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Edgewell Personal Care

Executive Summary

Edgewell Personal Care Company manufactures and markets personal care products in the wet shave, sun and skin care, feminine care, and infant care categories the United States and internationally.

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Fundamentals

Fair value with imperfect balance sheet.


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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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.7%

EPC

-0.6%

US Personal Products

1.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

-28.5%

EPC

24.0%

US Personal Products

7.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: EPC underperformed the US Personal Products industry which returned 24% over the past year.

Return vs Market: EPC underperformed the US Market which returned 7.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

EPCIndustryMarket
7 Day2.7%-0.6%1.8%
30 Day2.4%-1.9%-0.7%
90 Day13.8%-1.8%0.06%
1 Year-28.5%-28.5%25.9%24.0%9.7%7.3%
3 Year-57.3%-57.3%42.2%34.9%46.3%36.9%
5 Year-63.2%-73.0%80.2%62.0%64.5%46.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Edgewell Personal Care's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

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

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Undervalued: EPC ($32.53) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($90.14)

Significantly Undervalued: EPC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: EPC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Personal Products industry average.

PE vs Market: EPC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

Low PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate EPC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: EPC is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the US Personal Products industry average (3.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Edgewell Personal Care forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?

103.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: EPC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: EPC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: EPC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: EPC's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: EPC's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

High Future ROE: EPC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.8%).


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Past Performance

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

-3.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: EPC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -3.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare EPC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: EPC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Personal Products industry (21%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: EPC has a negative Return on Equity (-27.63%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: EPC is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: EPC is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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Financial Health

How is Edgewell Personal Care's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: EPC's short term assets ($1.0B) exceeds its short term liabilities ($678.6M)

Long Term Liabilities: EPC's short term assets (1.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities (1.4B)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: EPC's debt to equity ratio (91.2%) is considered high

Reducing Debt: EPC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 91.3% to 91.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: EPC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (14.7%).

Interest Coverage: EPC is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: EPC has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: EPC's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.8x debt).


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Dividend

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

0.056%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%1.5%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.5%forecastin3Years0.06%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate EPC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate EPC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if EPC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if EPC's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: EPC is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of EPC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Edgewell Personal Care's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

1.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Rod Little (50yo)

0.6yrs

Tenure

US$1,674,067

Compensation

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 has recently become CEO, making it difficult to compare their total compensation against companies of similar size in the US market.

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Rod's compensation with company performance.


Management Age and Tenure

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

50yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: EPC's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

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


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: EPC insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$197,26003 Sep 19
John Hill
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Human Resources
Chief Human Resources Officer
Shares7,000
Max PriceUS$28.18
BuyUS$306,91712 Aug 19
Roy Hoover
EntityIndividual
Role
Lead Director
Lead Independent Director
Shares10,000
Max PriceUS$31.42
BuyUS$30,50329 May 19
James Johnson
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares1,000
Max PriceUS$30.50
BuyUS$87,41323 May 19
Marisa Iasenza
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Legal Officer
Chief Legal Officer
Shares2,800
Max PriceUS$31.22
BuyUS$297,60021 May 19
Rod Little
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
President
Shares9,300
Max PriceUS$32.00
BuyUS$72,11620 May 19
Marisa Iasenza
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Legal Officer
Chief Legal Officer
Shares2,200
Max PriceUS$32.78
BuyUS$494,56515 May 19
Roy Hoover
EntityIndividual
Role
Lead Director
Lead Independent Director
Shares15,000
Max PriceUS$33.82
BuyUS$97,65013 May 19
Daniel Heinrich
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares3,000
Max PriceUS$32.55
BuyUS$027 Nov 18
GAMCO Investors, Inc.
EntityCompany
Shares99,242
Max PriceUS$48.15
BuyUS$027 Nov 18
GAMCO Investors, Inc.
EntityCompany
Shares9,500
Max PriceUS$48.09
SellUS$027 Nov 18
GAMCO Investors, Inc.
EntityCompany
Shares375,350
Max PriceUS$48.15
BuyUS$17,02127 Nov 18
Gabelli & Company Investment Advisers, Inc.
EntityCompany
Shares400
Max PriceUS$42.55

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Dan Sullivan (50yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Marisa Iasenza (50yo)

    Chief Legal Officer

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
  • Rod Little (50yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.67m
  • John Hill (56yo)

    Chief Human Resources Officer

    • Tenure: 2.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.13m
  • Colin Hutchison (61yo)

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.88m
  • Chris Gough

    Vice President of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 4.7yrs
  • Jennifer Seeser

    Chief Accounting Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Dave Hoover (73yo)

    Lead Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$270.00k
  • John Hunter (72yo)

    Non-Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$245.00k
  • Elizabeth Long (68yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$225.00k
  • Dan Heinrich (63yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 7.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$245.00k
  • Rakesh Sachdev (63yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$225.00k
  • James Johnson (66yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$225.00k
  • Carla Hendra (62yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$225.00k
  • Joe O'Leary (60yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1yrs
  • Rod Little (50yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.67m
  • Gary Waring (59yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1yrs

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Edgewell Personal Care Company
  • Ticker: EPC
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: Personal Products
  • Sector: Household
  • Market Cap: US$1.762b
  • Shares outstanding: 54.16m
  • Website: https://edgewell.com

Number of Employees


Location

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

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
EPCNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDMar 2000
EGZDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURMar 2000

Biography

Edgewell Personal Care Company manufactures and markets personal care products in the wet shave, sun and skin care, feminine care, and infant care categories the United States and internationally. It opera ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/18 23:33
End of Day Share Price2019/10/18 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/09/30


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.