Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) Director Sells $1,959,663.20 in Stock
Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) Director Vincent D. Carson sold 13,415 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $146.08, for a total value of $1,959,663.20. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.
NASDAQ HELE traded up $0.10 on Tuesday, reaching $148.69. The company had a trading volume of 207,794 shares, compared to its average volume of 295,258. The company has a 50 day moving average of $135.50. The company has a market capitalization of $3.70 billion, a PE ratio of 20.45, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.97 and a beta of 0.67. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a current ratio of 2.20. Helen of Troy Limited has a 52 week low of $108.31 and a 52 week high of $151.12.
Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 9th. The company reported $1.78 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.40 by $0.38. The business had revenue of $376.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $351.54 million. Helen of Troy had a return on equity of 18.61% and a net margin of 10.81%. The firm’s revenue was up 6.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.87 earnings per share. As a group, equities research analysts predict that Helen of Troy Limited will post 7.42 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on HELE shares. Sidoti downgraded Helen of Troy from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 8th. Bank of America set a $25.00 target price on Levi Strauss & Co. and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 10th. BidaskClub upgraded Xilinx from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, June 29th. DA Davidson reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Great Western Bancorp in a report on Thursday, April 25th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded W&T Offshore from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, April 26th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $156.50.
About Helen of Troy
Helen of Troy Limited designs, develops, imports, markets, and distributes a portfolio of consumer products worldwide. It operates in three segments: Housewares, Health & Home, and Beauty. The Housewares segment offers food and beverage preparation tools and gadgets, storage containers, and organization products; household cleaning products, and shower organization, bathroom accessories, and gardening products; feeding and drinking products, child seating products, cleaning tools, and nursery accessories; and insulated water bottles, jugs, drinkware, travel mugs, and food containers.
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