Helen of Troy (HELE) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of -0.01

News headlines about Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE) have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Helen of Troy earned a media sentiment score of -0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 44.9615241973321 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Several research firms have issued reports on HELE. BidaskClub upgraded Helen of Troy from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Saturday. Zacks Investment Research lowered Helen of Troy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday. KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Helen of Troy in a research note on Friday, November 24th. ValuEngine upgraded Helen of Troy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, CL King began coverage on Helen of Troy in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $104.00 target price on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $101.00.

Shares of Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE) traded up $0.95 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $91.55. The stock had a trading volume of 173,676 shares, compared to its average volume of 144,195. Helen of Troy has a 1-year low of $80.71 and a 1-year high of $102.88. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,500.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.44, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 12.60 and a beta of 0.91. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41, a current ratio of 1.89 and a quick ratio of 0.85.

Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 5th. The company reported $1.65 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.36 by $0.29. Helen of Troy had a return on equity of 18.28% and a net margin of 6.93%. The business had revenue of $378.46 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $377.08 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.31 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Helen of Troy will post 6.42 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, Director Timothy F. Meeker sold 2,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $94.00, for a total transaction of $235,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 0.57% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Helen of Troy Company Profile

Helen Of Troy Limited is a global consumer products company that offers a range of solutions for its customers through a range of brands. The Company is a global designer, developer, importer, marketer and distributor of a portfolio of brand-name consumer products. The Company has four segments. The Housewares segment provides a range of consumer products for the home.

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