Edgewell Personal Care Co. (EPC) Position Decreased by KBC Group NV
KBC Group NV cut its position in Edgewell Personal Care Co. (NYSE:EPC) by 1.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 123,787 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,376 shares during the period. KBC Group NV owned approximately 0.21% of Edgewell Personal Care worth $9,843,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in EPC. Pacad Investment Ltd. bought a new position in Edgewell Personal Care during the second quarter worth about $101,000. M&R Capital Management Inc. bought a new position in Edgewell Personal Care during the second quarter worth about $109,000. Toronto Dominion Bank increased its position in Edgewell Personal Care by 303.0% in the second quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 1,326 shares of the company’s stock worth $113,000 after buying an additional 997 shares during the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. increased its position in Edgewell Personal Care by 43.9% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 1,514 shares of the company’s stock worth $128,000 after buying an additional 462 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Creative Planning increased its position in Edgewell Personal Care by 0.6% in the third quarter. Creative Planning now owns 1,949 shares of the company’s stock worth $155,000 after buying an additional 11 shares during the last quarter. 84.68% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
Edgewell Personal Care Co. (NYSE:EPC) traded down 0.57% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $80.75. 310,001 shares of the stock were exchanged. Edgewell Personal Care Co. has a 12 month low of $67.94 and a 12 month high of $88.00. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $77.80 and its 200 day moving average price is $79.83. The company has a market cap of $4.68 billion, a PE ratio of 27.01 and a beta of 0.83.
Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 10th. The company reported $1.06 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.96 by $0.10. The company earned $610.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $572.35 million. Edgewell Personal Care had a net margin of 7.57% and a return on equity of 11.57%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.64 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Edgewell Personal Care Co. will post $3.88 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This piece was reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. If you are reading this piece on another site, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of US and international copyright and trademark laws. The legal version of this piece can be read at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2016/11/28/edgewell-personal-care-co-epc-position-decreased-by-kbc-group-nv.html.
EPC has been the subject of a number of research reports. Jefferies Group decreased their price target on shares of Edgewell Personal Care to $77.00 in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. Citigroup Inc. decreased their price target on shares of Edgewell Personal Care from $97.00 to $94.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Edgewell Personal Care from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. Bank of America Corp. downgraded shares of Edgewell Personal Care from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $84.00 price target for the company. in a research note on Monday, September 12th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, FIX raised shares of Edgewell Personal Care to a “positive” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 5th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $86.63.
About Edgewell Personal Care
Edgewell Personal Care Company, formerly Energizer Holdings, Inc, manufactures and markets personal care products in the wet shave, sun and skin care, feminine care and infant care categories. The Company operates through four segments: Wet Shave, Sun and Skin Care, Feminine Care and All Other. The Company has a portfolio of over 25 brands.
Receive News & Stock Ratings for Edgewell Personal Care Co. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Edgewell Personal Care Co. and related stocks with our FREE daily email newsletter.