Energizer stock: buy or sell?

ENR stock price: $46.86 -4.52% At close on February 26th, 2020

Updated on:
February 26th, 2020

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Shares of Energizer closed today at $46.86 and collapsed a spooky -4.52%. With Wednesday it's been 3 sliding days in a row, loosing $-4.52 (-8.80%).

Energizer Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes household batteries, specialty batteries, and lighting products worldwide.

Should I buy Energizer stock?

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Currently, Energizer stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean ENR will fall in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Energizer stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for ENR stock for the last month.

Energizer stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Energizer closed today at $46.86 and collapsed a spooky -4.52%.

Shares of Energizer collapsed a spooky -4.52% and closed at $46.86. Since SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up on December, ENR price slid a -7.08%. Since last November when ENR stock price broke up the SMA200d line, it gained $5.36 (12.92%).

ENR stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Energizer collapsed a frightening -8.80% this week. Early February ENR rocketed an outstanding 12.60% in just one week.

Energizer stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, ENR might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . Since mid December 2019 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, ENR price slipped $-2.98 per share (-5.98%). Since late October 2019 when ENR stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $7.09 (17.83%).

ENR stock chart (weekly)

Energizer stock price history

Energizer stock went public on March 27th, 2000 with a price of $18.571. Since then, ENR stock grew a 152.30%, with an average of 8.00% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in Energizer stock in 2000, it would worth $1,523.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

Energizer stock historical price chart

ENR stock reached 52-week highs on February 11th at $53.52, and all-time highs 2015-05-22 with a price of 129.01.

Energizer stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last month we have not found any price target for Energizer stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Energizer presented nice results for 2018-Q4 . Energizer stepped up Earnings per Share (EPS) by 7.20%, beating experts of $1.53. Energizer posted $1.64.
ENR earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a0.55n/a
2017-Q2-n/a0.46n/a
2017-Q32017-11-080.490.5410.2%
2017-Q42018-01-311.431.558.4%
2018-Q12018-05-020.420.457.1%
2018-Q22018-08-010.540.540.0%
2018-Q32018-11-150.810.832.5%
2018-Q42019-02-051.531.647.2%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a slightly good growth of 2.39% to $1,797.70 million dollars. In contrary, its profit margin (compared to revenues) slipped to 5.20%, that is $93.50 million.

To have an up to date picture of the financial situation of Energizer, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2018-Q4 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Energizer TTM sales up to December 2018 were $1,796.30 and earnings were $103.90 M dollars. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Energizer business evolution since September 2018: Annual turnover up to December, compared to lastest yearly report, stayed stable a tight -0.08%. Regarding profit margin, Energizer remained steady 0.58% to 5.20%

ENR annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$2,010 M-$115 M5.7%-
2014$1,840 M-8.44%$157 M8.5%36.90%
2015$1,632 M-11.35%$-4.00 M-0.2%-102.54%
2016$1,634 M0.16%$128 M7.8%-3,292.50%
2017$1,756 M7.43%$202 M11.5%57.79%
2018$1,798 M2.39%$94 M5.2%-53.60%
TTM $1,796 M-0.08%$104 M5.8%11.12%

Quarterly financial results

Energizer posted $571.90 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 25.09% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $70.80 million with a profit margin of 12.38%. Profit margin skyrocketed a 12.05% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 0.33%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Energizer sales marked a neutral movement and remained stable a -0.24%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Energizer posted 3 positive quarters in a row.
ENR quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$359 M-$47 M13.1%-
2017-Q2$372 M3.62%$25 M6.7%-46.91%
2017-Q3$465 M25.03%$34 M7.3%36.95%
2017-Q4$573 M23.26%$60 M10.5%77.13%
2018-Q1$374 M-34.69%$8 M2.1%-87.09%
2018-Q2$393 M4.91%$24 M6.1%205.13%
2018-Q3$457 M16.40%$2 M0.3%-93.70%
2018-Q4$572 M25.09%$71 M12.4%4,620.00%

Energizer ownership

When you are planning to buy a company, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.

Energizer shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 14.56% of all shares.

Bearish positions for ENR stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better context understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

ENR
Market cap$3.3 B
Total shares69.4 M
Float shares59.3 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)101.1%
  - Insider holdings (%)14.6%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Energizer summary

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
Open$49.28
Close$46.86
Day range$46.62 - $49.92
Previous close$49.08
Session gain-4.52%
Average true range$1.38
50d mov avg$49.48
100d mov avg$47.10
200d mov avg$43.57
Daily patternlt01c
Weekly pattern lt06a

Energizer performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We picked as the bechmarking frame for Energizer stock.
Stock3m6m12m
ENREnergizer-5.52%23.15%1.74%

Energizer competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Energizer competitor. This doesn't mean Energizer does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.