Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EPC) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported $1.11 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.31, Briefing.com reports. The company had revenue of $637.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $648.13 million. Energizer Holdings had a return on equity of 12.71% and a net margin of 8.80%. Energizer Holdings’s quarterly revenue was down 1.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.66 EPS.
Energizer Holdings (NYSE:EPC) traded up 0.58% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $74.99. The stock had a trading volume of 376,787 shares. The firm has a market cap of $4.27 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.11 and a beta of 0.95. Energizer Holdings has a 12-month low of $69.63 and a 12-month high of $84.45. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $73.32 and a 200 day moving average price of $74.17.
EPC has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Energizer Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, May 5th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating and set a $77.00 target price (up previously from $74.00) on shares of Energizer Holdings in a report on Wednesday, May 3rd. TheStreet raised Energizer Holdings from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and set a $76.00 target price (up previously from $73.00) on shares of Energizer Holdings in a report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Finally, Societe Generale raised Energizer Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their target price for the company from $83.00 to $90.00 in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $85.22.
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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