Energizer stock: buy or sell?
February 26th, 2020
Energizer Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes household batteries, specialty batteries, and lighting products worldwide.
Should I buy Energizer stock?Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. Following a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
Currently, Energizer stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
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
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%).
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%).
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 targetPredicting 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 ShareEnergizer 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.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared 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%
|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 M||0.16%||$128 M7.8%||-3,292.50%|
|2017||$1,756 M||7.43%||$202 M11.5%||57.79%|
|2018||$1,798 M||2.39%||$94 M5.2%||-53.60%|
|TTM||$1,796 M||-0.08%||$104 M5.8%||11.12%|
Quarterly financial resultsEnergizer 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.
|2017-Q1||$359 M||-||$47 M13.1%||-|
|2017-Q2||$372 M||3.62%||$25 M6.7%||-46.91%|
|2017-Q3||$465 M||25.03%||$34 M7.3%||36.95%|
|2017-Q4||$573 M||23.26%||$60 M10.5%||77.13%|
|2018-Q1||$374 M||-34.69%||$8 M2.1%||-87.09%|
|2018-Q2||$393 M||4.91%||$24 M6.1%||205.13%|
|2018-Q3||$457 M||16.40%||$2 M0.3%||-93.70%|
|2018-Q4||$572 M||25.09%||$71 M12.4%||4,620.00%|
Energizer ownershipWhen 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:
|Market cap||$3.3 B|
|Total shares||69.4 M|
|Float shares||59.3 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||101.1%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||14.6%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Wednesday, February 26th, 2020|
|Day range||$46.62 - $49.92|
|Average true range||$1.38|
|50d mov avg||$49.48|
|100d mov avg||$47.10|
|200d mov avg||$43.57|
Energizer performanceStocks 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.