NYSE:EL

Estée Lauder Companies (EL) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$147.27
-1.71 (-1.15%)
(As of 02:52 PM ET)
Today's Range
$145.42
$148.45
50-Day Range
$136.93
$157.96
52-Week Range
$102.22
$253.24
Volume
1.14 million shs
Average Volume
2.63 million shs
Market Capitalization
$52.79 billion
P/E Ratio
113.29
Dividend Yield
1.79%
Price Target
$168.00

Estée Lauder Companies MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.44 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
14.5% Upside
$168.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.46% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.79
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.91mentions of Estée Lauder Companies in the last 14 days
Based on 27 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
88.79%
From $2.23 to $4.21 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.81 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

6th out of 131 stocks

Toilet Preparations Industry

2nd out of 11 stocks

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About Estée Lauder Companies Stock (NYSE:EL)

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products worldwide. It offers skin care products, including moisturizers, serums, cleansers, toners, body care, exfoliators, acne care and oil correctors, facial masks, and sun care products; and makeup products, such as lipsticks, lip glosses, mascaras, foundations, eyeshadows, nail polishes, and powders, as well as compacts, brushes, and other makeup tools. The company also provides fragrance products in various forms comprising eau de parfum sprays and colognes, as well as lotions, powders, creams, candles, and soaps; and hair care products that include shampoos, conditioners, styling products, treatment, finishing sprays, and hair color products, as well as sells ancillary products and services. It offers its products under the Estée Lauder, Clinique, Origins, M·A·C, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, La Mer, Aveda, Jo Malone London, TOM FORD, Too Faced, Dr.Jart+, and The Ordinary brands. The company sells its products through department stores, specialty-multi retailers, upscale perfumeries and pharmacies, and salons and spas; freestanding stores; its own and authorized retailer websites; third-party online malls; stores in airports; and duty-free locations. The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

EL Stock Price History

EL Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/05/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/15 Dividend
2/28/2024
Dividend Payable
3/15/2024
Today
4/24/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/01/2024
Fiscal Year End
6/30/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Toilet preparations
Sub-Industry
Personal Products
CUSIP
51843910
Employees
62,000
Year Founded
1946

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$168.00
High Stock Price Target
$290.00
Low Stock Price Target
$118.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+14.1%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.44
Research Coverage
25 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.01 billion
Pretax Margin
5.26%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$15.91 billion
Cash Flow
$5.56 per share
Book Value
$15.62 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
312,696,000
Market Cap
$52.80 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.07

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Should I Buy Estée Lauder Companies Stock? EL Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.:

  • The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. has shown strong financial performance, with consistent revenue growth and profitability, making it a stable investment option.
  • With a diverse portfolio of well-known brands like Clinique, M·A·C, and La Mer, the company has a strong presence in the global beauty market, providing stability and potential for growth.
  • Recent positive earnings reports, such as beating earnings estimates by a significant margin, indicate the company's ability to deliver value to shareholders.
  • The company's stock price has shown resilience and potential for growth, making it an attractive option for investors looking for capital appreciation.
  • Strategic partnerships and distribution channels, including online sales and duty-free locations, provide avenues for continued expansion and revenue generation.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. for these reasons:

  • The company operates in a competitive industry with rapidly changing consumer preferences, which could pose challenges for maintaining market share and profitability.
  • Economic downturns or global crises may impact consumer spending on luxury beauty products, affecting the company's sales and financial performance.
  • High debt-to-equity ratio could indicate financial risk and limit the company's flexibility in pursuing growth opportunities or weathering economic uncertainties.
  • Market volatility and fluctuations in consumer demand for beauty products could lead to unpredictable stock price movements, potentially affecting investor returns.
  • Regulatory changes or disruptions in the supply chain could impact production costs and distribution, affecting the company's bottom line and investor confidence.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Saturday, April 13, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Estée Lauder Companies pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

EL Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Estée Lauder Companies stock right now?

25 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Estée Lauder Companies in the last year. There are currently 15 hold ratings, 9 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" EL shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in EL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Estée Lauder Companies' stock price target for 2024?

25 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Estée Lauder Companies' shares. Their EL share price targets range from $118.00 to $290.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $168.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have EL shares performed in 2024?

Estée Lauder Companies' stock was trading at $146.25 at the start of the year. Since then, EL shares have increased by 0.3% and is now trading at $146.71.
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Are investors shorting Estée Lauder Companies?

Estée Lauder Companies saw a drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,230,000 shares, a drop of 11.2% from the March 15th total of 5,890,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,760,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.9 days.
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When is Estée Lauder Companies' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2024.
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How can I listen to Estée Lauder Companies' earnings call?

Estée Lauder Companies will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 1st at 9:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Estée Lauder Companies' earnings last quarter?

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) issued its earnings results on Monday, February, 5th. The company reported $0.88 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.55 by $0.33. The firm had revenue of $4.28 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.19 billion. Estée Lauder Companies had a net margin of 3.08% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.78%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.54 earnings per share.
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How often does Estée Lauder Companies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Estée Lauder Companies?

Estée Lauder Companies declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.66 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $2.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.80%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 28th.
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Is Estée Lauder Companies a good dividend stock?

Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE:EL) pays an annual dividend of $2.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.79%. The dividend payout ratio is 203.08%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, EL will have a dividend payout ratio of 62.71% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Estée Lauder Companies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Estée Lauder Companies updated its third quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Monday, February, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 0.360-0.460 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 0.830. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.9 billion-$3.9 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.9 billion.

What is Fabrizio Freda's approval rating as Estée Lauder Companies' CEO?

819 employees have rated Estée Lauder Companies Chief Executive Officer Fabrizio Freda on Glassdoor.com. Fabrizio Freda has an approval rating of 93% among the company's employees. This puts Fabrizio Freda in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Estée Lauder Companies own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Estée Lauder Companies investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), NIKE (NKE), Mastercard (MA), Visa (V), AT&T (T), Boeing (BA), Salesforce (CRM), Intel (INTC) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are Estée Lauder Companies' major shareholders?

Estée Lauder Companies' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.33%), Raymond James & Associates (0.20%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.17%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.11%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.05%) and Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.04%). Insiders that own company stock include Barry S Sternlicht, Carl P Haney, Charlene Barshefsky, Fabrizio Freda, Hudis Jane Hertzmark, Irvine O Hockaday, Jr, Jane Lauder, Jason Gesing, Jennifer Hyman, John Demsey, Lal Family Partners Lp, Lynn Forester, Michael O'hare, Richard D Parsons, Ronald S Lauder, Rose Marie Bravo, Sara E Moss, Tracey Thomas Travis, Wei Sun Christianson, William P Lauder and Zinterhofer Aerin Lauder Trust.
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How do I buy shares of Estée Lauder Companies?

Shares of EL stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Estée Lauder Companies have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Estée Lauder Companies: BECCA, Beautiful Holdings ULC, Bobbi Brown, Bumble and bumble, DB Amalco Inc., DB GP Co. Inc., DB Midco Inc., DB Newco Inc., DB Partners LP, Deciem, Deciem Beauty Group Inc., ELC Management LLC, ELCA Cosmetics GmBH, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, Estee Lauder (Shanghai) Commercial Company Ltd., Estee Lauder AG Lachen, Estee Lauder BV, Estee Lauder COORDINATION Center BV, Estee Lauder Cosmetics Limited, Estee Lauder Europe Inc., Estee Lauder Inc., Estee Lauder International Inc., Estee Lauder Luxembourg S.a.R.L., Estee Lauder UK Holdings Ltd., GLAMGLOW INC, Have & Be Co Ltd, Jo Malone Ltd, La Mer, Laboratoires Darphin Sas, Le Labo, NEDP Holding S.a.R.L., Origins, Sassaby, Smashbox Cosmatics, and Too Faced Cosmetics.
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This page (NYSE:EL) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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