Swiss National Bank lifted its position in Prestige Brand Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PBH) by 1.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 88,600 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,600 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank owned about 0.17% of Prestige Brand Holdings worth $4,679,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Prestige Brand Holdings by 1.6% in the 2nd quarter. Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc. now owns 160,662 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,484,000 after buying an additional 2,504 shares in the last quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Prestige Brand Holdings by 2.8% in the 2nd quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,378,846 shares of the company’s stock valued at $72,816,000 after buying an additional 37,849 shares in the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Prestige Brand Holdings by 3.2% in the 2nd quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 787,926 shares of the company’s stock valued at $41,611,000 after buying an additional 24,343 shares in the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its position in shares of Prestige Brand Holdings by 10.9% in the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,080 shares of the company’s stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 205 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Federated Investors Inc. PA increased its position in shares of Prestige Brand Holdings by 21.8% in the 2nd quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 165,243 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,726,000 after buying an additional 29,550 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 98.56% of the company’s stock.

In other news, SVP Jean A. Boyko sold 12,876 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $52.12, for a total transaction of $671,097.12. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 26,566 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,384,619.92. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders own 0.98% of the company’s stock.

Prestige Brand Holdings, Inc. (NYSE PBH) opened at 49.32 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $2.61 billion, a PE ratio of 24.36 and a beta of 1.20. Prestige Brand Holdings, Inc. has a one year low of $44.64 and a one year high of $59.63. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $51.10 and a 200 day moving average price of $53.13.

Prestige Brand Holdings (NYSE:PBH) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.03. Prestige Brand Holdings had a net margin of 11.70% and a return on equity of 16.06%. The firm had revenue of $256.57 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $255.64 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.59 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 22.4% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Prestige Brand Holdings, Inc. will post $2.64 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of research firms recently commented on PBH. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Prestige Brand Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $57.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Prestige Brand Holdings from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and issued a $54.00 price objective on shares of Prestige Brand Holdings in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Finally, KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and issued a $61.00 price objective on shares of Prestige Brand Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $64.00.

Prestige Brand Holdings 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Prestige Brand Holdings (NYSE:PBH)

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