Helen of Troy Limited (HELE) Shares Bought by Renaissance Technologies LLC

Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its holdings in Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) by 65.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 134,786 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 53,376 shares during the quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC owned approximately 0.50% of Helen of Troy Limited worth $12,683,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of HELE. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Helen of Troy Limited by 46.3% during the 1st quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 14,032 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,322,000 after purchasing an additional 4,443 shares during the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Helen of Troy Limited by 26.5% during the 1st quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 92,813 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,744,000 after purchasing an additional 19,418 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lifted its stake in shares of Helen of Troy Limited by 5.6% during the 1st quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 37,644 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,546,000 after purchasing an additional 2,013 shares during the last quarter. Stifel Financial Corp raised its stake in Helen of Troy Limited by 36.2% in the first quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 5,827 shares of the company’s stock valued at $551,000 after buying an additional 1,549 shares during the last quarter. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC raised its stake in Helen of Troy Limited by 38.1% in the first quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 4,468 shares of the company’s stock valued at $421,000 after buying an additional 1,232 shares during the last quarter. 89.97% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.



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Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) opened at 94.50 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $2.58 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.03 and a beta of 0.99. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $94.34 and its 200-day moving average price is $94.69. Helen of Troy Limited has a 12 month low of $77.50 and a 12 month high of $102.88.

Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 5th. The company reported $1.65 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.36 by $0.29. The firm had revenue of $378.46 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $377.08 million. Helen of Troy Limited had a net margin of 6.93% and a return on equity of 18.28%. The business’s revenue was up 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.31 EPS. Equities analysts forecast that Helen of Troy Limited will post $6.72 earnings per share for the current year.

HELE has been the subject of several research analyst reports. BidaskClub raised Helen of Troy Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. ValuEngine raised Helen of Troy Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Helen of Troy Limited in a report on Friday, October 6th. Bank of America Corporation initiated coverage on Helen of Troy Limited in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. They issued an “underperform” rating and a $87.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, CL King initiated coverage on Helen of Troy Limited in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $104.00 target price on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $99.40.

In other news, Director Timothy F. Meeker sold 2,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $94.00, for a total transaction of $235,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. 0.57% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Helen of Troy Limited 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE)

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