Helen Of Troy Shares Rise On Earnings Beat

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Helen of Troy Ltd. shares rose in the extended session Thursday after the housewares and consumer products company topped Wall Street estimates. Helen of Troy shares advanced 3.4% to $89.95. The company, which owns such brands as OXO, PUR, and Brut, reported adjusted third-quarter earnings of $2.07 a share on revenue of $445.5 million. Analysts surveyed by FactSet had forecast earnings of $1.97 a share on revenue of $442 million. Helen of Troy expects adjusted fiscal 2016 earnings of $5.50 to $5.85 a share. Analysts estimate $5.71 a share.

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