Edgewell Personal Care (EPC) Reaches New 52-Week Low at $39.28

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Shares of Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) reached a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $39.28 and last traded at $39.49, with a volume of 453413 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $39.77.

Several research firms have issued reports on EPC. 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 cut 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. Zacks Investment Research lowered Edgewell Personal Care from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 14th. Finally, SunTrust Banks cut 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. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Edgewell Personal Care presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $49.27.

The company has a market capitalization of $2.15 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.22, a PEG ratio of 3.67 and a beta of 0.64. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63, a current ratio of 1.33 and a quick ratio of 0.87.

Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 13th. The company reported $1.11 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.07 by $0.04. Edgewell Personal Care had a return on equity of 11.19% and a net margin of 4.62%. The company had revenue of $537.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $555.76 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.00 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was down 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities analysts predict that Edgewell Personal Care Co will post 3.4 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc boosted its stake in Edgewell Personal Care by 1.5% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 4,987,533 shares of the company’s stock valued at $230,573,000 after buying an additional 74,263 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in Edgewell Personal Care by 1.5% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,987,533 shares of the company’s stock valued at $230,573,000 after buying an additional 74,263 shares during the last quarter. Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in Edgewell Personal Care by 23.1% during the third quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 269,510 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,458,000 after buying an additional 50,570 shares during the last quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Edgewell Personal Care by 134.7% during the third quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 17,507 shares of the company’s stock valued at $809,000 after buying an additional 10,048 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Smith Moore & CO. bought a new position in Edgewell Personal Care during the third quarter valued at approximately $472,000. 95.04% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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Edgewell Personal Care Company Profile (NYSE:EPC)

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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