Edgewell Personal Care’s (EPC) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Financial Group
Jefferies Financial Group reiterated their hold rating on shares of Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. The brokerage currently has a $38.00 target price on the stock.
A number of other analysts have also issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Edgewell Personal Care from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, January 16th. Barclays set a $39.00 price target on Edgewell Personal Care and gave the company a sell rating in a report on Monday, November 19th. Citigroup lowered their price target on Edgewell Personal Care from $65.00 to $50.00 and set a buy rating for the company in a report on Thursday, November 15th. Morgan Stanley set a $45.00 price target on Edgewell Personal Care and gave the company a hold rating in a report on Thursday, November 15th. Finally, SunTrust Banks lowered their price target on Edgewell Personal Care to $45.00 and set a hold rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, November 14th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $47.73.
EPC opened at $42.34 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $2.29 billion, a PE ratio of 11.44, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.47 and a beta of 0.66. Edgewell Personal Care has a one year low of $35.85 and a one year high of $59.16. The company has a current ratio of 1.46, a quick ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65.
Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. CX Institutional purchased a new stake in Edgewell Personal Care during the fourth quarter worth $42,000. Eukles Asset Management purchased a new stake in Edgewell Personal Care during the fourth quarter worth $77,000. Strs Ohio lifted its holdings in Edgewell Personal Care by 46.7% during the fourth quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 2,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $82,000 after buying an additional 700 shares during the period. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its holdings in Edgewell Personal Care by 17.1% during the fourth quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 3,797 shares of the company’s stock worth $142,000 after buying an additional 554 shares during the period. Finally, Quantamental Technologies LLC purchased a new stake in Edgewell Personal Care during the fourth quarter worth $149,000.
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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