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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.03
HELE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 1573 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. HELE: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HELE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.21 Max: 1.61
Current: 0.03
0.02
1.61
Equity to Asset 0.52
HELE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. HELE: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HELE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.52
0.46
0.75
Interest Coverage 9.91
HELE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.39 vs. HELE: 9.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HELE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.93  Med: 10.79 Max: 11.77
Current: 9.91
3.93
11.77
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.46
M-Score: -2.85
WACC vs ROIC
6.66%
8.66%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.04
HELE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1575 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.36 vs. HELE: 9.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HELE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.46  Med: 11.26 Max: 14.38
Current: 9.04
-6.46
14.38
Net-margin (%) 7.41
HELE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. HELE: 7.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HELE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.12  Med: 9.03 Max: 12.01
Current: 7.41
-9.12
12.01
ROE (%) 11.87
HELE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1532 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 7.75 vs. HELE: 11.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HELE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.55  Med: 12.19 Max: 14.89
Current: 11.87
-10.55
14.89
ROA (%) 6.20
HELE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1610 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. HELE: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HELE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.55  Med: 7.36 Max: 8.99
Current: 6.2
-6.55
8.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 31.62
HELE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1596 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.06 vs. HELE: 31.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HELE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.96  Med: 32.54 Max: 42.5
Current: 31.62
-13.96
42.5
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.10
HELE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. HELE: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HELE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 9.6 Max: 24.4
Current: 10.1
1.5
24.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.70
HELE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. HELE: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HELE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7  Med: 7.5 Max: 38.9
Current: 1.7
-7
38.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -0.90
HELE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. HELE: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HELE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.6  Med: 6 Max: 56.3
Current: -0.9
-11.6
56.3
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

HELE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Ken Fisher 212,447 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 345,715 sh (+294.13%)
Jim Simons 117,010 sh (+270.17%)
David Dreman 45,065 sh (+5.22%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q2 2016

HELE Guru Trades in Q2 2016

RS Investment Management 107,440 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 10,864 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 333,977 sh (+57.20%)
Jim Simons 178,310 sh (+52.39%)
Jeremy Grantham 474,988 sh (+37.39%)
David Dreman Sold Out
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Q3 2016

HELE Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 18,355 sh (+68.95%)
Ken Fisher 526,432 sh (+57.63%)
Jim Simons 195,410 sh (+9.59%)
Jeremy Grantham 343,986 sh (-27.58%)
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Q4 2016

HELE Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Ken Fisher 811,068 sh (+54.07%)
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Household & Personal Products    NAICS: 812990    SIC: 7299
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Traded in other countries:HT2.Germany,
Helen of Troy, Ltd., is a consumer products company. It designs, develops, imports and distributes Housewares, Healthcare / Home Environment, Nutritional Supplements, and Personal Care products.

Helen of Troy, Ltd., is a consumer products company incorporated in Bermuda in the year 1968. The Company is a designer, developer, importer, marketer and distributor of an expanding portfolio of brand-name consumer products. The Company operates in four segments including Housewares, Healthcare / Home Environment, Nutritional Supplements, and Personal Care. The Company's Housewares segment provides consumer products for the home. Its product offerings include food preparation tools, gadgets and storage containers, cleaning, organization, and baby and toddler care products including brands OXO, OXO Good Grips, OXO Soft Works, OXO tot, and OXO SteeL. The Healthcare / Home Environment segment provides healthcare devices including thermometers, humidifiers, blood pressure monitors, and heating pads; water filtration systems; and small home appliances such as portable heaters, fans, air purifiers, and insect control devices. Its brands include Vicks, Braun, Honeywell, PUR, Febreze, Stinger, Duracraft, and SoftHeat. The Company's Nutritional Supplements segment is engaged in providing premium branded vitamins, minerals and supplements, as well as other health products sold directly to consumers. Its brands include Omega Q Plus Resveratrol, Omega Q Plus, Probiotic Advantage, Vision Essentials, Total Cardio Cover, Joint Advantage Gold, Triveratrol, Trilane and OxyRub. The Personal Care segment products include electric hair care, beauty care and wellness appliances; grooming tools and accessories; and liquid-, solid- and powder-based personal care and grooming products. Its brands include Revlon, Vidal Sassoon, Dr. Scholl's, Toni&Guy, Sure, Pert Plus, Infusium 23, Brut, Ammens, Hot Tools, Bed Head, Karina, Sea Breeze, and Gold 'N Hot. The Company sells its products mainly mass merchandisers, drugstore chains, warehouse clubs, catalogs, e-commerce retailers, grocery stores, and specialty stores. It purchases its products from unaffiliated manufacturers located in China, Mexico and the United States. The Nutritional Supplements segment sells directly to consumers. Its other segments sell products through mass merchandisers, drugstore chains, warehouse clubs, catalogs, grocery stores and specialty stores. In addition, the Personal Care segment sells through beauty supply retailers and wholesalers and the Healthcare / Home Environment segment sells certain of its product lines through medical distributors and other products through home improvement stores. . Its competitors include; Conair, Farouk Systems Inc., FHI Heat, Inc., Jamella Limited (GHD), Turbo Ion, Inc., The Procter & Gamble Company, L'Oréal Group, Unilever N.V., Colgate- Palmolive Company, Lifetime Brands, Inc., Zyliss AG, Wilton Industries, Inc., Simplehuman LLC, Casabella Holdings LLC, Phillips Electronics N.V., Microlife AG Swiss Corporation, Omron Corporation, The Clorox Company, 3M Company, Sharp Corporation, Jarden Corporation. The Company's operations are subject to nat

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 21.90
HELE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.78 vs. HELE: 21.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HELE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.72  Med: 12.41 Max: 29.71
Current: 21.9
7.72
29.71
PE(NRI) 21.90
HELE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.62 vs. HELE: 21.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HELE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.72  Med: 12.41 Max: 29.71
Current: 21.9
7.72
29.71
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 13.25
HELE's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 20.55 vs. HELE: 13.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
HELE' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.27  Med: 15.44 Max: 78.35
Current: 13.25
5.27
78.35
P/B 2.47
HELE's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 1514 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. HELE: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HELE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.31 Max: 3.14
Current: 2.47
0.53
3.14
P/S 1.64
HELE's P/S is ranked lower than
66% of the 1517 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. HELE: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HELE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.11 Max: 1.97
Current: 1.64
0.45
1.97
PFCF 11.17
HELE's PFCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. HELE: 11.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HELE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.62  Med: 12.14 Max: 70.62
Current: 11.17
4.62
70.62
POCF 10.13
HELE's POCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.79 vs. HELE: 10.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HELE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.38  Med: 10.08 Max: 22.61
Current: 10.13
4.38
22.61
EV-to-EBIT 21.15
HELE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.54 vs. HELE: 21.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HELE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.4  Med: 10.9 Max: 27.4
Current: 21.15
-58.4
27.4
EV-to-EBITDA 16.12
HELE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
67% of the 1312 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.03 vs. HELE: 16.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HELE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -94.3  Med: 9.3 Max: 4395.1
Current: 16.12
-94.3
4395.1
PEG 3.13
HELE's PEG is ranked lower than
63% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. HELE: 3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
HELE' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 2.12 Max: 6.63
Current: 3.13
0.59
6.63
Shiller P/E 31.51
HELE's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
58% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 27.70 vs. HELE: 31.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HELE' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.8  Med: 17.39 Max: 40.83
Current: 31.51
6.8
40.83
Current Ratio 1.89
HELE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. HELE: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HELE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 2.55 Max: 8.29
Current: 1.89
0.83
8.29
Quick Ratio 0.97
HELE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. HELE: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HELE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.38 Max: 4.67
Current: 0.97
0.37
4.67
Days Inventory 131.80
HELE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
81% of the 1472 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 64.58 vs. HELE: 131.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HELE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 119.3  Med: 136.09 Max: 160.39
Current: 131.8
119.3
160.39
Days Sales Outstanding 68.44
HELE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
76% of the 1150 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 39.50 vs. HELE: 68.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HELE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 51.37  Med: 61.25 Max: 89.63
Current: 68.44
51.37
89.63
Days Payable 56.32
HELE's Days Payable is ranked higher than
59% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 43.67 vs. HELE: 56.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HELE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.74  Med: 37.52 Max: 62.56
Current: 56.32
33.74
62.56

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.50
HELE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. HELE: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HELE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.1  Med: -1 Max: 4.5
Current: 4.5
-3.1
4.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 1.03
HELE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. HELE: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HELE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.08 Max: 32.27
Current: 1.03
0.52
32.27
Price/Median PS Value 1.49
HELE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. HELE: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HELE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.49
0.32
1.95
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.10
HELE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. HELE: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
HELE' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.84 Max: 4.47
Current: 4.1
0.41
4.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.70
HELE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1557 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. HELE: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HELE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 8.7 Max: 13.7
Current: 4.7
3.6
13.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.34
HELE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. HELE: 10.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HELE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.5  Med: 7.95 Max: 15.6
Current: 10.34
-21.5
15.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,546
EPS (TTM) $ 4.10
Beta0.71
Short Percentage of Float2.36%
52-Week Range $77.50 - 106.18
Shares Outstanding (Mil)26.99
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Helen of Troy Is the Perfect Stock Oct 27 2016 
Expect Helen Of Troy To Crush Analyst Estimates Next Week Jul 02 2015 
Four Reasons Why Helen of Troy Has Plenty of Room To Grow May 15 2015 
Letter from Former Bill Ackman Protege to Helen of Troy's Board of Directors Feb 07 2014 
Should Helen of Troy (HELE) be the company that launches a thousand buy orders? Jan 25 2011 
Helen of Troy Ltd. (HELE) Chairman, CEO & President Gerald J Rubin sells 44,775 Shares Jan 13 2011 
Helen of Troy Ltd. (HELE) Senior Vice President and CFO Thomas J Benson sells 21,500 Shares Apr 12 2010 
Helen of Troy Ltd. (HELE) Senior Vice President and CFO Thomas J Benson sells 11,500 Shares Mar 03 2010 
Helen of Troy Ltd. (HELE) Chairman, CEO & President Gerald J Rubin sells 57,500 Shares Oct 21 2009 
Helen of Troy Ltd. (HELE) Senior Vice President and CFO Thomas J Benson sells 1,023 Shares Oct 20 2009 

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