4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Energizer Holdings

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 (NYS: ENR) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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.

Energizer facts

Headquarters (founded)

St. Louis, Mo. (1999)

Market Cap

$4.8 billion


Household products

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$4.7 billion


CEO Ward Klein (since 2005)
CFO Daniel Sescleifer (since 2000)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$561.8 million / $2.4 billion


Procter & Gamble
Spectrum Brands

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 93% of the 334 members who have rated Energizer believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, All-Star TMFDeej, took the lead of a couple of well-known activist investors and bought into the Energizer opportunity: "Following JANA Partners and Mario Gabelli into Energizer. The company's recent establishment of a dividend and planned share buybacks should act as at least some catalyst."

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