Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) shares traded -3.30% lower at $40.10 on Wall Street last session.
In accordance with the data, 10 analysts cover Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC). The consensus rating among analysts is ‘Overweight’. As we calculate the median target price by taking the range between a high of $53.00 and a low of $35.00, we find $48.00. Given the previous closing price of $41.47, this indicates a potential upside of 15.75 percent. EPC stock price is now -4.75% away from the 50-day moving average and 1.50% away from the 200-day moving average. The market capitalization of the company currently stands at $2.14B.
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It has been rated a hold by 3 analysts and a buy by 5. Brokers who have rated the stock have averaged $46.22 as their price target over the next twelve months.
With the price target of $48, Canaccord Genuity recently initiated with Buy rating for Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE: EPC). On October 26, 2022, Goldman Downgraded its previous ‘Buy’ rating to ‘Neutral’ on the stock reducing its target price from $47 to quote $42, while ‘Morgan Stanley’ rates the stock as ‘Underweight’.
In other news, HILL JOHN N, Chief Human Resources Officer sold 1,250 shares of the company’s stock on Nov 29. The stock was sold for $52,023 at an average price of $41.61. Upon completion of the transaction, the Chief Human Resources Officer now directly owns 74,986 shares in the company, valued at $3.01 million. An SEC document containing details of the transaction can be found on the SEC’s website. On Oct 19, Chief Human Resources Officer HILL JOHN N sold 0 shares of the business’s stock. A total of $16 was realized by selling the stock at an average price of $37.79. This leaves the insider owning 64,550 shares of the company worth $2.59 million. Insiders disposed of 91,680 shares of company stock worth roughly $3.68 million over the past 1 year. A total of 0.80% of the company’s stock is owned by insiders.
There have been several recent changes in the stakes of large investors in EPC stock. A new stake in Edgewell Personal Care Company shares was purchased by ROTHSCHILD & CO ASSET MANAGEMENT US INC. during the first quarter worth $7,667,000. FARMER STEVEN PATRICK invested $6,200,000 in shares of EPC during the first quarter. In the first quarter, ARROWSTREET CAPITAL, LIMITED PARTNERSHIP acquired a new stake in Edgewell Personal Care Company valued at approximately $4,005,000. TWINBEECH CAPITAL LP acquired a new stake in EPC for approximately $3,268,000. POINT72 ASSET MANAGEMENT, L.P. purchased a new stake in EPC valued at around $2,125,000 in the second quarter. In total, there are 311 active investors with 95.20% ownership of the company’s stock.
Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE: EPC) opened at $41.30 on Friday. During the past 12 months, Edgewell Personal Care Company has had a low of $32.00 and a high of $45.31. As of last week, the company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02, a current ratio of 2.00, and a quick ratio of 0.90. The fifty day moving average price for EPC is $42.11 and a two-hundred day moving average price translates $39.53 for the stock.
The latest earnings results from Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE: EPC) was released for Dec, 2022. According to the Household & Personal Products Company, earnings per share came in at $0.31, beating analysts’ expectations of $0.21 by 0.1. This compares to $0.20 EPS in the same period last year. The net profit margin was 4.60% and return on equity was 6.70% for EPC. The company reported revenue of $469.1 million for the quarter, compared to $463.3 million a year earlier. Comparatively to last year’s same quarter, the company’s quarterly revenue rose 1.25 percent. For the current quarter, analysts expect EPC to generate $568.7M in revenue.
Moreover, the firm recently paid out its quarterly dividend on 04/05/2023. Investors who held shares on 03/08/2023 were paid a $0.15 dividend. On an annualized basis, this represents a $0.60 dividend and a 1.50% percent yield. There was an ex-dividend date of 03/07/2023 for this dividend. In terms of dividend payout ratio, EPC is presently at 31.70%.
Edgewell Personal Care Company(EPC) Company Profile
Edgewell Personal Care Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care products worldwide. It operates through three segments: Wet Shave, Sun and Skin Care, and Feminine Care. The Wet Shave segment provides razor systems, such as razor handles and refillable blades, and disposable shave products for men and women under the Schick, Wilkinson Sword, Edge, Skintimate, Billie, Shave Guard, and Personna brands. The Sun and Skin Care segment provides general protection, sport, kids, baby, tanning, and after sun products under the Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic brands, as well as antibacterial hand wipes, alcohol sanitizing wipes, and other related products under the Wet Ones brand; and skin care products for men under the Bulldog and Jack Black brands, and skin care and grooming products under the Cremo brand. The Feminine Care segment provides tampons under the Playtex Gentle Glide 360°, Playtex Sport, Playtex, and o.b. brands; and markets pads and liners under the Stayfree and Carefree brands. The company was formerly known as Energizer Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Edgewell Personal Care Company in June 2015. Edgewell Personal Care Company was founded in 1772 and is headquartered in Shelton, Connecticut.
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