Breaking: Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) Hold Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Today; The TP is Set to $78.0

September 17, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

 Breaking: Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) Hold Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Today; The TP is Set to $78.0

Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) Rating Reaffirmed

Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) just had their share rating of a ‘Hold’ issued by research analysts at Jefferies, who now has a $78.0 PT on the $4.22B market cap company or a 5.42 % upside potential. This key information was shown in an analyst note on Monday, 11 September.

Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Edgewell Personal Care Company has $117 highest and $6000 lowest target. $87.43’s average target is 18.16% above currents $73.99 stock price. Edgewell Personal Care Company had 32 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, November 16. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 14 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, June 12. The rating was maintained by UBS on Friday, February 3 with “Neutral”. As per Thursday, June 22, the company rating was upgraded by Societe Generale. The stock of Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) earned “Hold” rating by Societe Generale on Thursday, January 7. The stock of Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 18 by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, June 8 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, August 26 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Monday, September 11.

The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.02 on September 15, reaching $73.99. About 500,387 shares traded or 18.73% up from the average. Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) has declined 8.33% since September 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.03% the S&P500.

Analysts await Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) to report earnings on November, 9. They expect $1.01 earnings per share, down 4.72 % or $0.05 from last year’s $1.06 per share. EPC’s profit will be $57.61M for 18.31 P/E if the $1.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.11 actual earnings per share reported by Edgewell Personal Care Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.01 % negative EPS growth.

Edgewell Personal Care Company is a maker and marketer of personal care products in the wet shave, sun and skin care, feminine care and infant care categories. The company has market cap of $4.22 billion. As of September 30, 2016, the Company had a portfolio of over 25 brands. It has a 20.82 P/E ratio. It manages its business in four divisions: Wet Shave, Sun and Skin Care, Feminine Care and All Other.

More notable recent Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) news were published by: Barrons.com which released: “Edgewell Personal Care: Cheap Buyout Candidate” on March 01, 2017, also Barrons.com with their article: “Edgewell Personal Care Could Attract Buyer With Deep Pockets” published on April 29, 2017, Bizjournals.com published: “Edgewell Personal Care names COO” on April 05, 2017. More interesting news about Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Edgewell Personal Care Acquires Bulldog Skincare Holdings Limited” published on November 01, 2016 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Edgewell Personal Care (EPC) Q3 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: August 08, 2017.

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