According to Zacks, “Edgewell Personal Care Co. manufactures and markets personal care products. The company’s brand consists of Schick(R) and Wilkinson Sword(R) men’s and women’s shaving systems and disposable razors; Edge(R) and Skintimate(R) shave preparations; Playtex(R), Stayfree(R), Carefree(R) and o.b. (R) feminine care products; Banana Boat(R) and Hawaiian Tropic(R) sun care products; Playtex(R) infant feeding, Diaper Genie(R) and gloves; Wet Ones(R) moist wipes. Edgewell Personal Care Co., formerly known as Energizer Holdings, is based in St Louis, United States. “
EPC has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Bank of America upgraded shares of Edgewell Personal Care from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $46.00 target price on the stock in a report on Friday, February 8th. Barclays set a $37.00 target price on shares of Edgewell Personal Care and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, February 9th. SunTrust Banks boosted their target price on shares of Edgewell Personal Care to $45.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, March 4th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Edgewell Personal Care from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 13th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group restated a “hold” rating and set a $38.00 target price on shares of Edgewell Personal Care in a report on Thursday, February 7th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $45.82.
Shares of Edgewell Personal Care stock opened at $43.32 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.46, a quick ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65. The firm has a market cap of $2.39 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.31, a P/E/G ratio of 4.84 and a beta of 0.69. Edgewell Personal Care has a 12-month low of $35.85 and a 12-month high of $59.16.
Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 7th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.15. The business had revenue of $457.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $445.53 million. Edgewell Personal Care had a net margin of 4.33% and a return on equity of 11.57%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.20 EPS. On average, analysts forecast that Edgewell Personal Care will post 3.4 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. CX Institutional bought a new position in Edgewell Personal Care during the 4th quarter valued at about $42,000. Eukles Asset Management bought a new position in Edgewell Personal Care during the 4th quarter valued at about $77,000. Strs Ohio lifted its stake in Edgewell Personal Care by 46.7% during the 4th quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 2,200 shares of the company’s stock valued at $82,000 after acquiring an additional 700 shares during the period. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its stake in Edgewell Personal Care by 17.1% during the 4th quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 3,797 shares of the company’s stock valued at $142,000 after acquiring an additional 554 shares during the period. Finally, Quantamental Technologies LLC bought a new position in Edgewell Personal Care during the 4th quarter valued at about $149,000. Institutional investors own 97.12% of the company’s stock.
Edgewell Personal Care Company Profile
Edgewell Personal Care Company is a manufacturer and marketer of personal care products in the wet shave, sun and skin care, feminine care and infant care categories. As of September 30, 2016, the Company had a portfolio of over 25 brands. It manages its business in four segments: Wet Shave, Sun and Skin Care, Feminine Care and All Other.
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