Energizer Holdings Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages (NYSE:ENR)
Shares of Energizer Holdings (NYSE:ENR) have received an average rating of “Buy” from the sixteen ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eleven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $111.69.
Shares of Energizer Holdings (NYSE:ENR) opened at 96.30 on Tuesday. Energizer Holdings has a 1-year low of $87.77 and a 1-year high of $113.16. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $102.8 and a 200-day moving average of $100.8. The company has a market cap of $6.033 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.75.
Energizer Holdings (NYSE:ENR) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, January 29th. The company reported $2.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.14 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $1.11 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.16 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $2.20 earnings per share. Energizer Holdings’s revenue was down 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Energizer Holdings will post $7.08 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, March 12th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.08%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 18th.
A number of research firms have recently commented on ENR. Analysts at BMO Capital Markets cut their price target on shares of Energizer Holdings from $100.00 to $95.00 in a research note on Friday, January 31st. Separately, analysts at Jefferies Group cut their price target on shares of Energizer Holdings to $95.00 in a research note on Thursday, January 30th. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Energizer Holdings in a research note on Thursday, January 30th. They now have a $110.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $116.00.
Energizer Holdings, Inc (NYSE:ENR) is a manufacturers and marketers of primary batteries, portable lighting and personal care products in the wet shave, skin care, feminine care and infant care categories.
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