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Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) Releases FY 2022 Earnings Guidance

Last updated on Thursday, November 25, 2021 | 2021 MarketBeat

Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday morning. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.980-$3.260 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.070. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

EPC opened at $44.62 on Thursday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $38.29. Edgewell Personal Care has a twelve month low of $29.87 and a twelve month high of $46.44. The company has a current ratio of 2.12, a quick ratio of 1.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78. The firm has a market cap of $2.43 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.05 and a beta of 0.99.

Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 11th. The company reported $1.01 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.84 by $0.17. Edgewell Personal Care had a return on equity of 11.07% and a net margin of 5.61%. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.59 earnings per share. On average, research analysts expect that Edgewell Personal Care will post 3.14 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 3rd will be issued a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 2nd. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.34%. Edgewell Personal Care's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 28.30%.

A number of research firms have recently issued reports on EPC. Royal Bank of Canada boosted their price objective on Edgewell Personal Care from $52.00 to $55.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a research report on Friday, November 12th. Zacks Investment Research cut Edgewell Personal Care from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Monday, November 15th. TheStreet cut Edgewell Personal Care from a b- rating to a c rating in a research report on Thursday, November 11th. Wells Fargo & Company boosted their price objective on Edgewell Personal Care from $37.00 to $41.00 and gave the company an underweight rating in a research report on Friday, November 12th. Finally, Citigroup lowered their price target on Edgewell Personal Care from $47.00 to $39.00 and set a neutral rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, October 22nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $44.71.

In other news, insider Anne-Sophie Gaget sold 5,204 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.33, for a total transaction of $225,489.32. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Carla C. Hendra sold 7,100 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.90, for a total value of $311,690.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 0.98% of the company's stock.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Edgewell Personal Care stock. Morgan Stanley increased its position in shares of Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) by 25.9% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 199,520 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 41,070 shares during the quarter. Morgan Stanley owned 0.37% of Edgewell Personal Care worth $8,760,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 94.95% of the company's stock.

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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