Herbalife Ltd. reported that second quarter net sales increased 27.7 percent and local currency net sales increased 19.9 percent compared to the same time period in 2010. Net income for the quarter of $111.2 million, or $0.88 per diluted share compares to 2010 second quarter net income and EPS of $82.2 million and $0.65, respectively.
"We believe that we are just getting started," said Michael O. Johnson, the company's chairman and CEO. "Eight consecutive quarters of growth in the average number of sales leaders ordering illustrates the engagement of the distributors and the strong foundation being built as Herbalife helps consumers tackle the global issues of obesity."
For the quarter ended June 30, 2011, the company-generated cash flow from operations of $142.7 million, an increase of 71.5 percent compared to the second quarter 2010, paid dividends of $23.9 million, invested $16.1 million in capital expenditures and repurchased $98.8 million in common shares related to our share repurchase program.Announces Quarterly Dividend
The company reported today that its board of directors has approved a dividend of $0.20 per share to shareholders of record effective August 15, 2011 payable on August 29, 2011.
About Herbalife Ltd.
Herbalife Ltd. HLF -0.32% is a global network marketing company that sells weight-management, nutrition, and personal care products intended to support a healthy lifestyle. Herbalife products are sold in 76 countries through a network of approximately 2.3 million independent distributors. The company supports the Herbalife Family Foundation and its Casa Herbalife program to help bring good nutrition to children. Herbalife's website contains a significant amount of information about Herbalife, including financial and other information for investors at http://ir.Herbalife.com. The company encourages investors to visit its website from time to time, as information is updated and new information is posted.