Herbalife, the global network marketing company that sells weight-management, nutrition and personal care products, recently announced record sales of $105.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2011, as well as record net sales of $3.5 billion for the year ending December 31, 2011.
Herbalife reported that fourth quarter net sales increased 20 percent and local currency net sales increased 23 percent compared to the same time period in 2010. Net income for the quarter of $105.4 million, or $0.86 per diluted share compares to 2010 fourth quarter net income of $86.3 million and EPS of $0.69, respectively.
For the twelve months ended December 31, 2011, net sales were $3.5 billion, a 26 percent increase on 21 percent volume growth compared to 2010. For the same period, the company reported adjusted net income of $413.3 million, or $3.31 per diluted share, reflecting an increase of 35 percent and 37 percent respectively compared to the adjusted 2010 results of $305.6 million and $2.42 per diluted share.
“The momentum in our business continued throughout 2011 as we set new records in net sales, earnings per share, and free cash flow,” said Michael O. Johnson, Herbalife’s Chairman and CEO. “Equally important, we continue to set records in many Distributor metrics that are the foundation for continued growth, including activity levels and retention rates of Sales Leaders.”
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