Energizer Holdings Inc. Announces Advance In Q1 Profit

Energizer Holdings Inc. (ENR) reported a profit for its first quarter that advanced from last year.

The company said its bottom line came in at $95.5 million, or $1.55 per share. This was up from $95.1 million, or $1.51 per share, in last year's first quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.43 per share, according figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company said revenue for the quarter rose 2.4% to $573.3 million. This was up from $559.6 million last year.

Energizer Holdings Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q1): $95.5 Mln. vs. $95.1 Mln. last year.
-Earnings Growth (Y-o-Y): 0.4%
-EPS (Q1): $1.55 vs. $1.51 last year.
-EPS Growth (Y-o-Y): 2.6%
-Analysts Estimate: $1.43
-Revenue (Q1): $573.3 Mln vs. $559.6 Mln last year.
-Revenue Change (Y-o-Y): 2.4%

Full year EPS guidance: $3.30 to $3.40

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