Helen of Troy posts 3Q profit

Helen of Troy on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit climbed by 48 percent to $55.4 million.

The company said it had profit of $1.92 per share. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and stock option expense, were $2.17 per share.

The personal and household products company posted revenue of $435.7 million in the period.

For the current quarter ending in February, Helen of Troy expects its per-share earnings to range from $1.14 to $1.28.

The company expects full-year earnings in the range of $5.33 to $5.47 per share, with revenue ranging from $1.39 billion to $1.42 billion.

Helen of Troy shares have climbed almost 3 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $66.89, a climb of 38 percent in the last 12 months.

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