Prestige Consumer Healthcare Inc. (PBH) Soars 6.25% on December 26

Equities Staff  |

Prestige Consumer Healthcare Inc. (PBH) had a good day on the market for Wednesday December 26 as shares jumped 6.25% to close at $31.11. About 378,805 shares traded hands on 3,698 trades for the day, compared with an average daily volume of 503,333 shares out of a total float of 51.74 million. After opening the trading day at $29.51, shares of Prestige Consumer Healthcare Inc. stayed within a range of $31.18 to $28.97.

With today's gains, Prestige Consumer Healthcare Inc. now has a market cap of $1.61 billion.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 4.6. Shares of Prestige Consumer Healthcare Inc. have been trading within a range of $46.44 and $27.84 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $36.83 and a 200-day SMA of $36.04.

Prestige Consumer Healthcare Inc, formerly Prestige Brands distributes branded over-the-counter healthcare and household cleaning products to mass merchandisers, drug stores, convenience stores, and supermarkets. The firm's major brands include Chloraseptic, Clear Eyes, Compound W, Dramamine, and Comet. Prestige Brands operates in three segments: North American over-the-counter, or OTC healthcare; international over-the-counter healthcare; and household cleaning. The North American OTC segment generates the vast majority of revenue. The largest product groups in the OTC healthcare segments include analgesics, cough and cold, gastrointestinal, and women's health. It has customers in the United States, Canada, and Australia. Sales within the United States contribute the majority of revenue.

Prestige Consumer Healthcare Inc. is based out of Tarrytown, NY and has some 530 employees. Its CEO is Ronald Lombardi.

For a complete fundamental analysis of Prestige Consumer Healthcare Inc., check out’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for PBH.

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Prestige Consumer Healthcare Inc. is also a component of the Russell 2000. The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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