$HELE (Helen of Troy Limited)

$HELE {{ '2016-07-07T21:02:21+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

El Paso, Texas-based $HELE said in its Health & Home segment, the company's investments in marketing and new product launches contributed to net sales revenue growth of $3.3MM in 1Q17 over the previous year. The company added that net products and marketing investments are driving gains in the thermometry and air purification categories.

$HELE {{ '2018-01-08T13:08:43+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For FY18, $HELE expects consolidated net sales revenue from continuing operations in the range of $1.440Bil to $1.463Bil, which implies sales growth of 2.3% to 4.0%. $HELE expects consolidated GAAP earnings per share for continuing operations of $5.42 to $5.63 and non-GAAP earnings per share for continuing operations in the range of $6.85 to $7.10.

$HELE {{ '2018-01-08T13:04:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Consumer goods company $HELE swung to a loss of $1.12 per share in 3Q18 from a profit in the year ago quarter, weighed down by asset impairment and restructuring charges. Excluding these costs, $HELE earned $2.52 per share, up over 6% YoY. Revenue for the quarter rose 2% to $453MM.

$HELE {{ '2017-10-06T18:04:56+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$HELE stated that the Beauty group is continuing to show progress, especially in appliances. The company said it is growing in retail and professional, and while there is decline in the Personal Care group, steps have been taken to mitigate the decline and to improve margins. There is also meaningful growth in the online channel.

$HELE {{ '2017-10-06T17:52:58+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$HELE's 2Q18 sales growth was driven primarily by new product introductions, online customer growth, incremental distribution and international sales growth. Leadership Brands grew 5.9% and online sales grew 17.9%. Housewares segment sales grew 8.3% and Health & Home grew 2.4%. Beauty sales were flat vs. 2Q17. Nutritional Supplement fell 5.6%.

$HELE {{ '2017-10-05T20:40:06+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HELE is initiating Project Refuel, which is targeted to achieve annualized pretax cost savings of $10MM once the plan is substantially implemented. The company expects the plan to be completed in approx. 18 months, with the savings highly concentrated in FY19. $HELE expects to incur restructuring charges of $4-6MM over the implementation period.

$HELE {{ '2017-10-05T20:37:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For FY18, $HELE expects consolidated net sales revenue of $1.560-1.585Bil, which implies consolidated sales growth of 1.5-3.1%. The company expects consolidated GAAP diluted EPS of $4.01-4.34 and adjusted diluted EPS of $6.50-6.90.

$HELE {{ '2017-10-05T20:32:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HELE reported net income of $8.9MM or $0.33 per share in 2Q18 compared to $28.4MM or $1.00 per share in 2Q17. The 2Q18 net income includes an after-tax non-cash asset impairment charge of $24.6MM and a charge of $3.4MM related to the bankruptcy of Toys “R” Us. Consolidated net sales revenue increased 2.8% to $378.5MM versus last year.

$HELE {{ '2017-07-10T13:55:58+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$HELE expects to make incremental growth investments in promotion, marketing, advertising and new channel development, primarily behind its leadership brands. The incremental investment is expected to be about 90 cents per share.

$HELE {{ '2017-07-10T13:28:16+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$HELE said its Healthcare/Home Environment segment  showed consistent growth in 1Q18, despite sluggish market environment. While PUR is growing market share on new products and marketing campaigns, Braun saw steady growth due to leveraged distribution in Europe and Asia.

$HELE {{ '2017-07-10T11:55:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HELE still expects FY18 revenue of $1.56-1.60Bil, which implies consolidated sales growth of 1.5-4.1%. The company sees EPS of $4.54-4.87 and adjusted EPS of $6.50-6.90. This is based on expected weighted average shares outstanding of 27.4MM and an expected effective tax rate of 10-12% for the remainder of FY18.

$HELE {{ '2017-07-10T11:52:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HELE reported a drop in 1Q18 earnings due to higher asset impairment charges and expenses. Net income fell to $5.87MM or $0.22 per share from $19.03MM or $0.68 per share last year. Revenue grew to $359.61MM from $347.94MM, on core business growth and an increase from acquisitions. Adjusted EPS increased to $1.37 from $1.27.

$HELE {{ '2017-05-15T11:52:21+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HELE's BoD authorized the repurchase of $400MM of its outstanding common shares. This new authorization is effective May 10, 2017, for a period of 3 years, and replaces $HELE's existing repurchase authorization, of which $83MM remained.

$HELE {{ '2017-03-15T13:25:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HELE BoD has appointed Krista Berry to serve on its Board, effective April 1, 2017. The Board intends to nominate Berry as a director at the next annual general meeting of shareholders. She was most recently Chief Digital Officer at $KSS.

$HELE {{ '2017-01-05T22:32:19+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$HELE stated it continues to look for acquisition candidates that fit its disciplined criteria. The company also stated it expects an ongoing impact on replenishment orders for rest of FY17 and into early FY18.

$HELE {{ '2017-01-05T21:34:50+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For FY17, $HELE expects consolidated net sales revenue in the range of $1.520-1.550Bil, down from the previous range of $1.55-1.59Bil. $HELE raised expectations for consolidated GAAP diluted EPS in the range of $4.72-4.92, while raising adjusted EPS outlook in the range of $6.20-6.50 for FY17.

$HELE {{ '2017-01-05T21:29:06+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HELE's Housewares net sales rose by 42% to $124.72MM in 3Q17, driven by net sales growth of 39.1% from Hydro Flask and a 2.9% increase in core business net sales revenue. All other segments declined for the quarter, with Health & Home net sales declining 3.5%, Nutritional Supplements declining 14.2%, while Beauty net sales fell 19.5%.

$HELE {{ '2017-01-05T21:22:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Manufacturer of personal care electrical products $HELE reported higher 3Q17 earnings, helped by strength in company's Hydro Flask business. Net income rose 23.15% to $57.61MM or $2.07 per diluted share from $46.78MM or $1.63 per diluted share a year ago. Net sales revenue declined marginally by 0.2% to $444.4MM. Adjusted diluted EPS was $2.37.

$HELE {{ '2016-12-21T23:15:29+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The BoD of $HELE appointed Thurman Case as a director, effective January 1, 2017. Case will replace Alexander Davern, who will resign from the company, effective  March 31, 2017. Case currently serves as CFO of Cirrus Logic.

$HELE {{ '2016-10-06T22:15:45+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Without Hydro Flask, $HELE is not expecting a major change in 1H17 versus 2H17 seasonality. The company is seeing more lumpiness and variability in the retail environment, affecting all its segments.

$HELE {{ '2016-10-06T21:29:57+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$HELE's Venezuelan net sales decreased by $5.8MM to $200,000 in 2Q17, almost entirely due to the change in exchange rate. Venezuelan operating income declined $1.8MM, which reduced the company's consolidated operating margin by 0.3 percentage points and the Beauty segment operating margin by 1.3 percentage points.

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