TheStreet cut shares of Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EPC) from a c rating to a d+ rating in a research report released on Thursday morning.

Other analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a buy rating and issued a $105.00 target price on shares of Energizer Holdings in a research note on Sunday, July 16th. Citigroup Inc. restated a buy rating and issued a $87.00 target price (up from $86.00) on shares of Energizer Holdings in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Morgan Stanley reduced their target price on Energizer Holdings from $80.00 to $65.00 and set an equal weight rating for the company in a research note on Friday. Jefferies Group LLC restated a hold rating and issued a $78.00 target price (up from $77.00) on shares of Energizer Holdings in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG raised their target price on Energizer Holdings from $75.00 to $77.00 and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $78.91.

Energizer Holdings (EPC) opened at $57.31 on Thursday. Energizer Holdings has a 12-month low of $55.94 and a 12-month 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 1.64. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,265.01, a PE ratio of 14.40, a PEG ratio of 1.99 and a beta of 0.91.

Energizer Holdings (NYSE:EPC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $1.00 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.03 by ($0.03). Energizer Holdings had a return on equity of 12.54% and a net margin of 0.25%. The business had revenue of $564.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $588.28 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.06 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was down 7.5% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that Energizer Holdings will post 3.9 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Creative Planning boosted its stake in Energizer Holdings by 0.9% during 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. K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc boosted its stake in Energizer Holdings by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc now owns 10,050 shares of the company’s stock valued at $764,000 after purchasing an additional 50 shares during the last quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. boosted its stake in Energizer Holdings by 1.3% during the 1st quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 7,560 shares of the company’s stock valued at $553,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in Energizer Holdings by 2.4% during the 2nd quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 8,379 shares of the company’s stock valued at $637,000 after purchasing an additional 199 shares during the last quarter. Finally, GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC. boosted its stake in Energizer Holdings by 6.9% during the 2nd quarter. GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC. now owns 3,100 shares of the company’s stock valued at $236,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 89.55% of the company’s stock.

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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