Mark Yagalla
Gold, currencies, macro, commodities

Prestige Brands Holdings: A Solid Play With Minimal Downside Risk

Shares of Prestige Brands Holdings (NYSE:PBH) have been on a downward spiral since the beginning of the year, tumbling over 25%. Shares made a further move to the downside in February after the company missed earnings. However, I think this is a good opportunity for investors, especially considering the over-the-counter healthcare brands and household cleaning products in the company's portfolio. The brands not only have tremendous earnings power, but they also make Prestige Brands an attractive takeover candidate.

The brand portfolio

The company's brand portfolio is wide and diverse. The portfolio includes Beano gas medicine, Dramamine motion sickness relief, Fiber Choice fiber supplement, Gaviscon for heartburn, Clear Eyes, Chloraseptic, Luden's cough drops, NasalCrom allergy spray, Comet cleaning products,...

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