Helen of Troy

Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ: HELE) has established a leadership position in the consumer products market through new product innovation, superior product quality and competitive pricing. We have three business segments: Housewares, Healthcare / Home Environment, and Personal Care.

Our Housewares segment reports the operations of the OXO family of brands whose products include kitchen tools, cutlery, bar and wine accessories, household cleaning tools, food storage containers, tea kettles, trash cans, storage and organization products, hand tools, kitchen mitts and trivets, barbeque tools and baby and toddler care products.

Our Healthcare / Home Environment products include humidifiers, de-humidifiers, vaporizers, thermometers, blood pressure monitors, air purifiers, fans, portable heaters, heating pads, electronic mosquito traps and water filtration units.

Our Personal Care segment’s products include hair dryers, straighteners, curling irons, hairsetters, shavers, mirrors, hot air brushes, home hair clippers and trimmers, paraffin baths, massage cushions, footbaths, body massagers, brushes, combs, hair accessories, liquid and aerosol hair care and styling products, men’s fragrances, men’s and women’s antiperspirants and deodorants, liquid and bar soaps, shampoos, conditioners, hair treatments, foot powder, body powder and skin care products.

All three segments sell their products primarily through mass merchandisers, drugstore chains, warehouse clubs, catalogs, grocery stores and specialty stores. In addition, the Personal Care segment sells extensively 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.

El Paso, US
Size (employees)
1,610 (est)
Helen of Troy was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in El Paso, US

Helen of Troy Office Locations

Helen of Troy has offices in El Paso, Minneapolis, New York, White Plains and in 5 other locations
El Paso, US (HQ)
1 Helen Of Troy Plaza
White Plains, US
50 Main St
New York, US
575 5th Ave
Minneapolis, US
800 Nicollet Mall

Helen of Troy Metrics

Helen of Troy Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$1.5 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$636 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$101.2 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$2.6 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (29-Feb-2016)

$225.8 m
Helen of Troy's current market capitalization is $2.6 b.
Helen of Troy's revenue was reported to be $1.5 b in FY, 2016 which is a 17.4% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$1.4 b$1.3 b$1.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$845.6 m$800.5 m$909.7 m

Gross profit

$599.6 m$516.7 m$636 m

Gross profit Margin, %


General and administrative expense

$387.6 m$428.8 m$499.4 m

Operating expense total

$387.6 m$428.8 m$499.4 m


$117.1 m$161.7 m$130.6 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$10.2 m$15 m$11.1 m

Pre tax profit

$107.1 m$147.2 m$119.8 m

Income tax expense

$20.9 m$16.1 m$18.6 m

Net Income

$86.2 m$131.2 m$101.2 m
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$70 m$12.3 m$225.8 m

Accounts Receivable


$10.1 m$9.7 m$9.8 m


$453.2 m$549.7 m$583 m

Total Assets

$1.5 b$1.7 b$1.9 b

Accounts Payable

Additional Paid-in Capital

$180.9 m$179.9 m$198.1 m

Retained Earnings

$846.5 m$721.9 m$728.5 m

Total Equity

$1 b$904.6 m$930 m

Financial Leverage

1.5 x1.8 x2 x
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$86.2 m$131.2 m$101.2 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$34.8 m$39.7 m$42.7 m

Accounts Receivable


($8.4 m)$2.3 m($18 m)

Accounts Payable

$3.7 m$16.5 m$7 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$154.2 m$178.6 m$185.3 m

Cash From Investing Activities

($40.5 m)($202.5 m)($63.7 m)

Long-term Borrowings

($20 m)($96.9 m)($21.9 m)

Interest Paid

$10.6 m$14 m$10 m

Income Taxes Paid

$31.3 m$16.6 m$16 m

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