Flinton Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) by 66.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,408 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 560 shares during the quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Helen of Troy Limited were worth $133,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in Helen of Troy Limited by 18.1% during the first quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,671 shares of the company’s stock valued at $157,000 after purchasing an additional 256 shares during the last quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Helen of Troy Limited by 85.0% during the second quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 1,665 shares of the company’s stock valued at $157,000 after purchasing an additional 765 shares during the last quarter. Citigroup Inc. boosted its position in Helen of Troy Limited by 18.3% during the second quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 1,735 shares of the company’s stock valued at $163,000 after purchasing an additional 268 shares during the last quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its position in Helen of Troy Limited by 17.7% during the second quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 2,134 shares of the company’s stock valued at $201,000 after purchasing an additional 321 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Teacher Retirement System of Texas acquired a new position in Helen of Troy Limited during the first quarter valued at approximately $209,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 89.76% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts recently commented on the company. BidaskClub raised Helen of Troy Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Bank of America Corporation assumed coverage on Helen of Troy Limited in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. They set an “underperform” rating and a $87.00 price target for the company. CL King initiated coverage on Helen of Troy Limited in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. They set a “buy” rating and a $104.00 price target for the company. ValuEngine raised Helen of Troy Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, KeyCorp reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Helen of Troy Limited in a research report on Friday, October 6th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $99.40.

Helen of Troy Limited (HELE) opened at 94.85 on Wednesday. Helen of Troy Limited has a 52 week low of $77.50 and a 52 week high of $102.88. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $93.64 and a 200-day moving average price of $94.55. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.58 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.59 and a beta of 0.99.

Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 5th. The company reported $1.65 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.36 by $0.29. Helen of Troy Limited had a net margin of 6.93% and a return on equity of 18.28%. The business had revenue of $378.46 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $377.08 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.31 earnings per share. Helen of Troy Limited’s quarterly revenue was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts anticipate that Helen of Troy Limited will post $6.72 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Helen of Troy Limited 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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