Equities Analysts Set Expectations for Prestige Consumer Healthcare Inc’s Q1 2020 Earnings (PBH)

Prestige Consumer Healthcare Inc (NYSE:PBH) – Equities research analysts at William Blair issued their Q1 2020 earnings estimates for shares of Prestige Consumer Healthcare in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, May 9th. William Blair analyst J. Andersen forecasts that the company will earn $0.62 per share for the quarter. William Blair also issued estimates for Prestige Consumer Healthcare’s Q2 2020 earnings at $0.66 EPS, Q3 2020 earnings at $0.77 EPS, Q4 2020 earnings at $0.75 EPS and FY2021 earnings at $2.96 EPS.

Prestige Consumer Healthcare (NYSE:PBH) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 9th. The company reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $241.03 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $237.22 million. Prestige Consumer Healthcare had a positive return on equity of 12.45% and a negative net margin of 3.67%. The firm’s revenue was down 5.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.62 earnings per share.

Several other research analysts have also commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Prestige Consumer Healthcare from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 30th. ValuEngine upgraded Prestige Consumer Healthcare from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, April 29th. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $97.00 target price on shares of Prestige Consumer Healthcare in a research report on Friday, March 15th. Finally, Desjardins lowered Prestige Consumer Healthcare to a “hold” rating and set a $88.00 target price for the company. in a research report on Wednesday, February 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Prestige Consumer Healthcare presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $54.07.

PBH opened at $30.19 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.56 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.86, a P/E/G ratio of 1.76 and a beta of 0.96. Prestige Consumer Healthcare has a 12 month low of $26.25 and a 12 month high of $41.76. The company has a quick ratio of 1.34, a current ratio of 2.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.64.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans boosted its holdings in Prestige Consumer Healthcare by 2.7% in the fourth quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 13,137 shares of the company’s stock valued at $406,000 after purchasing an additional 347 shares during the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System boosted its position in Prestige Consumer Healthcare by 1.1% in the 4th quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 37,134 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,147,000 after buying an additional 400 shares during the period. Captrust Financial Advisors boosted its position in Prestige Consumer Healthcare by 23.8% in the 4th quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 2,228 shares of the company’s stock valued at $69,000 after buying an additional 428 shares during the period. Mason Street Advisors LLC boosted its position in Prestige Consumer Healthcare by 1.6% in the 1st quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 27,545 shares of the company’s stock valued at $824,000 after buying an additional 445 shares during the period. Finally, Diversified Trust Co boosted its position in Prestige Consumer Healthcare by 7.8% in the 4th quarter. Diversified Trust Co now owns 7,925 shares of the company’s stock valued at $245,000 after buying an additional 575 shares during the period.

About Prestige Consumer Healthcare

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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