Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS trimmed its holdings in Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR) by 0.3% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 9,024 shares of the company’s stock after selling 23 shares during the period. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS’s holdings in Energizer Holdings were worth $433,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of ENR. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 7.5% in the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,412 shares of the company’s stock valued at $116,000 after purchasing an additional 169 shares during the period. IFP Advisors Inc grew its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 7.1% in the second quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 2,607 shares of the company’s stock valued at $125,000 after purchasing an additional 172 shares during the period. Creative Planning grew its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 30.9% in the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 2,617 shares of the company’s stock valued at $126,000 after purchasing an additional 618 shares during the period. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 149.1% in the second quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 3,460 shares of the company’s stock valued at $166,000 after purchasing an additional 2,071 shares during the period. Finally, Financial Counselors Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Energizer Holdings in the first quarter valued at about $201,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 93.92% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $60.00 price objective on shares of Energizer Holdings in a report on Thursday, June 8th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Energizer Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 20th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Energizer Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, June 29th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $54.00 price objective (down previously from $62.00) on shares of Energizer Holdings in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $55.00 price objective (down previously from $62.00) on shares of Energizer Holdings in a report on Saturday, July 22nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $53.88.

Shares of Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR) opened at 44.94 on Friday. Energizer Holdings, Inc. has a one year low of $41.97 and a one year high of $56.37. The company has a 50 day moving average of $46.30 and a 200-day moving average of $46.30. The stock has a market cap of $2.78 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.92 and a beta of 0.58.

Energizer Holdings (NYSE:ENR) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.06. Energizer Holdings had a net margin of 10.97% and a return on equity of 529.84%. The firm had revenue of $372.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $390.88 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.32 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts anticipate that Energizer Holdings, Inc. will post $2.90 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 12th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 21st were paid a dividend of $0.275 per share. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.45%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 17th. Energizer Holdings’s dividend payout ratio is currently 36.54%.

In related news, Director Robert V. Vitale acquired 7,300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 4th. The stock was bought at an average price of $41.61 per share, with a total value of $303,753.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 2,300 shares in the company, valued at approximately $95,703. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Timothy W. Gorman acquired 6,300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 22nd. The shares were bought at an average cost of $42.26 per share, with a total value of $266,238.00. Following the purchase, the chief financial officer now owns 20,974 shares in the company, valued at $886,361.24. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have bought 31,212 shares of company stock valued at $1,297,839. Corporate insiders own 1.73% of the company’s stock.

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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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