Posts Tagged ‘Medifast’

U.S. DSA Announces 2019 Officers, Directors

The U.S. Direct Selling Association (DSA) recently announced elected officers and directors to the association’s Board of Directors.   Officers and directors of the association are recognized leaders who have earned the respect of their colleagues and the public and are committed to lead and direct the affairs of the association. The board officers will each serve one-year…

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Medifast/OPTAVIA Brings Healthy Habits to Underserved Communities

Healthy Habits

Medifast recently announced its commitment to bring healthy habits to kids and families in underserved communities. Through its partnerships with local and national nonprofits, the company’s philanthropic initiative Healthy Habits For All will work to provide the education and access necessary to make healthy habits a reality for everyone. “Health and wellness programs are often out…

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Medifast Revenue Up 68%, OPTAVIA Coaches Up 63% in Q1 2019

Medifast Q1 2019

Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED) reported revenue of $165.9 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019, an increase of 68.2 percent year-over-year. The company also reported active earning OPTAVIA Coaches of 27,200, an increase of 62.9 percent year-over-year. “Our strong start to the year was fueled by a record number of active earning OPTAVIA Coaches and increased coach productivity,” said Dan…

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Financial Analysis

Public Direct Sellers: Business Slowed a Bit in the Fourth Quarter; Lots of Changes at Nu Skin Under CEO Ritch Wood as the Company Reinvents Itself for the Digital Age. Nu Skin Enterprises held an Investor Day at its headquarters in Provo, UT, at the end of February. Nearly two years into Ritch Wood’s tenure…

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Medifast Q3 Revenue Up 80%; Primerica Up 13%

Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED) and Primerica, Inc. (NYSE: PRI) recently reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018. Medifast For the third quarter of 2018, revenue increased 80.3 percent to $139.2 million from revenue of $77.2 million for the third quarter last year. OPTAVIA-branded products represented 70 percent of consumable units sold for the third quarter of 2018 compared to…

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Medifast/OPTAVIA Expands Executive Team to Support Asia-Pacific Expansion

OPTAVIA / Medifast

Medifast/OPTAVIA recently expanded its executive team to support its intended Asia-Pacific expansion, including Hong Kong and Singapore, in 2019. Tony Tyree has been appointed chief marketing officer and Fran Lawler has been appointed chief human resources officer, adding to the company’s leadership team as it prepares for international expansion with its lifestyle brand and Coach community, OPTAVIA®. The appointments follow those of Nicholas Johnson, president…

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Public Direct Sellers: Strong Q2 for Wellness Companies

The stocks of the six publicly traded direct selling companies we follow that are listed in the U.S., Herbalife Nutrition (HLF), Medifast (MED), Nu Skin (NUS), Tupperware (TUP), USANA (USNA) and London-based Avon Products (AVP), on balance continued their strong run in the Q2. Through the first six months of the year, our proprietary Lane…

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Medifast’s Second Quarter Revenue Increases 55%

Owings Mills, Maryland-based Medifast, Inc. reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. Revenue was $117.3 million, an increase of 54.9 percent from revenue of $75.7 million for the second quarter of 2017. Active earning Coaches were 19,700, an increase of 45.9 percent year-over-year. “We are pleased to report a further acceleration in the business momentum we reported…

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