How These Personal Products Stocks are Faring? -- Unilever, Nu Skin Enterprises, Energizer, and Edgewell Personal Care

Oct 06, 2016, 06:00 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, October 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- has on its radar four equities in the global Personal Products space, which are Unilever PLC (NYSE: UL), Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: NUS), Energizer Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ENR), and Edgewell Personal Care Co. (NYSE: EPC). Driving growth and demand for companies in this space are the following key factors - consumer spending power, trends and needs, and advertising and promotional offers. Register now and get full and free access to our downloadable research reports on these stocks at:


London, the UK headquartered Unilever PLC's stock finished Wednesday's session 1.63% lower at $46.97 with a total trading volume of 1.14 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 0.10% in the previous three months and 11.47% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 0.33% above its 50-day moving average and 4.92% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, 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 50.17.

On September 19th, 2016, Unilever announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Seventh Generation, Inc., the North American home and personal care products company. Based in Vermont, Seventh Generation is a pioneer in corporate responsibility and sustainable product innovations, including plant-based detergents and household cleaners. The company's turnover exceeded US $200 million in 2015 and it has seen double digit compounded annual growth over the last 10 years. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Access our complete research report on UL for free at:

Nu Skin Enterprises  

On Wednesday, shares in Provo, Utah headquartered Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. recorded a trading volume of 2.37 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 689,620 shares. The stock ended the session 0.06% higher at $65.72. The Company's shares have advanced 10.66% in the last one month, 41.27% over the previous three months, and 78.27% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 12.07% above its 50-day moving average and 53.27% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, 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 69.10.

As per notes filed with the SEC, on September 20th, 2016, Nu Skin Enterprises reached a resolution with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), which fully resolves the company's previously disclosed SEC investigation in its entirety. Pursuant to the settlement, the SEC found that the company's books and records and internal controls related to a charitable contribution in China in 2013 were insufficient, and the company agreed to pay $765,688 to the SEC. In agreeing to the settlement, the company neither admitted nor denied the SEC's findings. The complimentary research report on NUS can be downloaded at:

Energizer Holdings  

Shares in St. Louis, Missouri headquartered Energizer Holdings Inc. closed the day 0.02% lower at $49.20. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.17 million shares, which was higher than its three months average volume of 693,590 shares. The Company's shares have gained 46.95% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 1.16% above its 50-day moving average and 13.77% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Energizer Holdings, which manufactures, markets, and distributes household batteries, specialty batteries, and lighting products worldwide, have an RSI of 58.25. Register for free on and get access to the latest PDF format report on ENR at:

Edgewell Personal Care

At the close, shares in Chesterfield, Missouri headquartered Edgewell Personal Care Co. ended the day at $79.77, rising 0.86%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 496,226 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 0.24% in the last one month and 1.79% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 0.94% and 0.54%, respectively. Furthermore, 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, Canada, Mexico, Germany, Japan, and Australia, have an RSI of 58.58.

On August 23rd, 2016, Edgewell Personal Care issued a statement in response to Procter & Gamble Company's lawsuit regarding Edgewell's 3-bladed private label razors. The company stated that it believes P&G's allegations have no basis. Gillette's MACH3® patents have expired and it is confident in the quality and performance of its private label products. Edgewell Personal Care noted that it will vigorously defend itself against these meritless claims.

On September 12th, 2016, research firm Bank of America/ Merrill downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Neutral'. Download your free research report on EPC at:


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