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How to buy Energizer stock | $42.98

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Energizer Holdings, Inc is an electrical equipment & parts business based in the US. Energizer shares (ENR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Energizer employs 7,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.7 billion.

How to buy shares in Energizer

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Energizer. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ENR. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Energizer reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$42.98, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Energizer, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Energizer. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Energizer share price

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Energizer shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close USD$42.98
52-week range USD$26.6 - USD$53.84
50-day moving average USD$41.5047
200-day moving average USD$43.2895
Wall St. target price USD$50.85
PE ratio 24.1098
Dividend yield USD$1.2 (2.88%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.578

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Is it a good time to buy Energizer stock?

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Energizer price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $42.98 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-25) 2.31%
1 month (2020-11-06) -4.91%
3 months (2020-09-04) -6.16%
6 months (2020-06-04) -7.83%
1 year (2019-12-04) -15.34%
2 years (2018-12-04) -4.64%
3 years (2017-12-04) -9.09%
5 years (2015-12-04) 25.67%

Is Energizer under- or over-valued?

Valuing Energizer stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Energizer's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Energizer's P/E ratio

Energizer's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 24x. In other words, Energizer shares trade at around 24x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Energizer's PEG ratio

Energizer's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.5. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Energizer's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Energizer's EBITDA

Energizer's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$539.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Energizer's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Energizer financials

Revenue TTM USD$2.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 16.67%
Gross profit TTM USD$1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.26%
Return on equity TTM 28.33%
Profit margin 0.16%
Book value $5.635
Market capitalisation USD$2.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Energizer shares

There are currently 3.5 million Energizer shares held short by investors – that's known as Energizer's "short interest". This figure is 20.9% down from 4.4 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Energizer shares can be evaluated.

Energizer's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Energizer's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Energizer shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Energizer shares traded daily (recently around 656600.37664783). Energizer's SIR currently stands at 5.31. In other words for every 100,000 Energizer shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5310 shares are currently held short.

However Energizer's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Energizer shares, or, against the total number of tradable Energizer shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Energizer's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Energizer shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0519% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Energizer shares, roughly 52 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Energizer.

Find out more about how you can short Energizer stock.

Energizer share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 45.28% of net profits

Recently Energizer has paid out, on average, around 45.28% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.88% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Energizer shareholders could enjoy a 2.88% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Energizer's case, that would currently equate to about $1.2 per share.

While Energizer's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Energizer may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Energizer's most recent dividend payout was on 10 September 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 19 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Energizer share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Energizer's shares have ranged in value from as little as $26.6 up to $53.84. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ENR.US volatility(beta: 1.26)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Energizer's is 1.2631. This would suggest that Energizer's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Energizer overview

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. The company also provides headlights, lanterns, children's and area lights, as well as flash lights under the Energizer, Eveready, Hard Case, Dolphin, and WeatherReady brands. In addition, it licenses the Energizer and Eveready brands to companies developing consumer solutions in gaming, automotive batteries, portable power for critical devices, LED light bulbs, and other lighting products. Further, the company designs and markets automotive fragrance and appearance products under the Armor All, Nu Finish, Scratch Doctor, Refresh Your Car!, LEXOL, Eagle One, California Scents, Driven, and Bahama & Co. brands. It sells its products through direct sales force, third party distributors, and wholesalers; and through various retail and business-to-business channels, including mass merchandisers and warehouse clubs, food stores, drug and convenience stores, electronics specialty stores and department stores, hardware and automotive centers, and military stores, as well as through e-commerce. Energizer Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

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