Energizer Holdings Inc. (ENR): Today's Featured Consumer Non-Durables Winner

The consumer non-durables industry closed the day down 0.4%. Owens-Illinois Inc ( OI), American Apparel Inc ( APP), Joe's Jeans Inc ( JOEZ), and Tufco Technologies ( TFCO) were all winners today within the consumer non-durables industry with Energizer Holdings Inc ( ENR) being today's featured consumer non-durables winner. Energizer Holdings Inc rose $1.15 (1.6%) to $72.46 on average volume. Throughout the day, 628,407 shares of Energizer Holdings Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 778,600 shares.

Energizer Holdings, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of primary batteries, portable lighting, and personal care products worldwide. It offers carbon zinc, alkaline, rechargeable, and lithium primary batteries. Energizer Holdings Inc has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.3, equal to the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 2.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Energizer as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.

On the negative front, Zep Inc ( ZEP), Shiner International Inc ( BEST), China Shengda Packaging Group Inc ( CPGI), and Mercer International Inc ( MERC) were all losers within the consumer non-durables industry with Fibria Celulose ( FBR) being today's consumer non-durables industry Loser Spotlight stock.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the consumer non-durables industry could consider Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ( XLP) while those bearish on the consumer non-durables industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).

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