Fiduciary Trust Co. held its stake in shares of Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR) during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 4,915 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Fiduciary Trust Co.’s holdings in Energizer Holdings were worth $274,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Creative Planning increased its stake in shares of Energizer Holdings by 0.4% in the first quarter. Creative Planning now owns 1,999 shares of the company’s stock valued at $111,000 after buying an additional 7 shares in the last quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Energizer Holdings during the first quarter valued at $114,000. Financial Counselors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Energizer Holdings during the first quarter valued at $201,000. World Asset Management Inc acquired a new stake in shares of Energizer Holdings during the first quarter valued at $221,000. Finally, United Capital Financial Advisers LLC increased its stake in shares of Energizer Holdings by 2.8% in the fourth quarter. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC now owns 5,049 shares of the company’s stock valued at $225,000 after buying an additional 136 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 91.87% of the company’s stock.
Shares of Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE ENR) traded down 0.93% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $51.26. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 490,590 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $53.48 and its 200-day moving average is $52.43. The stock has a market cap of $3.17 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.06 and a beta of 0.59. Energizer Holdings, Inc. has a 12-month low of $41.97 and a 12-month high of $60.07.
Energizer Holdings (NYSE:ENR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 3rd. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.16. Energizer Holdings had a return on equity of 1,405.85% and a net margin of 11.00%. The firm had revenue of $359 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $366.66 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.30 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 7.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts anticipate that Energizer Holdings, Inc. will post $2.86 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, June 14th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 22nd were issued a $0.275 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, May 18th. This represents a $1.10 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.15%. Energizer Holdings’s dividend payout ratio is currently 36.67%.
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Several analysts recently weighed in on ENR shares. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $60.00 price objective on shares of Energizer Holdings in a research report on Thursday, June 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised Energizer Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, April 12th. Morgan Stanley cut Energizer Holdings from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and upped their target price for the stock from $58.00 to $61.00 in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC set a $60.00 target price on Energizer Holdings and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $58.43.
About Energizer Holdings
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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