Energizer Holdings, Inc. ( ENR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 18, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ENR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that ENR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $119.38, the dividend yield is 1.68%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ENR was $119.38, representing a -3.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $123.84 and a 31.78% increase over the 52 week low of $90.59.
ENR is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). ENR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.97. Zacks Investment Research reports ENR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 1.45%, compared to an industry average of 5.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ENR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ENR as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio ( PUW )
- Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF ( EWRM )
- Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF ( EWRI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EWRI with an increase of 3.91% over the last 100 days. PUW has the highest percent weighting of ENR at 2.13%.
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