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Edgewell Personal CareNYSE:EPC Stock Report

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23 Jan, 2022


Company Financials +
EPC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health3/6

EPC Stock Overview

Edgewell Personal Care Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care products worldwide.

Edgewell Personal Care Competitors

Estée Lauder Companies



Nu Skin Enterprises



Berkshire Hathaway



Johnson & Johnson



Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Edgewell Personal Care
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$47.55
52 Week HighUS$51.86
52 Week LowUS$29.87
1 Month Change6.66%
3 Month Change34.70%
1 Year Change41.56%
3 Year Change21.15%
5 Year Change-39.47%
Change since IPO103.42%

Recent News & Updates

Dec 09

Edgewell Personal Care - Taking Care

Edgewell Personal Care announced another interesting bolt-on acquisition with the purchase of Billie. Better operating performance improves the organic pace of growth and leaves potential for growth again. I like the operational performance, as a great deal of the re-rating has been done already.

Shareholder Returns

EPCUS Personal ProductsUS Market

Return vs Industry: EPC exceeded the US Personal Products industry which returned 3.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: EPC exceeded the US Market which returned 4.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is EPC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
EPC volatility
EPC Average Weekly Movement5.7%
Personal Products Industry Average Movement9.7%
Market Average Movement6.7%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.5%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.4%

Stable Share Price: EPC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: EPC's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

17726,900Rod Little

Edgewell Personal Care Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care products worldwide. It operates through three segments: Wet shave, Sun and Skin care, and Feminine care. The Wet Shave segment provides razor systems, such as razor handles and refillable blades, and disposable shave products for men and women under the Schick, Wilkinson Sword, Edge, Skintimate, Shave Guard, and Personna brands.

Edgewell Personal Care Fundamentals Summary

How do Edgewell Personal Care's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
EPC fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$2.59b
Earnings (TTM)US$117.00m
Revenue (TTM)US$2.09b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
EPC income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$1.14b
Gross ProfitUS$952.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Feb 08, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)2.15
Gross Margin45.61%
Net Profit Margin5.61%
Debt/Equity Ratio79.6%

How did EPC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Edgewell Personal Care undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: EPC ($47.55) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($52.99)

Significantly Below Fair Value: EPC is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: EPC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.1x) compared to the US Personal Products industry average (16.7x).

PE vs Market: EPC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.1x) compared to the US market (16.5x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: EPC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: EPC is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the US Personal Products industry average (2.6x).

Future Growth

How is Edgewell Personal Care forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: EPC's forecast earnings growth (18.8% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: EPC's earnings (18.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (13% per year).

High Growth Earnings: EPC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: EPC's revenue (1.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: EPC's revenue (1.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: EPC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.1%).

Past Performance

How has Edgewell Personal Care performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: EPC has a large one-off loss of $64.6M impacting its September 30 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: EPC's current net profit margins (5.6%) are higher than last year (3.5%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: EPC has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -22% per year.

Accelerating Growth: EPC's earnings growth over the past year (73.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (-22% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: EPC earnings growth over the past year (73.1%) exceeded the Personal Products industry 66.8%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: EPC's Return on Equity (7.4%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Edgewell Personal Care's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: EPC's short term assets ($1.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($536.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: EPC's short term assets ($1.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.6B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: EPC's net debt to equity ratio (49.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: EPC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 100.8% to 79.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: EPC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (18.2%).

Interest Coverage: EPC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.1x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is Edgewell Personal Care current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: EPC's dividend (1.26%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.37%).

High Dividend: EPC's dividend (1.26%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.6%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: EPC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: EPC has only been paying a dividend for 9 years, and since then payments have fallen.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (27.9%), EPC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: EPC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (18.8% payout ratio).

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Rod Little (52 yo)





Mr. Rod R. Little has been the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Edgewell Personal Care Co. since March 01, 2019 and served as its Chief Financial Officer since March 5, 2018 until March 0...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Rod's total compensation ($USD8.10M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.29M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Rod's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: EPC's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: EPC's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: EPC insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Edgewell Personal Care Company's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Edgewell Personal Care Company
  • Ticker: EPC
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1772
  • Industry: Personal Products
  • Sector: Household
  • Implied Market Cap: US$2.585b
  • Shares outstanding: 54.37m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Edgewell Personal Care Company
  • 6 Research Drive
  • Shelton
  • Connecticut
  • 6484
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/23 23:09
End of Day Share Price2022/01/21 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/09/30

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.