Nisa Investment Advisors LLC Has $1.26 Million Stock Holdings in Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) – Defense World
Nisa Investment Advisors LLC trimmed its holdings in shares of Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE – Get Rating) by 1.2% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 6,422 shares of the company’s stock after selling 78 shares during the period. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Helen of Troy were worth $1,258,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC acquired a new stake in Helen of Troy in the 4th quarter valued at about $213,000. Inspire Investing LLC acquired a new stake in Helen of Troy in the 1st quarter valued at about $236,000. HighTower Advisors LLC lifted its stake in Helen of Troy by 8.5% in the 4th quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 1,049 shares of the company’s stock valued at $256,000 after purchasing an additional 82 shares during the last quarter. Avantax Advisory Services Inc. acquired a new stake in Helen of Troy in the 4th quarter valued at about $259,000. Finally, Centiva Capital LP acquired a new stake in Helen of Troy in the 4th quarter valued at about $316,000.
Wall Street Analyst Weigh In
Several brokerages recently issued reports on HELE. TheStreet downgraded shares of Helen of Troy from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 16th. StockNews.com downgraded shares of Helen of Troy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, July 16th. DA Davidson cut their target price on shares of Helen of Troy from $244.00 to $175.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, July 8th. CL King cut their price objective on shares of Helen of Troy from $282.00 to $206.00 in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. Finally, Raymond James began coverage on shares of Helen of Troy in a research report on Tuesday, July 12th. They set a “market perform” rating for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, Helen of Troy presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $214.67.
Helen of Troy Trading Up 0.4 %
Shares of HELE stock opened at $137.98 on Friday. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $163.11 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $192.66. The company has a quick ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 1.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80. The company has a market capitalization of $3.31 billion, a PE ratio of 17.53, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.97 and a beta of 0.76. Helen of Troy Limited has a 12-month low of $123.57 and a 12-month high of $256.26.
Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE – Get Rating) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 7th. The company reported $1.77 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.16. Helen of Troy had a net margin of 8.74% and a return on equity of 18.08%. The company had revenue of $508.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $474.17 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $2.95 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 6.1% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, analysts predict that Helen of Troy Limited will post 8.36 earnings per share for the current year.
Insider Transactions at Helen of Troy
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