John Hunter Made a Purchase of 552 Shares of Edgewell Personal Care Company (EPC); Armistice Capital Boosted Hain Celestial Group (Call) (HAIN) Position

Armistice Capital Llc increased Hain Celestial Group Inc (Call) (HAIN) stake by 33.93% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Armistice Capital Llc acquired 228,000 shares as Hain Celestial Group Inc (Call) (HAIN)’s stock rose 6.47%. The Armistice Capital Llc holds 900,000 shares with $37.04 million value, up from 672,000 last quarter. Hain Celestial Group Inc (Call) now has $3.65 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.36% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $35.15. About 91,506 shares traded. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) has declined 22.27% since February 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.97% the S&P500.

Company insider, John Hunter, director of Edgewell Personal Care Co obtained a total of 552 shares of the corporation, based on an average weighted cost of $54.5 per share. This acquisition decreased his ownership of Edgewell Personal Care Co to 0.01% market cap or 4,601 shares.

Armistice Capital Llc decreased Madrigal Pharmaceuticals Inc stake by 70,000 shares to 212,000 valued at $9.54 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc (Call) (NASDAQ:ADMS) stake by 1.13M shares and now owns 26,000 shares. Tyson Foods Inc (NYSE:TSN) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.09, from 0.96 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 54 investors sold HAIN shares while 103 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 83 raised stakes. 90.96 million shares or 1.02% less from 91.90 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Comerica Natl Bank has invested 0.03% in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN). 134,976 were accumulated by Jpmorgan Chase And. Fred Alger Inc owns 307 shares. Glg Prns Ltd Partnership holds 0.01% in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) or 5,000 shares. Teton Incorporated stated it has 79,000 shares. Blackrock Inc owns 0.02% invested in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) for 8.25M shares. Profund Ltd Liability Com invested 0.02% in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN). Thrivent Financial For Lutherans reported 282,775 shares stake. 183,741 are owned by California Pub Employees Retirement System. 53,405 were accumulated by Bluefin Trading Ltd Liability Corporation. Advsrs Asset Mngmt Incorporated stated it has 0% in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN). Sls Mngmt Lc has 239,170 shares. 13D Lc accumulated 263,012 shares. Nationwide Fund accumulated 290,125 shares. San Francisco Sentry Group (Ca) reported 0.02% stake.

Among 30 analysts covering Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN), 11 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 37% are positive. Hain Celestial Group had 91 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by William Blair on Friday, September 4 with “Outperform”. Bernstein upgraded the shares of HAIN in report on Wednesday, November 8 to “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 8 by RBC Capital Markets. Buckingham Research initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, October 19 report. The stock of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) earned “Hold” rating by Maxim Group on Thursday, June 22. As per Wednesday, November 4, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The stock of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 29 by Susquehanna. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 4 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral” on Friday, November 18. Piper Jaffray downgraded The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) rating on Tuesday, February 2. Piper Jaffray has “Neutral” rating and $38 target.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0 in Q3 2017. Its down 1.00, from 1 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 1 investors sold Edgewell Personal Care Company shares while 1 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. 15,668 shares or 60.85% less from 40,024 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Gemmer Asset Management owns 116 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Paradigm Fin Limited Company accumulated 0.17% or 7,076 shares. Vantage Invest Advsr Lc holds 101 shares. Leavell Mngmt owns 8,375 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio.

The stock increased 1.05% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $53.13. About 14,984 shares traded. Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) has declined 8.33% since February 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.03% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Edgewell Personal Care Company has $117 highest and $50.0 lowest target. $65.70’s average target is 23.66% above currents $53.13 stock price. Edgewell Personal Care Company had 49 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 4 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, August 11. Jefferies maintained Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) rating on Thursday, July 6. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $7700 target. Jefferies downgraded Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) on Tuesday, May 3 to “Hold” rating. Goldman Sachs upgraded Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) on Monday, November 16 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) earned “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, November 9. The rating was initiated by Societe Generale on Thursday, January 7 with “Hold”. On Monday, August 7 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, September 4 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Friday, November 10.

Edgewell Personal Care Company manufactures and markets personal care products in the wet shave, sun and skin care, feminine care, and infant care categories the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.87 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Wet Shave, Sun and Skin Care, Feminine Care, and All Other. It currently has negative earnings. It offers Schick and Wilkinson Sword razor systems, including razor handles and refillable blades, and disposable shave products for men and women; and shave preparation products, such as shaving gels and creams under the Edge, Skintimate, and Shave Guard brands.

Analysts await Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $1.20 EPS, down 0.83% or $0.01 from last year’s $1.21 per share. EPC’s profit will be $64.80M for 11.07 P/E if the $1.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.20 actual EPS reported by Edgewell Personal Care Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 500.00% EPS growth.