Helen of Troy Ltd. (HELE) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday
Helen of Troy Ltd. (NASDAQ:HELE) is scheduled to release its Q217 earnings data on Thursday, October 6th. Analysts expect Helen of Troy to post earnings of $1.12 per share and revenue of $370.29 million for the quarter. Helen of Troy has set its FY17 guidance at $5.85-$6.35 EPS.Persons that are interested in participating in the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.
Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 7th. The company reported $1.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.15. Helen of Troy had a return on equity of 18.62% and a net margin of 6.45%. The business had revenue of $347.90 million for the quarter. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.06 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up .8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Helen of Troy to post $6.16 EPS for the current fiscal year and $6.84 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Helen of Troy Ltd. (NASDAQ:HELE) opened at 86.59 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $2.41 billion, a PE ratio of 24.70 and a beta of 1.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $89.02 and its 200 day moving average price is $97.48. Helen of Troy Ltd. has a 12-month low of $82.28 and a 12-month high of $106.50.
A number of brokerages have commented on HELE. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $114.00 price objective on shares of Helen of Troy in a research note on Wednesday, July 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised Helen of Troy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $113.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 12th. Finally, Sidoti started coverage on Helen of Troy in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $102.00 price objective for the company.
Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. State Street Corp raised its position in Helen of Troy by 31.2% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,061,087 shares of the company’s stock worth $109,122,000 after buying an additional 252,621 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. raised its stake in shares of Helen of Troy by 19.5% in the second quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 836,180 shares of the company’s stock worth $85,993,000 after buying an additional 136,461 shares during the period. Guggenheim Capital LLC raised its stake in shares of Helen of Troy by 415.5% in the second quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 88,622 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,114,000 after buying an additional 71,431 shares during the period. BlackRock Investment Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Helen of Troy by 49.8% in the second quarter. BlackRock Investment Management LLC now owns 173,452 shares of the company’s stock worth $17,838,000 after buying an additional 57,651 shares during the period. Finally, American International Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Helen of Troy by 212.6% in the second quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 68,970 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,093,000 after buying an additional 46,904 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 94.68% of the company’s stock.
Helen of Troy Company Profile
Helen of Troy Limited is a global consumer products company. The Company offers solutions for its customers through a portfolio of brands. It is a global designer, developer, importer, marketer, and distributor of a portfolio of brand-name consumer products. It has four business segments: Housewares, Healthcare/Home Environment, Nutritional Supplements and Personal Care.
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