Bokf Na reduced its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings Inc (NYSE:ENR) by 5.3% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 58,094 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,268 shares during the quarter. Bokf Na owned about 0.08% of Energizer worth $2,623,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Energizer by 2.1% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 5,521,114 shares of the company’s stock valued at $323,813,000 after buying an additional 114,000 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc lifted its stake in Energizer by 2.1% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 5,521,114 shares of the company’s stock worth $323,813,000 after purchasing an additional 114,000 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in Energizer by 1.4% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,384,274 shares of the company’s stock worth $243,101,000 after purchasing an additional 72,563 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its stake in Energizer by 4.9% in the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 5,160,218 shares of the company’s stock worth $302,647,000 after purchasing an additional 243,347 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC lifted its stake in Energizer by 32.2% in the 4th quarter. Ceredex Value Advisors LLC now owns 3,949,977 shares of the company’s stock worth $178,342,000 after purchasing an additional 961,356 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 78.53% of the company’s stock.
Energizer stock opened at $45.99 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 13.86, a quick ratio of 1.10 and a current ratio of 1.45. The firm has a market cap of $3.22 billion, a PE ratio of 13.65, a P/E/G ratio of 2.52 and a beta of 0.49. Energizer Holdings Inc has a fifty-two week low of $42.74 and a fifty-two week high of $65.57.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 25th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 22nd. Energizer’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 35.61%.
Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Energizer from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 12th. TheStreet cut shares of Energizer from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Friday, November 16th. Evercore ISI assumed coverage on shares of Energizer in a research note on Tuesday, February 12th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $55.00 target price on the stock. Bank of America reiterated an “underperform” rating and issued a $45.00 target price (down from $50.00) on shares of Energizer in a research note on Thursday, December 6th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Energizer from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 13th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $59.80.
Energizer Holdings, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes household batteries, specialty batteries, and lighting products worldwide. It offers lithium, alkaline, carbon zinc, nickel metal hydride, zinc air, and silver oxide batteries under the Energizer and Eveready brands, as well as primary, rechargeable, specialty, and hearing aid products.
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