Estée Lauder Companies (EL) Competitors

-3.49 (-2.52%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)


Should you be buying Estée Lauder Companies stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Estée Lauder Companies include Kenvue (KVUE), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Constellation Brands (STZ), Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), Kimberly-Clark (KMB), Kraft Heinz (KHC), Hershey (HSY), General Mills (GIS), Corteva (CTVA), and Monster Beverage (MNST). These companies are all part of the "consumer staples" sector.

Estée Lauder Companies vs.

Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE:EL) and Kenvue (NYSE:KVUE) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, community ranking, institutional ownership, risk, media sentiment, profitability, valuation, dividends and earnings.

Estée Lauder Companies received 1153 more outperform votes than Kenvue when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 69.30% of users gave Estée Lauder Companies an outperform vote while only 44.44% of users gave Kenvue an outperform vote.

Estée Lauder CompaniesOutperform Votes
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KenvueOutperform Votes
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Kenvue has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Estée Lauder Companies. Kenvue is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Estée Lauder Companies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Estée Lauder Companies$15.91B3.04$1.01B$1.7875.70

Estée Lauder Companies pays an annual dividend of $2.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Kenvue pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Estée Lauder Companies pays out 148.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Kenvue pays out 102.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Kenvue is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

In the previous week, Estée Lauder Companies had 1 more articles in the media than Kenvue. MarketBeat recorded 17 mentions for Estée Lauder Companies and 16 mentions for Kenvue. Estée Lauder Companies' average media sentiment score of 1.00 beat Kenvue's score of 0.87 indicating that Estée Lauder Companies is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Estée Lauder Companies
11 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
10 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Estée Lauder Companies presently has a consensus price target of $160.92, suggesting a potential upside of 19.42%. Kenvue has a consensus price target of $24.38, suggesting a potential upside of 19.12%. Given Estée Lauder Companies' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Estée Lauder Companies is more favorable than Kenvue.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Estée Lauder Companies
0 Sell rating(s)
15 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
1 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

55.2% of Estée Lauder Companies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.6% of Kenvue shares are held by institutional investors. 12.8% of Estée Lauder Companies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Kenvue shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Kenvue has a net margin of 9.63% compared to Estée Lauder Companies' net margin of 4.18%. Kenvue's return on equity of 21.06% beat Estée Lauder Companies' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Estée Lauder Companies4.18% 13.08% 3.18%
Kenvue 9.63%21.06%8.40%


Estée Lauder Companies beats Kenvue on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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EL vs. The Competition

MetricEstée Lauder CompaniesToilet preparations IndustryStaples SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$48.32B$11.28B$16.00B$18.14B
Dividend Yield1.91%2.54%2.79%3.44%
P/E Ratio75.7019.8019.1325.10
Price / Sales3.0424.104.9911.30
Price / Cash24.8223.9635.3019.46
Price / Book8.4111.806.386.01
Net Income$1.01B$379.34M$588.78M$966.65M
7 Day Performance2.08%1.58%0.12%1.85%
1 Month Performance-6.68%6.49%5.98%6.59%
1 Year Performance-32.58%-2.56%6.70%23.69%

Estée Lauder Companies Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
3.5452 of 5 stars
4.6369 of 5 stars
+18.1%$77.57B$19.46B29.9234,000Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↑
Positive News
Constellation Brands
4.3733 of 5 stars
+10.0%$46.48B$10.71B27.0810,600Insider Selling
News Coverage
Keurig Dr Pepper
4.3137 of 5 stars
+5.9%$46.32B$14.81B22.0521,700Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↑
4.0878 of 5 stars
-6.6%$45.49B$20.39B24.8341,000Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
Kraft Heinz
3.9825 of 5 stars
-7.5%$43.95B$26.56B15.8036,000Analyst Revision
4.5137 of 5 stars
-22.4%$42.23B$11.16B20.7020,505Short Interest ↓
General Mills
4.348 of 5 stars
-19.5%$40.24B$20.09B16.2534,000Analyst Upgrade
Positive News
4.8164 of 5 stars
+0.5%$40.11B$16.83B72.8522,500Insider Selling
Options Volume
Monster Beverage
4.1554 of 5 stars
-9.6%$56.75B$7.14B34.266,003Positive News
High Trading Volume

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This page (NYSE:EL) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by Staff

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