Keybank National Association OH reduced its stake in Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR) by 15.0% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 16,593 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,921 shares during the period. Keybank National Association OH’s holdings in Energizer Holdings were worth $764,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the business. Alps Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in Energizer Holdings by 0.3% in the second quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 8,657 shares of the company’s stock valued at $416,000 after acquiring an additional 22 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc. boosted its stake in Energizer Holdings by 1.3% in the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 3,804 shares of the company’s stock valued at $183,000 after acquiring an additional 50 shares during the period. Synovus Financial Corp boosted its stake in Energizer Holdings by 1.7% in the second quarter. Synovus Financial Corp now owns 4,978 shares of the company’s stock valued at $243,000 after acquiring an additional 85 shares during the period. Teacher Retirement System of Texas boosted its stake in Energizer Holdings by 3.0% in the second quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 4,960 shares of the company’s stock valued at $238,000 after acquiring an additional 144 shares during the period. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its stake in Energizer Holdings by 7.5% in the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,412 shares of the company’s stock valued at $116,000 after acquiring an additional 169 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 94.34% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities analysts have commented on ENR shares. Deutsche Bank AG decreased their target price 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 price objective on Energizer Holdings and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 price objective on shares of Energizer Holdings in a research 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 research report on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $47.00 price objective on shares of Energizer Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $51.88.

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Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE ENR) opened at $43.87 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 1.75, a quick ratio of 1.21 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.50. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,665.22, a P/E ratio of 14.73, a PEG ratio of 1.46 and a beta of 0.55. Energizer Holdings, Inc. has a 52-week low of $40.64 and a 52-week high of $60.07.

Energizer Holdings (NYSE:ENR) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.06. Energizer Holdings had a return on equity of 291.65% and a net margin of 11.48%. The firm had revenue of $465.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $437.36 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.54 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 7.5% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts anticipate that Energizer Holdings, Inc. will post 3.05 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 30th will be issued a dividend of $0.29 per share. This is a boost from Energizer Holdings’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.28. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 29th. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.64%. Energizer Holdings’s payout ratio is presently 34.16%.

In other news, CFO Timothy W. Gorman bought 5,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 18th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $41.43 per share, with a total value of $227,865.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief financial officer now directly owns 14,674 shares in the company, valued at $607,943.82. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Alan R. Hoskins bought 12,112 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 21st. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $41.28 per share, for a total transaction of $499,983.36. Following the acquisition, the chief executive officer now owns 98,887 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,082,055.36. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have purchased 23,912 shares of company stock worth $994,086. 1.73% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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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