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Section 1: 8-K (FORM 8-K)

Form 8-K

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 26, 2019

 

 

WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Virginia   001-16769   11-6040273

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission File

Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

675 Avenue of the Americas, 6th Floor, New York, New York   10010
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 589-2700

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

 

 

 


Item 7.01.

Regulation FD Disclosure.

On its earnings call held on February 26, 2019, Weight Watchers International, Inc. (the “Company”) stated, with respect to fiscal 2019, “And for the full year, we expect EBITDAS of approximately $360 million.” The correct statement should have been “And for the full year, we expect EBITDAS of approximately $345 million.”

This guidance reflects management’s current expectations about the Company’s future financial performance based on information available at this time and constitutes forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ from those indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including the risk factors discussed in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on February 26, 2019 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The information contained in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information contained in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document or filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing. Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed an admission as to the materiality of any information in this report that is provided in connection with Regulation FD.

 

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SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

    WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
DATED: February 27, 2019     By:  

/s/ Nicholas P. Hotchkin

    Name:   Nicholas P. Hotchkin
    Title:   Chief Financial Officer

 

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