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Zacks Rating on VWR Corporation – The Sussex Pilot

VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR) has received a hold rating for the short term, according to the latest rank of 3 from research firm, Zacks Investment Research[1]. The company received an average rating of 1.29 from 7 analysts. 6 have rated it as a strong buy. 1 analysts have rated the company at hold. Shares of VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR) ended Monday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down 0.04 points or 0.16% at $24.4 with 900,621 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $24.32, the shares hit an intraday low of $24.21 and an intraday high of $24.85 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $3,205 million and the number of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 131,358,700 shares. The 52-week high of VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR) is $28.8336 and the 52-week low is $21.56. Several analysts have stated their opinion on the company shares. Equity analysts at the Brokerage firm Cowen & Company downgrades its rating on VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR). The rating major has initiated the coverage with an market perform rating on the shares. Earlier, the shares were rated a Outperform by the brokerage firm. The rating by the firm was issued on January 7, 2016.

VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR) shares are expected to touch $30.83 in the short term. This short term price target has been shared by 6 analysts. However, the standard deviation of short term price estimate has been valued at 0.98. The target price could hit $32 on the higher end and $30 on the lower end. Currently the company Insiders own 77.7% of VWR Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by 21.63% . Institutional Investors own 48.71% of VWR Corporation shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of 75.24%. Investors should note that the Company has disclosed insider buying and selling activities to the Securities Exchange, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the CEO of Vwr Corp, Brocke-Benz Manuel, had purchased 417 shares in a transaction dated on February 16, 2016. The transaction was executed at $23.74 per share with total amount equaling $9,900. VWR Corporation (VWR) is a provider of laboratory products, services and solutions to the life science, general research and applied markets. The Company operates in two segments: North, Central and South America (Americas) and Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific (EMEA-APAC). It has a presence in Europe and North America with respect to the laboratory products market. It also has operations in Asia-Pacific and other markets to support its multinational customers across the globe. The Company offers a portfolio of and private label laboratory products and a range of services, including custom manufacturing. The Companys portfolio includes chemicals, reagents, consumables, durable products and scientific equipment and instruments. The Companys branded and private label product portfolio includes service offerings marketed under the VWRCATALYST brand, including sourcing and procurement, logistics, chemical and equipment tracking and sample management.

References

  1. ^ Zacks Investment Research (www.zacks.com)

Zacks Rating on Energizer Holdings – The Sussex Pilot

As many as 8 brokerage firms have rated Energizer Holdings (NYSE:ENR) at 1.88. Research Analysts at Zacks Investment Research[1] have ranked the company at 2, suggesting the traders with a rating of buy for the short term. The stock garnered a place in the hold list of 3 stock Analysts. 1 analysts suggested buying the company. 4 analysts rated the company as a strong buy. Shares of Energizer Holdings (NYSE:ENR) ended Monday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down 0.24 points or 0.61% at $38.94 with 600,071 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $39.26, the shares hit an intraday low of $38.66 and an intraday high of $39.33 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $2,408 million and the number of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 61,829,820 shares. The 52-week high of Energizer Holdings (NYSE:ENR) is $44.52 and the 52-week low is $28.855. Several analysts have stated their opinion on the company shares. Equity Analysts at the Jefferies maintains the rating on Energizer Holdings (NYSE:ENR). The Analysts at the ratings agency raises the price target from $33 per share to $39 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on February 4, 2016.

Energizer Holdings (NYSE:ENR) shares are expected to touch $43.33 in the short term. This short term price target has been shared by 6 analysts. However, the standard deviation of short term price estimate has been valued at 4.76. The target price could hit $52 on the higher end and $39 on the lower end. Currently the company Insiders own 1.37% of Energizer Holdings shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 90.97% of Energizer Holdings shares. Investors should note that the Company has disclosed insider buying and selling activities to the Securities Exchange, Klein Ward M, director officer (CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER) of Energizer Holdings Inc, unloaded 38,000 shares at an average price of $133.81 on February 11, 2015. The total amount of the transaction was worth $5,084,780, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing. Energizer Holdings, Inc., formerly Energizer SpinCo, Inc., manufactures and markets batteries and portable lighting products. The Company is focused on household products business. The Companys brands include Energizer and Eveready. In addition to the Energizer and Eveready brands, the Company also markets its flashlights under the Hard Case, Dolphin, and Weather Ready sub-brands. Its products include Schick and Wilkinson Sword mens and womens shaving systems and disposables; Edge and Skintimate shave preparations; Playtex tampons, gloves and infant feeding products; Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic sun care products, and Wet Ones moist wipes. The Company four geographic segments include North America, which is comprised of the United States and Canada; Latin America, which includes its markets in Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and South America; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific, which is comprised of its markets in Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

References

  1. ^ Zacks Investment Research (www.zacks.com)

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