There's been no shortage of jokes over the years about the responsiveness of Weight Watchers shares to all things Oprah-related.
She has a 10% stake in the company and has made a pretty penny since announcing the investment back in 2015:
Specifically, she's racked up something like $300 million in profits from that stake.
Well thanks to rampant speculation that she's now considering a run at the presidency in 2020, she (and everyone else who owns the shares) is getting even richer.
Early on Monday, on the heels of a rousing speech at the Golden Globe awards, sources who spoke to CNN "confirmed" that Oprah is "actively thinking" about making a run for the Oval Office.
One of the sources (a friend) said the conversation actually dates back "several months."
Of course she hasn't made a final decision, but investors aren't waiting around, driving WTW shares higher by more than 12% for their best day since August:
Now if only DJ Khaled were to announce a 2020 bid, Weight Watchers could soar to $100...
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