Helen of Troy Limited (HELE): closed at $181.17 on Thursday, June 25

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Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) changes shares on Thursday trading session, with a change of 0.95% or $1.72 shares. The trading starts at $179.52 and closed at $181.17 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $178.83 and day high was $183.21 on Thursday, June 25. After the session, the Consumer Defensive sector daily volume shifted to 0.12 million while its average volume is 210.60K. In other hand, the HELE market cap reached to $4.60B. While, its current target price is $182.89 according to WSJ.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is up 1.75% and down -0.70% for month. Its quarterly performance was 26.06% above, while its half year performance is up 2.00%. HELE yearly performance stood at positive 39.26% and rise 1.72% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Helen of Troy Limited is 1.60.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. HELE EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 6.09. EPS for this year is -8.20%, while for the next year its value is 9.44. Sales growth for the current quarter is 3.76 while its EPS Q/Q reached -108.50%. It has an EPS of 6.10% up for past five years and for the next five years will be up 8.00%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on HELE for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 4 of 5 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 1 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 0 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 0 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 0, 0 rated it sell, 0 rated it as Buy and 0 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $190.00-$210.00. Average target price for HELE was reached at $199.40.

The insider ownership moved to 0.90%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 6.09. According to the most recent quarter report on (May 2020), 5 analysts estimated an average EPS of 1.48, while 2.06 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for HELE published in the report was 1.26-1.7 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 2.06 which is higher than 1.88 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for HELE rise 12.04% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 9.39% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 1.05%. The moving average value for Helen of Troy Limited (HELE) is 166.79 and 176.13 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in HELE stock. On May 18, Mininberg Julien, Chief Executive Officer, sold 5,426 trading shares at the cost of $169.97, which valued at 0.92 million. On May 15, Mininberg Julien, Chief Executive Officer, sold 732 shares at the cost of $165.50, with total shares of 144,139.