NYSE:EPC - Edgewell Personal Care Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$43.40 +0.08 (+0.18 %)
(As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$43.40
Today's Range$43.05 - $43.64
52-Week Range$35.85 - $59.16
Volume362,576 shs
Average Volume493,262 shs
Market Capitalization$2.35 billion
P/E Ratio12.33
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.69
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. Its Wet shave products are sold under the Schick, Wilkinson Sword, Edge, Skintimate, Shave Guard and Personna brand names. Its Sun and Skin Care products are sold under the Banana Boat, Hawaiian Tropic, Wet Ones and Playtex brand names and offers Wet Ones, portable hand wipes category, and Playtex household gloves, the branded household glove in the United States. Its Feminine Care segment markets its products under the Playtex, Stayfree, Carefree and o.b. brands and markets pads and liners. Its All Other segment includes infant care, pet care and miscellaneous other products.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Toilet preparations
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIPN/A
Phone203-944-5500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.23 billion
Cash Flow$5.2670 per share
Book Value$32.28 per share

Profitability

Net Income$103.30 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,900
Market Cap$2.35 billion
Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Edgewell Personal Care's stock symbol?

Edgewell Personal Care trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EPC."

How will Edgewell Personal Care's stock buyback program work?

Edgewell Personal Care declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Thursday, February 8th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase 10,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Edgewell Personal Care's earnings last quarter?

Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 7th. The company reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.15. The firm earned $457 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $445.53 million. Edgewell Personal Care had a return on equity of 11.57% and a net margin of 4.33%. The business's revenue was down 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.20 earnings per share. View Edgewell Personal Care's Earnings History.

When is Edgewell Personal Care's next earnings date?

Edgewell Personal Care is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Edgewell Personal Care.

What guidance has Edgewell Personal Care issued on next quarter's earnings?

Edgewell Personal Care issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.30-3.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.38. Edgewell Personal Care also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $3.30-3.60 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for EPC?

11 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Edgewell Personal Care's shares. Their predictions range from $37.00 to $64.00. On average, they anticipate Edgewell Personal Care's stock price to reach $45.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Edgewell Personal Care.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Edgewell Personal Care?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Edgewell Personal Care in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Edgewell Personal Care.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Edgewell Personal Care stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Edgewell Personal Care stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Edgewell Personal Care Co. manufactures and markets personal care products. The company's brand consists of Schick(R) and Wilkinson Sword(R) men's and women's shaving systems and disposable razors; Edge(R) and Skintimate(R) shave preparations; Playtex(R), Stayfree(R), Carefree(R) and o.b. (R) feminine care products; Banana Boat(R) and Hawaiian Tropic(R) sun care products; Playtex(R) infant feeding, Diaper Genie(R) and gloves; Wet Ones(R) moist wipes. Edgewell Personal Care Co., formerly known as Energizer Holdings, is based in St Louis, United States. " (4/16/2019)
  • 2. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "EPC printed a low-quality 4Q EPS beat as topline struggles persist." (11/13/2018)

Has Edgewell Personal Care been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about EPC stock has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Edgewell Personal Care earned a media sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Edgewell Personal Care's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Edgewell Personal Care own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Edgewell Personal Care investors own include Cisco Systems (CSCO), Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO), Home Depot (HD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Honeywell International (HON), Raytheon (RTN), Starbucks (SBUX) and Mcdonald's (MCD).

Who are Edgewell Personal Care's key executives?

Edgewell Personal Care's management team includes the folowing people:
  • David P. Hatfield, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 57)
  • Rod R. Little, Chief Financial Officer (Age 48)
  • Colin A. Hutchison, Chief Operating Officer (Age 59)
  • Elizabeth E. Dreyer, Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller (Age 55)
  • Anthony J. Bender, Chief Information Officer, Vice President-Global Business Services (Age 59)
  • Manish R. Shanbhag, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Secretary (Age 47)
  • John N. Hill, Vice President - Global Human Resources (Age 54)
  • R. David Hoover, Lead Independent Director (Age 72)
  • Daniel J. Heinrich, Independent Director (Age 61)
  • Carla C. Hendra, Independent Director (Age 61)

Who are Edgewell Personal Care's major shareholders?

Edgewell Personal Care's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%), 6 Meridian (0.02%), Leavell Investment Management Inc. (0.01%) and Strs Ohio (0.00%). Company insiders that own Edgewell Personal Care stock include Anthony J Bender, Daniel J Heinrich, David P Hatfield, James C Johnson, John C Hunter III and R David Hoover. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Edgewell Personal Care.

Which institutional investors are selling Edgewell Personal Care stock?

EPC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Strs Ohio. View Insider Buying and Selling for Edgewell Personal Care.

Which institutional investors are buying Edgewell Personal Care stock?

EPC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 6 Meridian, Leavell Investment Management Inc. and Retirement Systems of Alabama. Company insiders that have bought Edgewell Personal Care stock in the last two years include Anthony J Bender, Daniel J Heinrich, David P Hatfield, James C Johnson, John C Hunter III and R David Hoover. View Insider Buying and Selling for Edgewell Personal Care.

How do I buy shares of Edgewell Personal Care?

Shares of EPC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Edgewell Personal Care's stock price today?

One share of EPC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.40.

How big of a company is Edgewell Personal Care?

Edgewell Personal Care has a market capitalization of $2.35 billion and generates $2.23 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $103.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.52 on an earnings per share basis. Edgewell Personal Care employs 5,900 workers across the globe.

What is Edgewell Personal Care's official website?

The official website for Edgewell Personal Care is http://www.edgewell.com.

How can I contact Edgewell Personal Care?

Edgewell Personal Care's mailing address is 6 RESEARCH DRIVE, SHELTON CT, 06484. The company can be reached via phone at 203-944-5500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE EPC)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  392 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  496 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  888
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Edgewell Personal Care and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EPC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EPC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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