OWINGS MILLS, Md., Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven weight-loss and healthy living products and programs, will announce financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2016 on Thursday, March 9, 2017, after market close. The Company will host a conference call to discuss these results with additional comments and details. Participants from the Company will be Daniel R. Chard, Chief Executive Officer, and Timothy Robinson, Chief Financial Officer.
The conference call is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET on March 9, 2017. The call will be broadcast live over the Internet hosted at the Investor Relations section of Medifast's website at www.MedifastNow.com, and will be archived online through March 23, 2017. In addition, listeners may dial (855) 560-2579.
A telephonic playback will be available from 6:30 p.m. ET, March 9, 2017, through March 16, 2017. Participants can dial (877) 344-7529 to hear the playback and enter passcode 10102163.
Medifast (NYSE: MED) is the leading easy-to-use provider of clinically proven weight-loss and healthy living products and programs. Medifast aims to help customers lead a healthier lifestyle through a holistic approach to weight-loss and weight management. Medifast's proven results are based on the use of structured meal plans featuring Medifast Meals, which are nutritionally designed to assist customers with successful weight-loss and weight management. Medifast was founded in 1980 and is located in Owings Mills, Maryland. For more information, log onto www.MedifastNow.com.
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Medifast makes no claim that these results are representative of all participants on the Medifast Program. Medifast recommends you consult with a physician before starting a weight-loss program. Individual results will vary. Medifast is the brand recommended by more than 20,000 doctors since 1980. Typical weight loss on the Medifast 5 & 1 Plan® is 2-5 lbs per week for the first two weeks and 1-2 lbs per week thereafter.