Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 8th. The company reported $2.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.07 by $0.45, Bloomberg Earnings reports. 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 during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $452.81 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $2.37 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. Helen of Troy updated its FY18 guidance to $6.85-7.10 EPS.
Shares of Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE) opened at $94.55 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41, a current ratio of 1.73 and a quick ratio of 0.94. Helen of Troy has a one year low of $85.40 and a one year high of $102.88. The firm has a market cap of $2,563.31, a PE ratio of 13.92, a P/E/G ratio of 6.28 and a beta of 0.91.
HELE has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Helen of Troy in a research report on Friday, October 6th. ValuEngine upgraded Helen of Troy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Helen of Troy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 5th. BidaskClub upgraded Helen of Troy from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Saturday, December 9th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded shares of Helen of Troy from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Monday, January 8th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average 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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