ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Energizer Holdings Inc. (ENR) on Tuesday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $362.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the St. Louis-based company said it had a loss of $5.09. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 82 cents per share.
The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 76 cents per share.
The battery and personal care products company posted revenue of $790.4 million in the period, also topping Street forecasts. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $773.7 million.
For the year, the company reported a loss of $231.5 million, or $3.37 per share, swinging to a loss in the period. Revenue was reported as $3.05 billion.
Energizer expects full-year earnings in the range of $3 to $3.30 per share.
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