Brokerages expect Energizer Holdings Inc (NYSE:ENR) to post earnings per share of $0.42 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have provided estimates for Energizer’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.37 to $0.46. Energizer reported earnings of $0.50 per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year over year growth rate of 16%. The company is scheduled to issue its next earnings results on Wednesday, May 2nd.
On average, analysts expect that Energizer will report full year earnings of $3.39 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.36 to $3.42. For the next year, analysts forecast that the business will post earnings of $3.67 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.60 to $3.81. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that that provide coverage for Energizer.
Energizer (NYSE:ENR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. The company reported $1.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.43 by $0.12. The business had revenue of $573.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $566.50 million. Energizer had a net margin of 9.40% and a return on equity of 274.69%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.51 earnings per share.
Shares of Energizer (NYSE:ENR) traded down $0.21 on Friday, hitting $51.89. 380,778 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 909,756. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,135.89, a PE ratio of 19.36, a PEG ratio of 1.30 and a beta of 0.95. Energizer has a 1-year low of $40.64 and a 1-year high of $62.86. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 29.02, a current ratio of 1.90 and a quick ratio of 1.39.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 13th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 20th were paid a $0.29 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, February 16th. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.24%. Energizer’s dividend payout ratio is currently 43.28%.
In other Energizer news, VP Emily K. Boss sold 7,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.00, for a total value of $420,000.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 9,708 shares in the company, valued at $543,648. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 1.79% of the company’s stock.
Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Ford Financial Group Inc. purchased a new position in Energizer in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $114,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in 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 purchasing an additional 18,881 shares during the last quarter. Virtus Fund Advisers LLC increased its stake in Energizer by 23.1% in the fourth quarter. Virtus Fund Advisers LLC now owns 3,769,760 shares of the company’s stock valued at $180,873,000 after purchasing an additional 707,896 shares during the last quarter. Engineers Gate Manager LP purchased a new position in Energizer in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $2,097,000. Finally, Teacher Retirement System of Texas increased its stake in Energizer by 311.0% in the fourth quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 21,021 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,009,000 after purchasing an additional 15,906 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 97.24% of the company’s stock.
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Energizer Company Profile
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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