Over the years the stock options of Weight Watchers had lost value losing at least 73% of is value this year. that is until Oprah stepped in a few days ago. She invested in the company and this led the stock option of the weight loss company to appreciate up to 105%. She also joined the board.
“Weight Watchers has given me the tools to begin to make the lasting shift that I and so many of us who are struggling with weight have longed for,” Winfrey said in a statement. “I believe in the program so much I decided to invest in the company and partner in its evolution.”
It is reported that she dropped a whooping $45 Million but before the end of the day, after her announcement, she made $70 Million.