Herbalife Will Lower Sales Guidance Monday, Still No Comment on Executive Departures

Just weeks after issuing its guidance and “beating” estimates that would have missed estimates issued a couple of short quarters ago, Scott Wapner at CNBC reports that Herbalife is set to lower its sales guidance before market open tomorrow, Monday morning. Wapner’s exclusive, out late Sunday night, stated: Herbalife will lower its sales outlook for the […]

As Herbalife Executives Seem to Disappear, Betting on Zero Goes Viral

To open and “set the mood”, read this excerpt from Herbalife’s most recent 10-K filing. “The loss or departure of any member of our senior management team could adversely impact our Member relations and operating results. If any of these executives do not remain with us, our business could suffer. Also, the loss of key personnel, […]

Herbalife: A Devastatingly Perfect Storm that Could Send Shares Under $30

Quoth the Raven Research continues to believe Herbalife is a strong sell with downside of more than 46.3% before the end of 2017 and further downside in following quarters The potential impact of a coming nation-wide documentary has been significantly underestimated and may cause an unprecedented public relations nightmare for the company that it may […]

Herbalife Admits to Ongoing SEC & DOJ Investigation Regarding Its Largest Market: China

Herbalife has just admitted in a disclosure filed hours ago that it is still being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice. Even worse for Herbalife is the fact that the investigation seems to have narrowed in on the company’s largest and fastest growing market: China. These are two ongoing investigations […]

Herbalife: Potential Extreme Conflict of Interest Arises from The California Attorney General’s Office

On Friday, a potential conflict of interest regarding Herbalife and the California Attorney General’s office may have gotten a push from “notable” to “alarmingly important”. Back in late 2014, Quoth the Raven was the first to break that the California Attorney General may have a conflict of interest as it relates to Herbalife because she […]

Herbalife Documentary Financier Revealed – And It’s Not Bill Ackman

Herbalife had insinuated in a series of public comments that Bill Ackman may have been behind the financing of critical documentary “Betting on Zero” Ackman and Pershing Square have denied financing the film and Director Ted Braun has stated the same as well as publicly reiterated his commitment to creating an objective look at the saga CNBC’s […]

Betting on Zero: World Premier First Review

I’m glad I don’t work in Herbalife’s PR department. While “Betting on Zero” is not a decidedly anti-Herbalife movie from the onset, its ability to profile real victims, the Wall Street story and the simple truth about the company’s business practices could be absolutely devastating to Herbalife if the film is picked up and distributed on a national scale. And […]

The End is Near for Herbalife As We Know It: Closing Thoughts from QTR

For better or for worse, the Herbalife saga will be over within a matter of weeks, I believe. I believe that enormous change is coming for the multi-level marketing industry – and that this change is going to be a result of a forthcoming decisive action by the FTC suing Herbalife and alleging the company […]

“Herbalife is Definitely Settling with the FTC” and 4 Other Potentially Extremely Dangerous Myths

It’s my belief that Friday’s stock move in Herbalife was nothing more than the financial media not being able to accurately parse out what’s going on with the company, but for the nice job the “Halftime Report” panel did in debunking Tim Ramey’s overly optimistic misinformed hubris, which we will touch on at length. I […]

What Does Herbalife’s New Regulatory Language Really Mean?

Herbalife files Form 10-K yesterday, inclusive of brand new statements regarding FCPA and the FTC’s investigation of the company With the stock marked up after the company’s guide down for Q1 and FY16, it’s clear the market thinks this language is good news Company now seems to know what direction the FTC wants to go […]