Harvest Investment Advisors LLC Has $1.21 Million Holdings in Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR)

Harvest Investment Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENRFree Report) by 1.6% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 38,211 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 588 shares during the quarter. Harvest Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Energizer were worth $1,211,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in Energizer by 13.8% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 9,298,682 shares of the company’s stock worth $297,930,000 after buying an additional 1,126,158 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC grew its position in shares of Energizer by 28.2% in the third quarter. FMR LLC now owns 6,860,185 shares of the company’s stock valued at $219,800,000 after purchasing an additional 1,508,081 shares during the last quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. grew its position in shares of Energizer by 3.6% in the fourth quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. now owns 837,004 shares of the company’s stock valued at $26,516,000 after purchasing an additional 29,452 shares during the last quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC grew its position in shares of Energizer by 12.4% in the third quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 612,046 shares of the company’s stock valued at $19,610,000 after purchasing an additional 67,669 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Norges Bank acquired a new position in shares of Energizer in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $16,559,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 93.74% of the company’s stock.

Energizer Price Performance

Shares of ENR stock traded down $0.26 during trading on Friday, hitting $28.42. The company had a trading volume of 397,555 shares, compared to its average volume of 514,112. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 16.86, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a current ratio of 2.03. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.04 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.90 and a beta of 1.01. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $28.84 and its 200 day moving average price is $30.01. Energizer Holdings, Inc. has a one year low of $26.92 and a one year high of $37.32.

Energizer (NYSE:ENRGet Free Report) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, May 7th. The company reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.05. Energizer had a return on equity of 119.16% and a net margin of 2.97%. The firm had revenue of $663.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $664.10 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.64 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 3.0% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that Energizer Holdings, Inc. will post 3.22 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Energizer Announces Dividend

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 12th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 21st. Energizer’s payout ratio is presently 100.84%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Barclays decreased their target price on Energizer from $32.00 to $31.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, May 9th. Morgan Stanley raised Energizer from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $33.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, May 8th. UBS Group upped their target price on Energizer from $30.00 to $31.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 8th. Truist Financial decreased their target price on Energizer from $35.00 to $30.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, May 8th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity Group decreased their target price on Energizer from $33.00 to $32.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, May 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $32.57.

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About Energizer

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Energizer Holdings, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes household batteries, specialty batteries, and lighting products worldwide. It offers lithium, alkaline, carbon zinc, nickel metal hydride, zinc air, and silver oxide batteries under the Energizer, Eveready, and Rayovac brands; primary, rechargeable, specialty, and hearing aid batteries; and handheld, headlights, lanterns, and area lights, as well as flashlights under the Hard Case, Dolphin, and WeatherReady brands.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Energizer (NYSE:ENR)

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