Mutual of America Capital Management LLC Has $3.24 Million Stock Position in Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE)

Mutual of America Capital Management LLC cut its holdings in Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELEGet Rating) by 9.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 19,945 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,066 shares during the period. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC owned approximately 0.08% of Helen of Troy worth $3,239,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Castle Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in Helen of Troy in the 2nd quarter valued at about $33,000. Van ECK Associates Corp boosted its stake in shares of Helen of Troy by 15.8% in the first quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 624 shares of the company’s stock valued at $122,000 after buying an additional 85 shares during the period. Captrust Financial Advisors grew its position in Helen of Troy by 47.9% during the first quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 874 shares of the company’s stock worth $171,000 after buying an additional 283 shares in the last quarter. Prelude Capital Management LLC bought a new position in Helen of Troy during the 1st quarter worth $208,000. Finally, Inspire Investing LLC increased its stake in Helen of Troy by 8.5% during the 2nd quarter. Inspire Investing LLC now owns 1,305 shares of the company’s stock worth $212,000 after acquiring an additional 102 shares during the period.

Helen of Troy Stock Down 6.6 %

Shares of NASDAQ HELE opened at $94.91 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $2.28 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.48, a PEG ratio of 1.55 and a beta of 0.70. 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 Limited has a 12 month low of $82.94 and a 12 month high of $256.26. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $99.53 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $134.86.

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

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

HELE has been the topic of several analyst reports. DA Davidson reduced their target price on Helen of Troy from $175.00 to $115.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, October 6th. Canaccord Genuity Group initiated coverage on shares of Helen of Troy in a report on Thursday. They issued a “buy” rating and a $120.00 target price on the stock. StockNews.com began coverage on shares of Helen of Troy in a research report on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “sell” rating for the company. Finally, Canaccord Genuity Group assumed coverage on shares of Helen of Troy in a research report on Wednesday, November 16th. They set a “buy” rating and a $120.00 price target on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, Helen of Troy currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $164.80.

Helen of Troy Company 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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