Analysts at Jefferies Reiterated their Past ‘”Hold”’ rating on Shares Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC), Set a $78.0 Target Price

September 17, 2017 - By Linda Rogers

 Analysts at Jefferies Reiterated their Past ‘

Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) Rating Reaffirmed

Professional analysts at Jefferies now has a $78.0 price target on Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC). Jefferies and their recent price target indicates a potential upside of 5.42 % from the company’s last close price. The rating has been revealed to clients and investors in an analyst report on Monday morning.

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 rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, November 18 with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, November 16. Citigroup initiated the shares of EPC in report on Monday, December 7 with “Overweight” rating. Societe Generale upgraded the shares of EPC in report on Thursday, June 22 to “Buy” rating. Citigroup maintained Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) rating on Thursday, February 4. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $94 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, August 11. The stock of Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, September 11 by UBS. As per Tuesday, May 3, the company rating was downgraded by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) rating on Friday, August 18. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $105.0 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, August 7 by Jefferies.

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 EPS, down 4.72 % or $0.05 from last year’s $1.06 per share. EPC’s profit will be $57.61M for 18.31 P/E if the $1.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.11 actual EPS 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: Prnewswire.com which released: “Edgewell Personal Care Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results and …” on May 02, 2017, also Barrons.com with their article: “Edgewell Personal Care Could Attract Buyer With Deep Pockets” published on April 29, 2017, Prnewswire.com published: “Edgewell Personal Care Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results and …” on February 02, 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 Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Edgewell Personal Care (EPC) Q2 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: May 02, 2017.

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