Analysts Anticipate Energizer Holdings Inc (ENR) to Announce $0.42 EPS
Brokerages expect Energizer Holdings Inc (NYSE:ENR) to report earnings of $0.42 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have provided estimates for Energizer’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.37 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.46. Energizer reported earnings per share of $0.50 during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 16%. The company is scheduled to announce its next earnings report on Wednesday, May 2nd.
On average, analysts expect that Energizer will report full year earnings of $3.39 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.36 to $3.42. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the firm will post earnings of $3.67 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.60 to $3.81. Zacks’ EPS averages are an average based on a survey of analysts that cover Energizer.
Energizer (NYSE:ENR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. The company reported $1.55 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.43 by $0.12. The firm 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%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.51 EPS.
Energizer (NYSE:ENR) traded up $0.79 on Tuesday, hitting $54.49. 362,902 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 805,052. The stock has a market cap of $3,250.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.26. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 29.02, a current ratio of 1.90 and a quick ratio of 1.39. Energizer has a 12-month low of $40.64 and a 12-month high of $62.86.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, March 13th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 20th will be issued a dividend of $0.29 per share. This represents a $1.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.13%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 16th. Energizer’s payout ratio is 43.12%.
In related news, VP Emily K. Boss sold 7,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred 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 transaction, the vice president now owns 9,708 shares in the company, valued at $543,648. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 1.79% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. LSV Asset Management raised its position in Energizer by 3,113.3% during the fourth quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 1,349,600 shares of the company’s stock worth $64,753,000 after acquiring an additional 1,307,600 shares during the period. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. raised its position in Energizer by 77.6% in the 3rd quarter. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,975,498 shares of the company’s stock valued at $90,972,000 after purchasing an additional 863,371 shares during the last quarter. Virtus Fund Advisers LLC raised its position in Energizer by 23.1% in the 4th quarter. Virtus Fund Advisers LLC now owns 3,769,760 shares of the company’s stock valued at $180,873,000 after purchasing an additional 707,896 shares during the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. raised its position in Energizer by 425.5% in the 3rd quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 641,214 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,528,000 after purchasing an additional 519,184 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. bought a new position in Energizer in the 3rd quarter valued at $23,581,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 97.24% of the company’s stock.
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Energizer Company Profile
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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