Helen Stock Story

Today we may see the proof that Kimberly-Clark Corp would recover much slower from the current slip as its shares went up 0.65% to Helen Of's 0.7114%. As many rational traders are trying to avoid consumer defensive space, it makes sense to digest Helen Of Troy a little further and understand how it stands against Kimberly-Clark Corp and other similar entities. We are going to discuss some of the competitive aspects of both Helen and Kimberly-Clark.
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Will Kimberly Clark Corp shareholders switch to Helen (NASDAQ:HELE)?

By analyzing existing essential indicators between Helen Of and Kimberly-Clark, you can compare the effects of market volatilities on both companies' prices and check if they can diversify away market risk if combined in one of your portfolios. You can also utilize pair trading strategies for matching a long position in Kimberly-Clark with a short position in Helen Of. Check out our pair correlation module for more information.

Let's begin by analyzing the assets.
The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Helen Of has an asset utilization ratio of 120.07 percent. This indicates that the company is making $1.2 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Helen Of Troy is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.

How important is Helen Of's Liquidity

Helen Of financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Helen Of Troy ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Helen Of financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Helen Of's total debt and its cash.

How does Helen utilize its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Helen Of, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Helen Of is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Helen Of cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
Helen Of Net Cash Flow from Operations is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Net Cash Flow from Operations was at 140.82 Million

An Additional Perspective On Helen Of Troy

Revenue is income that a firm generates from business activities such us rendering services or selling goods to customers. It is a crucial part of a business and an essential item when evaluating a company's financial statements. Revenues from a firm's primary business operations can be reported on the income statement as sales revenue, net sales, or simply sales, depending on the industry in which a given company operates.
Revenue is typically recorded when cash or cash equivalents are exchanged for services or goods and can include product or services discounts, promotions, as well as early payments on invoices or services rendered in advance.

Revenue Breakdown

Lets now check Helen Of revenue. Based on the latest financial disclosure, Helen Of Troy reported 2.22 B of revenue. This is 85.06% lower than that of the Consumer Defensive sector and 80.9% lower than that of the Household & Personal Products industry. The revenue for all United States stocks is 76.47% higher than that of the firm. As for Kimberly-Clark Corp we see revenue of 19.79 B, which is 70.25% higher than that of the Household & Personal Products

Sector
9.4 B
KMB
19.8 B
HELE2.22 Billion7.06
Sector9.43 Billion30.0
KMB19.79 Billion62.94

Helen is expecting lower volatility in August

The market risk adjusted performance is down to -0.24 as of today. Helen Of Troy exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.47 and kurtosis of 2.29. However, we advise investors to further study Helen Of Troy technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Helen Of's stock risk against market volatility during both bullying and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Helen Of's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Helen Of Implied Volatility

Helen Of's implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of Helen Of Troy stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if Helen Of's implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that Helen Of stock will not fluctuate a lot when Helen Of's options are near their expiration.

Our Final Perspective on Helen Of

Although other companies in the household & personal products industry are either recovering or due for a correction, Helen Of may not be performing as strong as the other in terms of long-term growth potentials. With a relatively neutral outlook on the latest economy, it is better to hold off any trading of Helen as the current risk-reward utility is not appealing enough. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to Helen Of.

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