NEW YORK, February 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com has initiated reports coverage on four Personal Products stocks which are: Unilever PLC (NYSE: UL), Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: NUS), Energizer Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ENR), and Edgewell Personal Care Co. (NYSE: EPC). These companies belong to the Consumer Staples sector which includes all the industries that consumers rely on for everyday necessities, regardless of the state of the economy or their personal financial situation. Stocks in this sector often provide good stability in a portfolio and allow for solid growth over a long period of time. Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free research reports at:
On Wednesday, shares in UK headquartered Unilever PLC recorded a trading volume of 1.84 million shares. The stock ended the day at $42.17, rising 1.20% from the last trading session. The Company's shares have advanced 2.19% in the last one month, 8.17% in the previous three months, and 4.47% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 3.85%. Furthermore, shares of Unilever, which operates in the fast-moving consumer goods market in the Africa, Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe, and Middle East, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.31.
On February 09th, 2017, Unilever announced that it has priced €1.2 billion in bonds on the European Markets. The bonds comprise €600,000,000 of 0.375% Fixed Rate Notes due February 2023 and €600,000,000 of 1.0% Fixed Rate Notes due February 2027. They are issued by Unilever NV and guaranteed by Unilever PLC and Unilever United States, Inc. Unilever intends to use the proceeds for general corporate purposes. Free research report on UL is available at:
Nu Skin Enterprises
Utah headquartered Nu Skin Enterprises Inc.'s stock climbed 1.05%, finishing yesterday's session at $55.00 with a total trading volume of 488,180 shares. The Company's shares have gained 5.87% in the last month, 5.34% over the previous three months, and 15.11% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 8.48% and 6.27%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Nu Skin Enterprises, which develops and distributes anti-aging personal care products and nutritional supplements under the Nu Skin and Pharmanex category brands worldwide, have an RSI of 75.28.
On January 23rd, 2017, Nu Skin announced that it will release Q4 and full-year 2016 results after the market closes on February 16th, 2017. The Company's management team will discuss the results and upcoming business initiatives on the conference call on the same day at 5 p.m. ET. The complimentary research report on NUS can be downloaded at:
Shares in Missouri headquartered Energizer Holdings Inc. ended the session 0.30% higher at $53.92. The stock recorded a trading volume of 469,344 shares. The Company's shares have gained 10.99% in the last one month, 23.79% in the previous three months, and 20.87% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 12.78% above its 50-day moving average and 13.89% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Energizer Holdings, which together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes household batteries, specialty batteries, and lighting products worldwide, have an RSI of 79.11.
On February 01st, 2017, Energizer reported net earnings of $95.6 million, or $1.52 per diluted share, for Q1 FY17 compared to $65.5 million, or $1.05 per diluted share, in Q1 FY16. The Company's net sales were $559.6 million, up 10.4% on a y-o-y basis and gross margin totaled 48.5%, up 320 basis points y-o-y.
On February 02nd, 2017, research firm UBS reiterated its 'Neutral' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $46 a share to $53 a share. Visit us today and access our complete research report on ENR at:
Edgewell Personal Care
At the closing bell on Wednesday, Chesterfield, Missouri headquartered Edgewell Personal Care Co.'s stock advanced 0.40%, finishing at $78.10. A total volume of 201,681 shares was traded. The Company's shares have gained 1.79% in the last month and 7.00% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 2.22% above its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Edgewell Personal Care, which manufactures and markets personal care products in the wet shave, sun and skin care, feminine care, and infant care categories the US and internationally, have an RSI of 56.55.
On February 02nd, 2017, Edgewell reported that net sales were $485.0 million in Q1 FY17 compared to $495.1 million in Q1 FY16. The Company's gross margin increased 100 basis points to 47.0%. Edgewell's net earnings in Q1 FY17 were $33.5 million compared to $23.7 million in Q1 FY16.
On February 03rd, 2017, research firm UBS reiterated its 'Neutral' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $82 a share to $81 a share. Get free access to your research report on EPC at:
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