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How Does Edgewell Personal Care Compare to Its Peers?

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Edgewell Personal Care and its peers

In this article, we’ll compare Edgewell Personal Care (EPC-2) to its peers. The PS (price-to-sales) ratios of Edgewell, Kimberly-Clark (KMB), Estée Lauder (EL), and Coty (COTY) are 1.1x, 2.4x, 2.8x, and 2.3x, respectively.

The PBV (price-to-book value) ratios of Edgewell, Estée Lauder, and Coty are 2.0x, 8.8x, and 11.8x, respectively.

Thus, the peers have outperformed Edgewell Personal Care based on PS and PBV.

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ETFs that invest in Edgewell Personal Care

The PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility ETF (XMLV) invests 1.1% of its holdings in Edgewell.

The First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX ETF (FXG) invests 0.85% of its holdings in Edgewell. The ETF tracks an index of large-cap and mid-cap US consumer staples stocks.

The PowerShares Russell Midcap Equal Weight ETF (EQWM) invests 0.76% of its holdings in Edgewell. The ETF tracks the Russell Midcap Equal Weight Index.

Comparing Edgewell Personal Care and its ETFs

Now let’s take a look at Edgewell and the ETFs that invest in it:

  • The year-to-date price movements of Edgewell, XMLV, FXG, and EQWM are -22.6%, 4.3%, 0.21%, and -6.2%, respectively.
  • The PBV ratios of Edgewell, XMLV, FXG, and EQWM are 2.0x, 2.2x, 3.2x, and 2.0x, respectively.

Thus, ETFs have outperformed Edgewell Personal Care based on price movement and PBV.

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