According to Zacks, “Helen of Troy Limited is a leading designer, producer and marketer of brand name consumer products. The Company’s products include hair dryers, curling irons, hair setters, women’s shavers, brushes, combs, hair accessories, home hair clippers, mirrors, foot baths, body massagers, depilatories and paraffin baths. The Company’s products are sold by mass merchandisers, drug chains, warehouse clubs and grocery stores under the licensed trade names of Vidal Sassoon, the trademark Revlon, Dr. Scholl’s, the trademark BARBIE, and Sunbeam and Oster brands. “
A number of other brokerages have also recently weighed in on HELE. Jefferies Group set a $114.00 price target on shares of Helen of Troy and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Monday, August 1st. Sidoti raised shares of Helen of Troy from a neutral rating to a buy rating and set a $112.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, August 19th. Finally, KeyCorp reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Helen of Troy in a research report on Thursday, October 6th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $107.50.
Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE) opened at 82.81 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.31 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.59 and a beta of 1.00. Helen of Troy has a 52-week low of $79.01 and a 52-week high of $106.50. The company has a 50 day moving average of $87.23 and a 200-day moving average of $96.51.
Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 6th. The company reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.17. Helen of Troy had a net margin of 6.70% and a return on equity of 18.63%. The business had revenue of $368.17 million for the quarter. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.12 earnings per share. Helen of Troy’s revenue was down .3% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts anticipate that Helen of Troy will post $6.16 EPS for the current year.
Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Neuberger Berman Group LLC boosted its position in Helen of Troy by 0.4% in the second quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 11,621 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,195,000 after buying an additional 44 shares during the last quarter. F&V Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Helen of Troy by 0.6% in the third quarter. F&V Capital Management LLC now owns 9,500 shares of the company’s stock worth $819,000 after buying an additional 60 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC boosted its position in Helen of Troy by 0.8% in the second quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC now owns 13,191 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,357,000 after buying an additional 105 shares during the last quarter. Smith Salley & Associates boosted its position in Helen of Troy by 3.9% in the second quarter. Smith Salley & Associates now owns 3,187 shares of the company’s stock worth $328,000 after buying an additional 120 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC boosted its position in Helen of Troy by 0.7% in the second quarter. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC now owns 18,803 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,934,000 after buying an additional 137 shares during the last quarter. 95.34% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Helen of Troy Company Profile
Helen Of Troy Limited is a global consumer products company that offers a range of solutions for its customers through a range of brands. The Company is a global designer, developer, importer, marketer and distributor of a portfolio of brand-name consumer products. The Company has four segments. The Housewares segment provides a range of consumer products for the home.
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