The health and wellness sector has been expanding rapidly, helped in part by a change in branding and focusing beyond weight loss. Companies are utilizing innovative services and taking advantage of social media to bring holistic wellness products and solutions.
As consumers increasingly focus on wellness, these nutrition businesses are filling the demand for diverse services focusing on a variety of niches.
👨⚕️ Nutritional Bussiness
Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. (NEPT-T)
A nutrition products company that offers customized nutrition solutions and specialty products. They are using their Omega-3 oil extraction technology to extract cannabis oil for the market.
For years NEPT was in partnerships where they were extracting Omega-3 oils from krill oil and selling that to consumers. Now they're taking that extraction technology and applying it to the cannabis oil market. He's in a wait-and-see spots. The fundamentals don't back the move up in the stock. He has a small short on…
Greenspace Brands Inc (JTR-X)
An organic foods producer. People are looking to eat more healthy and they have done a good job with distribution. They are growing revenue and their operations are improving.
A developer brand in organic food space. Recently broke into Loblaw’s (L-T) and some other food chains. An acquisition driven story. They have quite strong organic growth of 20%+ a year, but will continue to acquire brands, develop them, and expand them from within. It is everything from baby food to pet food to drinks.…
Jamieson Wellness (JWEL-T)
Canada’s leading manufacturer of natural health products. Their main operations are vitamins and health supplements. The company has been given a license to sell in China. It is currently fairly valued.
It is the MacDonald’s of the vitamin business. It is the number one Canadian consumer health brand. They have more market share than their 5 biggest peers combined. They have exposure in China. He thinks it will be a success-IPO story like DOL-T. It is now going to be a show-me story as they grow…
Herbalife Ltd. (HLF-N)
A global nutrition supplement and weight management company. They are a multi-level marketing corporation and have faced controversy. However, they have a large diverse product portfolio that has been doing well on the direct-selling industry.
When you get such big boys playing in this game she lets them have their turf. Too much controversy.
A giant in the consumer products sector that has a diverse range of products. They did a joint-venture project to distribute Starbucks coffee that has done well. Their baby formula is also one of the most popular across the world.
(Top Pick Nov 29/16, Up 9.02%) It was held back because of Brexit. It is a high quality company and trades at a premium. It has a 3.2% dividend and it has grown regularly. They have tremendous brands and a 23% stake in L’Oreal. It is a defensive consumer staples holding.
Medifast Inc. (MED-N)
A manufacturer of clinically proven health products and programs. They are focused on the weight loss and health-related products sold through multi-level marketing and medical professionals.
Weight Watchers Int’l Inc (WTW-N)
The largest provider of weight loss programs in the world. Their programs are designed scientifically and help educate people about healthy eating patterns. They company is rebalancing its brand.
Nautilus Group (NLS-N)
A global manufacturer of home fitness equipment. They are bringing newly designed exercise equipment to the market to fuel sales for the rest of the year.