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How to buy EnerSys (ENS) stock

Learn how to easily invest in EnerSys stock.

EnerSys
NYSE: ENS - USD
ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT & PARTS
$96.80
-$0.90 (-0.92%)

EnerSys is an electrical equipment & parts business based in the US. EnerSys shares (ENS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. EnerSys employs 11,400 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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EnerSys stock price (NYSE: ENS)

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EnerSys shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$94.24
52-week range$61.52 - $104.28
50-day moving average $96.06
200-day moving average $92.78
Wall St. target price$110.60
PE ratio 29.4277
Dividend yield $0.7 (0.71%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.32

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EnerSys price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $94.24 from 2021-05-28

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1 month (2021-06-25) -3.55%
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Is EnerSys under- or over-valued?

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

EnerSys's P/E ratio

EnerSys's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 29x. In other words, EnerSys shares trade at around 29x recent earnings.

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

EnerSys's PEG ratio

EnerSys's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.6971. 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 EnerSys's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

EnerSys's EBITDA

EnerSys's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $337.7 million.

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

EnerSys financials

Revenue TTM $3 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.18%
Gross profit TTM $731.7 million
Return on assets TTM 4.5%
Return on equity TTM 10.07%
Profit margin 4.81%
Book value $36.02
Market capitalisation $4.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting EnerSys shares

There are currently 1.0 million EnerSys shares held short by investors – that's known as EnerSys's "short interest". This figure is 4.7% down from 1.1 million last month.

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

EnerSys's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

EnerSys's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of EnerSys shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of EnerSys shares traded daily (recently around 231021.76870748). EnerSys's SIR currently stands at 4.41. In other words for every 100,000 EnerSys shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4410 shares are currently held short.

However EnerSys's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of EnerSys shares, or, against the total number of tradable EnerSys shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case EnerSys's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 EnerSys shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.024% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable EnerSys shares, roughly 24 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against EnerSys.

Find out more about how you can short EnerSys stock.

EnerSys share dividends

15%

Dividend payout ratio: 14.59% of net profits

Recently EnerSys has paid out, on average, around 14.59% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.71% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), EnerSys shareholders could enjoy a 0.71% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In EnerSys's case, that would currently equate to about $0.7 per share.

While EnerSys's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that EnerSys is investing more in its future growth.

EnerSys's most recent dividend payout was on 24 June 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have EnerSys's shares ever split?

EnerSys's shares were split on a 10:1 basis on 19 October 2011. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 10 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your EnerSys shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 90% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for EnerSys shares which in turn could have impacted EnerSys's share price.

EnerSys share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, EnerSys's shares have ranged in value from as little as $61.5177 up to $104.2806. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ENS.US volatility(beta: 1.45)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 EnerSys's is 1.4499. This would suggest that EnerSys's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

EnerSys overview

EnerSys provides various stored energy solutions for industrial applications worldwide. It operates in three segments: Energy Systems, Motive Power, and Specialty. The company offers uninterruptible power systems applications for computer and computer-controlled systems, as well as telecommunications systems; switchgear and electrical control systems used in industrial facilities and electric utilities, large-scale energy storage, and energy pipelines; integrated power solutions and services to broadband, telecom, renewable, and industrial customers; and thermally managed cabinets and enclosures for electronic equipment and batteries. It also provides motive power products that are used to provide power for electric industrial forklifts used in manufacturing, warehousing, and other material handling applications, as well as mining equipment, diesel locomotive starting, and other rail equipment. In addition, the company offers specialty batteries for starting, lighting, and ignition applications in transportation; and energy solutions for satellites, military aircraft, submarines, ships, and other tactical vehicles, as well as medical and security systems. Further, it provides battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories, and outdoor cabinet enclosures, as well as related after-market and customer-support services for industrial batteries. The company sells its products through a network of distributors, independent representatives, and internal sales forces.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of EnerSys is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.834% of EnerSys shares are held by insiders and 98.799% by institutions.
How many people work for EnerSys?
Latest data suggests 11,400 work at EnerSys.
When does the fiscal year end for EnerSys?
EnerSys's fiscal year ends in March.
Where is EnerSys based?
EnerSys's address is: 2366 Bernville Road, Reading, PA, United States, 19605
What is EnerSys's ISIN number?
EnerSys's international securities identification number is: US29275Y1029
What is EnerSys's CUSIP number?
EnerSys's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 29275Y102

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