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

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$45.02 +0.07 (+0.16 %)
(As of 02/17/2019 09:29 AM ET)
Previous Close$45.02
Today's Range$44.92 - $45.63
52-Week Range$35.85 - $59.16
Volume600,645 shs
Average Volume599,936 shs
Market Capitalization$2.44 billion
P/E Ratio12.79
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.66
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$5.3981 per share
Book Value$32.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$103.30 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,900
Market Cap$2.44 billion
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 announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Thursday, February 8th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback 10,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Edgewell Personal Care's earnings last quarter?

Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 7th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.15. The company had revenue of $457 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $445.53 million. Edgewell Personal Care had a net margin of 4.33% and a return on equity of 11.57%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.20 EPS. 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 EPS 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 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Edgewell Personal Care's stock. Their predictions range from $37.00 to $64.00. On average, they expect Edgewell Personal Care's stock price to reach $46.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.6% 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. " (1/16/2019)
  • 2. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "EPC printed a low-quality 4Q EPS beat as topline struggles persist." (11/13/2018)
  • 3. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We would expect shares to trade higher today given the EPS beat, but we note that EPC shares have rallied into the print and upside may be limited (EPC +30% vs. since 5/3). We maintain Market Perform rating." (8/7/2018)

Has Edgewell Personal Care been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about EPC stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Edgewell Personal Care earned a coverage optimism score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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)

Who are Edgewell Personal Care's major shareholders?

Edgewell Personal Care's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (16.20%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.20%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.72%), Brandes Investment Partners LP (1.90%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.50%) and Gabelli Funds LLC (1.50%). 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 major investors are selling Edgewell Personal Care stock?

EPC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Millennium Management LLC, Gabelli Funds LLC, BlackRock Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, London Co. of Virginia and Bank of America Corp DE. View Insider Buying and Selling for Edgewell Personal Care.

Which major investors are buying Edgewell Personal Care stock?

EPC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC, Brandes Investment Partners LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Squarepoint Ops LLC, KBC Group NV, Rhumbline Advisers and Mackenzie Financial Corp. 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 $45.02.

How big of a company is Edgewell Personal Care?

Edgewell Personal Care has a market capitalization of $2.44 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:  384 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  485 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  869
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 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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