Point72 Europe London LLP acquired a new stake in Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 40,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,921,000. Point72 Europe London LLP owned approximately 0.06% of Energizer Holdings as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Bank of America Corp DE increased its stake in shares of Energizer Holdings by 28.2% in the 1st quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 1,525,675 shares of the company’s stock worth $85,056,000 after acquiring an additional 336,062 shares during the last quarter. Airain ltd increased its stake in shares of Energizer Holdings by 107.1% in the 2nd quarter. Airain ltd now owns 30,180 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,449,000 after acquiring an additional 15,604 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in shares of Energizer Holdings by 12,028.5% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,258,322 shares of the company’s stock worth $293,151,000 after acquiring an additional 5,214,967 shares during the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. increased its stake in shares of Energizer Holdings by 34.8% in the 2nd quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 75,192 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,610,000 after acquiring an additional 19,400 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Blue Rock Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Energizer Holdings by 275.0% in the 2nd quarter. Blue Rock Advisors LLC now owns 30,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,440,000 after acquiring an additional 22,000 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 93.92% of the company’s stock.

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Shares of Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR) traded up 0.06% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $46.42. The company had a trading volume of 125,763 shares. Energizer Holdings, Inc. has a 12 month low of $41.97 and a 12 month high of $56.37. The company has a market cap of $2.87 billion, a PE ratio of 15.41 and a beta of 0.60. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $46.12 and a 200-day moving average of $46.12.

Energizer Holdings (NYSE:ENR) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $372.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $390.88 million. Energizer Holdings had a return on equity of 529.84% and a net margin of 10.97%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.32 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect that Energizer Holdings, Inc. will post $2.91 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 12th. Investors of record on Monday, August 21st were paid a $0.275 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 17th. This represents a $1.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.37%. Energizer Holdings’s payout ratio is currently 36.54%.

A number of analysts have issued reports on ENR shares. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Energizer Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. BidaskClub downgraded Energizer Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. KeyCorp raised Energizer Holdings from a “sector weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $55.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $55.00 target price (down from $62.00) on shares of Energizer Holdings in a research note on Saturday, July 22nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Energizer Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $53.00 target price for the company in a research note on Monday, July 10th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $53.88.

In other Energizer Holdings news, CEO Alan R. Hoskins bought 12,112 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 21st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $41.28 per share, for a total transaction of $499,983.36. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief executive officer now owns 98,887 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,082,055.36. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CFO Timothy W. Gorman bought 6,300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 22nd. The stock was acquired at an average price of $42.26 per share, with a total value of $266,238.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief financial officer now directly owns 20,974 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $886,361.24. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders purchased 31,212 shares of company stock valued at $1,297,839 over the last quarter. Insiders own 1.73% of the company’s stock.

About Energizer Holdings

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.

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

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