Helen of Troy Limited (HELE) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

Media coverage about Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Helen of Troy Limited earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 47.4639770599846 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) opened at 90.40 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.46 billion, a PE ratio of 19.63 and a beta of 0.99. Helen of Troy Limited has a 12 month low of $77.50 and a 12 month high of $102.88. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $94.27 and its 200-day moving average is $94.58.

Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 5th. The company reported $1.65 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.36 by $0.29. The business had revenue of $378.46 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $377.08 million. Helen of Troy Limited had a return on equity of 14.98% and a net margin of 6.93%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.31 EPS. On average, equities research analysts expect that Helen of Troy Limited will post $6.72 EPS for the current year.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on HELE. ValuEngine raised shares of Helen of Troy Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Helen of Troy Limited in a research report on Friday, October 6th. BidaskClub raised shares of Helen of Troy Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. CL King began coverage on shares of Helen of Troy Limited in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. They set a “buy” rating and a $104.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Bank of America Corporation began coverage on shares of Helen of Troy Limited in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. They set an “underperform” rating and a $87.00 price target on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $99.40.

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Helen of Troy Limited 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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