Energizer Holdings Inc (NYSE:ENR) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.30

Energizer Holdings Inc (NYSE:ENR) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 11th, RTT News reports. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 26th will be paid a dividend of 0.30 per share on Tuesday, December 17th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.84%.

Energizer stock traded down $0.86 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $42.24. The company had a trading volume of 484,767 shares, compared to its average volume of 818,701. Energizer has a fifty-two week low of $32.54 and a fifty-two week high of $61.49. The company has a current ratio of 1.88, a quick ratio of 1.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.12. The company has a market cap of $2.99 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.53, a P/E/G ratio of 7.27 and a beta of 0.59. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $41.95 and a 200 day simple moving average of $41.51.

In other Energizer news, Director John Eddy Klein purchased 840 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 14th. The shares were bought at an average price of $35.48 per share, for a total transaction of $29,803.20. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 7,840 shares in the company, valued at $278,163.20. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CFO Timothy W. Gorman purchased 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 15th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $35.73 per share, for a total transaction of $357,300.00. Following the acquisition, the chief financial officer now owns 55,072 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,967,722.56. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 2.25% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

ENR has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. UBS Group upgraded shares of Energizer from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and cut their target price for the company from $50.00 to $46.00 in a research report on Thursday, August 22nd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Energizer from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 2nd. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “buy” rating and issued a $70.00 target price on shares of Energizer in a research report on Thursday, August 8th. Finally, Bank of America upgraded shares of Energizer from an “underperform” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their target price for the company from $35.00 to $48.00 in a research report on Monday, September 9th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $54.00.

About Energizer

Energizer Holdings, Inc manufacturers and markets batteries and lighting products. The company’s products include household batteries, specialty batteries, and portable lighting. Energizer Holdings was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.

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