Analysts See $1.42 EPS for The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (EL)

January 21, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

 Analysts See $1.42 EPS for The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (EL)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.18, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 49 investors sold The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. shares while 211 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 183 raised stakes. 190.23 million shares or 2.24% less from 194.59 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 603,428 shares. Wms Prtn Llc has 6,937 shares. Hbk Invests Limited Partnership invested 0.01% of its portfolio in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Voya Mgmt Lc holds 0.02% or 85,597 shares. Sabal has 3,529 shares. 7,300 were accumulated by Beach Counsel Pa. Oakworth Capital Incorporated stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Manchester Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp invested 0.02% in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Tiemann Inv Advsrs Limited Company holds 0.23% or 2,510 shares in its portfolio. Huntington Comml Bank invested in 0.01% or 7,489 shares. Argent holds 2,207 shares. Plante Moran Ltd accumulated 541 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Barr E S stated it has 134,632 shares. Sit Associates stated it has 59,200 shares. Twin Tree Management Limited Partnership owns 12,938 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 18 insider sales for $68.61 million activity. 2,000 shares were sold by Hockaday Irvine O Jr, worth $210,821. On Friday, September 8 the insider Freda Fabrizio sold $1.60M. On Friday, September 1 the insider Haney Carl P. sold $4.13M. Shares for $1.06M were sold by STERNLICHT BARRY S. Shares for $1.50 million were sold by LAUDER RONALD S FOUNDATION. 2,619 shares were sold by O’HARE MICHAEL, worth $284,319.

Analysts expect The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) to report $1.42 EPS on February, 1.They anticipate $0.20 EPS change or 16.39 % from last quarter’s $1.22 EPS. EL’s profit would be $522.89M giving it 23.67 P/E if the $1.42 EPS is correct. After having $1.21 EPS previously, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.’s analysts see 17.36 % EPS growth. The stock increased 2.65% or $3.47 during the last trading session, reaching $134.45. About 1.38 million shares traded. The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) has risen 1.49% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.21% the S&P500.

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

Among 30 analysts covering Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Estee Lauder had 88 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 18. B. Riley & Co maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $90 target in Friday, February 3 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) rating on Friday, August 18. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $108.0 target. The stock of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, January 26 by Oppenheimer. As per Friday, August 18, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. Jefferies initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, September 28 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, August 22. The stock of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) earned “Overweight” rating by PiperJaffray on Thursday, March 2. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $10000 target in Thursday, July 6 report. On Thursday, November 2 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”.

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures and markets skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products worldwide. The company has market cap of $49.51 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 36.33 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.

More important recent The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “The Estée Lauder Companies to Webcast Discussion of Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter …” on January 19, 2018, also Fool.com published article titled: “Why Estee Lauder Companies Inc Soared 66% in 2017”, Nasdaq.com published: “Estee Lauder (EL) Up 61% in a Year: More Growth in Store?” on January 16, 2018. More interesting news about The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) was released by: Twst.com and their article: “The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.: The Estée Lauder Companies to Webcast …” with publication date: January 19, 2018.

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