Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) will be announcing its earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, August 4th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.82 per share for the quarter. Investors that wish to register for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.
Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 7th. The company reported $0.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.92. Edgewell Personal Care had a negative net margin of 16.97% and a positive return on equity of 14.00%. The business had revenue of $523.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $512.27 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.13 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was down 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Edgewell Personal Care to post $3 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3 EPS for the next fiscal year.
EPC stock opened at $29.89 on Friday. Edgewell Personal Care has a 12 month low of $20.51 and a 12 month high of $38.97. The firm has a market cap of $1.62 billion, a PE ratio of -4.50, a P/E/G ratio of 9.58 and a beta of 0.82. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $29.78 and a 200 day simple moving average of $29.11. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.82, a current ratio of 2.03 and a quick ratio of 1.34.
Several analysts recently commented on EPC shares. Citigroup cut their target price on shares of Edgewell Personal Care from $36.00 to $30.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, May 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Edgewell Personal Care from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 target price for the company in a research note on Monday, July 13th. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on shares of Edgewell Personal Care from $28.00 to $30.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Monday, July 13th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Edgewell Personal Care from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 26th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Edgewell Personal Care presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $37.90.
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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