Energizer Holdings Inc (NYSE:ENR) VP Emily K. Boss sold 7,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.00, for a total transaction of $420,000.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 9,708 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $543,648. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
Shares of Energizer Holdings Inc (NYSE ENR) traded down $1.56 on Thursday, hitting $52.92. 1,080,000 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,160,000. The company has a market cap of $3,170.00 and a PE ratio of 19.75. Energizer Holdings Inc has a one year low of $40.64 and a one year high of $62.86. The company has a quick ratio of 1.39, a current ratio of 1.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 29.02.
Energizer (NYSE:ENR) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. The company reported $1.55 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.43 by $0.12. Energizer had a net margin of 10.54% and a return on equity of 407.85%. The business had revenue of $573.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $566.50 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.51 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts forecast that Energizer Holdings Inc will post 3.39 EPS for the current year.
Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co bought a new position in shares of Energizer in the third quarter valued at $4,743,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its stake in shares of Energizer by 2.3% in the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 824,888 shares of the company’s stock valued at $37,986,000 after buying an additional 18,881 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp grew its stake in shares of Energizer by 1.9% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,787,608 shares of the company’s stock valued at $85,841,000 after buying an additional 33,625 shares in the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. grew its stake in shares of Energizer by 425.5% in the third quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 641,214 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,528,000 after buying an additional 519,184 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Sei Investments Co. grew its stake in shares of Energizer by 6.1% in the third quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 79,806 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,675,000 after buying an additional 4,614 shares in the last quarter. 97.23% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on ENR shares. KeyCorp set a $55.00 price target on shares of Energizer and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 16th. SunTrust Banks raised their price target on shares of Energizer to $70.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Energizer from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 price target for the company in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. Deutsche Bank raised shares of Energizer from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $50.00 to $49.00 in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. Finally, Citigroup decreased their price target on shares of Energizer from $54.00 to $52.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $59.22.
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Energizer Holdings, Inc is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of household batteries, specialty batteries and lighting products. The Company is a designer and marketer of automotive fragrance and appearance products. It operates through four geographic segments: North America, which consists of the United States and Canada; Latin America, which includes its markets in Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and South America; Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific, which consists of its markets in Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
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