Point72 Europe London LLP grew its position in Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EPC) by 71.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 60,000 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 25,000 shares during the period. Energizer Holdings makes up 1.1% of Point72 Europe London LLP’s portfolio, making the stock its 24th largest position. Point72 Europe London LLP owned approximately 0.11% of Energizer Holdings worth $4,561,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Creative Planning grew its holdings in shares of 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 buying an additional 18 shares during the period. K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc grew its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 0.5% in the 2nd quarter. K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc now owns 10,050 shares of the company’s stock valued at $764,000 after buying an additional 50 shares during the period. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. grew its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 1.3% in the 1st quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 7,560 shares of the company’s stock valued at $553,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Advantus Capital Management Inc grew its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 2.3% in the 1st quarter. Advantus Capital Management Inc now owns 7,351 shares of the company’s stock valued at $538,000 after buying an additional 162 shares during the period. Finally, Pacer Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings by 2.4% in the 2nd quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 8,379 shares of the company’s stock valued at $637,000 after buying an additional 199 shares during the period. 89.33% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on EPC shares. BidaskClub raised shares of Energizer Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, June 15th. Societe Generale raised shares of Energizer Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their price target for the company from $83.00 to $90.00 in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. TheStreet raised shares of Energizer Holdings from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Energizer Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $85.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $77.00 price target (up previously from $76.00) on shares of Energizer Holdings in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $85.38.

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Shares of Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EPC) traded down 0.79% during trading on Friday, reaching $71.99. 64,527 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm has a market cap of $4.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.27 and a beta of 0.94. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $74.02 and its 200-day moving average is $73.59. Energizer Holdings, Inc. has a 52-week low of $69.63 and a 52-week high of $84.45.

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

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Energizer Holdings (NYSE:EPC)

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