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2009-05-15 20:01:00

ST. LOUIS, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ENR), today announced that the underwriters for its public offering have given notice of the exercise in full of their over-allotment option. The Company will sell an additional 1,425,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $49.00 per share. The offering is scheduled to be completed on May 20, 2009. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to acquire the shave preparation business...

2009-05-11 06:30:00

ST. LOUIS, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Energizer Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: ENR), today announced that the Company has commenced an offering of 9,500,000 shares of common stock. The offering includes an option for the underwriters to purchase up to 1,425,000 additional shares to cover overallotments, if any. The Company is conducting the offering pursuant to an effective registration statement under the Securities Act of 1933. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering...

2009-05-05 14:46:00

ST. LOUIS, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Energizer Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: ENR), today announced the renewal of its asset securitization program at a level of $200 million. Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi and Sun Trust Robinson Humphrey are agents, with Bank of Tokyo acting as administrative agent. The program has been renewed for one year, with expiration on May 3, 2010. Funds received under this financing arrangement are treated as borrowings rather than proceeds from accounts receivable sold...

2009-03-06 09:15:49

Six firms have agreed to stop selling plastic baby bottles in the United States made with a chemical suspected of harming human development, an official says. Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal says the accord involves bottles sold by Playtex Products, Inc., Gerber, EvenFlo Co., Avent America, Inc., Dr. Brown and Disney First Years, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday. The shatter-proof polycarbonate bottles contain the chemical bisphenol A which health officials warn...

2008-10-30 09:00:27

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Energizer Holdings, Inc., , today announced results of its fourth quarter ended September 30, 2008. Net earnings for the quarter were $99.1 million, or $1.67 per diluted share, versus net earnings of $70.0 million, or $1.19 per diluted share in the fourth fiscal quarter of 2007. The current quarter includes an after-tax expense of $3.4 million, or $0.06 per diluted share, related to Playtex integration costs and other realignment activities and...

2008-10-23 15:00:19

Hanesbrands Inc.'s Champion brand, which provided activewear that will appear in Walt Disney Pictures' "High School Musical 3: Senior Year," celebrates the release of the film with a line of apparel inspired by the Champion items worn by characters in the movie, which opens tomorrow. America's favorite high school students hit the big screen this time with new music, big dance numbers and a compelling story with all the fun--and big life decisions--senior year has to offer. Champion...

2008-10-17 15:00:11

Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) today announced that it will host a live Internet webcast of its quarterly investor conference call at 4:30 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008, to review results for the third quarter, which ended Sept. 27, 2008. Hanesbrands also will summarize the quarterly results in a press release issued that day at the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The live Internet broadcast may be accessed on the home page of the Hanesbrands corporate Web site,...

2008-07-10 09:00:35

Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE: HBI) today announced that it will host a live Internet webcast of its quarterly investor conference call at 4:30 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 29, 2008, to review results for the second quarter, which ended June 28, 2008. Hanesbrands also will summarize the quarterly results in a press release issued that day at the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The live Internet broadcast may be accessed on the home page of the Hanesbrands corporate Web site,...

2008-06-20 09:00:37

By PHILIP ELLIOTT By Philip Elliott The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio Four Ohio parents have filed a federal lawsuit against makers of baby bottles, claiming the bottles were made from a harmful chemical that sparked congressional hearings and prompted the world's largest retailer to phase out the products. The complaint filed last week in U.S. District Court alleges the companies knew that a chemical known as bisphenol A was associated with health problems but didn't disclose...

2007-04-20 09:00:00

Playtex Products, a US personal care products company, has acquired the stock of Florida-based Tiki Hut Holding Company, the owner of Hawaiian Tropic sun care, for $83 million. Neil DeFeo, chairman, president and CEO of Playtex, said: "Hawaiian Tropic is an important addition to our skin care brand portfolio. It increases the size of our skin care segment to more than $340 million in annual sales. Further, this acquisition is in line with our acquisition strategy of acquiring products in our...