|Bid||174.41 x 900|
|Ask||194.25 x 800|
|Day's Range||183.12 - 186.64|
|52 Week Range||108.31 - 196.67|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.57|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||24.17|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
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Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) just released its quarterly report and things are looking bullish. It was overall...
Helen of Troy's (HELE) Q3 earnings and sales increase year over year on strength in the Housewares and Beauty segment. However, the Health & Home segment looks troubled.
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Shares of Helen of Troy Corp. rose nearly 6% in the extended session Wednesday after the consumer goods and beauty products maker reported fiscal third-quarter earnings above expectations and raised its outlook for fiscal 2020. Helen of Troy said it earned $69 million, or $2.71 a share, in the quarter, compared with $49 million, or $1.88 a share, in the year-ago period. Sales rose to $475 million, compared with $431 million a year ago. Analysts polled by FactSet had expected earnings of $2.15 a share on sales of $466 million. For fiscal 2020, the company said it expects revenue in a range between $1.650 billion and $1.675 billion, or sales growth between 5.5% and 7.1%, compared with a previous expectation of growth between 2.9% to 4.8%. Shares of Helen of Troy, makers of Oxo house goods and Hydro Flask, among other brands, had ended the regular trading day up 0.2%.
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On Tuesday, Helen Of Troy got an upgrade for its IBD SmartSelect Composite Rating from 92 to 96. The new score tells you the company is now outperforming 96% of all stocks in terms of the most important fundamental and technical stock-picking criteria.
The bad flu season will be good for Helen of Troy Corp. , according to D.A. Davidson. Analysts led by Linda Bolton Weiser "expect a surprise" when the consumer products company reports its third-quarter earnings, scheduled for January 8. "CDC data indicate this cold/flu season is one of the severest in recent history, which should support an increase in fiscal 2020 guidance, as thermometers and humidifiers are 22% to 23% of sales," analysts said. Helen of Troy brands include Vicks, Honeywell and PUR. D.A. Davidson also says the company is getting a bump from growth in hair appliances. Helen of Troy announced the acquisition of Drybar hair products last month. D.A. Davidson rates Helen of Troy stock buy with a $206 price target. Shares closed Monday at $182.24 and have climbed 36.6% over the past year. The S&P 500 index is up nearly 27% for the last 12 months.
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Helen of Troy's (HELE) third-quarter fiscal 2020 results are likely to reflect gains from Leadership brands and strength in the Housewares segment. However, escalated costs pose a threat.