TD Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 20,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,492,000.

Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in EPC. Clinton Group Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Edgewell Personal Care during the second quarter worth approximately $637,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its stake in shares of Edgewell Personal Care by 1,366.7% during the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 136,801 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,400,000 after buying an additional 127,474 shares during the last quarter. Commerce Bank raised its stake in shares of Edgewell Personal Care by 0.7% during the second quarter. Commerce Bank now owns 255,067 shares of the company’s stock worth $19,390,000 after buying an additional 1,669 shares during the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. raised its stake in shares of Edgewell Personal Care by 38.4% during the second quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 321,828 shares of the company’s stock worth $24,465,000 after buying an additional 89,231 shares during the last quarter. Finally, AHL Partners LLP bought a new stake in shares of Edgewell Personal Care during the second quarter worth approximately $3,065,000. Institutional investors own 91.71% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE EPC) traded up $0.09 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $59.69. 980,200 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 558,161. Edgewell Personal Care Co has a 1 year low of $55.94 and a 1 year high of $82.06. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a current ratio of 2.26 and a quick ratio of 1.63. The company has a market capitalization of $3,338.65, a P/E ratio of 14.98, a PEG ratio of 3.27 and a beta of 0.87.

Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $1.00 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.03 by ($0.03). Edgewell Personal Care had a net margin of 0.25% and a return on equity of 12.54%. The firm had revenue of $564.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $588.28 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.06 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 7.5% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that Edgewell Personal Care Co will post 3.85 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, Director Daniel J. Heinrich bought 1,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, November 13th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $57.08 per share, with a total value of $85,620.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 3,530 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $201,492.40. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 0.64% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

A number of research firms recently weighed in on EPC. KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Edgewell Personal Care in a research note on Friday, November 24th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Edgewell Personal Care from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. SunTrust Banks reissued a “hold” rating and set a $65.00 price target on shares of Edgewell Personal Care in a research note on Friday, November 10th. TheStreet downgraded shares of Edgewell Personal Care from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, Bank of America dropped their price target on shares of Edgewell Personal Care from $77.00 to $65.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $76.27.

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Edgewell Personal Care 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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