Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, battery specialist Energizer Holdings
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Energizer's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||St. Louis (1999)|
|Market Cap||$4.4 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$4.6 billion|
|Management||CEO Ward Klein (since 2005)
CFO Daniel Sescleifer (since 2000)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||15.9%|
|Cash/Debt||$632.1 million / $2.5 billion|
Procter & Gamble
Spectrum Brands Holdings
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 93% of the 341 members who have rated Energizer believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
-Trading below its historical PE average (15-16) as it sits at 13 right now
-Forward PE is 11 and its 5 year PEG is just 1.1 ...
-Assuming an EPS of $5.50 to $6 and a slowly improving PE I believe [Energizer] should move up around $80-85 a share within a year or so
1-3 year greenthumb with the potential of becoming a long hold with its nice new dividend. Seems like a great opportunity to get in on a fairly recession proof stock.
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