Helen of Troy Limited designs, develops, imports, markets, and distributes a portfolio of consumer products worldwide.
Flawless balance sheet with concerning outlook.
Share Price & News
How has Helen of Troy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HELE's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Consumer Durables
1 Year Return
US Consumer Durables
Return vs Industry: HELE exceeded the US Consumer Durables industry which returned 9.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HELE exceeded the US Market which returned 6.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Helen of Troy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 days ago | Simply Wall StDid Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) Insiders Sell Shares?
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1 month ago | Simply Wall StA Close Look At Helen of Troy Limited’s (NASDAQ:HELE) 14% ROCE
Is Helen of Troy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HELE ($204.97) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($133.69)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HELE is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HELE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.8x) compared to the Consumer Durables industry average (11.7x).
PE vs Market: HELE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.8x) compared to the US market (16.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HELE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HELE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.4x) compared to the US Consumer Durables industry average (1.3x).
How is Helen of Troy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HELE's forecast earnings growth (12.6% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: HELE's earnings (12.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HELE's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: HELE's revenue (1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HELE's revenue (1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HELE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.8%).
How has Helen of Troy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HELE has a large one-off loss of $44.3M impacting its February 29 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: HELE's current net profit margins (8.9%) are lower than last year (11.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HELE's earnings have grown by 8.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HELE's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: HELE had negative earnings growth (-12.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Durables industry average (10.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HELE's Return on Equity (13.1%) is considered low.
How is Helen of Troy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HELE's short term assets ($682.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($338.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: HELE's short term assets ($682.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($403.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HELE's debt to equity ratio (30.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: HELE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 47.9% to 30.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HELE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (77.5%).
Interest Coverage: HELE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17.3x coverage).
What is Helen of Troy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HELE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HELE's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HELE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HELE's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HELE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Julien Mininberg (55yo)
Mr. Julien R. Mininberg has been the Chief Executive Officer of Helen of Troy Limited since March 1, 2014, where in this position he provides essential oversight of the business and organization, and a lin ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Julien's total compensation ($USD9.41M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD7.31M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Julien's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|CEO & Director||6.33yrs||US$9.41m||0.53% $27.5m|
|Chief Financial Officer||6.17yrs||US$2.18m||0.18% $9.3m|
|Chief Information Officer||0.75yr||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief People Officer||3.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Business Development||3.17yrs||no data||no data|
|President of Housewares||no data||no data||no data|
|President - Health & Home||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Supply Chain Officer||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|President of Beauty||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: HELE's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||6.33yrs||US$9.41m||0.53% $27.5m|
|Independent Director||5.92yrs||US$207.50k||0.017% $891.2k|
|Independent Deputy Chairman||18.33yrs||US$227.50k||0.033% $1.7m|
|Independent Director||10.92yrs||US$220.00k||0.023% $1.2m|
|Independent Director||15.83yrs||US$220.00k||0.022% $1.2m|
|Independent Chairman||6.5yrs||US$325.00k||0.027% $1.4m|
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||US$225.00k||0.0087% $453.6k|
|Independent Director||3.17yrs||US$207.50k||0.0080% $417.3k|
Experienced Board: HELE's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Helen of Troy Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Helen of Troy Limited
- Ticker: HELE
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1968
- Industry: Household Appliances
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: US$5.190b
- Shares outstanding: 25.32m
- Website: https://www.helenoftroy.com
Number of Employees
- Helen of Troy Limited
- 1 Helen of Troy Plaza
- El Paso
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HELE||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jul 1974|
|HT2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 1974|
Helen of Troy Limited designs, develops, imports, markets, and distributes a portfolio of consumer products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Housewares, Health & Home, and Beauty. The Housewares segment offers food and beverage preparation tools and gadgets, storage containers, and organization products; household cleaning products, shower organization, bathroom accessories, and gardening products; feeding and drinking products, child seating products, cleaning tools, and nursery accessories; and insulated water bottles, jugs, thermoses, drinkware, travel mugs, and food containers. The Health & Home segment provides thermometers, blood pressure monitors, and humidifiers; faucet mount water-filtration systems and pitcher based water filtration systems; and air purifiers, heaters, fans, and dehumidifiers. The Beauty segment provides hair, facial, and skin care appliances, as well as grooming brushes, tools, and decorative hair accessories; and liquid hair styling, treatment and conditioning products, shampoos, and skin care products. The company sells its products through mass merchandisers, drugstore chains, warehouse clubs, home improvement stores, grocery and specialty stores, beauty supply and e-commerce retailers, wholesalers, and various types of distributors, as well as directly to consumers under the OXO, Good Grips, Hydro Flask, Soft Works, OXO tot, PUR, Honeywell, Braun, Vicks, Drybar, Hot Tools, Brut, Pert, Sure, Infusium, Revlon, and Bed Head brands. Helen of Troy Limited was founded in 1968 and is based in headquartered in El Paso, Texas.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/09 23:57|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/09 00:00|
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