Edgewell Personal Care Co (EPC) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported $1.11 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.31, Briefing.com reports. Edgewell Personal Care had a net margin of 8.61% and a return on equity of 11.70%. The firm had revenue of $637.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $648.13 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.66 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 1.2% on a year-over-year basis.
Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) traded down 0.61% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $74.55. 23,825 shares of the company traded hands. The company has a market capitalization of $4.25 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.99 and a beta of 0.95. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $73.52 and a 200 day moving average price of $74.21. Edgewell Personal Care has a 12-month low of $69.63 and a 12-month high of $84.45.
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Several research firms have commented on EPC. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $87.00 price objective (up from $86.00) on shares of Edgewell Personal Care in a report on Friday. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Edgewell Personal Care from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $78.00 price objective (up from $77.00) on shares of Edgewell Personal Care in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Deutsche Bank AG upped their price objective on shares of Edgewell Personal Care from $75.00 to $77.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Edgewell Personal Care from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 21st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $85.22.
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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