Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC raised its stake in EnerSys (NYSE:ENS) by 12.5% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 81,791 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 9,093 shares during the quarter. Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC owned 0.20% of EnerSys worth $5,695,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Boston Partners raised its position in shares of EnerSys by 22.3% during the fourth quarter. Boston Partners now owns 3,324,452 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $231,481,000 after purchasing an additional 606,247 shares during the period. Royce & Associates LP raised its position in shares of EnerSys by 4,393.4% during the third quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 494,277 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $34,189,000 after purchasing an additional 483,277 shares during the period. Global X Management Co. LLC raised its position in shares of EnerSys by 141.6% during the fourth quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 741,192 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $51,609,000 after purchasing an additional 434,410 shares during the period. Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its position in shares of EnerSys by 21.0% during the fourth quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 1,673,868 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $116,551,000 after purchasing an additional 290,845 shares during the period. Finally, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC raised its position in shares of EnerSys by 125.1% during the third quarter. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC now owns 322,131 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $22,282,000 after purchasing an additional 179,021 shares during the period. 97.18% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
EnerSys stock opened at $71.69 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 3.47, a quick ratio of 2.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,994.48, a PE ratio of 32.00, a P/E/G ratio of 1.54 and a beta of 1.54. EnerSys has a fifty-two week low of $61.33 and a fifty-two week high of $84.74.
EnerSys (NYSE:ENS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 7th. The industrial products company reported $1.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.11. The business had revenue of $658.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $634.75 million. EnerSys had a return on equity of 18.02% and a net margin of 3.94%. EnerSys’s quarterly revenue was up 16.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.18 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that EnerSys will post 4.65 EPS for the current year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 30th. Investors of record on Friday, March 16th will be issued a dividend of $0.175 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 15th. This represents a $0.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.98%. EnerSys’s payout ratio is presently 31.25%.
A number of research firms have recently commented on ENS. TheStreet lowered EnerSys from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Sidoti downgraded EnerSys from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $79.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. ValuEngine downgraded EnerSys from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, CL King upgraded EnerSys from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $78.00.
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EnerSys is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of industrial batteries. The Company manufactures, markets and distributes related products, such as chargers, power equipment, outdoor cabinet enclosures and battery accessories, and provides related after-market and customer-support services for industrial batteries.
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