3 Stocks to Get on Your Watchlist
A cheap global automaker, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with intriguing early-stage results, and a potentially overvalued weight-control company are this week's must-watch stocks.
How Increased Brand Awareness and a Multichannel Strategy Will Propel This Company's Growth
An increasing number of Americans are obese and turning to weight loss programs. Investing in multichannel weight loss player Medifast means you don't have to make a bet which weight loss channel will be most popular with consumers.
Why Shares of Medifast Inc. Jumped
Is this meaningful? Or just another movement?
Should You Bet on the Action at Niche-Marketer Blyth?
Shares of consumer-goods marketer Blyth have been on a downward spiral lately but jumped higher in October after receiving an acquisition offer from a competitor. Is it a good bet in the weight-loss business? Or are other businesses in the space such as Medifast and Weight Watchers International better positioned for success?
Weight Watchers International: The Ultimate Contrarian Stock
Weight Watchers -- the business -- had an awful 2013 and is primed for another bad year in 2014 amid rising competition from NutriSystem and Medifast. However, Weight Watchers -- the stock -- is priced for significant upside once the business shows signs of a turnaround.
Is Nutrisystem Destined for Greatness?
Weight-loss company Nutrisystem has had a rough couple of years. Are its fortunes starting to turn?
You Won't Fatten Your Portfolio With Weight-Loss Centers
Diet gurus Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem, and Medifast have slimmed down as alternatives to weight-loss programs proliferate.
Nutrisystem Earnings Bulk Up the Weight-Loss Space
Weight-loss companies Nutrisystem, Weight Watchers and Medifast face unique challenges as consumers fatten up for diet season.
Medifast to Pay SEC Penalty of $200,000 Over Financial Restatements
Company made additional efforts, such as retaining executive personnel, for SEC's consideration