The ex-dividend date for Energizer Holdings (NYSE:ENR) is Monday, August 20, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 40 cents per share. At a price of $67.10 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 2.4%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Energizer Holdings (NYSE: ENR) is Monday, August 20, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 40 cents per share. At a price of $67.10 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.4%. The average volume for Energizer has been 661,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Energizer has a market cap of $4.25 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 13.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Energizer Holdings, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of primary batteries, portable lighting, and personal care products worldwide. It offers household and specialty batteries, including carbon zinc, alkaline, rechargeable, and lithium batteries. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.1, equal to the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Energizer as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Energizer Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.