Edgewell Personal Care Co (EPC) Shares Bought by Voya Investment Management LLC

Voya Investment Management LLC raised its holdings in Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) by 36.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 19,395 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 5,149 shares during the quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Edgewell Personal Care were worth $979,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in EPC. Strs Ohio bought a new position in Edgewell Personal Care in the 2nd quarter valued at $116,000. Parametrica Management Ltd bought a new position in Edgewell Personal Care in the 2nd quarter valued at $201,000. Mount Yale Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Edgewell Personal Care during the 1st quarter worth $288,000. Alambic Investment Management L.P. bought a new position in shares of Edgewell Personal Care during the 2nd quarter worth $323,000. Finally, Allianz Asset Management GmbH bought a new position in shares of Edgewell Personal Care during the 1st quarter worth $394,000. 95.04% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Societe Generale downgraded Edgewell Personal Care from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 9th. Citigroup increased their price target on Edgewell Personal Care from $61.00 to $65.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 9th. SunTrust Banks increased their price target on Edgewell Personal Care to $50.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 8th. Jefferies Financial Group increased their price target on Edgewell Personal Care from $48.00 to $49.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 8th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Edgewell Personal Care from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 13th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $54.18.

EPC opened at $46.47 on Tuesday. Edgewell Personal Care Co has a 12-month low of $39.50 and a 12-month high of $72.99. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.64, a quick ratio of 0.79 and a current ratio of 1.25. The firm has a market cap of $2.50 billion, a PE ratio of 11.70, a PEG ratio of 4.43 and a beta of 0.95.

Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 7th. The company reported $0.91 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.78 by $0.13. Edgewell Personal Care had a positive return on equity of 10.99% and a negative net margin of 2.85%. The company had revenue of $620.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $619.95 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.11 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Edgewell Personal Care Co will post 3.48 EPS for the current year.

Edgewell Personal Care 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC)

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