Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.74 EPS

Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE) announced its earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported $3.76 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $3.02 by $0.74, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Helen of Troy had a return on equity of 22.98% and a net margin of 11.41%. The company had revenue of $637.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $551.85 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $3.12 EPS. Helen of Troy’s revenue for the quarter was up 34.3% compared to the same quarter last year.

HELE traded down $6.87 on Friday, hitting $216.64. The company had a trading volume of 12,335 shares, compared to its average volume of 317,086. The company has a market cap of $5.49 billion, a PE ratio of 26.67, a PEG ratio of 2.19 and a beta of 0.93. Helen of Troy has a 12-month low of $104.01 and a 12-month high of $230.56. The company has a quick ratio of 1.20, a current ratio of 1.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.23. The business’s fifty day simple moving average is $214.51 and its 200 day simple moving average is $201.57.

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on HELE. ValuEngine lowered Helen of Troy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday. DA Davidson raised their price objective on Helen of Troy from $246.00 to $260.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday. Bank of America lowered Helen of Troy from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $235.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Friday. BidaskClub lowered Helen of Troy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, January 1st. Finally, Sidoti assumed coverage on Helen of Troy in a research report on Wednesday, September 30th. They issued a “neutral” rating for the company. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $228.00.

About Helen of Troy

Helen of Troy Limited designs, develops, imports, markets, and distributes a portfolio of consumer products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Housewares, Health & Home, and Beauty. The Housewares segment offers food and beverage preparation tools and gadgets, storage containers, and organization products; household cleaning products, shower organization, bathroom accessories, and gardening products; feeding and drinking products, child seating products, cleaning tools, and nursery accessories; and insulated water bottles, jugs, thermoses, drinkware, travel mugs, and food containers.

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