Metric Deep Dive: Understanding Herbalife Ltd (HLF) Through its Ratios

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After finishing at $10.06 in the prior trading day, Herbalife Ltd (NYSE: HLF) closed at $10.31, up 2.49%. In other words, the price has increased by $2.49 from its previous closing price. On the day, 3.07 million shares were traded. HLF stock price reached its highest trading level at $10.345 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $9.82.


Our goal is to gain a better understanding of HLF by taking a closer look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 2.53 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 5.50. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.77 and its Current Ratio is at 1.30.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, DA Davidson on September 14, 2023, initiated with a Neutral rating and assigned the stock a target price of $13.50.

On June 07, 2023, Mizuho started tracking the stock assigning a Neutral rating and target price of $13.

On February 03, 2023, BofA Securities started tracking the stock assigning a Underperform rating and target price of $14.BofA Securities initiated its Underperform rating on February 03, 2023, with a $14 target price.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on May 07 ’24 when Mendoza Juan Miguel bought 5,000 shares for $9.73 per share. The transaction valued at 48,650 led to the insider holds 78,279 shares of the business.

Mendoza Juan Miguel bought 3,000 shares of HLF for $29,010 on May 06 ’24. The Director now owns 73,279 shares after completing the transaction at $9.67 per share. On May 03 ’24, another insider, Mulligan Donal L, who serves as the Director of the company, bought 30,000 shares for $9.65 each. As a result, the insider paid 289,500 and bolstered with 60,000 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, HLF now has a Market Capitalization of 1030665984 and an Enterprise Value of 3215373824. As of this moment, Herbalife’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 7.52, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 4.42. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.20. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.634 whereas that against EBITDA is 6.361.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, HLF has reached a high of $19.48, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $6.68. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 16.59%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -18.36%.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 2.69M shares per day over the past 3-months and 2040880 shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 99.20M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 95.97M. Insiders hold about 3.99% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 104.92% stake in the company. Shares short for HLF as of 1713139200 were 15299369 with a Short Ratio of 5.68, compared to 1710460800 on 13080532. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 15299369 and a Short% of Float of 19.520001.

Dividends & Splits

The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.7.

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