Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado Buys 34,100 Shares of Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE)

Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado grew its holdings in shares of Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) by 30.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 146,183 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 34,100 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado owned about 0.54% of Helen of Troy Limited worth $14,165,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Comerica Bank increased its stake in shares of Helen of Troy Limited by 23.0% during the second quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 36,943 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,630,000 after buying an additional 6,910 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its stake in Helen of Troy Limited by 3.5% in the second quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 96,055 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,038,000 after purchasing an additional 3,242 shares during the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in Helen of Troy Limited by 8.5% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 169,451 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,946,000 after purchasing an additional 13,242 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its stake in Helen of Troy Limited by 65.6% in the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 134,786 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,683,000 after purchasing an additional 53,376 shares during the last quarter. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System increased its stake in Helen of Troy Limited by 3.5% in the first quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 26,900 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,534,000 after purchasing an additional 900 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 91.02% of the company’s stock.

Several brokerages have commented on HELE. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Helen of Troy Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Helen of Troy Limited in a report on Friday, October 6th. CL King began coverage on Helen of Troy Limited in a report on Tuesday, September 12th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $104.00 price objective for the company. Bank of America Corporation began coverage on Helen of Troy Limited in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. They issued an “underperform” rating and a $87.00 price objective for the company. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded Helen of Troy Limited from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Helen of Troy Limited currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $99.40.

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Shares of Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) traded down $1.00 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $87.35. The company had a trading volume of 130,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 154,098. The company has a current ratio of 1.89, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41. Helen of Troy Limited has a 52-week low of $79.90 and a 52-week high of $102.88. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,381.73, a P/E ratio of 12.96, a PEG ratio of 12.15 and a beta of 0.94.

Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 5th. The company reported $1.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.36 by $0.29. The firm 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 18.28% and a net margin of 6.93%. Helen of Troy Limited’s revenue was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.31 earnings per share. research analysts expect that Helen of Troy Limited will post 6.42 EPS for the current year.

In other Helen of Troy Limited news, Director Timothy F. Meeker sold 2,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, October 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $94.00, for a total value of $235,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 0.57% of the company’s stock.

About Helen of Troy Limited

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE)

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