AHL Partners LLP Purchases New Holdings in Energizer Holdings, Inc. (EPC)

AHL Partners LLP purchased a new position in shares of Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EPC) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 40,325 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,065,000. AHL Partners LLP owned 0.07% of Energizer Holdings as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of EPC. Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 7.7% during the 1st quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 17,272 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,264,000 after acquiring an additional 1,240 shares during the period. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 13.9% during the 1st quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 146,216 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,694,000 after acquiring an additional 17,820 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co. raised its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 541.5% during the 1st quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 13,920 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,019,000 after acquiring an additional 11,750 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 2.6% during the 1st quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 165,029 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,070,000 after acquiring an additional 4,165 shares during the period. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 18.4% during the 1st quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 96,112 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,030,000 after acquiring an additional 14,915 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 89.29% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EPC) opened at 72.21 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.11 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.33 and a beta of 0.94. The company has a 50-day moving average of $73.75 and a 200 day moving average of $73.54. Energizer Holdings, Inc. has a one year low of $69.63 and a one year high of $84.45.

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

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Several research analysts have recently commented on the company. BidaskClub lowered Energizer Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, June 23rd. TheStreet upgraded Energizer Holdings from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded 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. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $77.00 price target (up previously from $76.00) on shares of Energizer Holdings in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, Societe Generale upgraded Energizer Holdings from a “hold”

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of EPC. Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 7.7% during the 1st quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 17,272 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,264,000 after acquiring an additional 1,240 shares during the period. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 13.9% during the 1st quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 146,216 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,694,000 after acquiring an additional 17,820 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co. raised its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 541.5% during the 1st quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 13,920 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,019,000 after acquiring an additional 11,750 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 2.6% during the 1st quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 165,029 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,070,000 after acquiring an additional 4,165 shares during the period. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 18.4% during the 1st quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 96,112 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,030,000 after acquiring an additional 14,915 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 89.29% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EPC) opened at 72.21 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.11 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.33 and a beta of 0.94. The company has a 50-day moving average of $73.75 and a 200 day moving average of $73.54. Energizer Holdings, Inc. has a one year low of $69.63 and a one year high of $84.45.

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

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Several research analysts have recently commented on the company. BidaskClub lowered Energizer Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, June 23rd. TheStreet upgraded Energizer Holdings from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded 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. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $77.00 price target (up previously from $76.00) on shares of Energizer Holdings in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, Societe Generale upgraded Energizer Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from $83.00 to $90.00 in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. One equities research 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. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $85.38.

About Energizer Holdings

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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