119.1


$             0.2


$         119.3


$         119.3


$         145.9


$               -


$         145.9


-18.4%


-18.4%


-18.2%


-18.2%

Meeting Revenues (6)

$         714.2


$              -


$         714.2


$             1.7


$         715.9


$         715.9


$         799.3


$               -


$         799.3


-10.6%


-10.6%


-10.4%


-10.4%

Total Revenues-Meetings Business (7)

$         774.4


$              -


$         774.4


$             1.7


$         776.2


$         776.2


$         860.6


$               -


$         860.6


-10.0%


-10.0%


-9.8%


-9.8%




























International


























Meeting Fees (4)

$         256.5


$              -


$         256.5


$            (0.8)


$         255.7


$         255.7


$         281.5


$               -


$         281.5


-8.9%


-8.9%


-9.2%


-9.2%

In-Meeting Product Sales (5)

$           92.9


$              -


$           92.9


$            (0.2)


$           92.7


$           92.7


$         107.3


$               -


$         107.3


-13.5%


-13.5%


-13.7%


-13.7%

Meeting Revenues(6)

$         349.4


$              -


$         349.4


$            (1.1)


$         348.4


$         348.4


$         388.9


$               -


$         388.9


-10.1%


-10.1%


-10.4%


-10.4%

Total Revenues-Meetings Business (7)

$         406.1


$              -


$         406.1


$            (0.6)


$         405.5


$         405.5


$         445.8


$               -


$         445.8


-8.9%


-8.9%


-9.0%


-9.0%




























UK



























Meeting Fees (4)

$           85.2


$              -


$           85.2


$             1.3


$           86.5


$           86.5


$         104.4


$               -


$         104.4


-18.4%


-18.4%


-17.1%


-17.1%

In-Meeting Product Sales(5)

$           35.9


$              -


$           35.9


$             0.5


$           36.5


$           36.5


$           46.6


$               -


$           46.6


-22.9%


-22.9%


-21.8%


-21.8%

Meeting Revenues(6)

$         121.1


$              -


$         121.1


$             1.9


$         123.0


$         123.0


$         151.0


$               -


$         151.0


-19.8%


-19.8%


-18.6%


-18.6%

Total Revenues-Meetings Business(7)

$         143.1


$              -


$         143.1


$             2.0


$         145.1


$         145.1


$         174.2


$               -


$         174.2


-17.9%


-17.9%


-16.7%


-16.7%




























CE



























Meeting Fees (4)

$         137.3


$              -


$         137.3


$            (3.9)


$         133.4


$         133.4


$         135.9


$               -


$         135.9


1.0%


1.0%


-1.8%


-1.8%

In-Meeting Product Sales(5)

$           48.0


$              -


$           48.0


$            (1.2)


$           46.9


$           46.9


$           49.1


$               -


$           49.1


-2.1%


-2.1%


-4.5%


-4.5%

Meeting Revenues (6)

$         185.4


$              -


$         185.4


$            (5.1)


$         180.3


$         180.3


$         185.0


$               -


$         185.0


0.2%


0.2%


-2.6%


-2.6%

Total Revenues-Meetings Business(7)

$         208.1


$              -


$         208.1


$            (5.6)


$         202.6


$         202.6


$         208.0


$               -


$         208.0


0.1%


0.1%


-2.6%


-2.6%




























Internet Revenues(8)

$         522.2


$              -


$         522.2


$            (0.3)


$         522.0


$         522.0


$         504.3


$               -


$         504.3


3.5%


3.5%


3.5%


3.5%




























Other Revenues (9)

$         138.3


$              -


$         138.3


$             0.5


$         138.8


$         138.8


$         146.9


$               -


$         146.9


-5.9%


-5.9%


-5.5%


-5.5%




























Gross Profit

$      1,001.1


$              -


$      1,001.1


$             0.3


$      1,001.4


$      1,001.4


$      1,093.8


$          (14.5)


$      1,079.3


-8.5%


-7.2%


-8.5%


-7.2%

Gross Margin

58.1%




58.1%




58.0%


58.0%


59.5%




58.7%




































Marketing Expenses

$         295.6


$              -


$         295.6


$            (0.5)


$         295.2


$         295.2


$         353.7


$               -


$         353.7


-16.4%


-16.4%


-16.5%


-16.5%




























Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

$         244.7


$              -


$         244.7


$             0.2


$         244.9


$         244.9


$         229.3


$               -


$         229.3


6.7%


6.7%


6.8%


6.8%




























Operating Income

$         460.8


$              -


$         460.8


$             0.5


$         461.3


$         461.3


$         510.8


$          (14.5)


$         496.3


-9.8%


-7.2%


-9.7%


-7.0%

Operating Income Margin

26.7%




26.7%




26.7%


26.7%


27.8%




27.0%




































Net Income

$         204.7


$           13.3


$         218.1


$             0.3


$         205.1


$         218.4


$         257.4


$            (4.1)


$         253.3


-20.5%


-13.9%


-20.3%


-13.8%


















































































 Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.   
















































(1)

Certain brand marketing funds received from licensees have been reclassified to revenue as opposed to being recorded as an offset to expense, increasing full fiscal year 2013 Other Revenues $12.1 million, Gross Profit $11.0 million, Marketing Expenses $10.3 million and Selling, General and Administrative expenses $0.7 million and full fiscal year 2012 Other Revenues $12.6 million, Gross Profit $11.0 million, Marketing Expenses $10.2 million and Selling, General and Administrative expenses $0.9 million.

(2)

Excludes the impact of the $21.7 million ($13.3 million after tax) early extinguishment of debt charge recorded in the second quarter of fiscal 2013 resulting from the write-off of fees associated with the Company's April 2013 debt refinancing.

(3)

Excludes the impact of the $14.5 million decrease to cost of revenues and the $7.1 million increase to interest expense, related to the settlement of the previously disclosed UK self-employment tax litigation.

(4)

"Meeting Fees" are fees that members pay to attend weekly meetings.

(5)

"In-Meeting Product Sales" are sales of products to members in meetings.

(6)

"Meeting Revenues" equal "Meeting Fees" plus "In-Meeting Product Sales".

(7)

"Total Revenues-Meetings Business" equal "Meetings Revenues" plus revenues from licensing, payments from franchisees, magazine subscriptions, third-party advertising in publications and By Mail.

(8)

"Internet Revenues" are revenues from Internet subscription products and from the sale of third-party Internet advertising.

(9)

"Other Revenues" are revenues from licensing, payments from franchisees, magazine subscriptions, third-party advertising in publications and By Mail. 


Note:  Amount in the "Other Revenues" category represents the total of "Other Revenues" for the consolidated Company.  Portions of this amount are also included in "Total Revenues-Meetings Business" for the geographies listed above, therefore the detailed revenues shown will not sum to "Consolidated Company Revenues".

 

WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES

(IN MILLIONS, EXCEPT RATIO)

UNAUDITED








































Trailing Twelve



Q1 2013


Q2 2013


Q3 2013


Q4 2013


Months

Net Debt to EBITDAS





















Net Income

$           48.8


$           64.9


$           60.3


$           30.8


$              204.7

Interest

22.6


26.9


26.9


26.8


103.1

Taxes

30.5


40.7


37.7


21.7


130.6

Depreciation and Amortization

10.5


11.0


11.6


11.8


44.9

Stock-based Compensation

2.0


0.2


0.3


1.7


4.3


EBITDAS

$         114.3


$         143.7


$         136.7


$           92.9


$              487.6























Total Debt









$           2,388.0

Add: Letters of Credit









1.6

Less: Cash









174.6


Net Debt









$           2,215.0













Net Debt to EBITDAS









 4.5 X 


































 Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.   






 

Contact Information:

Investors:
Brainerd Communicators, Inc.
Corey Kinger
(212) 986-6667

 

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