Anchor Capital Advisors LLC cut its stake in shares of Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) by 1.1% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 163,539 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,744 shares during the quarter. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC owned 0.60% of Helen of Troy Limited worth $15,847,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Flinton Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Helen of Troy Limited by 66.0% during the second quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC now owns 1,408 shares of the company’s stock worth $133,000 after purchasing an additional 560 shares during the period. Riverhead Capital Management LLC raised its position in Helen of Troy Limited by 85.0% in the second quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 1,665 shares of the company’s stock worth $157,000 after acquiring an additional 765 shares in the last quarter. Citigroup Inc. raised its position in Helen of Troy Limited by 18.3% in the second quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 1,735 shares of the company’s stock worth $163,000 after acquiring an additional 268 shares in the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its position in Helen of Troy Limited by 17.7% in the second quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,966 shares of the company’s stock worth $185,000 after acquiring an additional 295 shares in the last quarter. Finally, LS Investment Advisors LLC raised its position in Helen of Troy Limited by 17.7% in the second quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 2,134 shares of the company’s stock worth $201,000 after acquiring an additional 321 shares in the last quarter. 91.02% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several research analysts have issued reports on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Helen of Troy Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Helen of Troy Limited in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Bank of America Corporation assumed coverage on Helen of Troy Limited in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. They issued an “underperform” rating and a $87.00 price objective for the company. ValuEngine upgraded Helen of Troy Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, CL King assumed coverage on Helen of Troy Limited in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $104.00 price objective for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $99.40.

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Shares of Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ HELE) traded up $0.95 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $88.30. The stock had a trading volume of 117,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 153,931. Helen of Troy Limited has a twelve month low of $79.90 and a twelve month high of $102.88. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,381.73, a PE ratio of 12.96, a P/E/G ratio of 12.15 and a beta of 0.94. The company has a current ratio of 1.89, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41.

Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 5th. The company reported $1.65 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.36 by $0.29. Helen of Troy Limited had a return on equity of 18.28% and a net margin of 6.93%. The business had revenue of $378.46 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $377.08 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.31 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. analysts forecast that Helen of Troy Limited will post 6.42 EPS for the current year.

In other news, Director Timothy F. Meeker sold 2,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $94.00, for a total value of $235,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Company insiders own 0.57% of the company’s stock.

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.

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