TheStreet Lowers Energizer Holdings, Inc. (EPC) to D+
Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a buy rating and issued a $105.00 target price on shares of Energizer Holdings in a research note on Sunday, July 16th. Citigroup Inc. restated a buy rating and issued a $87.00 target price (up from $86.00) on shares of Energizer Holdings in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Morgan Stanley lowered their target price on shares of Energizer Holdings from $80.00 to $65.00 and set an equal weight rating for the company in a research note on Friday. Jefferies Group LLC restated a hold rating and issued a $78.00 target price (up from $77.00) on shares of Energizer Holdings in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG raised their target price on shares of Energizer Holdings from $75.00 to $77.00 and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $78.91.
Energizer Holdings (NYSE EPC) opened at $57.31 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a quick ratio of 1.64 and a current ratio of 2.26. Energizer Holdings has a one year low of $55.94 and a one year high of $82.69. The stock has a market cap of $3,265.01, a P/E ratio of 14.40, a PEG ratio of 1.99 and a beta of 0.91.
Energizer Holdings (NYSE:EPC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $1.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.03 by ($0.03). The business had revenue of $564.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $588.28 million. Energizer Holdings had a net margin of 0.25% and a return on equity of 12.54%. Energizer Holdings’s revenue for the quarter was down 7.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.06 earnings per share. analysts predict that Energizer Holdings will post 3.9 EPS for the current year.
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Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of EPC. OppenheimerFunds Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Energizer Holdings by 18.5% during the first quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 7,774 shares of the company’s stock worth $569,000 after buying an additional 1,211 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Energizer Holdings by 5.0% during the first quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 64,333 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,705,000 after buying an additional 3,074 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in shares of Energizer Holdings by 6.5% during the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 549,133 shares of the company’s stock worth $40,164,000 after buying an additional 33,535 shares during the period. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. lifted its stake in shares of Energizer Holdings by 1.3% during the first quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 7,560 shares of the company’s stock worth $553,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Finally, Creative Planning lifted its stake in shares of Energizer Holdings by 0.9% during the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 2,007 shares of the company’s stock worth $153,000 after buying an additional 18 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 89.55% of the company’s stock.
Energizer Holdings Company Profile
Edgewell Personal Care Company is a manufacturer and marketer of personal care products in the wet shave, sun and skin care, feminine care and infant care categories. As of September 30, 2016, the Company had a portfolio of over 25 brands. It manages its business in four segments: Wet Shave, Sun and Skin Care, Feminine Care and All Other.
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