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Recent Valuation: Prestige Brand (NYSE: PBH)


Prestige Brand trades as part of the healthcare sector and is part of the medical distribution industry. The company CEO is Ronald Lombardi. Prestige Brands Inc is a healthcare company. Its core business involves the distribution of healthcare and household cleaning products to supermarkets and drug stores.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The PBH stock showed a previous change of 0.11% with an open at 38.45 and a close of 38.31. It reached an intraday high of 38.67 and a low of 37.82.

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The stock has a market cap of $2.0b with 51.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 49.1m shares. Trading volume reached 332,220 shares compared to its average volume of 713,039 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Prestige Brand shares returned 4.67% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 12.98%. Over three months, it changed 17.34%. In one year it has changed -24.48% and within that year its 52-week high was 53.90 and its 52-week low was 27.84. PBH stock is 37.61% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 39.55 and a 50 day moving average of 34.76. Currently PBH stock is trading -3.13% below its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy, but should check other indicators to confirm a buy signal.

SeekingAlpha:  Prestige Brands to divest its household cleaning business


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 6.34 that ended on 31st of March 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 6.04. Based on 5 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.66. The TTM EPS is 2.42, which comes to a TTM PE of 15.83. Historically, the PE high was 45.90 and the PE low was 6.04. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 14.62, which is a decrease of -61.83%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
03-31-2018:  0.62
12-31-2017:  0.70
09-30-2017:  0.61
06-30-2017:  0.66

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 59.76, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 35.89%

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest is 8,567,910, which is 16.56% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 11.15. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 1.08

SeekingAlpha:  Prestige Brands to divest its household cleaning business

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company's return on equity is 31.88%, return on assets is 8.20%, profit margin is 39.68%, price-to-sales is 2.52 and price-to-book is 1.68.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 4  :Valuation Score
 6  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks. Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.


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