Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Helen of Troy Limited (HELE) Share Price

Press coverage about Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Helen of Troy Limited earned a media sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.0521633517321 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

HELE has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Helen of Troy Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. Bank of America Corporation assumed coverage on shares of Helen of Troy Limited in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. They set an “underperform” rating and a $87.00 target price on the stock. BidaskClub lowered shares of Helen of Troy Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. Finally, CL King assumed coverage on shares of Helen of Troy Limited in a report on Tuesday, September 12th. They set a “buy” rating and a $104.00 target price on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Helen of Troy Limited presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $100.33.

Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ HELE) opened at 95.10 on Friday. Helen of Troy Limited has a 12-month low of $77.50 and a 12-month high of $102.88. The company’s 50 day moving average is $96.98 and its 200 day moving average is $94.68. The firm has a market cap of $2.59 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.65 and a beta of 0.97.

Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 10th. The company reported $1.37 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.08. Helen of Troy Limited had a net margin of 8.23% and a return on equity of 17.70%. The company had revenue of $359.61 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $358.40 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.27 EPS. Helen of Troy Limited’s quarterly revenue was up 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Helen of Troy Limited will post $6.71 earnings per share for the current year.

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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.

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