News headlines about Energizer (NYSE:ENR) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Energizer earned a news impact score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 47.1422112160997 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- Energizer (ENR) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- Global Zinc-Carbon Battery Market Future Prospects 2023: Spectrum Brands, 555BF, Energizer Batteries and Sonluk (thebiotechnologynews.com)
- Global Headlamps Market Future Prospects 2023: Petzl, Princeton Tec, Energizer, Black Diamond and Nitecore (exclusivereportage.com)
- Global Power Banks Market 2018 Major Manufacturers- Samsung SDI, Energizer, Panasonic, Mophie and GP Batteries (exclusivereportage.com)
- Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR) Quant Investor Update (derbynewsjournal.com)
Energizer opened at $60.74 on Friday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.63 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.38, a P/E/G ratio of 2.03 and a beta of 0.83. Energizer has a 12 month low of $40.64 and a 12 month high of $64.00. The company has a current ratio of 1.90, a quick ratio of 1.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 21.86.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 13th. Investors of record on Monday, May 21st will be paid a $0.29 dividend. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 18th. Energizer’s dividend payout ratio is presently 38.93%.
Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on ENR shares. ValuEngine raised shares of Energizer from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday. Jefferies Group raised shares of Energizer from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their target price for the company from $56.47 to $70.00 in a research note on Monday, May 21st. Bank of America increased their target price on shares of Energizer from $64.00 to $67.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 12th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $65.00 target price on shares of Energizer in a research note on Thursday, February 1st. Finally, Morgan Stanley increased their target price on shares of Energizer from $60.00 to $63.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 1st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. Energizer has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $62.30.
In related news, VP Susan K. Drath sold 13,904 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $63.27, for a total value of $879,706.08. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 22,367 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,415,160.09. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Company insiders own 1.79% of the company’s stock.
Energizer Company Profile
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 and Eveready brands, as well as primary, rechargeable, specialty, and hearing aid products.
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