Analyst Rating Update on Energizer Holdings (EPC)

Energizer Holdings (NYSE:EPC) : 8 analysts are covering Energizer Holdings (NYSE:EPC) and their average rating on the stock is 2.5, which is read as a Buy. 2 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 2, which recommends a Buy affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. A total of 6 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

Energizer Holdings (NYSE:EPC) : 6 investment research analysts covering Energizer Holdings (NYSE:EPC) have an average price target of $85.67 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $90 and the lowest target is $75 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $5.57 of the average price.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week

Energizer Holdings (NYSE:EPC): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $79.33, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $81.21 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $78.62 and closed the trading day at $80.85, in the green by 3.23%. The total traded volume for the day was 849,516. The stock had closed at $78.32 in the previous days trading.

In an insider trading activity, Hatfield David P, CEO of Edgewell Personal Care Co, executed a transaction worth $382,750 on November 18, 2015. A total of 5,000 shares were purchased at an average price of $76.55. The Insider information was divulged by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing. The information is based on open market trades at the market prices.Option exercises are not covered.

Edgewell Personal Care Company, formerly Energizer Holdings, Inc., is engaged in providing personal care products. The Company offers its products in various categories, including shaving, sun care, feminine care, infant care, skin care and pet care. It offers a portfolio of over 25 brands in more than 50 countries. The Company offers its shaving products under the brands, including Schick, Wilkinson Sword, Personna, Edge and Skintimate. The Company offers its sun care products under the brands, which include Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic. It offers its feminine care products under the brands, including Stayfree, Carefree, o.b. and Playtex. The Company offers its infant care products under the brand, which includes Playtex. It offers its skin care products under the brands, which include Playtex and Wet Ones. The Company offers its pet care products under the brand, which includes Litter Genie.

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