Amalgamated Bank increased its position in shares of Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) by 0.2% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 3,855 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 9 shares during the period. Amalgamated Bank’s holdings in Helen of Troy Limited were worth $363,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of HELE. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its holdings in Helen of Troy Limited by 46.3% during the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 14,032 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,322,000 after buying an additional 4,443 shares during the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its holdings in Helen of Troy Limited by 26.5% during the first quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 92,813 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,744,000 after buying an additional 19,418 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its holdings in Helen of Troy Limited by 5.6% during the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 37,644 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,546,000 after buying an additional 2,013 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its holdings in Helen of Troy Limited by 6.1% during the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 259,209 shares of the company’s stock worth $24,417,000 after buying an additional 14,906 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Stifel Financial Corp increased its holdings in shares of Helen of Troy Limited by 36.2% in the first quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 5,827 shares of the company’s stock valued at $551,000 after purchasing an additional 1,549 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 89.89% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Helen of Troy Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Bank of America Corporation assumed coverage on shares of Helen of Troy Limited in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. They issued an “underperform” rating and a $87.00 price objective on the stock. CL King assumed coverage on shares of Helen of Troy Limited in a report on Tuesday, September 12th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $104.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Helen of Troy Limited in a report on Friday. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Helen of Troy Limited currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $99.40.

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Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) opened at 87.80 on Monday. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $94.85 and a 200 day moving average of $94.62. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.39 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.06 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.

Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 5th. The company reported $1.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.36 by $0.29. Helen of Troy Limited had a return on equity of 14.98% and a net margin of 6.93%. The firm had revenue of $378.46 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $377.08 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.31 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts forecast that Helen of Troy Limited will post $6.71 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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

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