Breaking: Jefferies Reaffirms $78.0 PT On Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) Shares, Reaffirms Their Original Hold Rating

September 17, 2017 - By Nellie Frank

 Breaking: Jefferies Reaffirms $78.0 PT On Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) Shares, Reaffirms Their Original Hold Rating

Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) Rating Reaffirmed

Jefferies now has a $78.0 target price per share on the $4.22B market cap company or 5.42 % upside potential. In an analyst note sent to investors on 11 September, Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) shares have had their Hold Rating kept by investment analysts at Jefferies.

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 company was maintained on Wednesday, November 18 by Deutsche Bank. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 9 by Deutsche Bank. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $75 target in Friday, August 26 report. Bank of America initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, July 29 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 22 by Societe Generale. On Monday, November 16 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Neutral”. UBS upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, September 11 report. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, June 12 report. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of EPC in report on Monday, November 16 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, August 7.

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 $57.61 million 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: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Edgewell Personal Care (EPC) Q3 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on August 08, 2017, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Edgewell Personal Care Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results and …” published on May 02, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Edgewell Personal Care: Not On The Razor’s Edge, Catalysts Still Exist To Move …” on May 24, 2017. More interesting news about Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Edgewell Personal Care names COO” published on April 05, 2017 as well as Barrons.com‘s news article titled: “Edgewell Personal Care: Cheap Buyout Candidate” with publication date: March 01, 2017.

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