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Helen Of Troy Posts Higher Q4 Profit; Guides FY13 - Quick Facts

Helen of Troy Ltd. (HELE) posted an increase in fourth quarter net income to $29.3 million or $0.92 per share from $24.38 million or $0.77 per share last year.

Sales revenue rose to $294 million from $237.07 million in the prior-year quarter.

On average, three analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report earnings of $0.88 per share, on revenues of $289.80 million. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

Going ahead, for fiscal year 2013, ending on February 28, 2013, the company forecasts net sales revenue in the range of $1.3 billion to $1.325 billion, with earnings per share in the range of $3.80 to $3.90 per share. Analysts expect earnings of $3.87 per share, on revenues of $1.27 billion.

by RTT Staff Writer

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