Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) had an increase of 4.71% in short interest. EPC’s SI was 6.97M shares in June as released by FINRA. Its up 4.71% from 6.65 million shares previously. With 855,800 avg volume, 8 days are for Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC)’s short sellers to cover EPC’s short positions. The SI to Edgewell Personal Care Company’s float is 12.56%. The stock increased 1.12% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $44.95. About 510,275 shares traded. Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) has declined 39.76% since June 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 52.33% the S&P500. Some Historical EPC News: ; 03/05/2018 – Edgewell Personal Care Sees FY18 Project Fuel Restructuring Charges of About $40M; 30/05/2018 – Edgewell Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 03/05/2018 – Edgewell Personal Care Sees FY18 Adj EPS $3.40-Adj EPS $3.60; 14/05/2018 – Ajo Buys New 1.1% Position in Edgewell; 18/05/2018 – Kimberly-Clark, Johnson & Johnson’s, Procter & Gamble and Edgewell Personal Care have reported sale declines in their baby businesses this year; 14/05/2018 – Edgewell Personal Care Announces the Appointment of Marisa lasenza as Chief Legal Officer; 01/05/2018 – Stayfree And Jenny Mollen Aren’t Holding Back On Periods And Pee; 06/03/2018 Moody’s Downgrades Edgewell’s Cfr To Ba3; Outlook Stable; 03/05/2018 – Edgewell Personal Care 2Q EPS $1.20; 14/05/2018 – Hawaiian Tropic® Launches New Sun Care Products Designed To Protect And Nourish Skin During And After Sun Exposure
Analysts await SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) to report earnings on August, 14. They expect $0.27 earnings per share, down 75.23% or $0.82 from last year’s $1.09 per share. SEAS’s profit will be $23.91 million for 18.77 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.53 actual earnings per share reported by SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -150.94% EPS growth.
Since March 6, 2018, it had 3 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $11.82 million activity. $6.00M worth of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) was bought by Hill Path Capital Partners Co-Investment S LP. $6.00M worth of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) was bought by Hill Path Capital Partners LP on Tuesday, March 6. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $28,800 was made by MOLONEY THOMAS E on Thursday, March 15. Reilly John T also sold $200,750 worth of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) shares.
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a theme park and entertainment firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.80 billion. The firm operates marine-life theme park under the SeaWorld brand name in San Diego, Orlando, and San Antonio; Busch Gardens theme parks, which are family-oriented destinations with foreign geographic settings in Tampa and Williamsburg; and water parks under the Aquatica brand in Orlando, San Antonio, and San Diego. It currently has negative earnings. It also operates the Adventure Island name in Tampa; Water Country USA name in Williamsburg; Discovery Cove marine life theme park in Orlando; and Sesame Place, a seasonal park in Langhorne.
Among 16 analysts covering SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (NYSE:SEAS), 6 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. SeaWorld Entertainment Inc has $27 highest and $5.50 lowest target. $15.46’s average target is -23.73% below currents $20.27 stock price. SeaWorld Entertainment Inc had 57 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, August 31 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Sector Weight”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Friday, November 6. On Friday, March 18 the stock rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to “Outperform”. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was downgraded by B. Riley & Co. Credit Suisse upgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $12 target in Thursday, August 11 report. Bank of America downgraded it to “Underperform” rating and $19 target in Thursday, November 12 report. The stock of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, May 11 by Credit Suisse. On Monday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold”. Macquarie Research upgraded the shares of SEAS in report on Wednesday, December 14 to “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Friday, March 9.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.43, from 1.33 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 24 investors sold SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. shares while 48 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 72.48 million shares or 7.21% more from 67.60 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Pnc Fincl Svcs Group accumulated 12 shares. Peak6 Investments Lp has 0.01% invested in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). Moreover, Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has 0% invested in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) for 36,457 shares. Swiss Retail Bank has invested 0% in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). Tower Rech Cap Ltd (Trc) reported 0.02% in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). Walleye Trading Limited Company holds 116,003 shares. Armistice Capital Ltd has 2.00 million shares for 2.27% of their portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0% in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys holds 48,618 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, Raymond James & has 0% invested in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) for 115,759 shares. First Trust Advsrs Lp reported 0% stake. Nomura stated it has 156,669 shares. Moreover, Wells Fargo And Co Mn has 0% invested in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). Utd Svcs Automobile Association has invested 0.02% in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). Fincl Bank Of America De stated it has 0% of its portfolio in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS).
More important recent SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS) Names Walter Bogumil CSO” on June 06, 2018, also Bizjournals.com published article titled: “Soak zone: See inside SeaWorld Aquatica’s new Ray Rush attraction (Video)”, Bizjournals.com published: “We’re No. 1: Orlando hits record 72 million visitors in 2017” on May 10, 2018. More interesting news about SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) was released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “7 things to know today and SeaWorld woos summer travelers with free beer” with publication date: May 17, 2018.
The insider, and Seaworld Entertainment Inc’s See Remarks, Jack Roddy, unloaded 9,714 company shares on June 07, 2018, valued by the market at approximately $179,903 (at $18.5 per share). For complete info of this trade please open the D.C. based-SEC’s document on hand for review here. Currently, Jack Roddy has 184,863 shares or 0.21% of Seaworld Entertainment Inc’s market cap.
The stock increased 7.19% or $1.36 during the last trading session, reaching $20.27. About 3.99 million shares traded or 125.66% up from the average. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) has declined 2.14% since June 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.71% the S&P500. Some Historical SEAS News: ; 17/05/2018 – Disney, Legoland Lure More Visitors as SeaWorld Attendance Drops; 17/05/2018 – SeaWorld 32.9% Owned by Hedge Funds; Hill Path Capital LP Leads; 12/04/2018 – SeaWorld Likely to Face SEC Claims Over Misleading Investors; 08/05/2018 – SEAWORLD ENTERTAINMENT INC QTRLY NET LOSS PER SHARE $0.73; 11/05/2018 – SeaWorld Makes a Splash — Barrons.com; 08/05/2018 – SeaWorld Rises Above Expectations As Attendance Increases — MarketWatch; 12/04/2018 – SeaWorld flops as it reveals SEC notice; 26/03/2018 SEAWORLD ENTERTAINMENT, 8-K 2018-03-26; 08/05/2018 – San Antonio Bus: Exclusive: SeaWorld San Antonio president talks new messaging and momentum; 30/04/2018 – Daily Mail: Thomas Cook gives SeaWorld three-month ultimatum to fix animal welfare concerns over treatment of killer whales or
Another recent and important Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “Edgewell Personal Care Announces the Appointment of Marisa Iasenza as Chief Legal Officer” on May 14, 2018.
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. The company has market cap of $2.43 billion. The firm operates in four divisions: Wet Shave, Sun and Skin Care, Feminine Care, and All Other. It currently has negative earnings. It offers Schick and Wilkinson Sword razor systems, including razor handles and refillable blades, and disposable shave products for men and women; and shave preparation products, such as shaving gels and creams under the Edge, Skintimate, and Shave Guard brands.
Among 13 analysts covering Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Edgewell Personal Care Company had 55 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, February 3, the company rating was maintained by UBS. On Friday, September 22 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, November 16 report. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Thursday, February 4. On Friday, June 2 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. Societe Generale upgraded Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) on Thursday, June 22 to “Buy” rating. The company was initiated on Monday, December 7 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Friday, November 10. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of EPC in report on Friday, August 18 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, November 22 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.