News articles about Prestige Brands (NYSE:PBH) have been trending positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Prestige Brands earned a coverage optimism score of 0.41 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.8363630905688 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Several research firms have issued reports on PBH. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Prestige Brands from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $55.00 price objective (up from $54.00) on shares of Prestige Brands in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $118.00 price objective on shares of Prestige Brands in a research report on Thursday, November 23rd. TD Securities reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $125.00 price objective on shares of Prestige Brands in a research report on Thursday, November 23rd. Finally, DA Davidson set a $79.00 price objective on shares of Prestige Brands and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $77.75.
Prestige Brands (PBH) opened at $44.84 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $2,384.10, a PE ratio of 22.42, a PEG ratio of 1.82 and a beta of 1.19. Prestige Brands has a 1 year low of $40.11 and a 1 year high of $59.63. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.34, a current ratio of 2.06 and a quick ratio of 1.32.
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Prestige Brands Company Profile
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.
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