Edgewell Personal Care Company manufactures and markets personal care products in the wet shave, sun and skin care, and feminine care categories in the United States and internationally. More Details
Fair value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Edgewell Personal Care's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: EPC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: EPC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Personal Products
1 Year Return
US Personal Products
Return vs Industry: EPC underperformed the US Personal Products industry which returned 64.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: EPC exceeded the US Market which returned 34.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Edgewell Personal Care's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StAn Intrinsic Calculation For Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) Suggests It's 22% Undervalued
1 month ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Who Bought Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) Shares A Year Ago Are Now Up 51%
2 months ago | Simply Wall StJust Four Days Till Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) Will Be Trading Ex-Dividend
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 ($41.12) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($52.17)
Significantly Below Fair Value: EPC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: EPC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (38.7x) compared to the US Personal Products industry average (17.2x).
PE vs Market: EPC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (38.7x) compared to the US market (17.9x).
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 (1.5x) compared to the US Personal Products industry average (3x).
How is Edgewell Personal Care forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: EPC's forecast earnings growth (32.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: EPC's earnings (32.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (15% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: EPC's revenue (1.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: EPC's revenue (1.3% 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%).
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 $95.6M impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: EPC became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: EPC has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -22.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: EPC has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: EPC has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Personal Products industry (8.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: EPC's Return on Equity (3.9%) is considered low.
How is Edgewell Personal Care's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: EPC's short term assets ($987.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($483.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: EPC's short term assets ($987.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: EPC's debt to equity ratio (85.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: EPC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 99.3% to 85.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: EPC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (15.6%).
Interest Coverage: EPC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.5x coverage).
What is Edgewell Personal Care current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: EPC's dividend (1.46%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.32%).
High Dividend: EPC's dividend (1.46%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.57%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: EPC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: EPC has only been paying a dividend for 9 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (28.2%), EPC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: EPC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (19.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Rod Little (52 yo)
Mr. Rod R. Little has been the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Edgewell Personal Care Co. since March 01, 2019 and served as its Chief Financial Officer since March 5, 2018 until March 0...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Rod's total compensation ($USD6.46M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.71M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Rod's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: EPC's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: EPC's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Edgewell Personal Care Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Edgewell Personal Care Company
- Ticker: EPC
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Personal Products
- Sector: Household
- Market Cap: US$2.235b
- Shares outstanding: 54.36m
- Website: https://edgewell.com
Number of Employees
- Edgewell Personal Care Company
- 6 Research Drive
- United States
Edgewell Personal Care Company manufactures and markets personal care products in the wet shave, sun and skin care, and feminine care categories in the United States and internationally. It operates throug...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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