Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) Releases FY 2020 Pre-Market Earnings Guidance

Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) updated its FY 2020
Pre-Market earnings guidance on Monday. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 2.95-3.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.95. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.034-2.055 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.13 billion.Edgewell Personal Care also updated its FY20 guidance to $2.95-3.15 EPS.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on EPC shares. Wells Fargo & Co reissued a hold rating on shares of Edgewell Personal Care in a research note on Monday, October 21st. Zacks Investment Research lowered Edgewell Personal Care from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Thursday, November 14th. Cfra increased their price target on Edgewell Personal Care from $33.00 to $41.00 and gave the company a hold rating in a report on Monday. Barclays reiterated a sell rating and set a $26.00 price objective on shares of Edgewell Personal Care in a research report on Thursday, November 14th. Finally, Consumer Edge raised Edgewell Personal Care from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating in a research note on Monday. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $36.00.

NYSE:EPC traded up $7.77 on Monday, hitting $38.25. The stock had a trading volume of 168,069 shares, compared to its average volume of 764,761. The company has a quick ratio of 1.04, a current ratio of 1.58 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.84. The stock has a market cap of $1.65 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -5.87, a PEG ratio of 3.22 and a beta of 0.86. The company has a fifty day moving average price of $29.10 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $30.82. Edgewell Personal Care has a 1-year low of $25.43 and a 1-year high of $46.55.

Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 12th. The company reported $0.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $528.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $527.67 million. Edgewell Personal Care had a negative net margin of 16.48% and a positive return on equity of 12.22%. The business’s revenue was down 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.11 EPS. As a group, analysts anticipate that Edgewell Personal Care will post 3.13 earnings per share for the current year.

About Edgewell Personal Care

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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