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WW Announces Second Quarter 2021 Results

Company Release - 08/10/2021
  • Q2 2021 End of Period Subscribers of 4.9 million

  • Q2 2021 End of Period Digital Subscribers up 6% year-over-year to an all-time Q2-end high

  • Q 2 20 21 Revenues of $ 311 million

  • Q2 2021 Gross Margin of 60%; excluding one-time charges, Q2 2021 adjusted gross margin increased 100 basis points year-over-year to 61%

  • FY 2021 Guidance: Revenues approaching $1.3 billion and GAAP EPS in the range of $1.10 to $1.25, which incorporates an approximately $0.53 aggregate negative impact from the early extinguishment of debt and estimated restructuring charges in 2021

NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WW International, Inc. (NASDAQ: WW) today announced its results for the second quarter of fiscal 2021.

“We ended the quarter with 4.9 million subscribers, including 4.1 million Digital subscribers -- an all-time second quarter-end high and up 6% year-over-year, but below our expectations. The strong Digital year-over-year growth momentum in Q1 slowed in the second quarter as we cycled against strong Digital performance in 2020,” said Mindy Grossman, the Company’s President and CEO. “We continue to see strong member retention trends, momentum in Digital 360, and expansion of adjusted gross margins. We have a comprehensive plan to optimize performance in the second half of the year and position us well for growth in 2022. We are excited to launch our new food program innovation later this year, making weight loss and wellness even more simple, livable, efficacious and sustainable, which we are confident will drive year-over-year growth in member recruitment.”

Amy O’Keefe, the Company’s CFO, said, “Subscriber trends in Q2 followed a more typical seasonal pattern than we expected, and our guidance reflects this trend. Our gross margin performance remains strong and reflective of the ongoing benefits of our flexible, subscription-based digital model. Looking ahead, we have a comprehensive plan to optimize financial performance in the second half of the year and deliver growth and value creation over the long-term.”

Q2 2021 Consolidated Results

             

 

 

% Change
  % Change
Adjusted for
Constant
Currency ( 1)
  Three Months Ended    
  July 3, 
2021
    June 27,
 2020
   
(in millions except percentages and per share amounts)

               
Subscription Revenues, net $272.9     $293.0   (6.9 %)   (10.4 %)
Product Sales and Other, net   38.5       40.6   (5.2 %)   (8.9 %)
Revenues, net $311.4     $333.6   (6.7 %)   (10.2 %)
Gross Profit $186.0     $194.7   (4.4 %)   (8.7 %)
Adjustments                
2021 Plan Restructuring Charges   5.6       --        
2020 Plan Restructuring Charges (0.6) ( 5)     6.5        
Adjusted Gross Profit ( 1) $191.0     $201.2   (5.1 %)   (9.2 %)
Operating Income $59.7     $51.0   17.0 %   8.9 %
Adjustments                
Winfrey Stock Compensation Expense   --       32.7        
2021 Plan Restructuring Charges   6.0       --        
2020 Plan Restructuring Charges (0.8) ( 5)      11.2        
Adjusted Operating Income ( 1) $64.9     $94.9   (31.6 %)   (36.0 %)
Net Income* $8.9     $14.0   (36.7 %)   (57.9 %)
EPS $0.12     $0.20   (37.9 %)   (58.7 %)


Total Paid Weeks
  64.3       63.9   0.7 %   N/A
Digital(2) Paid Weeks   54.5       48.3   13.0 %   N/A
Workshops + Digital(3) Paid Weeks   9.8       15.6   (37.4 %)   N/A
                       
End of Period Subscribers(4)   4.9       5.0   (1.9 %)   N/A
Digital Subscribers   4.1       3.9   5.6 %   N/A
Workshops + Digital Subscribers   0.7       1.1   (29.6 %)   N/A



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Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.
(1) See “Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures” attached to this release for further detail on adjustments to GAAP financial measures.
(2) “Digital” refers to providing subscriptions to the Company’s digital product offerings, including Digital 360 and Personal Coaching + Digital.
(3) “Workshops + Digital” (formerly known as “Studio + Digital”) refers to providing unlimited access to the Company’s workshops combined with the Company’s digital subscription product offerings to commitment plan subscribers. It also includes the provision of access to workshops for members who do not subscribe to commitment plans, including the Company’s “pay-as-you-go” members.
(4) “Subscribers” refers to Digital subscribers and Workshops + Digital subscribers who participate in recur bill programs in Company-owned operations.
(5) The reversal of charges associated with the Company’s previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan.
*Except in the case of the financials attached to this release, “Net Income” refers to Net Income attributable to WW International, Inc.


Q2 2021 Business and Financial Highlights

  • End of Period Subscribers in Q2 2021 were down 1.9% versus the prior year period, driven by declines in End of Period Workshops + Digital subscribers, partially offset by increases in End of Period Digital Subscribers in all major geographic markets. Q2 2021 End of Period Digital Subscribers were up 5.6% and End of Period Workshops + Digital Subscribers were down 29.6% versus the prior year period.

  • Total Paid Weeks in Q2 2021 were up 0.7% versus the prior year period, driven by increases in Digital Paid Weeks in all major geographic markets, partially offset by declines in Workshops + Digital Paid Weeks. Q2 2021 Digital Paid Weeks increased 13.0% and Workshops + Digital Paid Weeks decreased 37.4% versus the prior year period.

  • Revenues in Q2 2021 were $311.4 million. On a constant currency basis, Q2 2021 revenues decreased 10.2% versus the prior year period.

    • Subscription Revenues in Q2 2021 were $272.9 million. On a constant currency basis, these revenues decreased 10.4% versus the prior year period, primarily driven by declines in Workshops + Digital Fees as a result of the closure of studios and reduced operations related to COVID-19.

    • Product Sales and Other in Q2 2021 were $38.5 million. On a constant currency basis, these revenues decreased 8.9% versus the prior year period, primarily due to lower e-commerce sales in the quarter.

  • Gross Profit in Q2 2021 was $186.0 million. Adjusted gross profit in Q2 2021 was $191.0 million, which excluded the net impact of $5.0 million of restructuring charges. Gross profit in Q2 2020 was $194.7 million. Adjusted gross profit in Q2 2020, which excluded the impact of $6.5 million of restructuring charges, was $201.2 million.

    • Gross Margin in Q2 2021 was 59.7%. Adjusted gross margin was 61.3%, up from 60.3% in the prior year period driven primarily by a mix shift to the Company’s higher margin Digital business, offset in part by a contraction of margins in the Workshops + Digital business.

  • Operating Income in Q2 2021 was $59.7 million. Adjusted operating income in Q2 2021, which excluded the net impact of $5.2 million of restructuring charges, was $64.9 million. Operating income in Q2 2020 was $51.0 million. Adjusted operating income in Q2 2020, which excluded the impact of the $32.7 million one-time stock compensation expense associated with the previously disclosed option granted to Ms. Oprah Winfrey in connection with the Company extending its partnership with Ms. Winfrey and $11.2 million of restructuring charges, was $94.9 million.
  • Effective Tax Rate in Q2 2021 was 9.9%, compared to 28.6% in the prior year period.

  • Net Income in Q2 2021 was $8.9 million compared to $14.0 million in the prior year period.

  • Earnings per fully diluted share (EPS) in Q2 2021 was $0.12 compared to $0.20 in the prior year period.

    • Certain items affect year-over-year comparability.
      • Q2 2021 EPS was negatively impacted by $0.36 in the aggregate due to the following items:
        • $0.31 per fully diluted share impact from early extinguishment of debt charges associated with the Company’s previously announced April 2021 debt refinancing.
        • $0.05 per fully diluted share net impact of restructuring charges.
      • Q2 2020 EPS was negatively impacted by $0.47 in the aggregate due to the following items:
        • $0.35 per fully diluted share impact from the one-time stock compensation expense associated with the option granted to Ms. Winfrey in connection with the Company extending its partnership with Ms. Winfrey.
        • $0.12 per fully diluted share impact of restructuring charges.

Other Items

  • Cash balance as of July 3, 2021 was $125.6 million. On that same date, the Company had no outstanding borrowings under its $175.0 million revolving credit facility.
  • Debt Refinancing: In Q2 2021, the Company recorded a $29.2 million one-time charge associated with the early extinguishment of debt from the April 2021 $1.5 billion refinancing of its credit facilities and senior notes.
  • 2021 Restructuring Plan: The Company has revised the estimated cost of its previously disclosed 2021 restructuring plan to approximately $22.0 million in fiscal 2021 from its prior estimate of approximately $11.0 million in fiscal 2021.

Full Year Fiscal 2021 Guidance

The Company is resuming its practice of providing financial guidance. The Company is providing the following full year fiscal 2021 guidance:

  • Revenue to approach $1.3 billion.
  • GAAP EPS in the range of $1.10 to $1.25 per fully diluted share, incorporating an approximately $0.53 aggregate negative impact from the early extinguishment of debt and estimated restructuring charges in fiscal 2021.

Second Quarter 2021 Conference Call and Webcast

The Company has scheduled a conference call today at 5:00 p.m. ET.  During the conference call, Mindy Grossman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nicholas Hotchkin, Chief Operating Officer, and Amy O’Keefe, Chief Financial Officer, will discuss the second quarter of fiscal 2021 results and answer questions from the investment community.

The live webcast of the conference call will be available on the Company’s corporate website, corporate.ww.com, in the Investors section under Presentations and Events. Supplemental investor materials will also be available in the same location prior to the start of the webcast. 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 and today’s scheduled conference call:

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. Gross profit, gross profit margin, operating income, operating income margin, and selling, general and administrative expenses are discussed both as reported (on a GAAP basis) and as adjusted (on a non-GAAP basis), as applicable, with respect to (i) the second quarter and first six months of fiscal 2021 to exclude the net impact of (x) charges associated with the Company’s previously disclosed 2021 organizational restructuring plan and (y) the reversal of certain of the charges associated with the Company’s previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan; (ii) the second quarter of fiscal 2020 to exclude the impact of (x) the one-time stock compensation expense associated with the previously disclosed option granted to Ms. Winfrey in connection with the Company extending its partnership with Ms. Winfrey (the “Winfrey Stock Compensation expense”) and (y) charges associated with the Company’s previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan (the “2020 restructuring charges”); and (iii) the first six months of fiscal 2020 to exclude the impact of (x) the Winfrey Stock Compensation expense, (y) the 2020 restructuring charges and (z) the impairment charge for the Company’s goodwill related to its Brazil reporting unit. We generally refer to such non-GAAP measures as follows: (i) with respect to the adjustments for the second quarter and first six months of fiscal 2021, as excluding or adjusting for the net impact of restructuring charges; and (ii) with respect to the adjustments for the second quarter and first six months of fiscal 2020, as applicable, as excluding or adjusting for the impact of the Winfrey Stock Compensation expense, the restructuring charges and/or the goodwill impairment charge. The Company also presents in the attachments to this release the non-GAAP financial measures earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization and stock-based compensation (“EBITDAS”), earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization, stock-based compensation, early extinguishment of debt, restructuring charges (including the net impact where applicable) and goodwill impairment (“Adjusted EBITDAS”), net debt, and a net debt to Adjusted EBITDAS ratio. 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. 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 non-GAAP 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 WW International, Inc.
WW (formerly Weight Watchers) is a human-centric technology company powered by the world's leading commercial weight management program. As a global wellness company, we inspire millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. Through our comprehensive digital app, expert Coaches and engaging experiences, members follow our proven, sustainable, science-based program focused on food, activity, mindset and sleep. Leveraging nearly six decades of expertise in nutritional and behavioral change science, providing real human connection and building inspired communities, our purpose is to democratize and deliver holistic wellness for all. To learn more about the WW approach to healthy living, please visit ww.com. For more information about our global business, visit our corporate website at corporate.ww.com.

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, revenue and earnings guidance and any statements about the Company’s plans, strategies, objectives, and prospects and the impact of the COVID-19 virus. The Company generally uses the words “may,” “will,” “could,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “plan,” “intend,” “aim” 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: the impact of the global outbreak of the COVID-19 virus on the Company’s business and liquidity and on the business environment and markets in which the Company operates; competition from other weight management and wellness industry participants or the development of more effective or more favorably perceived weight management methods; the Company’s failure to continue to retain and grow its subscriber base; the Company’s ability to continue to develop new, innovative services and products and enhance its existing services and products or the failure of its services, products or brands to continue to appeal to the market, or the Company’s ability to successfully expand into new channels of distribution or respond to consumer trends; the ability to successfully implement strategic initiatives; the effectiveness of the Company’s advertising and marketing programs, including the strength of its social media presence; the impact on the Company’s reputation of actions taken by its franchisees, licensees, suppliers and other partners; the recognition of asset impairment charges; the loss of key personnel, strategic partners or consultants or failure to effectively manage and motivate the Company’s workforce; the inability to renew certain of the Company’s licenses, or the inability to do so on terms that are favorable to the Company; the expiration or early termination by the Company of leases; uncertainties related to a downturn in general economic conditions or consumer confidence; the Company’s ability to successfully make acquisitions or enter into joint ventures, including its ability to successfully integrate, operate or realize the anticipated benefits of such businesses; 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 failure to maintain effective internal control over financial reporting; the impact of the Company’s substantial amount of debt, debt service obligations and debt covenants, and the Company’s exposure to variable rate indebtedness; the ability to generate sufficient cash to service the Company’s debt and satisfy its other liquidity requirements; uncertainties regarding the satisfactory operation of the Company’s technology or systems; the impact of data security breaches or privacy concerns, including the costs of compliance with evolving privacy laws and regulations; 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; risks and uncertainties associated with the Company’s international operations, including regulatory, economic, political, social, intellectual property and foreign currency risks; the outcomes of litigation or regulatory actions; the impact of existing and future laws and regulations; the possibility that the interests of Artal Group S.A., the largest holder of the Company’s common stock and a shareholder with significant influence over the Company, will conflict with the Company’s interests or the interests of other holders of the Company’s common stock; the impact that the sale of substantial amounts of the Company’s common stock by existing large shareholders, or the perception that such sales could occur, could have on the market price 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 United States Securities and Exchange Commission (which are available on the SEC’s EDGAR database at www.sec.gov and via the Company’s website at corporate.ww.com ).

For more information, contact:
Investors:
Corey Kinger        
VP Investor Relations
corey.kinger@ww.com

Media:
Joe Quenqua
Chief Communications Officer
joe.quenqua@ww.com

Nicole Penn
VP Corporate Communications
nicole.penn@ww.com

 
WW INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(IN THOUSANDS)
UNAUDITED
       
       
       
  July 3,   January 2,
   2021    2021
       
ASSETS      
Cash and cash equivalents $ 125,564     $ 165,887  
Other current assets   133,862       133,305  
TOTAL CURRENT ASSETS   259,426       299,192  
Property and equipment, net   42,382       51,935  
Operating lease assets   101,382       119,102  
Goodwill, franchise rights and other intangible assets, net   1,003,826       981,176  
Other assets   28,298       29,769  
TOTAL ASSETS $ 1,435,314     $ 1,481,174  
       
LIABILITIES AND TOTAL DEFICIT      
Portion of long-term debt due within one year $ 10,000     $ 77,000  
Portion of operating lease liabilities due within one year   22,877       28,551  
Other current liabilities   213,815       234,548  
TOTAL CURRENT LIABILITIES   246,692       340,099  
Long-term debt   1,459,737       1,408,800  
Long-term operating lease liabilities   87,664       101,561  
Deferred income taxes, other   179,118       178,925  
TOTAL LIABILITIES $ 1,973,211     $ 2,029,385  
       
Shareholders' deficit   (537,897 )     (548,211 )
       
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND TOTAL DEFICIT $ 1,435,314     $ 1,481,174  
       


WW INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF NET INCOME
(IN THOUSANDS, EXCEPT PER SHARE AMOUNTS)
UNAUDITED
       
  Three Months Ended
  July 3,   June 27,
   2021
   2020
Subscription revenues, net (1) $ 272,871     $ 292,997  
Product sales and other, net (2)   38,508       40,640  
Revenues, net   311,379       333,637  
Cost of subscription revenues (3)   95,825       108,006  
Cost of product sales and other   29,528       30,960  
Cost of revenues   125,353       138,966  
Gross profit   186,026       194,671  
Marketing expenses   57,154       41,894  
Selling, general and administrative expenses   69,199       101,792  
Operating income   59,673       50,985  
Interest expense   20,293       30,995  
Other expense, net   381       416  
Early extinguishment of debt   29,169       -  
Income before income taxes   9,830       19,574  
Provision for income taxes   970       5,592  
Net income   8,860       13,982  
Net loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest   -       24  
Net income attributable to WW International, Inc. $ 8,860     $ 14,006  
       
Earnings Per Share attributable to WW International, Inc.      
Basic $ 0.13     $ 0.21  
Diluted $ 0.12     $ 0.20  
       
Weighted average common shares outstanding:      
Basic   69,588       67,641  
Diluted   71,160       69,799  
       
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Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.      
 
(1) Consists of net “Digital Subscription Revenues” and net “Workshops + Digital Fees” (formerly known as "Studio + Digital Fees"). "Digital Subscription Revenues" consist of the fees associated with subscriptions for the Company’s Digital offerings, including Digital 360 and Personal Coaching + Digital. "Workshops + Digital Fees" consist of the fees associated with the Company's subscription plans for combined workshops and digital offerings and other payment arrangements for access to workshops.
(2) Consists of sales of consumer products via e-commerce, in studios and through the Company's trusted partners, revenues from licensing and publishing, other revenues, and franchise fees with respect to commitment plans and royalties.
(3) Consists of cost of revenues and operating expenses for the Company's Digital and Workshops + Digital services.
 


WW INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF NET INCOME
(IN THOUSANDS, EXCEPT PER SHARE AMOUNTS)
UNAUDITED
     
  Six Months Ended
  July 3,
  June 27,
  2021
  2020
Subscription revenues, net (1) $  552,691     $ 617,654  
Product sales and other, net (2)   90,484       116,344  
Revenues, net   643,175       733,998  
Cost of subscription revenues (3)   194,929       243,572  
Cost of product sales and other   68,786       84,764  
Cost of revenues   263,715       328,336  
Gross profit   379,460       405,662  
Marketing expenses   174,088       159,828  
Selling, general and administrative expenses   142,870       166,318  
Goodwill impairment   -       3,665  
Operating income   62,502       75,851  
Interest expense   49,416       62,546  
Other expense, net   143       438  
Early extinguishment of debt   29,169       -  
(Loss) income before income taxes   (16,226 )     12,867  
(Benefit from) provision for income taxes   (6,859 )     4,942  
Net (loss) income   (9,367 )     7,925  
Net loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest   -       18  
Net (loss) income attributable to WW International, Inc. $ (9,367 )   $ 7,943  
               
(Loss) Earnings Per Share attributable to WW International, Inc.              
Basic $ (0.14 )   $ 0.12  
Diluted $ (0.14 )   $ 0.11  
               
Weighted average common shares outstanding:              
Basic   69,336       67,538  
Diluted   69,336       69,898  
               
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Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.              
 
(1) Consists of net “Digital Subscription Revenues” and net “Workshops + Digital Fees” (formerly known as "Studio + Digital Fees"). “Digital Subscription Revenues” consist of the fees associated with subscriptions for the Company’s Digital offerings, including Digital 360 and Personal Coaching + Digital. “Workshops + Digital Fees” consist of the fees associated with the Company's subscription plans for combined workshops and digital offerings and other payment arrangements for access to workshops.
(2) Consists of sales of consumer products via e-commerce, in studios and through the Company's trusted partners, revenues from licensing and publishing, other revenues (including revenues from the WW Presents: Oprah’s 2020 Vision tour), and franchise fees with respect to commitment plans and royalties.
(3) Consists of cost of revenues and operating expenses for the Company's Digital and Workshops + Digital services.
               


WW INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
OPERATIONAL STATISTICS
(IN THOUSANDS, EXCEPT PERCENTAGES)
UNAUDITED
               
  Three Months Ended    
  July 3,   June 27,    
  2021   2020   Variance
               
Digital Paid Weeks (1)              
North America 34,187     30,439     12.3 %
CE 15,905     13,941     14.1 %
UK 3,463     3,010     15.1 %
Other (2) 991     893     10.9 %
Total Digital Paid Weeks 54,546     48,282     13.0 %
               
Workshops + Digital Paid Weeks (1)              
North America 7,149     10,670     (33.0 %)
CE 1,321     2,568     (48.6 %)
UK 1,016     1,970     (48.4 %)
Other (2) 311     434     (28.2 %)
Total Workshops + Digital Paid Weeks 9,797     15,642     (37.4 %)
               
Total Paid Weeks (1)              
North America 41,336     41,109     0.6 %
CE 17,225     16,509     4.3 %
UK 4,480     4,979     (10.0 %)
Other (2) 1,302     1,327     (1.9 %)
Total Paid Weeks 64,344     63,924     0.7 %
               
End of Period Digital Subscribers (3)              
North America 2,604     2,475     5.2 %
CE 1,180     1,105     6.8 %
UK 261     250     4.3 %
Other (2) 75     70     7.3 %
Total End of Period Digital Subscribers 4,120     3,900     5.6 %
               
End of Period Workshops + Digital Subscribers (3)              
North America 554     734     (24.5 %)
CE 94     168     (43.8 %)
UK 77     134     (42.8 %)
Other (2) 23     28     (16.1 %)
Total End of Period Workshops + Digital Subscribers 748     1,063     (29.6 %)
               
Total End of Period Subscribers (3)              
North America 3,158     3,209     (1.6 %)
CE 1,274     1,273     0.1 %
UK 337     384     (12.1 %)
Other (2) 98     98     0.6 %
Total End of Period Subscribers 4,868     4,963     (1.9 %)
               
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Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.
 
(1) The “Paid Weeks” metric reports paid weeks by WW customers in Company-owned operations for a given period as follows: (i) “Digital Paid Weeks” is the total paid subscription weeks for the Company’s digital subscription products (including Digital 360 and Personal Coaching + Digital); (ii) “Workshops + Digital Paid Weeks” (formerly known as "Studio + Digital Paid Weeks") is the sum of total paid commitment plan weeks which include workshops and digital offerings and total “pay-as-you-go” weeks; and (iii) “Total Paid Weeks” is the sum of Digital Paid Weeks and Workshops + Digital Paid Weeks.
(2) Represents Australia, New Zealand and emerging markets.
(3) The “End of Period Subscribers” metric reports WW subscribers in Company-owned operations at a given period end as follows: (i) “End of Period Digital Subscribers” is the total number of Digital, including Digital 360 and Personal Coaching + Digital, subscribers; (ii) “End of Period Workshops + Digital Subscribers” (formerly known as "End of Period Studio + Digital Subscribers") is the total number of commitment plan subscribers that have access to combined workshops and digital offerings; and (iii) “End of Period Subscribers” is the sum of End of Period Digital Subscribers and End of Period Workshops + Digital Subscribers.
               


WW INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
OPERATIONAL STATISTICS
(IN THOUSANDS, EXCEPT PERCENTAGES)
UNAUDITED
 
  Six Months Ended    
  July 3,   June 27,    
  2021   2020   Variance
               
Digital Paid Weeks (1)              
North America 67,658     59,859     13.0 %
CE 31,454     26,901     16.9 %
UK 6,862     5,891     16.5 %
Other (2) 2,077     1,836     13.1 %
Total Digital Paid Weeks 108,051     94,487     14.4 %
               
Workshops + Digital Paid Weeks (1)              
North America 13,818     23,634     (41.5 %)
CE 2,842     5,584     (49.1 %)
UK 2,056     4,584     (55.1 %)
Other (2) 650     1,027     (36.6 %)
Total Workshops + Digital Paid Weeks 19,366     34,829     (44.4 %)
               
Total Paid Weeks (1)              
North America 81,476     83,493     (2.4 %)
CE 34,295     32,485     5.6 %
UK 8,918     10,475     (14.9 %)
Other (2) 2,728     2,863     (4.7 %)
Total Paid Weeks 127,417     129,316     (1.5 %)
               
End of Period Digital Subscribers (3)              
North America 2,604     2,475     5.2 %
CE 1,180     1,105     6.8 %
UK 261     250     4.3 %
Other (2) 75     70     7.3 %
Total End of Period Digital Subscribers 4,120     3,900     5.6 %
               
End of Period Workshops + Digital Subscribers (3)              
North America 554     734     (24.5 %)
CE 94     168     (43.8 %)
UK 77     134     (42.8 %)
Other (2) 23     28     (16.1 %)
Total End of Period Workshops + Digital Subscribers 748     1,063     (29.6 %)
               
Total End of Period Subscribers (3)              
North America 3,158     3,209     (1.6 %)
CE 1,274     1,273     0.1 %
UK 337     384     (12.1 %)
Other (2) 98     98     0.6 %
Total End of Period Subscribers 4,868     4,963     (1.9 %)
               
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Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.              
 
(1) The “Paid Weeks” metric reports paid weeks by WW customers in Company-owned operations for a given period as follows: (i) “Digital Paid Weeks” is the total paid subscription weeks for the Company’s digital subscription products (including Digital 360 and Personal Coaching + Digital); (ii) “Workshops + Digital Paid Weeks” (formerly known as "Studio + Digital Paid Weeks") is the sum of total paid commitment plan weeks which include workshops and digital offerings and total “pay-as-you-go” weeks; and (iii) “Total Paid Weeks” is the sum of Digital Paid Weeks and Workshops + Digital Paid Weeks.
(2) Represents Australia, New Zealand and emerging markets.              
(3) The “End of Period Subscribers” metric reports WW subscribers in Company-owned operations at a given period end as follows: (i) “End of Period Digital Subscribers” is the total number of Digital, including Digital 360 and Personal Coaching + Digital, subscribers; (ii) “End of Period Workshops + Digital Subscribers” (formerly known as "End of Period Studio + Digital Subscribers") is the total number of commitment plan subscribers that have access to combined workshops and digital offerings; and (iii) “End of Period Subscribers” is the sum of End of Period Digital Subscribers and End of Period Workshops + Digital Subscribers.
               


WW INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES
(IN THOUSANDS, EXCEPT PERCENTAGES)
UNAUDITED
                       
                  Q2 2021 Variance
                      2021
              Constant
  Q2 2021   Q2 2020   2021   Currency
      Currency   Constant       vs   vs
  GAAP   Adjustment   Currency   GAAP   2020   2020
Selected Financial Data                      
Consolidated Company Revenues $ 311,379     $ (11,882 )   $ 299,497     $ 333,637     (6.7 %)   (10.2 %)
Consolidated Digital Subscription Revenues (1) $ 205,337     $ (8,414 )   $ 196,923     $ 177,921     15.4 %   10.7 %
Consolidated Workshops + Digital Fees (2) $ 67,534     $ (1,977 )   $ 65,557     $ 115,076     (41.3 %)   (43.0 %)
Consolidated Subscription Revenues (3) $ 272,871     $ (10,391 )   $ 262,480     $ 292,997     (6.9 %)   (10.4 %)
Consolidated Product Sales and Other (4) $ 38,508     $ (1,491 )   $ 37,017     $ 40,640     (5.2 %)   (8.9 %)
                       
North America                      
Digital Subscription Revenues (1) $ 130,255     $ (1,143 )   $ 129,112     $ 115,922     12.4 %   11.4 %
Workshops + Digital Fees (2) $ 51,699     $ (288 )   $ 51,411     $ 86,131     (40.0 %)   (40.3 %)
Subscription Revenues (3) $ 181,954     $ (1,431 )   $ 180,523     $ 202,053     (9.9 %)   (10.7 %)
Product Sales and Other (4) $ 25,675     $ (239 )   $ 25,436     $ 25,472     0.8 %   (0.1 %)
Total Revenues $ 207,629     $ (1,670 )   $ 205,959     $ 227,525     (8.7 %)   (9.5 %)
                       
CE                      
Digital Subscription Revenues (1) $ 60,602     $ (5,519 )   $ 55,083     $ 50,704     19.5 %   8.6 %
Workshops + Digital Fees (2) $ 8,732     $ (831 )   $ 7,901     $ 17,858     (51.1 %)   (55.8 %)
Subscription Revenues (3) $ 69,334     $ (6,351 )   $ 62,983     $ 68,562     1.1 %   (8.1 %)
Product Sales and Other (4) $ 8,602     $ (782 )   $ 7,820     $ 9,257     (7.1 %)   (15.5 %)
Total Revenues $ 77,936     $ (7,133 )   $ 70,803     $ 77,819     0.2 %   (9.0 %)
                       
UK                      
Digital Subscription Revenues (1) $ 9,594     $ (1,068 )   $ 8,526     $ 7,571     26.7 %   12.6 %
Workshops + Digital Fees (2) $ 4,606     $ (517 )   $ 4,089     $ 8,001     (42.4 %)   (48.9 %)
Subscription Revenues (3) $ 14,200     $ (1,585 )   $ 12,615     $ 15,572     (8.8 %)   (19.0 %)
Product Sales and Other (4) $ 2,802     $ (318 )   $ 2,484     $ 4,165     (32.7 %)   (40.4 %)
Total Revenues $ 17,002     $ (1,903 )   $ 15,099     $ 19,737     (13.9 %)   (23.5 %)
                       
Other (5)                      
Digital Subscription Revenues (1) $ 4,886     $ (683 )   $ 4,203     $ 3,724     31.2 %   12.9 %
Workshops + Digital Fees (2) $ 2,497     $ (341 )   $ 2,156     $ 3,086     (19.1 %)   (30.1 %)
Subscription Revenues (3) $ 7,383     $ (1,024 )   $ 6,359     $ 6,810     8.4 %   (6.6 %)
Product Sales and Other (4) $ 1,429     $ (153 )   $ 1,276     $ 1,746     (18.1 %)   (26.9 %)
Total Revenues $ 8,812     $ (1,176 )   $ 7,636     $ 8,556     3.0 %   (10.7 %)
                       
____                      
Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.           
 
(1) “Digital Subscription Revenues” consist of the fees associated with subscriptions for the Company’s Digital offerings, including Digital 360 and Personal Coaching + Digital.
(2) “Workshops + Digital Fees” consist of the fees associated with the Company's subscription plans for combined workshops and digital offerings and other payment arrangements for access to workshops.
(3) “Subscription Revenues” equal “Digital Subscription Revenues" plus “Workshops + Digital Fees”.
(4) “Product Sales and Other” are sales of consumer products via e-commerce, in studios and through the Company's trusted partners, revenues from licensing and publishing, other revenues, and, in the case of the consolidated financial results and Other reportable segment, franchise fees with respect to commitment plans and royalties.
(5) Represents Australia, New Zealand, emerging markets and franchise revenues.
 


WW INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES
(IN THOUSANDS, EXCEPT PERCENTAGES)
UNAUDITED
                       
                  First Half 2021 Variance
                      2021
              Constant
  First Half 2021   First Half 2020   2021   Currency
      Currency   Constant       vs   vs
  GAAP   Adjustment   Currency   GAAP   2020   2020
Selected Financial Data                      
Consolidated Company Revenues $ 643,175     $ (22,279 )   $ 620,895     $ 733,998     (12.4 %)   (15.4 %)
Consolidated Digital Subscription Revenues (1) $ 411,398
    $ (15,443 )   $ 395,955     $ 352,467     16.7 %   12.3 %
Consolidated Workshops + Digital Fees (2) $ 141,293     $ (3,759 )   $ 137,534     $ 265,188     (46.7 %)   (48.1 %)
Consolidated Subscription Revenues (3) $ 552,691     $ (19,202 )   $ 533,488     $ 617,654     (10.5 %)   (13.6 %)
Consolidated Product Sales and Other (4) $ 90,484     $ (3,077 )   $ 87,407     $ 116,344     (22.2 %)   (24.9 %)
                       
North America                      
Digital Subscription Revenues (1) $ 262,345     $ (1,675 )   $ 260,670     $ 232,272     12.9 %   12.2 %
Workshops + Digital Fees (2) $ 106,604     $ (452 )   $ 106,152     $ 198,974     (46.4 %)   (46.7 %)
Subscription Revenues (3) $ 368,949     $ (2,127 )   $ 366,822     $ 431,246     (14.4 %)   (14.9 %)
Product Sales and Other (4) $ 59,996     $ (377 )   $ 59,619     $ 79,986     (25.0 %)   (25.5 %)
Total Revenues $ 428,945     $ (2,504 )   $ 426,441     $ 511,232     (16.1 %)   (16.6 %)
                       
CE                      
Digital Subscription Revenues (1) $ 119,515     $ (10,663 )   $ 108,852     $ 97,341     22.8 %   11.8 %
Workshops + Digital Fees (2) $ 19,671     $ (1,785 )   $ 17,886     $ 39,377     (50.0 %)   (54.6 %)
Subscription Revenues (3) $ 139,186     $ (12,448 )   $ 126,738     $ 136,718     1.8 %   (7.3 %)
Product Sales and Other (4) $ 20,645     $ (1,818 )   $ 18,827     $ 21,091     (2.1 %)   (10.7 %)
Total Revenues $ 159,831     $ (14,267 )   $ 145,564     $ 157,809     1.3 %   (7.8 %)
                       
UK                      
Digital Subscription Revenues (1) $ 19,404     $ (1,781 )   $ 17,623     $ 15,147     28.1 %   16.3 %
Workshops + Digital Fees (2) $ 9,776     $ (889 )   $ 8,887     $ 19,130     (48.9 %)   (53.5 %)
Subscription Revenues (3) $ 29,180     $ (2,670 )   $ 26,510     $ 34,277     (14.9 %)   (22.7 %)
Product Sales and Other (4) $ 6,890     $ (590 )   $ 6,300     $ 10,488     (34.3 %)   (39.9 %)
Total Revenues $ 36,070     $ (3,259 )   $ 32,811     $ 44,765     (19.4 %)   (26.7 %)
                       
Other (5)                      
Digital Subscription Revenues (1) $ 10,134     $ (1,324 )   $ 8,810     $ 7,706     31.5 %   14.3 %
Workshops + Digital Fees (2) $ 5,242     $ (633 )   $ 4,609     $ 7,707     (32.0 %)   (40.2 %)
Subscription Revenues (3) $ 15,376     $ (1,958 )   $ 13,418     $ 15,413     (0.2 %)   (12.9 %)
Product Sales and Other (4) $ 2,953     $ (285 )   $ 2,668     $ 4,779     (38.2 %)   (44.2 %)
Total Revenues $ 18,329     $ (2,243 )   $ 16,086     $ 20,192     (9.2 %)   (20.3 %)
                       
____                      
Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.
 
(1) “Digital Subscription Revenues” consist of the fees associated with subscriptions for the Company’s Digital offerings, including Digital 360 and Personal Coaching + Digital.
(2) “Workshops + Digital Fees” consist of the fees associated with the Company's subscription plans for combined workshops and digital offerings and other payment arrangements for access to workshops.
(3) “Subscription Revenues” equal “Digital Subscription Revenues" plus “Workshops + Digital Fees”.
(4) “Product Sales and Other” are sales of consumer products via e-commerce, in studios and through the Company's trusted partners, revenues from licensing and publishing, other revenues (including revenues from the WW Presents: Oprah’s 2020 Vision tour), and, in the case of the consolidated financial results and Other reportable segment, franchise fees with respect to commitment plans and royalties.
(5) Represents Australia, New Zealand, emerging markets and franchise revenues.
 


WW INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES
(IN THOUSANDS, EXCEPT PERCENTAGES)
UNAUDITED
                                                   
                  Q2 2021 Variance
                                              2021 Constant Currency
                                          2021       2021
  Q2 2021   Q2 2020       Adjusted       Adjusted
                      Adjusted               2021   vs   2021   vs
              Currency   Constant   Constant               vs   2020   vs   2020
  GAAP   Adjustment   Adjusted   Adjustment   Currency   Currency   GAAP   Adjustment   Adjusted   2020   Adjusted   2020   Adjusted
Selected Financial Data                                                  
Gross Profit $ 186,026     $ 4,964 (1)   $ 190,989     $ (8,260 )   $ 177,766     $ 182,730     $ 194,671     $ 6,503 (4)   $ 201,174     (4.4 %)   (5.1 %)   (8.7 %)   (9.2 %)
Gross Margin   59.7 %         61.3 %         59.4 %     61.0 %     58.3 %         60.3 %                
                                                   
Selling, General and Administrative Expenses $ 69,199     $ (226 )(2)   $ 68,974     $ (1,688 )   $ 67,511     $ 67,285     $ 101,792     $ (37,392 )(5)   $ 64,400     (32.0 %)   7.1 %   (33.7 %)   4.5 %
                                                   
Operating Income $ 59,673     $ 5,190 (3)
  $ 64,862     $ (4,166 )   $ 55,507     $ 60,697     $ 50,985     $ 43,895 (6)
  $ 94,879     17.0 %   (31.6 %)   8.9 %   (36.0 %)
Operating Income Margin   19.2 %         20.8 %         18.5 %     20.3 %     15.3 %         28.4 %                
                                                   
____                                                  
Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.
                                                   
(1) Excludes $5,579 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2021 organizational restructuring plan and the reversal of $615 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan.
(2) Excludes $457 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2021 organizational restructuring plan and the reversal of $231 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan.
(3) Excludes $5,579 and $457 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2021 organizational restructuring plan recorded to cost of subscription revenues and selling, general and administrative expenses, respectively, and the reversal of $615 and $231 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan recorded to cost of subscription revenues and selling, general and administrative expenses, respectively.
(4) Excludes $6,503 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan.
(5) Excludes the one-time stock compensation expense of $32,686 associated with the previously disclosed option granted to Ms. Oprah Winfrey in connection with the Company extending its partnership with Ms. Winfrey and $4,706 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan.
(6) Excludes the one-time stock compensation expense of $32,686 associated with the previously disclosed option granted to Ms. Winfrey in connection with the Company extending its partnership with Ms. Winfrey and the $6,503 and $4,706 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan recorded to cost of services and selling, general and administrative expenses, respectively.
                                                   


WW INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES
(IN THOUSANDS, EXCEPT PERCENTAGES)
UNAUDITED
                                                     
                  First Half 2021 Variance
                                                2021 Constant Currency
                                            2021       2021
  First Half 2021   First Half 2020       Adjusted       Adjusted
                        Adjusted               2021   vs   2021   vs
              Currency   Constant   Constant               vs   2020   vs   2020
  GAAP   Adjustment   Adjusted   Adjustment   Currency   Currency   GAAP   Adjustment   Adjusted   2020   Adjusted   2020   Adjusted
Selected Financial Data                                                    
Gross Profit $ 379,460     $ 10,166 (1)
  $ 389,627     $ (15,505 ) $ 363,955     $ 374,121     $ 405,662     $ 6,503 (4)
  $ 412,165     (6.5 %)   (5.5 %)   (10.3 %)   (9.2 %)
Gross Margin   59.0 %         60.6 %           58.6 %     60.3 %     55.3 %         56.2 %                
                                                     
Selling, General and Administrative Expenses $ 142,870     $ (562 )(2)   $ 142,308       (2,891 ) $ 139,979     $ 139,417     $ 166,318     $ (37,392 )(5)   $ 128,927     (14.1 %)   10.4 %   (15.8 %)   8.1 %
                                                     
Operating Income $ 62,502     $ 10,728 (3)
  $ 73,231       (6,356 ) $ 56,146     $ 66,874     $ 75,851     $ 47,560 (6)
  $ 123,411     (17.6 %)   (40.7 %)   (26.0 %)   (45.8 %)
Operating Income Margin   9.7 %         11.4 %           9.0 %     10.8 %     10.3 %         16.8 %                
                                                     
                                                     
____                                                    
Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.                         
                                                     
(1) Excludes $10,781 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2021 organizational restructuring plan and the reversal of $615 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan.
(2) Excludes $793 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2021 organizational restructuring plan and the reversal of $231 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan.
(3) Excludes $10,781 and $793 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2021 organizational restructuring plan recorded to cost of subscription revenues and selling, general and administrative expenses, respectively, and the reversal of $615 and $231 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan recorded to cost of subscription revenues and selling, general and administrative expenses, respectively.
(4) Excludes $6,503 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan.
(5) Excludes the one-time stock compensation expense of $32,686 associated with the previously disclosed option granted to Ms. Oprah Winfrey in connection with the Company extending its partnership with Ms. Winfrey and $4,706 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan.
(6) Excludes the one-time stock compensation expense of $32,686 associated with the previously disclosed option granted to Ms. Winfrey in connection with the Company extending its partnership with Ms. Winfrey, the $6,503 and $4,706 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan recorded to cost of services and selling, general and administrative expenses, respectively, and the impairment charge of $3,665 for the Company's goodwill related to its Brazil operations.
                                                     


WW INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES
(IN THOUSANDS)
UNAUDITED
                 
  Three Months Ended   Six Months Ended  
  July 3,   June 27,   July 3,   June 27,  
   2021    2020
   2021    2020
 
                 
Net Income (Loss) $ 8,860     $ 14,006     $ (9,367 )   $ 7,943    
Interest   20,293       30,995       49,416       62,546    
Taxes   970       5,592       (6,859 )     4,942    
Depreciation and Amortization   11,411       12,771       23,336       24,983    
Stock-based Compensation   7,851       38,686       13,192       42,651    
EBITDAS $ 49,385     $ 102,049     $ 69,717     $ 143,064    
Early Extinguishment of Debt (1)   29,169       -       29,169       -    
2021 Plan Restructuring Charges (2)   6,036       -       11,574       -    
2020 Plan Restructuring Charges   (846 )(3)     11,209 (4)      (846 )(3)     11,209 (4)   
Goodwill Impairment (5)   -       -       -       3,665    
Adjusted EBITDAS $ 83,744     $ 113,258     $ 109,614     $ 157,938    
                 
____                
Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.
                 
(1) Charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed April 2021 debt refinancing.
(2) Charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2021 organizational restructuring plan.
(3) The reversal of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan.
(4) Charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan.
(5) Impairment charge of the Company's goodwill related to its Brazil operations.
                 


WW INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES
(IN THOUSANDS, EXCEPT RATIO)
UNAUDITED
                   
                  Trailing Twelve
  Q3 2020   Q4 2020   Q1 2021   Q2 2021   Months
Net Debt to Adjusted EBITDAS                  
                   
Net Income (Loss) $ 54,525     $ 12,611     $ (18,227 )   $ 8,860     $ 57,769  
Interest   29,735       31,030       29,123       20,293       110,181  
Taxes   8,604       3,916       (7,828 )     970       5,662  
Depreciation and Amortization   12,420       12,598       11,925       11,411       48,354  
Stock-based Compensation   6,029       6,333       5,341       7,851       25,554  
EBITDAS $ 111,313     $ 66,487     $ 20,334     $ 49,385     $ 247,520  
                   
                   
Early Extinguishment of Debt (1)   -       -       -       29,169       29,169  
2021 Plan Restructuring Charges (2)   -       -       5,538       6,036       11,574  
2020 Plan Restructuring Charges   2,251 (3)      19,632 (3)      -       (846 )(4)     21,037  
Adjusted EBITDAS $ 113,564     $ 86,120     $ 25,872     $ 83,744     $ 309,300  
                   
Total Debt                 $ 1,469,737  
Less: Cash                   125,564  
Net Debt                 $ 1,344,173  
Net Debt to Adjusted EBITDAS                   4.3 X  
                   
____                  
Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.
                   
(1) Charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed April 2021 debt refinancing.
(2) Charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2021 organizational restructuring plan.
(3) Charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan.
(4) The reversal of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan.

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