Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.30-3.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.38. Edgewell Personal Care also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $3.30-3.60 EPS.

A number of analysts have recently commented on the stock. 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. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Edgewell Personal Care from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Monday, October 15th. Barclays set a $39.00 target price on shares of Edgewell Personal Care and gave the company a sell rating in a report on Monday, November 19th. Deutsche Bank dropped their target price on shares of Edgewell Personal Care from $49.00 to $43.00 and set a hold rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 14th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co dropped their target price on shares of Edgewell Personal Care from $51.00 to $48.00 and set a market perform rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, October 17th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $48.27.

Shares of Edgewell Personal Care stock opened at $43.62 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.15 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.39, a PEG ratio of 4.20 and a beta of 0.66. Edgewell Personal Care has a 1 year low of $35.85 and a 1 year high of $59.16. The company has a current ratio of 1.33, a quick ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63.

Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 7th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $457.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $445.53 million. Edgewell Personal Care had a net margin of 4.62% and a return on equity of 11.19%. Edgewell Personal Care’s revenue was down 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.20 EPS. As a group, analysts expect that Edgewell Personal Care will post 3.38 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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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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