Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) Shares Acquired by Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado

Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado grew its holdings in shares of Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELEFree Report) by 1,351.6% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 89,940 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 83,744 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado owned approximately 0.38% of Helen of Troy worth $10,866,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Arizona State Retirement System grew its stake in Helen of Troy by 1.8% during the third quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 6,861 shares of the company’s stock worth $800,000 after buying an additional 122 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank lifted its holdings in Helen of Troy by 1.3% in the third quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 53,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,178,000 after acquiring an additional 700 shares during the last quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in Helen of Troy by 3.5% during the 3rd quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. now owns 334,551 shares of the company’s stock valued at $38,995,000 after purchasing an additional 11,285 shares during the period. Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC bought a new position in shares of Helen of Troy during the third quarter worth about $1,735,000. Finally, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board grew its holdings in Helen of Troy by 92.0% in the 3rd quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 33,600 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,916,000 after buying an additional 16,100 shares in the last quarter.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. DA Davidson cut their price objective on shares of Helen of Troy from $151.00 to $139.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, April 25th. UBS Group reduced their price target on shares of Helen of Troy from $121.00 to $100.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, April 25th.

Check Out Our Latest Stock Analysis on HELE

Helen of Troy Stock Down 1.4 %

HELE opened at $103.19 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a current ratio of 1.87. The company has a market capitalization of $2.46 billion, a PE ratio of 14.62, a P/E/G ratio of 1.61 and a beta of 0.84. The stock’s fifty day moving average is $102.56 and its 200-day moving average is $112.21. Helen of Troy Limited has a one year low of $87.50 and a one year high of $143.68.

Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELEGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 24th. The company reported $2.11 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.00 by $0.11. Helen of Troy had a net margin of 8.41% and a return on equity of 11.65%. The firm had revenue of $489.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $477.88 million. On average, equities analysts predict that Helen of Troy Limited will post 8.12 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Helen of Troy Company Profile

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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 storage containers, kitchen utensils for cooking and preparing salads, fruits, vegetables and meats, graters, slicers and choppers, baking essentials, kitchen organization, bath, cleaning, infant and toddler products, and coffee preparation tools and electronics; and insulated beverageware, including bottles, travel tumblers, drinkware, mugs, food and lunch containers, insulated totes, soft coolers, outdoor kitchenware, and accessories.

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