Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) – Equities research analysts at SunTrust Banks cut their Q2 2020 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Edgewell Personal Care in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, February 10th. SunTrust Banks analyst W. Chappell now forecasts that the company will earn $0.83 per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $1.05. SunTrust Banks currently has a “Buy” rating and a $45.00 target price on the stock.
EPC has been the topic of several other reports. ValuEngine raised Edgewell Personal Care from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, January 3rd. Barclays reaffirmed a “sell” rating and issued a $33.00 target price on shares of Edgewell Personal Care in a research report on Wednesday. Wells Fargo & Co reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Edgewell Personal Care in a research report on Monday, October 21st. Consumer Edge raised Edgewell Personal Care from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday. Finally, Citigroup lowered Edgewell Personal Care from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and increased their target price for the stock from $38.00 to $43.00 in a research report on Monday. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $38.89.
Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) last released its earnings results on Monday, February 10th. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.27. The firm had revenue of $454.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $445.95 million. Edgewell Personal Care had a negative net margin of 15.44% and a positive return on equity of 13.41%. Edgewell Personal Care’s revenue was down .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.37 earnings per share.
Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in Edgewell Personal Care by 3.6% in the 3rd quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 8,470 shares of the company’s stock worth $275,000 after acquiring an additional 295 shares during the period. American International Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Edgewell Personal Care by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 137,621 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,261,000 after purchasing an additional 458 shares during the period. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its stake in shares of Edgewell Personal Care by 16.6% in the third quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 3,417 shares of the company’s stock valued at $111,000 after purchasing an additional 487 shares during the period. Stifel Financial Corp grew its holdings in Edgewell Personal Care by 0.7% during the 3rd quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 102,235 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,322,000 after purchasing an additional 661 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC grew its holdings in Edgewell Personal Care by 33.3% during the 4th quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 3,200 shares of the company’s stock valued at $99,000 after purchasing an additional 800 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 98.81% of the company’s stock.
About Edgewell Personal Care
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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