Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. Boosts Position in Energizer Holdings, Inc. (ENR)
Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR) by 77.6% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,975,498 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 863,371 shares during the quarter. Energizer Holdings comprises about 1.1% of Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 21st biggest position. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. owned approximately 3.19% of Energizer Holdings worth $90,972,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Airain ltd raised its stake in Energizer Holdings by 107.1% during the 2nd quarter. Airain ltd now owns 30,180 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,449,000 after buying an additional 15,604 shares during the period. DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co acquired a new position in Energizer Holdings during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $4,743,000. Blue Rock Advisors LLC raised its stake in Energizer Holdings by 275.0% during the 2nd quarter. Blue Rock Advisors LLC now owns 30,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,440,000 after buying an additional 22,000 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co. raised its stake in Energizer Holdings by 34.8% during the 2nd quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 75,192 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,610,000 after buying an additional 19,400 shares during the period. Finally, Timpani Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in Energizer Holdings during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $1,059,000. 94.09% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
ENR has been the subject of several analyst reports. Deutsche Bank AG lowered their price objective on Energizer Holdings from $55.00 to $49.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. KeyCorp set a $55.00 target price on Energizer Holdings and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. Citigroup Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 price objective on shares of Energizer Holdings in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd. Morgan Stanley reduced their price objective on Energizer Holdings from $53.00 to $50.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and set a $47.00 price objective on shares of Energizer Holdings in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $51.88.
Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR) traded down $0.45 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $44.95. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 689,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 729,100. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,760.00 and a P/E ratio of 15.23. Energizer Holdings, Inc. has a 12-month low of $40.64 and a 12-month high of $60.07. The company has a current ratio of 1.75, a quick ratio of 1.21 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.50.
Energizer Holdings (NYSE:ENR) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $465.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $437.36 million. Energizer Holdings had a return on equity of 291.65% and a net margin of 11.48%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 7.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.54 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Energizer Holdings, Inc. will post 3.05 earnings per share for the current year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be given a dividend of $0.29 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 29th. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.58%. This is an increase from Energizer Holdings’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.28. Energizer Holdings’s dividend payout ratio is currently 34.27%.
Energizer Holdings 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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