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WW Announces First Quarter 2022 Results

Company Release - 05/05/2022
  • Q1 2022 End of Period Subscribers of 4.5 million

  • Q1 2022 Revenues of $298 million

  • Q1 2022 Gross Margin of 60.5%

  • Q1 2022 Operating Income of $9.0 million

  • 2022 Restructuring Plan expected to result in nearly $30 million of annual run-rate cost savings

  • FY 2022 Guidance: Revenues in the range of $1.09 billion to $1.14 billion and GAAP EPS in the range of $0.72 to $0.78 per fully diluted share, incorporating the negative impact of approximately $0.20 to $0.24 per fully diluted share of estimated restructuring charges

NEW YORK, May 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WW International, Inc. (NASDAQ: WW) (“WeightWatchers,” “WW,” or “the Company”) today announced its results for the first quarter of fiscal 2022.

“WeightWatchers has long been recognized as the leader in weight loss, positioned at the intersection of science and community. I am excited to bring my expertise in building digital communities to WW and to take our product to the next level,” said Sima Sistani, the Company’s CEO. “By narrowing our focus, I am confident we will be able to return the Company to profitable growth.”

Amy O’Keefe, the Company’s CFO, said, “We delivered EPS ahead of our guidance range for Q1, primarily due to lower marketing spend in our international markets, strong gross margin, and cost management. We have taken significant and decisive action to reset the cost structure, while shifting the organization’s focus to executing on a narrowed set of priorities. 2022 will serve as the foundation for future growth and operating margin expansion.”

Q1 2022 Consolidated Results

                % Change
  Three Months Ended         Adjusted for
  April 2,   April 3,         Constant
    2022       2021     % Change
  Currency (1)
(in millions except percentages and per share amounts)

             
Subscription Revenues, net $257.0     $279.8     (8.2 %)   (6.2 %)
Product Sales and Other, net   40.8       52.0     (21.5 %)   (20.0 %)
Revenues, net $297.8     $331.8     (10.3 %)   (8.4 %)
Gross Profit $180.1     $193.4     (6.9 %)   (4.6 %)
Adjustments(1)              
2021 Plan Restructuring Charges   0.0       5.2          
2020 Plan Restructuring Charges   (0.1 )     --          
Adjusted Gross Profit (1) $180.0     $198.6     (9.4 %)   (7.1 %)
Operating Income $9.0     $2.8     216.8 %   275.9 %
Adjustments(1)              
2021 Plan Restructuring Charges   0.3       5.5          
2020 Plan Restructuring Charges   (0.1 )     --          
Adjusted Operating Income (1) $9.1     $8.4     9.0 %   29.0 %
Net Loss ($8.2 )   ($18.2 )   (54.8 %)   (61.3 %)
EPS ($0.12 )   ($0.26 )   (55.4 %)   (61.8 %)


Total Paid Weeks
  58.9       63.1     (6.6 %)   N/A
Digital(2) Paid Weeks   49.2       53.5     (8.0 %)   N/A
Workshops + Digital(3) Paid Weeks   9.7       9.6     1.5 %   N/A
End of Period Subscribers (4)   4.5       5.0     (8.3 %)   N/A
Digital Subscribers   3.8       4.2     (9.3 %)   N/A
Workshops + Digital Subscribers   0.7       0.7     (2.8 %)   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” 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.
 

Q1 2022 Business and Financial Highlights

  • End of Period Subscribers in Q1 2022 were down 8.3% versus the prior year period, driven by declines in all major geographic markets. Q1 2022 End of Period Digital Subscribers decreased 9.3% and End of Period Workshops + Digital Subscribers decreased 2.8% versus the prior year period.

  • Total Paid Weeks in Q1 2022 were down 6.6% versus the prior year period, driven by declines in all major geographic markets. Q1 2022 Digital Paid Weeks decreased 8.0% and Workshops + Digital Paid Weeks increased 1.5% versus the prior year period.

  • Revenues in Q1 2022 were $297.8 million. On a constant currency basis, Q1 2022 revenues decreased 8.4% versus the prior year period.

    • Subscription Revenues in Q1 2022 were $257.0 million. On a constant currency basis, these revenues decreased 6.2% versus the prior year period, driven by declines in both Digital Subscription Revenues and Workshops + Digital Fees driven primarily by worsened consumer sentiment in the current environment.

    • Product Sales and Other in Q1 2022 were $40.8 million. On a constant currency basis, these revenues decreased 20.0% versus the prior year period, primarily due to lower e-commerce sales in the quarter.

  • Gross Profit in Q1 2022 was $180.1 million. Adjusted gross profit in Q1 2022, which excluded the net impact of ($0.1) million of restructuring charges, was $180.0 million. Gross profit in Q1 2021 was $193.4 million. Adjusted gross profit in Q1 2021, which excluded the impact of $5.2 million of restructuring charges, was $198.6 million.

    • Gross Margin in Q1 2022 was 60.5%, as compared to 58.3% in the prior year period. Adjusted gross margin in Q1 2022 was 60.5%, up 60 basis points from an adjusted gross margin of 59.9% in the prior year period primarily driven by a revenue mix shift to the Company’s higher margin Digital business.

  • Operating Income in Q1 2022 was $9.0 million. Adjusted operating income in Q1 2022, which excluded the net impact of $0.1 million of restructuring charges, was $9.1 million, up 9% versus the prior year period. Operating income in Q1 2021 was $2.8 million. Adjusted operating income in Q1 2021, which excluded the impact of $5.5 million of restructuring charges, was $8.4 million.

  • Effective Tax Rate in Q1 2022 was 17.9%, compared to 30.0% in the prior year period.

  • Net Loss in Q1 2022 was $8.2 million compared to a net loss of $18.2 million in the prior year period.

  • Diluted Net Loss pe r sha re in Q1 2022 was $0.12 compared to a diluted net loss per share of $0.26 in the prior year period.

    • Certain items affect year-over-year comparability.
      • Q1 2022 results were negatively impacted by $0.1 million, a de minimis per share impact, due to the net impact of restructuring charges.
      • Q1 2021 results were negatively impacted by $0.06 per fully diluted share due to the impact of restructuring charges.

Other Items

  • Cash balance as of April 2, 2022 was $127.6 million. On that same date, the Company had no outstanding borrowings under its $175.0 million revolving credit facility.
  • 2022 Restructuring Plan: As previously announced, the Company committed to a restructuring plan consisting of an organizational realignment to simplify the Company’s corporate structure and reduce associated costs and a continued rationalization of its real estate portfolio. In connection with the 2022 Restructuring Plan, the Company anticipates recording restructuring charges which it currently estimates will range between $18.0 million to $22.0 million in the aggregate, the majority of which will be recorded in the second quarter of fiscal 2022. The plan is expected to result in nearly $30.0 million of annual run-rate cost savings, with in-year fiscal 2022 savings of $16.0 million to $20.0 million.

Full Year Fiscal 2022 Guidance

The Company is providing the following full year fiscal 2022 guidance:

  • Revenues are expected to be in the range of $1.09 billion to $1.14 billion.
  • GAAP EPS expected to be in the range of $0.72 to $0.78 per fully diluted share, incorporating the negative impact of approximately $0.20 to $0.24 per fully diluted share of estimated restructuring charges.

First Quarter 2022 Conference Call and Webcast
The Company has scheduled a conference call today at 5:00 p.m. ET.  During the conference call, Sima Sistani, Chief Executive Officer, and Amy O’Keefe, Chief Financial Officer, will discuss the first quarter of fiscal 2022 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.

CEO Video Message
To introduce the investment community to WW’s new CEO, a short video message from Sima Sistani is available on the Company’s corporate website in the Investors section at corporate.ww.com/Investors. The video 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 first quarter of fiscal 2022 to exclude (a) the net impact of (x) charges associated with our previously disclosed 2021 organizational restructuring plan (the “2021 plan”), and (y) the reversal of certain of the charges associated with our previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan (the “2020 plan”) or (b) the impact of charges associated with the 2021 plan; and (ii) the first quarter of fiscal 2021 to exclude the impact of charges associated with the 2021 plan. We generally refer to such non-GAAP measures as follows: (i) with respect to the adjustments for the first quarter of fiscal 2022, as excluding or adjusting for the net impact of restructuring charges or the impact of restructuring charges, as applicable; and (ii) with respect to the adjustments for the first quarter of fiscal 2021, as excluding or adjusting for the impact of the restructuring charges. 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 with respect to the Company’s previously disclosed April 2021 debt refinancing and voluntary debt prepayments, and restructuring charges (including the net impact where applicable) (“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.
We are 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, initiatives, roadmap 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,” "bring," "going to" 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 ongoing global outbreak of the COVID-19 virus on the Company’s business and liquidity and on the business and consumer 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 or sentiment; the ability to successfully implement strategic initiatives; the effectiveness and efficiency 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 Company’s chief executive officer transition; 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, including the potential impact of political and social unrest, and the existing inflationary environment; the Company’s ability to successfully make acquisitions or enter into joint ventures or collaborations, 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 impede 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 and other malicious acts 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, which risks may be exacerbated as a result of the war in Ukraine; 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 ).

 

 

 
WW INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS AT
(IN THOUSANDS)
UNAUDITED
         
    April 2,   January 1,
      2022       2022  
ASSETS        
CURRENT ASSETS        
Cash and cash equivalents   $ 127,640     $ 153,794  
Receivables (net of allowances: April 2, 2022 - $1,891 and January 1, 2022 - $1,726)     39,266       29,321  
Inventories     29,496       30,566  
Prepaid income taxes     29,382       30,478  
Prepaid expenses and other current assets     31,841       27,014  
TOTAL CURRENT ASSETS     257,625       271,173  
Property and equipment, net     34,688       37,219  
Operating lease assets     86,302       89,902  
Franchise rights acquired     785,852       785,195  
Goodwill     163,353       157,374  
Other intangible assets, net     62,268       61,126  
Deferred income taxes     11,504       11,259  
Other noncurrent assets     17,834       15,686  
TOTAL ASSETS   $ 1,419,426     $ 1,428,934  
LIABILITIES AND TOTAL DEFICIT        
CURRENT LIABILITIES        
Portion of long-term debt due within one year   $     $  
Portion of operating lease liabilities due within one year     18,969       20,297  
Accounts payable     29,339       22,444  
Salaries and wages payable     53,112       57,401  
Accrued marketing and advertising     10,191       15,904  
Accrued interest     10,815       5,085  
Other accrued liabilities     41,717       45,728  
Derivative payable     2,912       14,670  
Income taxes payable     618       1,748  
Deferred revenue     48,991       45,855  
TOTAL CURRENT LIABILITIES     216,664       229,132  
Long-term debt, net     1,419,149       1,418,104  
Long-term operating lease liabilities     75,527       78,157  
Deferred income taxes     154,759       157,718  
Other     2,656       2,227  
TOTAL LIABILITIES     1,868,755       1,885,338  
TOTAL DEFICIT        
Common stock, $0 par value; 1,000,000 shares authorized; 122,052 shares issued at April 2, 2022 and 122,052 shares issued at January 1, 2022     0       0  
Treasury stock, at cost, 51,923 shares at April 2, 2022 and 51,988 shares at January 1, 2022     (3,117,434 )     (3,120,149 )
Retained earnings     2,675,767       2,682,349  
Accumulated other comprehensive loss     (7,662 )     (18,604 )
TOTAL DEFICIT     (449,329 )     (456,404 )
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND TOTAL DEFICIT   $ 1,419,426     $ 1,428,934  
         

 

WW INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF NET INCOME
(IN THOUSANDS, EXCEPT PER SHARE AMOUNTS)
UNAUDITED
             
        Three Months Ended
        April 2,   April 3,
          2022       2021  
Subscription revenues, net (1)     $ 256,985     $ 279,820  
Product sales and other, net (2)       40,776       51,976  
  Revenues, net       297,761       331,796  
Cost of subscription revenues (3)       86,041       99,103  
Cost of product sales and other       31,622       39,258  
  Cost of revenues       117,663       138,361  
  Gross profit       180,098       193,435  
Marketing expenses       107,570       116,933  
Selling, general and administrative expenses       63,558       73,671  
  Operating income       8,970       2,831  
Interest expense       18,671       29,123  
Other expense (income), net       344       (237 )
  Loss before income taxes       (10,045 )     (26,055 )
Benefit from income taxes       (1,802 )     (7,828 )
  Net loss     $ (8,243 )   $ (18,227 )
             
Net loss per share          
  Basic     $ (0.12 )   $ (0.26 )
  Diluted     $ (0.12 )   $ (0.26 )
             
Weighted average common shares outstanding:          
  Basic       70,086       69,084  
  Diluted       70,086       69,084  
             
             
Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.          
(1) Consists of net “Digital Subscription Revenues” and net “Workshops + 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 CASH FLOWS
(IN THOUSANDS)
UNAUDITED
         
    Three Months Ended
    April 2,   April 3,
      2022       2021  
Operating activities:        
Net loss   $ (8,243 )   $ (18,227 )
Adjustments to reconcile net loss to cash used for operating activities:        
Depreciation and amortization     10,759       13,180  
Amortization of deferred financing costs and debt discount     1,254       2,231  
Impairment of intangible and long-lived assets     42       184  
Share-based compensation expense     4,700       5,341  
Deferred tax benefit     (6,693 )     (1,361 )
Allowance for doubtful accounts     72       (12 )
Reserve for inventory obsolescence     1,254       2,416  
Foreign currency exchange rate loss (gain)     623       (372 )
Changes in cash due to:        
Receivables     (10,596 )     (6,008 )
Inventories     (120 )     2,792  
Prepaid expenses     (4,106 )     (4,313 )
Accounts payable     7,118       (842 )
Accrued liabilities     (5,268 )     (1,756 )
Deferred revenue     3,560       (211 )
Other long term assets and liabilities, net     (3,003 )     (738 )
Income taxes     (1,807 )     (4,182 )
Cash used for operating activities     (10,454 )     (11,878 )
Investing activities:        
Capital expenditures     (323 )     (688 )
Capitalized software expenditures     (8,905 )     (9,447 )
Cash paid for acquisitions     (4,350 )     (10,849 )
Other items, net     (11 )     (16 )
Cash used for investing activities     (13,589 )     (21,000 )
Financing activities:        
Payments on long-term debt           (19,250 )
Taxes paid related to net share settlement of equity awards     (374 )     (237 )
Proceeds from stock options exercised           2,468  
Other items, net     (35 )     (43 )
Cash used for financing activities     (409 )     (17,062 )
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents     (1,702 )     (2,634 )
Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents     (26,154 )     (52,574 )
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period     153,794       165,887  
Cash and cash equivalents, end of period   $ 127,640     $ 113,313  
         

 

WW INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
OPERATIONAL STATISTICS
(IN THOUSANDS, EXCEPT PERCENTAGES)
UNAUDITED
             
    Three Months Ended    
    April 2,   April 3,      
    2022   2021   Variance
             
Digital Paid Weeks (1)          
North America 31,414   33,471   (6.1 %)
CE   14,096   15,549   (9.3 %)
UK   2,611   3,398   (23.2 %)
Other (2) 1,084   1,086   (0.2 %)
Total Digital Paid Weeks 49,205   53,505   (8.0 %)
             
Workshops + Digital Paid Weeks (1)          
North America 7,269   6,669   9.0 %
CE   1,320   1,521   (13.2 %)
UK   880   1,040   (15.4 %)
Other (2) 248   339   (27.0 %)
Total Workshops + Digital Paid Weeks 9,717   9,569   1.5 %
             
Total Paid Weeks (1)          
North America 38,683   40,140   (3.6 %)
CE   15,416   17,070   (9.7 %)
UK   3,491   4,438   (21.3 %)
Other (2) 1,332   1,425   (6.6 %)
Total Paid Weeks 58,922   63,074   (6.6 %)
             
End of Period Digital Subscribers (3)          
North America 2,451   2,631   (6.8 %)
CE   1,088   1,238   (12.1 %)
UK   206   267   (22.9 %)
Other (2) 81   82   (0.3 %)
Total End of Period Digital Subscribers 3,827   4,217   (9.3 %)
             
End of Period Workshops + Digital Subscribers (3)          
North America 535   530   1.1 %
CE   101   111   (9.1 %)
UK   64   73   (12.3 %)
Other (2) 18   25   (28.2 %)
Total End of Period Workshops + Digital Subscribers 719   739   (2.8 %)
             
Total End of Period Subscribers (3)          
North America 2,986   3,161   (5.5 %)
CE   1,189   1,349   (11.8 %)
UK   270   340   (20.6 %)
Other (2) 100   107   (6.9 %)
Total End of Period Subscribers 4,545   4,957   (8.3 %)
             
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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” 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” 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
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                  Q1 2022 Variance
                      2022
              Constant
  Q1 2022   Q1 2021   2022   Currency
      Currency   Constant       vs   vs
  GAAP   Adjustment   Currency   GAAP   2021   2021
Selected Financial Data                      
Consolidated Company Revenues $ 297,761   $ 6,287   $ 304,048   $ 331,796   (10.3 %)   (8.4 %)
Consolidated Digital Subscription Revenues (1) $ 191,482   $ 4,598   $ 196,080   $ 206,062   (7.1 %)   (4.8 %)
Consolidated Workshops + Digital Fees (2) $ 65,503   $ 874   $ 66,377   $ 73,758   (11.2 %)   (10.0 %)
Consolidated Subscription Revenues (3) $ 256,985   $ 5,472   $ 262,458   $ 279,820   (8.2 %)   (6.2 %)
Consolidated Product Sales and Other (4) $ 40,776   $ 814   $ 41,590   $ 51,976   (21.5 %)   (20.0 %)
                       
North America                      
Digital Subscription Revenues (1) $ 125,319   $ 7   $ 125,326   $ 132,090   (5.1 %)   (5.1 %)
Workshops + Digital Fees (2) $ 50,980   $ 2   $ 50,982   $ 54,904   (7.1 %)   (7.1 %)
Subscription Revenues (3) $ 176,299   $ 8   $ 176,307   $ 186,994   (5.7 %)   (5.7 %)
Product Sales and Other (4) $ 28,014   $ -   $ 28,014   $ 34,321   (18.4 %)   (18.4 %)
Total Revenues $ 204,313   $ 9   $ 204,322   $ 221,315   (7.7 %)   (7.7 %)
                       
CE                      
Digital Subscription Revenues (1) $ 53,475   $ 4,071   $ 57,546   $ 58,915   (9.2 %)   (2.3 %)
Workshops + Digital Fees (2) $ 8,222   $ 633   $ 8,855   $ 10,940   (24.8 %)   (19.1 %)
Subscription Revenues (3) $ 61,697   $ 4,705   $ 66,402   $ 69,855   (11.7 %)   (4.9 %)
Product Sales and Other (4) $ 9,205   $ 690   $ 9,895   $ 12,041   (23.6 %)   (17.8 %)
Total Revenues $ 70,902   $ 5,395   $ 76,297   $ 81,896   (13.4 %)   (6.8 %)
                       
UK                      
Digital Subscription Revenues (1) $ 7,805   $ 231   $ 8,036   $ 9,809   (20.4 %)   (18.1 %)
Workshops + Digital Fees (2) $ 4,422   $ 135   $ 4,557   $ 5,169   (14.5 %)   (11.9 %)
Subscription Revenues (3) $ 12,227   $ 365   $ 12,592   $ 14,978   (18.4 %)   (15.9 %)
Product Sales and Other (4) $ 2,212   $ 58   $ 2,270   $ 4,089   (45.9 %)   (44.5 %)
Total Revenues $ 14,439   $ 423   $ 14,862   $ 19,067   (24.3 %)   (22.1 %)
                       
Other (5)                      
Digital Subscription Revenues (1) $ 4,883   $ 289   $ 5,172   $ 5,248   (6.9 %)   (1.4 %)
Workshops + Digital Fees (2) $ 1,879   $ 106   $ 1,985   $ 2,745   (31.6 %)   (27.7 %)
Subscription Revenues (3) $ 6,762   $ 395   $ 7,157   $ 7,993   (15.4 %)   (10.5 %)
Product Sales and Other (4) $ 1,345   $ 66   $ 1,411   $ 1,525   (11.8 %)   (7.4 %)
Total Revenues $ 8,107   $ 460   $ 8,567   $ 9,518   (14.8 %)   (10.0 %)
                       
____________
 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
                                                   
                  Q1 2022 Variance
                                              2022 Constant Currency
                                          2022       2022
  Q1 2022   Q1 2021       Adjusted       Adjusted
                      Adjusted               2022   vs   2022   vs
              Currency   Constant   Constant               vs   2021   vs   2021
  GAAP   Adjustment   Adjusted   Adjustment   Currency   Currency   GAAP   Adjustment   Adjusted   2021   Adjusted   2021   Adjusted
Selected Financial Data                                                  
Gross Profit $ 180,098   $ (92 ) (1) $ 180,006   $ 4,467   $ 184,565   $ 184,473   $ 193,435   $ 5,202   (4) $ 198,637   (6.9 %)   (9.4 %)   (4.6 %)   (7.1 %)
Gross Margin   60.5 %         60.5 %         60.7 %     60.7 %     58.3 %         59.9 %                
                                                   
Selling, General and Administrative Expenses $ 63,558   $ (241 ) (2) $ 63,317   $ 716   $ 64,274   $ 64,034   $ 73,671   $ (337 ) (5) $ 73,334   (13.7 %)   (13.7 %)   (12.8 %)   (12.7 %)
                                                   
Operating Income $ 8,970   $ 149   (3) $ 9,119   $ 1,674   $ 10,644   $ 10,793   $ 2,831   $ 5,539   (6) $ 8,370   216.8 %   9.0 %   275.9 %   29.0 %
Operating Income Margin   3.0 %         3.1 %         3.5 %     3.5 %     0.9 %         2.5 %                
                                                   
______
 Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.
                                                   
(1) Excludes the net impact of $24 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2021 organizational restructuring plan and the reversal of $116 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan.
(2) Excludes $241 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2021 organizational restructuring plan.
(3) Excludes the net impact of (i) $24 of charges and $241 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 (ii) the reversal of $116 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan recorded to cost of subscription revenues.
(4) Excludes $5,202 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2021 organizational restructuring plan.
(5) Excludes $337 of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2021 organizational restructuring plan.
(6) Excludes $5,202 and $337 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.
                                                   

 

WW INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES
(IN THOUSANDS)
UNAUDITED
           
           
      Three Months Ended
      April 2,   April 3,
        2022       2021  
           
  Net Loss   $ (8,243 )   $ (18,227 )
  Interest     18,671       29,123  
  Taxes     (1,802 )     (7,828 )
  Depreciation and Amortization     10,759       11,925  
  Stock-based Compensation     4,700       5,341  
  EBITDAS   $ 24,085     $ 20,334  
  2021 Plan Restructuring Charges (1)     265       5,538  
  2020 Plan Restructuring Charges (2)     (116 )     -  
  Adjusted EBITDAS   $ 24,234     $ 25,872  
           
  ______
Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.
           
(1) Charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2021 organizational restructuring plan.
(2) The reversal of charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed 2020 organizational restructuring plan.
           

 

WW INTERNATIONAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES
(IN THOUSANDS, EXCEPT RATIO)
UNAUDITED
                 
                        Trailing Twelve
      Q2 2021   Q3 2021   Q4 2021   Q1 2022     Months
  Net Debt to Adjusted EBITDAS                    
                         
  Net Income (Loss) $ 8,860     $ 46,330     $ 29,929     $ (8,243 )     $ 76,876  
  Interest   20,293       19,283       19,210       18,671         77,457  
  Taxes     970       13,346       3,285       (1,802 )       15,799  
  Depreciation and Amortization   11,411       11,130       11,017       10,759         44,316  
  Stock-based Compensation   7,851       3,405       4,752       4,700         20,706  
    EBITDAS $ 49,385     $ 93,494     $ 68,193     $ 24,085       $ 235,155  
                         
                         
  Early Extinguishment of Debt (1)   29,169       -       1,183       -         30,352  
  2021 Plan Restructuring Charges (2)   6,036       9,324       636       265         16,261  
  2020 Plan Restructuring Charges (3)   (846 )     (686 )     (74 )     (116 )       (1,722 )
    Adjusted EBITDAS $ 83,744     $ 102,132     $ 69,938     $ 24,234       $ 280,046  
                         
  Total Debt                   $ 1,419,149  
  Less: Cash                     127,640  
    Net Debt                   $ 1,291,509  
    Net Debt to Adjusted EBITDAS                 4.6 X
                         
  ______
Note: Totals may not sum due to rounding.
                         
(1) Charges associated with the Company's previously disclosed April 2021 debt refinancing and voluntary debt prepayments.
(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.

 

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


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