Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) Shares Sold by SG Americas Securities LLC – Defense World

SG Americas Securities LLC cut its stake in Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE – Get Rating) by 70.5% in the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 5,379 shares of the company’s stock after selling 12,874 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in Helen of Troy were worth $1,053,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Capital International Investors increased its holdings in Helen of Troy by 37.8% in the 4th quarter. Capital International Investors now owns 1,416,328 shares of the company’s stock worth $346,250,000 after acquiring an additional 388,569 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its holdings in shares of Helen of Troy by 7.4% during the fourth quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 1,378,747 shares of the company’s stock worth $337,063,000 after buying an additional 95,539 shares in the last quarter. Capital World Investors grew its holdings in shares of Helen of Troy by 8.5% in the fourth quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 781,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $190,931,000 after purchasing an additional 61,000 shares during the period. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Helen of Troy by 25.0% in the fourth quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 152,414 shares of the company’s stock valued at $37,261,000 after purchasing an additional 30,465 shares during the period. Finally, Point72 Asset Management L.P. grew its holdings in shares of Helen of Troy by 38.5% in the fourth quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. now owns 90,300 shares of the company’s stock valued at $22,076,000 after purchasing an additional 25,100 shares during the period.

Helen of Troy Trading Down 1.9 %

NASDAQ HELE opened at $133.79 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $157.65 and its two-hundred day moving average is $189.31. Helen of Troy Limited has a 12 month low of $123.57 and a 12 month high of $256.26. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80, a current ratio of 1.95 and a quick ratio of 0.93. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.21 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.00, a PEG ratio of 2.04 and a beta of 0.76.

Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE – Get Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 7th. The company reported $1.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.16. The business had revenue of $508.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $474.17 million. Helen of Troy had a net margin of 8.74% and a return on equity of 18.08%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 6.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $2.95 earnings per share. On average, sell-side analysts anticipate that Helen of Troy Limited will post 8.36 earnings per share for the current year.

Insider Transactions at Helen of Troy

In other news, Director Gary B. Abromovitz sold 1,038 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $209.00, for a total transaction of $216,942.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 6,047 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,263,823. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 0.88% of the company’s stock.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. StockNews.com lowered shares of Helen of Troy from a “hold” rating …….

Source: https://www.defenseworld.net/2022/07/31/helen-of-troy-limited-nasdaqhele-shares-sold-by-sg-americas-securities-llc.html

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