Edgewell Personal Care (EPC) Gets a Sell Rating from Barclays

Barclays analyst Lauren Lieberman maintained a Sell rating on Edgewell Personal Care (EPCResearch Report) on January 13 and set a price target of $46.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $51.82.

According to TipRanks.com, Lieberman is a 2-star analyst with an average return of 0.8% and a 52.1% success rate. Lieberman covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as International Flavors & Fragrances, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, and The Estée Lauder Companies.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Edgewell Personal Care is a Hold with an average price target of $48.20.

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Based on Edgewell Personal Care’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending September 30, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $543 million and net profit of $44.1 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $489 million and had a net profit of $21 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 35 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of EPC in relation to earlier this year.

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Edgewell Personal Care Co. is engaged in manufacturing and marketing of personal care products. It operates through the following business segments: Wet Shave, Sun and Skin Care, Feminine Care, and All Other. The Wet Shave segment includes razor handle and refillable blades, disposable shave products, and shave gels and creams. The Sun and Skin segment comprises of Banana Boat, Hawaiian Tropic, and Wet Ones brands. The Feminine Care segment consists of tampons, pads and liners sold under the Playtex, Stayfree, Carefree, and o.b brands. The All Other segment refers to infant care products, such as bottles, cups, and pacifiers, under the Playtex, OrthoPro and Binky brand names, as well as the Diaper Genie, and Litter Genie disposal systems. The company was founded on September 23, 1999 and is headquartered in Shelton, CT.

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