Analysts predict that Energizer Holdings Inc (NYSE:ENR) will post $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have provided estimates for Energizer’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.37 and the highest is $0.46. Energizer reported earnings per share of $0.50 in the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year-over-year growth rate of 16%. The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 2nd.
According to Zacks, 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 fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of $3.67 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.60 to $3.81. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that follow Energizer.
Energizer (NYSE:ENR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 31st. The company reported $1.55 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.43 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $573.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $566.50 million. Energizer had a net margin of 9.40% and a return on equity of 274.69%. Energizer’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.51 EPS.
Energizer (NYSE:ENR) traded up $0.47 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $55.77. 504,845 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 795,129. The company has a market cap of $3,380.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.73. The company has a quick ratio of 1.39, a current ratio of 1.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 29.02. Energizer has a 12 month low of $40.64 and a 12 month high of $62.86.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, March 13th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.29 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 16th. This represents a $1.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.08%. Energizer’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 43.12%.
In other Energizer news, VP Emily K. Boss sold 7,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.00, for a total transaction of $420,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 9,708 shares in the company, valued at approximately $543,648. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 1.79% of the company’s stock.
A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its holdings in Energizer by 2.3% during the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 824,888 shares of the company’s stock worth $37,986,000 after acquiring an additional 18,881 shares during the last quarter. Virtus Fund Advisers LLC boosted its holdings in Energizer by 23.1% during the 4th quarter. Virtus Fund Advisers LLC now owns 3,769,760 shares of the company’s stock worth $180,873,000 after acquiring an additional 707,896 shares during the last quarter. Engineers Gate Manager LP purchased a new position in Energizer during the 4th quarter worth $2,097,000. Ford Financial Group Inc. purchased a new position in Energizer during the 4th quarter worth $114,000. Finally, American Century Companies Inc. boosted its holdings in Energizer by 425.5% during the 3rd quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 641,214 shares of the company’s stock worth $29,528,000 after acquiring an additional 519,184 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 97.24% of the company’s stock.
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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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