Edgewell Personal Care Co (EPC) was Downgraded by Jefferies to ” Hold”. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Buy ” on the company shares. Jefferies advised their investors in a research report released on May 3, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, Edgewell Personal Care Co reported $1.17 EPS for the quarter, based on the information available during the earnings call on Apr 29, 2016. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $1.17. The company had revenue of $611.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $607.08 million. The company’s revenue was down -6.1 % compared to the same quarter last year.
Edgewell Personal Care Co opened for trading at $82.64 and hit $84.21 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $82.32, with a gain of 0.30% or 0.25 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 5,50,887 shares. Company has a market cap of $4,886 M.
In a different news, on Nov 19, 2015, David P Hatfield (CEO) purchased 5,000 shares at $76.55 per share price.
Edgewell Personal Care Company formerly Energizer Holdings Inc. is engaged in providing personal care products. The Company 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. The Company offers its shaving products under the brands including Schick Wilkinson Sword Personna Edge and Skintimate. The Company offers its sun care products under the brands which include Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic. It offers its feminine care products under the brands including Stayfree Carefree o.b. and Playtex. The Company offers its infant care products under the brand which includes Playtex. It offers its skin care products under the brands which include Playtex and Wet Ones. The Company offers its pet care products under the brand which includes Litter Genie.