NEW YORK, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today announced that its Board of Directors declared its quarterly cash dividend of $0.175 per share, which corresponds to an annual dividend rate of $0.70 per share. This quarterly dividend will be payable on July 11, 2008 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 27, 2008.
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 50,000 weekly meetings 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 weight management provider 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 contains forward-looking statements within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These
forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations
and beliefs, as well as a number of assumptions concerning future events.
These statements are subject to risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other
important factors. Readers are cautioned not to put undue reliance on such
forward-looking statements because actual results may vary materially from
those expressed or implied. The reports filed by the Company pursuant to
United States securities laws contain discussions of these risks and
uncertainties. The Company assumes no obligation to, and expressly
disclaims any obligation to, update or revise any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise. Readers are advised to review the Company's filings with the
United States Securities and Exchange Commission (which are available from
the SEC's EDGAR database at http://www.sec.gov, at various SEC reference
facilities in the United States and via the Company's website at
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Sarika Sahni Corey Kinger
Investor Relations (212) 986-6667
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