Analysts See $0.57 EPS for The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (EL)

August 12, 2018 - By Richard Doty

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.35, from 1.2 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 48 investors sold The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. shares while 269 reduced holdings. 80 funds opened positions while 191 raised stakes. 191.41 million shares or 1.80% more from 188.03 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Martin Currie Limited has invested 0.29% in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Raymond James Trust Na accumulated 8,544 shares. Silvercrest Asset Mgmt Grp Inc Llc owns 35,289 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Old Mutual Glob (Uk) Limited stated it has 1.87% in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Covington Cap has 607 shares. Shell Asset Mngmt reported 14,159 shares. Deutsche Bancorporation Ag, Germany-based fund reported 1.22 million shares. 4,903 are owned by Cadence Limited Liability Company. Natixis Advsr Limited Partnership accumulated 0.25% or 171,263 shares. Wellington Mngmt Llp has 2.44 million shares. Visionary Asset Mgmt Inc reported 2,068 shares. Hall Laurie J Trustee has invested 0.01% in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems holds 0.09% of its portfolio in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) for 13,700 shares. Nordea Ab reported 0.13% stake. National Pension Ser holds 0.16% or 220,773 shares.

Since February 12, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $28.89 million activity. Polcer Gregory sold $6.12M worth of stock. On Friday, February 16 the insider TRAVIS TRACEY THOMAS sold $700,550. $3.63 million worth of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) shares were sold by Trower Alexandra C.. Shares for $2.27 million were sold by LAUDER RONALD S FOUNDATION on Tuesday, February 13. Another trade for 13,050 shares valued at $1.80M was sold by Haney Carl P.. Shares for $7.69 million were sold by Freda Fabrizio.

Analysts expect The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) to report $0.57 EPS on August, 20 before the open.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 11.76 % from last quarter’s $0.51 EPS. EL’s profit would be $209.21M giving it 58.21 P/E if the $0.57 EPS is correct. After having $1.17 EPS previously, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.’s analysts see -51.28 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.42% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $132.73. About 1.96M shares traded or 10.96% up from the average. The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) has risen 61.15% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 48.58% the S&P500.

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering The Estée Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. The Estée Lauder Companies Inc had 20 analyst reports since February 20, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, May 3 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, May 3 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, May 20 by Wells Fargo. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, February 20 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy” on Thursday, April 12. Evercore initiated The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) on Tuesday, May 22 with “Buy” rating. The stock of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, June 25. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of EL in report on Thursday, May 3 with “Overweight” rating. Jefferies downgraded The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) on Thursday, May 3 to “Hold” rating. As per Thursday, May 3, the company rating was maintained by DA Davidson.

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures and markets skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products worldwide. The company has market cap of $48.72 billion. The firm offers a range of skin care products, such as moisturizers, serums, cleansers, toners, body care, exfoliators, acne and oil correctors, facial masks, cleansing devices, and sun care products; and makeup products for face, eyes, lips, and nails, as well as related items, including compacts, brushes, and other makeup tools. It has a 43.36 P/E ratio. It also provides fragrance products in various forms comprising eau de parfum sprays and colognes, lotions, powders, creams, bath/shower products, candles, and soaps; and hair care products consisting of shampoos, conditioners, styling products, treatment, finishing sprays, and hair color products, as well as sells ancillary services and products.

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