Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) is scheduled to report its earnings for the second quarter of 2015 after the markets close today. Checking in on the numbers, the consensus is expecting a profit of $1.11 per share from Herbalife, down from $1.55 in the same quarter last year. Revenue is seen declining 13% YoY to $1.14 billion from $1.31 billion.
As a quick reminder, Herbalife reported 1Q/15 EPS of $1.29, $0.28 better than the Street’s consensus estimate of $1.01. Revs came in at $1.01 billion versus the $1.09 billion consensus. Earnings Whisper number was $1.03 per share.
On valuation measures, Herbalife Ltd. shares have a T-12 price/sales of 0.96 and a current ratio of 1.22. EPS is $3.58. The name has a market cap of $4.60 billion and a median Wall Street price target of $58.50 with a high target of $90. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate HLF a ‘Buy’, 3 rate it a ‘Hold’. No analyst rates it a ‘Sell’.
In terms of share statistics, Herbalife Ltd. has a total of 92.41 million shares outstanding with 11.05% held by insiders. The stock’s short interest currently stands at 28.15%, bringing the total number of shares sold short to 23.17 million.
Offering a dividend yield of 2.39%, shares of George Town, the Cayman Islands-based nutrition company are down 5.29% year-over-year and 32.07% year-to-date.
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