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Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) Expected To Rise 13.48% To Meet The Consensus Price Target

Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) has a beta value of 1.00 and has seen 0.47 million shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $2.28B, closed the last trade at $41.34 per share which meant it lost -$0.61 on the day or -1.45% during that session. The EPC stock price is -12.34% off its 52-week high price of $46.44 and 38.32% above the 52-week low of $25.50. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 0.49 million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 381.17K shares.

The consensus among analysts is that Edgewell Personal Care Company (EPC) is a Hold stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2.80. 2 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while 0 rate it as Overweight. 4 out of 10 have rated it as a Hold, with 4 advising it as a Buy. 0 have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is $0.82.

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Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) trade information

Sporting -1.45% in the red in last session, the stock has traded in the red over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Friday, 09/03/21 when the EPC stock price touched $41.34 or saw a rise of 3.86%. Year-to-date, Edgewell Personal Care Company shares have moved 19.55%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change -2.73%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) have changed -3.86%. Short interest in the company has seen 3.56 million shares shorted with days to cover at 5.99.

Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $47.78, which means that the shares’ value could jump 13.48% from current levels. The projected low price target is $39.00 while the price target rests at a high of $59.00. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is -42.72% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose 5.66% from current levels.

Edgewell Personal Care Company (EPC) estimates and forecasts

Figures show that Edgewell Personal Care Company shares have underperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have gained 25.39% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of 4.03%, compared to 5.50% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however, increased its growth outlook for the 2021 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are 24.20% and 42.40% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be 6.00%.

8 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $535.94 million for the current quarter. 6 have an estimated revenue figure of $517.5 million for the next quarter concluding in Sep 2021.

If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was 17.70% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2021 is a modest 118.20% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 2.90%.

EPC Dividends

Edgewell Personal Care Company is expected to release its next earnings report between November 10 and November 15 this year, and investors are excited at the prospect of better dividends despite the company’s debt issue. The forward dividend is 0.60 at a share yield of 1.45%. The company’s dividend yield has gone up over the past 12 months.

Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC)’s Major holders

Insiders own 0.46% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 101.57% with a share float percentage of 102.04%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Edgewell Personal Care Company having a total of 323 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Blackrock Inc. with over 8.81 million shares worth more than $348.93 million. As of Mar 30, 2021, Blackrock Inc. held 16.21% of shares outstanding.

The other major institutional holder is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), with the holding of over 5.98 million shares as of Mar 30, 2021. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $236.71 million and represent 11.00% of shares outstanding.

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Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are iShares Core S&P Smallcap ETF and American Century Small Cap Value Fund. As of May 30, 2021, the former fund manager holds about 6.70% shares in the company for having 3.64 million shares of worth $165.32 million while later fund manager owns 2.27 million shares of worth $89.84 million as of Mar 30, 2021, which makes it owner of about 4.17% of company’s outstanding stock.

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