Edmonds Duncan Registered Investment Advisors LLC maintained its stake in shares of Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EPC) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 4,023 shares of the company’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Edmonds Duncan Registered Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Energizer Holdings were worth $306,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the business. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in Energizer Holdings by 7,004.8% during the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 9,145,412 shares of the company’s stock worth $668,896,000 after buying an additional 9,016,691 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in Energizer Holdings by 1.1% during the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,833,338 shares of the company’s stock worth $353,510,000 after buying an additional 51,079 shares during the period. Credit Suisse AG grew its position in Energizer Holdings by 149.2% during the first quarter. Credit Suisse AG now owns 4,072,492 shares of the company’s stock worth $297,861,000 after buying an additional 2,438,114 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its position in Energizer Holdings by 8.5% during the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 3,057,051 shares of the company’s stock worth $232,397,000 after buying an additional 238,452 shares during the period. Finally, State Street Corp grew its position in Energizer Holdings by 1.9% during the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 2,232,629 shares of the company’s stock worth $163,299,000 after buying an additional 42,194 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 89.38% of the company’s stock.
Shares of Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE EPC) traded down 0.69% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $74.32. 59,814 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock has a market cap of $4.23 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.92 and a beta of 0.97. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $73.98 and a 200-day moving average price of $73.81. Energizer Holdings, Inc. has a 1-year low of $69.63 and a 1-year high of $84.45.
Energizer Holdings (NYSE:EPC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported $1.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.31. The company had revenue of $637.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $648.13 million. Energizer Holdings had a net margin of 8.80% and a return on equity of 12.71%. The business’s revenue was down 1.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.66 EPS. Equities research analysts anticipate that Energizer Holdings, Inc. will post $3.98 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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Several research analysts have weighed in on EPC shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Energizer Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $85.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and set a $77.00 target price (up from $76.00) on shares of Energizer Holdings in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Societe Generale upgraded shares of Energizer Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their target price for the stock from $83.00 to $90.00 in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating and set a $75.00 target price (down from $77.00) on shares of Energizer Holdings in a research report on Saturday, July 22nd. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Energizer Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, June 23rd. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $85.38.
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.
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