Energizer Holdings Inc (ENR.N)
18 Dec 2014
|Market Cap (Mil.):||$8,186.14|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||62.12|
- Berkshire Hathaway Inc has agreed to acquire Procter & Gamble Co's Duracell battery unit in a complex transaction that lets Berkshire Chairman Warren Buffett buy a business he has supported for two decades and shave his company's tax bill.
* Purchase is "brilliant move" for Buffett - money manager (Adds link to Breakingviews column)
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(Corrects earnings per share in second paragraph to $1.36 from $1.31)
* Shares rise as much as 5.3 pct (Adds conference call comments, outlook, shares)
July 30 - Energizer Holdings Inc, the maker of Energizer and Eveready batteries, reported a 26 percent fall in quarterly profit as household goods sales fell nearly 11 percent due to higher competition and the loss of two key retail customers.