Helen of Troy Limited (HELE) Holdings Lifted by Olstein Capital Management L.P.

Olstein Capital Management L.P. raised its holdings in Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) by 50.0% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 31,550 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 10,510 shares during the quarter. Olstein Capital Management L.P. owned 0.12% of Helen of Troy worth $3,040,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other large investors have also made changes to their positions in HELE. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. grew its stake in Helen of Troy by 4.8% in the 2nd quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 14,707 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,384,000 after purchasing an additional 675 shares during the period. Citigroup Inc. grew its stake in Helen of Troy by 18.3% in the 2nd 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 period. California Public Employees Retirement System grew its stake in Helen of Troy by 2.6% in the 2nd quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 27,600 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,597,000 after purchasing an additional 700 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its stake in Helen of Troy by 65.6% in the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 134,786 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,683,000 after purchasing an additional 53,376 shares during the period. Finally, Stifel Financial Corp grew its stake in Helen of Troy by 17.8% in the 2nd quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 6,865 shares of the company’s stock valued at $648,000 after purchasing an additional 1,038 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 93.08% of the company’s stock.

Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ HELE) opened at $93.15 on Thursday. Helen of Troy Limited has a 1 year low of $83.60 and a 1 year high of $102.88. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41, a quick ratio of 0.94 and a current ratio of 1.73. The company has a market capitalization of $2,450.05, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.30, a PEG ratio of 6.01 and a beta of 0.79.

Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 8th. The company reported $2.52 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.07 by $0.45. Helen of Troy had a return on equity of 18.37% and a net margin of 1.28%. The firm had revenue of $453.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $452.81 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $2.37 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts forecast that Helen of Troy Limited will post 6.52 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Helen of Troy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $108.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd. BidaskClub upgraded Helen of Troy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday. ValuEngine raised Helen of Troy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Helen of Troy in a research report on Friday, November 24th. Finally, TheStreet cut Helen of Troy from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Monday, January 8th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Helen of Troy presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $101.75.

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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 three segments. The Housewares segment provides a range of consumer products for the home.

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