Paradigm Financial Advisors LLC maintained its stake in Edgewell Personal Care Co. (NYSE:EPC) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 7,076 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Paradigm Financial Advisors LLC’s holdings in Edgewell Personal Care were worth $597,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Creative Planning boosted its stake in Edgewell Personal Care by 13.5% in the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 1,938 shares of the company’s stock worth $164,000 after buying an additional 230 shares during the period. Boothbay Fund Management LLC boosted its stake in Edgewell Personal Care by 10.4% in the first quarter. Boothbay Fund Management LLC now owns 3,169 shares of the company’s stock worth $255,000 after buying an additional 299 shares during the period. Shell Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in Edgewell Personal Care by 24.2% in the second quarter. Shell Asset Management Co. now owns 3,151 shares of the company’s stock worth $266,000 after buying an additional 613 shares during the period. Fox Run Management L.L.C. bought a new position in Edgewell Personal Care during the second quarter worth about $279,000. Finally, Bayesian Capital Management LP bought a new position in Edgewell Personal Care during the first quarter worth about $312,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 86.39% of the company’s stock.
Shares of Edgewell Personal Care Co. (NYSE:EPC) traded down 0.14% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $77.22. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 366,027 shares. The company’s market capitalization is $4.55 billion. Edgewell Personal Care Co. has a 1-year low of $67.94 and a 1-year high of $88.00. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $78.43 and a 200-day moving average of $80.79.
Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.78 by $0.12. The firm earned $645.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $647.55 million. Edgewell Personal Care had a negative net margin of 4.02% and a positive return on equity of 10.27%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 4.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.17 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Edgewell Personal Care Co. will post $3.48 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of research firms recently issued reports on EPC. Jefferies Group lowered their price target on Edgewell Personal Care to $77.00 in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Citigroup Inc. lowered their price target on Edgewell Personal Care from $97.00 to $94.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $93.00 price target (up previously from $88.00) on shares of Edgewell Personal Care in a report on Friday, July 15th. Zacks Investment Research raised Edgewell Personal Care from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Finally, Bank of America Corp. lowered Edgewell Personal Care from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $84.00 price target on the stock. in a report on Monday, September 12th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. Edgewell Personal Care currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $85.88.
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.
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