Helen of Troy Limited Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

Helen Of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, July 9th. Helen of Troy Limited designs, produces, and markets brand-name hair dryers, curling irons, hair setters, women’s shavers, brushes, combs, hair accessories, mirrors, and comfort products. The Company’s products are sold through mass merchandisers, drug chains, warehouse clubs, and grocery stores.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Helen Of Troy Limited Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.71 per share on revenues of $301.50 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 11.06.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.8 to a profit $0.75. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.53, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Helen Of Troy Limited has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 623 648 777 1,182 1,288
Diluted EPS ($) -1.88 2.32 2.98 3.48 3.62

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter May. 31, 2012 Aug. 31, 2012 Nov. 30, 2012 Feb. 28, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 300.21 287.41 374.60 326.04
Diluted EPS ($) 0.74 0.72 1.18 0.98

Past Performance:
Helen Of Troy Limited has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)