News articles about Prestige Brands (NYSE:PBH) have trended very positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Prestige Brands earned a media sentiment score of 0.52 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.3862999728979 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Prestige Brands (PBH) opened at $36.44 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.69, a current ratio of 2.19 and a quick ratio of 1.43. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,925.84, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.00, a PEG ratio of 1.48 and a beta of 1.21. Prestige Brands has a 12 month low of $32.46 and a 12 month high of $59.63.
Prestige Brands (NYSE:PBH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 1st. The company reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.70. The business had revenue of $270.62 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $270.25 million. Prestige Brands had a return on equity of 14.14% and a net margin of 38.05%. The firm’s revenue was up 24.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.61 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that Prestige Brands will post 2.58 earnings per share for the current year.
In other Prestige Brands news, SVP William P’pool acquired 1,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 12th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $33.90 per share, with a total value of $50,850.00. Following the purchase, the senior vice president now owns 6,600 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $223,740. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Gary E. Costley acquired 7,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 5th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $35.47 per share, for a total transaction of $266,025.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 11,097 shares in the company, valued at approximately $393,610.59. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have purchased a total of 19,000 shares of company stock worth $679,575 in the last ninety days. 0.98% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: “Prestige Brands (PBH) Earning Very Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows” was posted by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. If you are reading this news story on another website, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of U.S. and international trademark & copyright legislation. The legal version of this news story can be read at https://baseballnewssource.com/2018/03/15/prestige-brands-pbh-earning-very-positive-press-coverage-study-shows/2036887.html.
About Prestige Brands
Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc is engaged in the marketing, sales and distribution of over-the-counter healthcare and household cleaning products. The Company operates through three segments: North American Over-the-Counter (OTC) Healthcare; International Over-the-Counter Healthcare, and Household Cleaning.
Receive News & Ratings for Prestige Brands Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Prestige Brands and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.