Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PBH) SVP William P’pool acquired 1,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 12th. The shares were bought at an average price of $33.90 per share, with a total value of $50,850.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 6,600 shares in the company, valued at approximately $223,740. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.
Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE PBH) traded up $0.09 on Monday, hitting $33.85. The stock had a trading volume of 849,960 shares, compared to its average volume of 938,023. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,790.59, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.66, a P/E/G ratio of 1.38 and a beta of 1.06. Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. has a one year low of $33.06 and a one year high of $59.63. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.69, a current ratio of 2.19 and a quick ratio of 1.43.
Prestige Brands (NYSE:PBH) last released its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The company reported $0.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.70. The company had revenue of $270.62 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $270.25 million. Prestige Brands had a return on equity of 14.14% and a net margin of 38.05%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 24.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.61 earnings per share. equities analysts expect that Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. will post 2.58 earnings per share for the current year.
PBH has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. KeyCorp set a $61.00 price objective on Prestige Brands and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Prestige Brands from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Jefferies Group reduced their target price on Prestige Brands from $55.00 to $50.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Friday, November 3rd. BMO Capital Markets upgraded Prestige Brands from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Finally, TD Securities restated a “buy” rating and issued a $125.00 target price on shares of Prestige Brands in a report on Thursday, November 23rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $75.50.
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About Prestige Brands
Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc is engaged in the marketing, sales and distribution of over-the-counter healthcare and household cleaning products. The Company operates through three segments: North American Over-the-Counter (OTC) Healthcare; International Over-the-Counter Healthcare, and Household Cleaning.
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