Energizer Rises On Unusually High Volume (ENR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Energizer Holdings (NYSE: ENR) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 2.5 million shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading up $5.50 (+7.8%) at $76.32 as of 2:10 p.m. ET.

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Energizer has a market cap of $4.58 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 8.3% 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 14, 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, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Energizer Ratings Report.

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