Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC – Get Rating) – Jefferies Financial Group decreased their FY2024 earnings per share estimates for shares of Edgewell Personal Care in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, May 10th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst K. Grundy now expects that the company will earn $3.16 per share for the year, down from their prior estimate of $3.44.
Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC – Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 10th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.56 by ($0.06). Edgewell Personal Care had a return on equity of 10.06% and a net margin of 5.61%. The firm had revenue of $547.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $564.13 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.70 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.5% compared to the same quarter last year.
EPC traded up $0.41 on Friday, hitting $35.35. 1,989 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 450,457. Edgewell Personal Care has a 12 month low of $32.00 and a 12 month high of $51.86. The business has a 50-day moving average of $36.94 and a two-hundred day moving average of $40.65. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 1.78 and a quick ratio of 1.16. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.91 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.10 and a beta of 0.89.
Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Profund Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Edgewell Personal Care by 4.2% during the fourth quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 6,070 shares of the company’s stock worth $277,000 after purchasing an additional 247 shares during the period. Exchange Traded Concepts LLC lifted its holdings in Edgewell Personal Care by 1.8% in the 4th quarter. Exchange Traded Concepts LLC now owns 14,204 shares of the company’s stock worth $649,000 after buying an additional 258 shares during the period. Miracle Mile Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of Edgewell Personal Care by 3.7% in the 1st quarter. Miracle Mile Advisors LLC now owns 7,486 shares of the company’s stock worth $275,000 after buying an additional 268 shares during the last quarter. Maryland State Retirement & Pension System grew its position in shares of Edgewell Personal Care by 1.3% in the 4th quarter. Maryland State Retirement & Pension System now owns 21,673 shares of the company’s stock worth $991,000 after buying an additional 283 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans raised its holdings in shares of Edgewell Personal Care by 0.7% during the fourth quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 44,241 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,022,000 after acquiring an additional 299 shares in the last quarter. 91.06% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
In other news, insider Eric F. O’toole sold 7,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.00, for a total value of $259,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Corporate insiders own 1.38% of the company’s stock.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, July 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 2nd will be paid a $0.15 dividend. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 1st. Edgewell Personal Care’s dividend payout ratio is currently 27.65%.
Edgewell Personal Care Company Profile (Get Rating)
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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