Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) had its target price decreased by analysts at SunTrust Banks to $45.00 in a report released on Wednesday, The Fly reports. The firm presently has a “hold” rating on the stock. SunTrust Banks’ price objective suggests a potential upside of 7.53% from the stock’s previous close.
Several other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Morgan Stanley boosted their price objective on Edgewell Personal Care from $49.00 to $53.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday, August 31st. Zacks Investment Research raised Edgewell Personal Care from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $63.00 target price for the company in a research note on Friday, August 10th. Societe Generale cut Edgewell Personal Care from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 9th. TheStreet raised Edgewell Personal Care from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 22nd. Finally, UBS Group assumed coverage on Edgewell Personal Care in a research note on Thursday, July 19th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $54.00 target price for the company. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $51.27.
Shares of EPC stock traded down $0.24 on Wednesday, hitting $41.85. The stock had a trading volume of 211,298 shares, compared to its average volume of 549,754. The company has a current ratio of 1.25, a quick ratio of 0.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.64. The company has a market capitalization of $2.50 billion, a PE ratio of 10.54, a P/E/G ratio of 5.32 and a beta of 0.73. Edgewell Personal Care has a 1 year low of $39.50 and a 1 year high of $62.67.
Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Strs Ohio acquired a new position in shares of Edgewell Personal Care during the 2nd quarter worth about $116,000. Parametrica Management Ltd acquired a new position in shares of Edgewell Personal Care during the 2nd quarter worth about $201,000. Acadian Asset Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Edgewell Personal Care by 577.3% during the 3rd quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 4,152 shares of the company’s stock worth $192,000 after acquiring an additional 3,539 shares in the last quarter. Leavell Investment Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Edgewell Personal Care during the 3rd quarter worth about $229,000. Finally, Texas Yale Capital Corp. acquired a new position in shares of Edgewell Personal Care during the 3rd quarter worth about $241,000. 95.04% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
About Edgewell Personal Care
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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