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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
91% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 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: 0.36 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03
Equity-to-Asset 0.58
HELE's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 1597 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. HELE: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
HELE' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.58
0.41
0.81
Debt-to-Equity 0.43
HELE's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
55% of the 1204 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. HELE: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
HELE' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.37 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.43
0.15
1.04
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.71
HELE's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
52% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. HELE: 2.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
HELE' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.99  Med: 2.11 Max: 3.59
Current: 2.71
-8.99
3.59
Interest Coverage 8.67
HELE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 1420 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 18.35 vs. HELE: 8.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HELE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.92  Med: 11.49 Max: 13.13
Current: 8.67
4.92
13.13
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.93
Beneish M-Score: -2.63
WACC vs ROIC
5.52%
7.64%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 7.75
HELE's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
64% of the 1615 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.66 vs. HELE: 7.75 )
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: 7.75
-6.46
14.38
Net Margin % 6.93
HELE's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
71% of the 1613 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. HELE: 6.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
HELE' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.12  Med: 9.12 Max: 12.01
Current: 6.93
-9.12
12.01
ROE % 10.69
HELE's ROE % is ranked higher than
65% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.59 vs. HELE: 10.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
HELE' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.55  Med: 13.29 Max: 14.89
Current: 10.69
-10.55
14.89
ROA % 5.92
HELE's ROA % is ranked higher than
68% of the 1647 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. HELE: 5.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
HELE' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.55  Med: 7.82 Max: 8.99
Current: 5.92
-6.55
8.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 28.95
HELE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
79% of the 1635 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. HELE: 28.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
HELE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.96  Med: 35.57 Max: 42.5
Current: 28.95
-13.96
42.5
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 10.70
HELE's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. HELE: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
HELE' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 10.1 Max: 24.4
Current: 10.7
1.5
24.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 16.90
HELE's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. HELE: 16.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
HELE' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7  Med: 7.5 Max: 38.9
Current: 16.9
-7
38.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 23.70
HELE's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 1186 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. HELE: 23.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
HELE' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.6  Med: 10.9 Max: 56.3
Current: 23.7
-11.6
56.3
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Guru Trades

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%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 161,143 sh (-53.15%)
Jim Simons 81,210 sh (-58.44%)
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Q1 2017

HELE Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Ken Fisher 819,649 sh (+1.06%)
Jim Simons 81,410 sh (+0.25%)
Jeremy Grantham 47,588 sh (-70.47%)
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Q2 2017

HELE Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Robert Olstein 16,260 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 5,584 sh (New)
Jim Simons 134,786 sh (+65.56%)
Ken Fisher 800,459 sh (-2.34%)
Jeremy Grantham 35,673 sh (-25.04%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HELE

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Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Reduce -2.34%$89.3 - $96.95 $ 93.901%800,459
Robert Olstein 2017-06-30 New Buy0.19%$89.3 - $96.95 $ 93.901%16,260
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 New Buy0.01%$89.3 - $96.95 $ 93.901%5,584
Ken Fisher 2017-03-31 Add 1.06%$85.75 - $99 $ 93.90-0%819,649
Ken Fisher 2016-12-31 Add 54.07%0.04%$78.15 - $89.65 $ 93.9012%811,068
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$78.15 - $89.65 $ 93.9012%0
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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,
Headquarter Location:Bermuda
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 nation

Ratios

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PE Ratio 23.96
HELE's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.68 vs. HELE: 23.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
HELE' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.72  Med: 13.16 Max: 29.71
Current: 23.96
7.72
29.71
PE Ratio without NRI 23.96
HELE's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
55% of the 1291 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.76 vs. HELE: 23.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
HELE' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.72  Med: 13.16 Max: 29.71
Current: 23.96
7.72
29.71
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 26.91
HELE's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
60% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 21.00 vs. HELE: 26.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
HELE' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.27  Med: 15.36 Max: 79.38
Current: 26.91
5.27
79.38
PB Ratio 2.48
HELE's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. HELE: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
HELE' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.35 Max: 3.14
Current: 2.48
0.53
3.14
PS Ratio 1.66
HELE's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. HELE: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
HELE' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.96
Current: 1.66
0.45
1.96
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 15.56
HELE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
69% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 21.47 vs. HELE: 15.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
HELE' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.65  Med: 12.14 Max: 30.6
Current: 15.56
4.65
30.6
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 13.39
HELE's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
52% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.32 vs. HELE: 13.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
HELE' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.37  Med: 10.36 Max: 22.55
Current: 13.39
4.37
22.55
EV-to-EBIT 24.90
HELE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
70% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.31 vs. HELE: 24.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HELE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.4  Med: 11 Max: 27.7
Current: 24.9
-58.4
27.7
EV-to-EBITDA 18.23
HELE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
67% of the 1416 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. HELE: 18.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HELE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -94.3  Med: 9.4 Max: 4395.1
Current: 18.23
-94.3
4395.1
EV-to-Revenue 1.93
HELE's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
66% of the 1597 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. HELE: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
HELE' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.3 Max: 2.3
Current: 1.93
0.6
2.3
PEG Ratio 3.69
HELE's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. HELE: 3.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
HELE' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 2.49 Max: 6.26
Current: 3.69
1.34
6.26
Shiller PE Ratio 31.84
HELE's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 26.07 vs. HELE: 31.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
HELE' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.84  Med: 17.66 Max: 40.83
Current: 31.84
6.84
40.83
Current Ratio 1.89
HELE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 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: 2.49 Max: 9.99
Current: 1.89
0.83
9.99
Quick Ratio 0.85
HELE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. HELE: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HELE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.33 Max: 6.04
Current: 0.85
0.37
6.04
Days Inventory 128.96
HELE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
80% of the 1517 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 64.96 vs. HELE: 128.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HELE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 119.3  Med: 127.84 Max: 156.32
Current: 128.96
119.3
156.32
Days Sales Outstanding 55.81
HELE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
63% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 37.42 vs. HELE: 55.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HELE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 51.37  Med: 59.94 Max: 89.63
Current: 55.81
51.37
89.63
Days Payable 56.84
HELE's Days Payable is ranked higher than
62% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 43.95 vs. HELE: 56.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HELE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.74  Med: 38.93 Max: 62.56
Current: 56.84
33.74
62.56

Buy Back

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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.70
HELE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. HELE: 5.70 )
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: -16.1  Med: -0.5 Max: 5.7
Current: 5.7
-16.1
5.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.15
HELE's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. HELE: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
HELE' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.25 Max: 31.76
Current: 1.15
0.52
31.76
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.44
HELE's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. HELE: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
HELE' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.89
Current: 1.44
0.25
1.89
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 4.44
HELE's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. HELE: 4.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
HELE' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.85 Max: 4.56
Current: 4.44
0.41
4.56
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.99
HELE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
58% of the 1643 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.53 vs. HELE: 3.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
HELE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10  Med: 8 Max: 13.7
Current: 3.99
-10
13.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 10.66
HELE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
58% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 7.84 vs. HELE: 10.66 )
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: 8.3 Max: 14.3
Current: 10.66
-21.5
14.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,559.18
EPS (TTM) $ 3.92
Beta0.65
Short Percentage of Float3.43%
52-Week Range $77.50 - 102.88
Shares Outstanding (Mil)27.27

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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