Prestige Brands Holdings Inc. (NYSE:PBH) fell 2.2% during trading on Friday . The company traded as low as $51.16 and last traded at $51.78, with a volume of 409,410 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $52.97.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on PBH shares. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and set a $70.00 price objective on shares of Prestige Brands Holdings in a research report on Friday. Jefferies Group restated a “sell” rating on shares of Prestige Brands Holdings in a research report on Monday, August 1st. Piper Jaffray Cos. restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Prestige Brands Holdings in a research report on Friday, July 15th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Prestige Brands Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 13th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $59.80.

The firm has a 50-day moving average of $54.25 and a 200 day moving average of $52.93. The company has a market capitalization of $2.71 billion and a P/E ratio of 27.33.

Prestige Brands Holdings (NYSE:PBH) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $209.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $208.18 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.52 earnings per share. Prestige Brands Holdings’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Prestige Brands Holdings Inc. will post $2.35 EPS for the current year.

In other Prestige Brands Holdings news, SVP Jean A. Boyko sold 3,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $53.78, for a total transaction of $188,230.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 12,804 shares in the company, valued at approximately $688,599.12. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Paul Migaki sold 26,877 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $54.51, for a total transaction of $1,465,065.27. Following the sale, the insider now owns 67,900 shares in the company, valued at $3,701,229. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several large investors have added to or reduced their stakes in PBH. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK raised its stake in Prestige Brands Holdings by 34.0% in the fourth quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK now owns 160,533 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,609,000 after buying an additional 40,700 shares in the last quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its stake in Prestige Brands Holdings by 1.0% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 91,250 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,698,000 after buying an additional 865 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in Prestige Brands Holdings by 1.9% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 3,908,778 shares of the company’s stock valued at $201,225,000 after buying an additional 74,159 shares in the last quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in Prestige Brands Holdings by 63.7% in the fourth quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 37,394 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,925,000 after buying an additional 14,546 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in Prestige Brands Holdings by 3.2% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 293,003 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,084,000 after buying an additional 9,001 shares in the last quarter.

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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