DA Davidson reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE) in a research report report published on Thursday, Zacks.com reports.
A number of other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on HELE. BidaskClub raised Helen of Troy from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report on Saturday, March 16th. Zacks Investment Research raised Helen of Troy from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Friday, February 22nd. Finally, ValuEngine cut Helen of Troy from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, April 3rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $141.67.
Shares of HELE opened at $140.29 on Thursday. Helen of Troy has a 1 year low of $86.35 and a 1 year high of $145.46. The company has a quick ratio of 1.11, a current ratio of 2.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33. The company has a market capitalization of $3.59 billion, a PE ratio of 19.30, a P/E/G ratio of 3.30 and a beta of 0.58.
Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Penserra Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Helen of Troy during the 4th quarter valued at $28,000. Resources Investment Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in Helen of Troy during the 4th quarter valued at $31,000. Ffcm LLC bought a new position in Helen of Troy in the 4th quarter valued at $37,000. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC boosted its position in Helen of Troy by 240.9% in the 4th quarter. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC now owns 300 shares of the company’s stock valued at $39,000 after buying an additional 212 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in Helen of Troy in the 4th quarter valued at $63,000. 94.41% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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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