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e.l.f. Beauty (ELF) Competitors

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Should you be buying e.l.f. Beauty stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of e.l.f. Beauty include Estée Lauder Companies (EL), Kenvue (KVUE), Coty (COTY), Inter Parfums (IPAR), Natura &Co (NTCOY), Oddity Tech (ODD), Edgewell Personal Care (EPC), Olaplex (OLPX), Waldencast (WALD), and Yatsen (YSG). These companies are all part of the "toilet preparations" industry.

e.l.f. Beauty vs.

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

e.l.f. Beauty has a net margin of 12.47% compared to e.l.f. Beauty's net margin of 4.18%. Estée Lauder Companies' return on equity of 26.64% beat e.l.f. Beauty's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Estée Lauder Companies4.18% 13.08% 3.18%
e.l.f. Beauty 12.47%26.64%16.42%

Estée Lauder Companies has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, e.l.f. Beauty has a beta of 1.46, indicating that its share price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500.

55.2% of Estée Lauder Companies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.4% of e.l.f. Beauty shares are held by institutional investors. 12.8% of Estée Lauder Companies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 5.2% of e.l.f. Beauty shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Estée Lauder Companies presently has a consensus price target of $149.63, indicating a potential upside of 52.83%. e.l.f. Beauty has a consensus price target of $207.00, indicating a potential upside of 16.61%. Given e.l.f. Beauty's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Estée Lauder Companies is more favorable than e.l.f. Beauty.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Estée Lauder Companies
0 Sell rating(s)
16 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
e.l.f. Beauty
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
2 Strong Buy rating(s)

Estée Lauder Companies has higher revenue and earnings than e.l.f. Beauty. Estée Lauder Companies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than e.l.f. Beauty, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Estée Lauder Companies$15.91B2.23$1.01B$1.7855.62
e.l.f. Beauty$1.02B9.65$127.66M$2.2278.94

Estée Lauder Companies received 752 more outperform votes than e.l.f. Beauty when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 69.11% of users gave Estée Lauder Companies an outperform vote while only 64.91% of users gave e.l.f. Beauty an outperform vote.

Estée Lauder CompaniesOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
e.l.f. BeautyOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

In the previous week, Estée Lauder Companies had 3 more articles in the media than e.l.f. Beauty. MarketBeat recorded 25 mentions for Estée Lauder Companies and 22 mentions for e.l.f. Beauty. Estée Lauder Companies' average media sentiment score of 1.22 beat e.l.f. Beauty's score of 0.44 indicating that e.l.f. Beauty is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Estée Lauder Companies
9 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
4 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
e.l.f. Beauty
15 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)


e.l.f. Beauty beats Estée Lauder Companies on 12 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding ELF and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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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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ELF vs. The Competition

Metrice.l.f. BeautyToilet preparations IndustryStaples SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$9.88B$11.76B$14.88B$18.30B
Dividend YieldN/A2.53%2.72%3.50%
P/E Ratio78.9417.5717.7521.46
Price / Sales9.6519.75110.2216.04
Price / Cash53.0119.9531.5419.86
Price / Book15.139.895.924.84
Net Income$127.66M$403.09M$560.68M$970.04M
7 Day Performance-9.69%-0.94%3.81%1.81%
1 Month Performance-14.89%1.67%8.02%6.57%
1 Year Performance57.00%6.23%-3.46%9.59%

e.l.f. Beauty Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Estée Lauder Companies
4.8762 of 5 stars
4.88 / 5 stars
-44.8%$35.56B$15.35B55.7262,000Analyst Forecast
3.7468 of 5 stars
3.75 / 5 stars
-24.0%$35.08B$15.44B23.4022,000Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Positive News
4.7585 of 5 stars
4.76 / 5 stars
-17.3%$8.64B$5.55B43.3011,350Positive News
Inter Parfums
4.6863 of 5 stars
4.69 / 5 stars
-6.1%$3.97B$1.32B28.56607News Coverage
Positive News
Natura &Co
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/AN/A$3.74B$5.36B0.0019,955News Coverage
Oddity Tech
1.3166 of 5 stars
1.32 / 5 stars
-23.7%$2.28B$508.68M33.43342Analyst Forecast
Edgewell Personal Care
2.5902 of 5 stars
2.59 / 5 stars
+4.7%$2.00B$2.27B16.866,800Analyst Forecast
Positive News
2.7517 of 5 stars
2.75 / 5 stars
-54.8%$1.16B$458.30M24.71233Gap Up
1.4292 of 5 stars
1.43 / 5 stars
-50.5%$415.06M$218.14M0.00272News Coverage
0.5168 of 5 stars
0.52 / 5 stars

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This page (NYSE:ELF) was last updated on 7/22/2024 by Staff

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