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Helen of Troy Q1

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Firm posts 11.3% increase in revenue to $160.2 mil. and profit jump of 27% to $18.4 mil. in first fiscal 2010 quarter ended May 31, attributed to recent acquisitions of Infusium 23, Pert Plus and Sure (1"The Rose Sheet" March 15, 2010, In Brief). El Paso, Texas firm recorded revenue of $112.2 in its personal-care segment, up nearly 11% from the same quarter a year ago. Helen of Troy plans integration and development of new Pert Plus and Sure product lines in this fiscal year while pursuing "additional acquisitions of complementary businesses or product lines," according to July 8 release

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