NYSE:EPC - Edgewell Personal Care Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$51.57 -0.67 (-1.28 %)
(As of 07/19/2018 01:53 AM ET)
Previous Close$52.24
Today's Range$50.64 - $52.33
52-Week Range$39.50 - $76.76
Volume574,500 shs
Average Volume823,690 shs
Market Capitalization$2.80 billion
P/E Ratio12.99
Dividend YieldN/A
Edgewell Personal Care logoEdgewell 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Toilet preparations
SectorConsumer Staples


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.81
Current Ratio1.82
Quick Ratio1.15


Trailing P/E Ratio12.99
Forward P/E Ratio15.08
P/E Growth5.05

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.30 billion
Price / Sales1.21
Cash Flow$5.6361 per share
Price / Cash9.15
Book Value$30.57 per share
Price / Book1.69


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.97
Net Income$5.70 million
Net Margins-0.95%
Return on Equity11.51%
Return on Assets4.77%


Outstanding Shares54,000,000
Market Cap$2,799.30

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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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Thursday, February 8th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback 10,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.18 by $0.13. The company earned $608.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $603.29 million. Edgewell Personal Care had a positive return on equity of 11.51% and a negative net margin of 0.95%. Edgewell Personal Care's revenue was down .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.21 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 Tuesday, August, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Edgewell Personal Care.

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

Edgewell Personal Care updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.40-3.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.77.

What price target have analysts set for EPC?

10 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Edgewell Personal Care's stock. Their predictions range from $38.00 to $78.00. On average, they anticipate Edgewell Personal Care's stock price to reach $56.7778 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Edgewell Personal Care.

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

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Edgewell Personal Care in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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. " (4/11/2018)
  • 2. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "Wet Shave ­6.4% vs. our ­4.5% est., Sun & Skin Care +2.6% vs. our +3.0%, Feminine Care ­7.3% vs. our ­10.0% and All Other flat vs. our ­2.0%. Gross margin was 42.8% (­420bps y/y), well below our estimate of 46.9%. SG&A exp was up +3.6%, above our expectations but adv & promo exp was lower, down ­3.2%, with EBIT margin 8.1% (­580bps y/y), well below our estimate of 12.6%. FY18 Guidance Raised on Tax Benefit: (1) Organic sales growth down ~­1% (vs. prior flat to down slightly); (2) adjusted EBIT margin ~flat y/y (prior +20­25bps); and (3) Adjusted EPS of $3.90­$4.10 (prior $3.80­$4.00), reflecting a $0.10 benefit from the Tax Act and vs. our/consensus $3.92/$3.84. EPC appears to be flowing the entire $0.10 tax benefit to EPS. Bottom Line: EPC lowered its EBIT margin assumptions, but kept EPS unchanged (ex. taxes), leaving us confused where the difference is located (likely other below­the­line items)." (2/8/2018)

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

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)

Has Edgewell Personal Care been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about EPC stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Edgewell Personal Care earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 48.55 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are Edgewell Personal Care's major shareholders?

Edgewell Personal Care's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.19%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.05%), Boyd Watterson Asset Management LLC OH (0.03%) and Amalgamated Bank (0.01%). 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 Fisher Asset Management LLC and Amalgamated Bank. 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 Bank of Montreal Can and Boyd Watterson Asset Management LLC OH. 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 $51.57.

How big of a company is Edgewell Personal Care?

Edgewell Personal Care has a market capitalization of $2.80 billion and generates $2.30 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $5.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.97 on an earnings per share basis. Edgewell Personal Care employs 6,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Edgewell Personal Care?

Edgewell Personal Care's mailing address is 1350 TIMBERLAKE MANOR PARKWAY, CHESTERFIELD MO, 63017. The company can be reached via phone at 314-594-1900 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:  325 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  420 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  745
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This page was last updated on 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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