Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS lessened its holdings in Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EPC) by 0.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 8,380 shares of the company’s stock after selling 8 shares during the quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS’s holdings in Energizer Holdings were worth $637,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in EPC. BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings in Energizer Holdings by 7,004.8% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 9,145,412 shares of the company’s stock valued at $668,896,000 after buying an additional 9,016,691 shares during the period. Credit Suisse AG increased its holdings in Energizer Holdings by 149.2% in the 1st quarter. Credit Suisse AG now owns 4,072,492 shares of the company’s stock valued at $297,861,000 after buying an additional 2,438,114 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its holdings in Energizer Holdings by 8.5% in the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 3,057,051 shares of the company’s stock valued at $232,397,000 after buying an additional 238,452 shares during the period. Marshall Wace North America L.P. increased its holdings in Energizer Holdings by 2,342.9% in the 2nd quarter. Marshall Wace North America L.P. now owns 173,935 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,219,000 after buying an additional 166,815 shares during the period. Finally, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL increased its holdings in Energizer Holdings by 7.6% in the 2nd quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL now owns 2,077,605 shares of the company’s stock valued at $157,940,000 after buying an additional 146,860 shares during the period. 89.33% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Shares of Energizer Holdings, Inc. (EPC) opened at 73.99 on Monday. Energizer Holdings, Inc. has a 12-month low of $69.63 and a 12-month high of $84.45. The company has a market cap of $4.22 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.83 and a beta of 0.97. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $74.14 and a 200 day moving average of $73.81.

Energizer Holdings (NYSE:EPC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported $1.11 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.31. The company had revenue of $637.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $648.13 million. Energizer Holdings had a return on equity of 12.71% and a net margin of 8.80%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 1.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.66 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts expect that Energizer Holdings, Inc. will post $3.98 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

EPC has been the topic of several analyst reports. TheStreet raised shares of Energizer Holdings from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Societe Generale raised shares of Energizer Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their price target for the company from $83.00 to $90.00 in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Energizer Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $85.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Citigroup Inc. lowered their price target on shares of Energizer Holdings from $91.00 to $86.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, May 31st. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $105.00 price target on shares of Energizer Holdings in a report on Sunday, July 16th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $85.38.

Energizer Holdings Profile

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Energizer Holdings (NYSE:EPC)

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