Prestige Consumer Healthcare Inc (NYSE:PBH) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the eight analysts that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have given a hold recommendation and one has issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $61.07.
Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Prestige Consumer Healthcare from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 26th. TheStreet raised shares of Prestige Consumer Healthcare from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 23rd.
Shares of NYSE:PBH traded up $0.71 on Monday, hitting $35.32. 158,000 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 462,383. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $34.36 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $31.74. Prestige Consumer Healthcare has a one year low of $26.25 and a one year high of $41.76. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.63, a quick ratio of 1.26 and a current ratio of 2.16. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.82 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.71, a PEG ratio of 1.94 and a beta of 0.89.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in Prestige Consumer Healthcare by 3.4% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,455,495 shares of the company’s stock valued at $204,510,000 after acquiring an additional 214,690 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Prestige Consumer Healthcare by 0.7% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,898,276 shares of the company’s stock valued at $155,177,000 after acquiring an additional 32,075 shares during the period. Macquarie Group Ltd. increased its stake in Prestige Consumer Healthcare by 7.8% in the second quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 1,705,981 shares of the company’s stock valued at $54,046,000 after acquiring an additional 122,956 shares during the period. Acadian Asset Management LLC increased its stake in Prestige Consumer Healthcare by 7.4% in the second quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 1,483,625 shares of the company’s stock valued at $47,001,000 after acquiring an additional 102,314 shares during the period. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada increased its stake in Prestige Consumer Healthcare by 14.0% in the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 1,257,591 shares of the company’s stock valued at $39,841,000 after acquiring an additional 154,586 shares during the period.
Prestige Consumer Healthcare Company Profile
Prestige Consumer Healthcare Inc, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells over-the-counter (OTC) healthcare and household cleaning products in North America, Australia, and internationally. It operates in three segments: North American OTC Healthcare, International OTC Healthcare, and Household Cleaning.
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