Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EPC) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group issued their Q3 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Energizer Holdings in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. Jefferies Group analyst K. Grundy anticipates that the company will post earnings per share of $1.05 for the quarter. Jefferies Group has a “Hold” rating and a $78.00 price objective on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Energizer Holdings’ FY2019 earnings at $4.14 EPS.
A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on EPC. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $75.00 price objective (down from $77.00) on shares of Energizer Holdings in a report on Saturday, July 22nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Energizer Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 21st. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $105.00 price objective on shares of Energizer Holdings in a report on Sunday, July 16th. Bank of America Corporation cut their target price on shares of Energizer Holdings from $79.00 to $77.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Finally, Barclays PLC cut shares of Energizer Holdings from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Friday. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $78.91.
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Shares of Energizer Holdings (NYSE EPC) opened at $57.31 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,265.03, a PE ratio of 14.40, a PEG ratio of 2.03 and a beta of 0.91. Energizer Holdings has a 1 year low of $55.94 and a 1 year high of $82.69. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a current ratio of 2.26 and a quick ratio of 1.63.
Energizer Holdings (NYSE:EPC) last released its earnings results 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). Energizer Holdings had a net margin of 0.25% and a return on equity of 12.54%. The business had revenue of $564.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $588.28 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.06 EPS. Energizer Holdings’s revenue for the quarter was down 7.5% on a year-over-year basis.
A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of EPC. Creative Planning lifted its stake in Energizer Holdings by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 2,007 shares of the company’s stock valued at $153,000 after purchasing an additional 18 shares during the last quarter. Parametrica Management Ltd bought a new position in Energizer Holdings during the second quarter worth $201,000. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL bought a new position in Energizer Holdings during the third quarter worth $211,000. Fox Run Management L.L.C. bought a new position in Energizer Holdings during the third quarter worth $233,000. Finally, GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC. grew its holdings in Energizer Holdings by 6.9% in the second quarter. GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC. now owns 3,100 shares of the company’s stock worth $236,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares during the period. 90.27% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
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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