Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC Has $38000 Stake in Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) – Defense World
Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC decreased its stake in Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE – Get Rating) by 33.1% during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 196 shares of the company’s stock after selling 97 shares during the period. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC’s holdings in Helen of Troy were worth $38,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in HELE. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Helen of Troy during the fourth quarter worth about $213,000. Inspire Investing LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Helen of Troy during the first quarter worth about $236,000. HighTower Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Helen of Troy by 8.5% during the fourth quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 1,049 shares of the company’s stock worth $256,000 after purchasing an additional 82 shares during the period. Centiva Capital LP acquired a new stake in shares of Helen of Troy during the fourth quarter worth about $316,000. Finally, Van Hulzen Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Helen of Troy by 26.9% during the fourth quarter. Van Hulzen Asset Management LLC now owns 1,367 shares of the company’s stock worth $334,000 after purchasing an additional 290 shares during the period.
Helen of Troy Stock Down 1.1 %
NASDAQ:HELE opened at $131.13 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80, a quick ratio of 0.93 and a current ratio of 1.95. The company has a market cap of $3.14 billion, a PE ratio of 16.66, a PEG ratio of 1.96 and a beta of 0.62. Helen of Troy Limited has a 52-week low of $123.57 and a 52-week high of $256.26. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of $153.87 and a 200 day simple moving average of $186.62.
Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE – Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 7th. The company reported $1.77 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.61 by $0.16. The firm had revenue of $508.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $474.17 million. Helen of Troy had a return on equity of 18.08% and a net margin of 8.74%. The business’s revenue was down 6.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $2.95 earnings per share. On average, sell-side analysts expect that Helen of Troy Limited will post 8.36 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth
A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on HELE shares. TheStreet lowered Helen of Troy from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 16th. Raymond James started coverage on Helen of Troy in a research report on Tuesday, July 12th. They set a “market perform” rating on the stock. CL King decreased their price objective on Helen of Troy from $282.00 to $206.00 in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. DA Davidson decreased their price objective on Helen of Troy from $244.00 to $175.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Friday, July 8th. Finally, StockNews.com downgraded Helen of Troy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, July 16th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, Helen of Troy currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $214.67.
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