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Oprah's Weight Watchers' windfall: $72 million profit

Weight Watchers soars on Oprah investment

People generally turn to Weight Watchers to lose something, but in Oprah Winfrey's case she's gained a whole lot: $72 million.

That's what Winfrey has earned -- at least on paper -- in the day and a half since she took a 10% stake in the company.

Weight Watchers (WTW) announced Monday that Winfrey bought 6.4 million shares at $6.79 a share, which was Friday's closing price.

But shares more than...


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