Stock Mover of the Day: What’s in Edgewell Personal Care Co After Today’s Significant Increase?

Stock Mover of the Day: What's in Edgewell Personal Care Co After Today's Significant Increase?

The stock of Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) is a huge mover today! About 1.05M shares traded hands or 105.76% up from the average. Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) has declined 7.80% since April 8, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.45% the S&P500.
The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $4.71 billion company. It was reported on Nov, 10 by Barchart.com. We have $127.20 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:EPC worth $2.78 billion more.

Analysts await Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) to report earnings on November, 11. They expect $0.97 EPS, up 51.56% or $0.33 from last year’s $0.64 per share. EPC’s profit will be $57.00 million for 20.61 P/E if the $0.97 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.66 actual EPS reported by Edgewell Personal Care Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 46.97% EPS growth.

Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) Ratings Coverage

Out of 7 analysts covering Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 5 “Hold”. This means 29% are positive. Edgewell Personal Care Company has been the topic of 19 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The rating was initiated by Bank of America on Wednesday, July 29 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Citigroup given on Monday, December 7. The stock of Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, February 4. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, September 11 by UBS. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, November 16 by Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $80 target price in Wednesday, November 18 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, May 3 by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, August 26. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Bank of America on Thursday, October 8. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, November 16 by Goldman Sachs.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Edgewell Personal Care Co. manufactures and markets personal care products. The company’s brand consists of Schick(R) and Wilkinson Sword(R) men’s and women’s shaving systems and disposable razors; Edge(R) and Skintimate(R) shave preparations; Playtex(R), Stayfree(R), Carefree(R) and o.b. (R) feminine care products; Banana Boat(R) and Hawaiian Tropic(R) sun care products; Playtex(R) infant feeding, Diaper Genie(R) and gloves; Wet Ones(R) moist wipes. Edgewell Personal Care Co., formerly known as Energizer Holdings, is based in St Louis, United States.”

More notable recent Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Edgewell Personal Care Company (EPC) Tops Q4 EPS by 10c; Guides FY17 EPS” on November 10, 2016, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Edgewell Personal Care Acquires Bulldog Skincare Holdings Limited” published on November 01, 2016, Prnewswire.com published: “Edgewell Personal Care Company To Webcast A Discussion Of Fourth Quarter And …” on October 20, 2016. More interesting news about Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Edgewell Personal Care Announces Retirement Of Ward M. Klein As Executive …” published on April 29, 2016 as well as Barrons.com‘s news article titled: “Edgewell Personal Care Could Have 40% Upside” with publication date: May 07, 2016.

EPC Company Profile

Edgewell Personal Care Company (Edgewell), formerly Energizer Holdings, Inc., incorporated on September 23, 1999, is engaged in providing personal care products. The Firm offers its products in various categories, including shaving, sun care, feminine care, infant care, skin care and pet care. It offers a portfolio of over 25 brands in more than 50 countries.

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