Texas Permanent School Fund Purchases 155 Shares of Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE)

Texas Permanent School Fund grew its position in Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELEGet Rating) by 0.9% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 17,267 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 155 shares during the quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund owned 0.07% of Helen of Troy worth $2,804,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Bank of Montreal Can increased its position in shares of Helen of Troy by 2.7% during the 1st quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 1,886 shares of the company’s stock valued at $386,000 after purchasing an additional 50 shares during the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Helen of Troy by 0.6% during the 1st quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 11,245 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,202,000 after acquiring an additional 72 shares during the period. Van ECK Associates Corp boosted its holdings in Helen of Troy by 15.8% during the 1st quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 624 shares of the company’s stock valued at $122,000 after acquiring an additional 85 shares during the period. Martingale Asset Management L P boosted its holdings in Helen of Troy by 1.0% during the 1st quarter. Martingale Asset Management L P now owns 10,157 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,990,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares during the period. Finally, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in Helen of Troy by 9.0% during the 2nd quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 1,334 shares of the company’s stock valued at $217,000 after acquiring an additional 110 shares during the period.

Helen of Troy Price Performance

Shares of HELE stock opened at $100.79 on Friday. Helen of Troy Limited has a twelve month low of $82.94 and a twelve month high of $256.26. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.42 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.32, a P/E/G ratio of 1.38 and a beta of 0.70. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of $101.81 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $139.87. The company has a current ratio of 2.12, a quick ratio of 1.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.82.

Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELEGet Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 5th. The company reported $2.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.21 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $521.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $519.07 million. Helen of Troy had a return on equity of 16.94% and a net margin of 7.63%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 9.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $2.35 EPS. On average, analysts predict that Helen of Troy Limited will post 7.64 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. DA Davidson dropped their price objective on Helen of Troy from $175.00 to $115.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, October 6th. StockNews.com initiated coverage on Helen of Troy in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “sell” rating for the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $194.67.

Helen of Troy Profile

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Helen of Troy Limited provides various consumer products in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and Latin America. The company operates through three segments: Home & Outdoor, Health & Wellness, and Beauty. The Home & Outdoor segment offers food preparation tools and gadgets, storage containers, and organization products; coffee makers, grinders, manual pour overs, and tea kettles; household cleaning products, shower organization, and bathroom accessories; feeding and drinking products, child seating products, cleaning tools, and nursery accessories; insulated water bottles, hydration packs, drinkware, mugs, food containers, lunch containers, insulated totes, soft coolers, and accessories; and technical and outdoor sports packs, travel packs, luggage, daypacks, and everyday packs.

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