5,677 Shares in Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) Purchased by Fox Run Management L.L.C.

Fox Run Management L.L.C. acquired a new position in shares of Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELEFree Report) during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 5,677 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $662,000.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in Helen of Troy by 57.6% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 890,097 shares of the company’s stock worth $84,710,000 after buying an additional 325,346 shares during the last quarter. Norges Bank acquired a new stake in shares of Helen of Troy during the 4th quarter valued at $22,832,000. Lazard Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Helen of Troy by 321.2% in the 2nd quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 250,550 shares of the company’s stock valued at $27,064,000 after purchasing an additional 191,062 shares during the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Helen of Troy by 139.3% in the 2nd quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 276,151 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,830,000 after purchasing an additional 160,770 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Cooke & Bieler LP lifted its stake in shares of Helen of Troy by 7.9% in the 2nd quarter. Cooke & Bieler LP now owns 2,050,465 shares of the company’s stock valued at $221,491,000 after purchasing an additional 149,425 shares during the last quarter.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. DA Davidson boosted their price objective on shares of Helen of Troy from $137.00 to $151.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. UBS Group boosted their price target on shares of Helen of Troy from $119.00 to $129.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. StockNews.com upgraded shares of Helen of Troy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity Group reduced their target price on shares of Helen of Troy from $155.00 to $143.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, October 5th.

View Our Latest Analysis on HELE

Helen of Troy Stock Down 2.7 %

Shares of HELE stock opened at $117.50 on Wednesday. The firm has a fifty day moving average of $116.21 and a 200-day moving average of $116.38. The company has a quick ratio of 0.98, a current ratio of 1.76 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46. Helen of Troy Limited has a 12-month low of $81.14 and a 12-month high of $143.68. The company has a market capitalization of $2.79 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.36, a P/E/G ratio of 2.00 and a beta of 0.73.

Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELEGet Free Report) last announced its earnings results on Monday, January 8th. The company reported $2.79 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.46 by $0.33. Helen of Troy had a net margin of 8.10% and a return on equity of 12.14%. The business had revenue of $549.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $541.11 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $2.44 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was down 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities research analysts predict that Helen of Troy Limited will post 7.57 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

About Helen of Troy

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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 in two segments: Home & Outdoor and Beauty & Wellness. 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, cleaning tools, and nursery accessories; insulated hydration bottles, hydration packs, drinkware, mugs, food containers, lunch containers, insulated totes, soft coolers, and accessories; and technical and outdoor sports packs, travel packs and accessories, luggage, daypacks, and everyday packs.

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