Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is 1.42%. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 1,639 shares of the company's stock valued at $157,000 after buying an additional 1,629 shares during the last quarter. Looking at a shorter time period, shares have been seen 7.93% away from the 50 day high and 16.73% off the 50 day low price.
On August 21 the company was set at "Market Perform" according to a BMO Capital report which is up from the previous "Market Perform" rating. Credit Agricole SA cut Estee Lauder Companies from a "buy" rating to an "underperform" rating in a research report on Thursday, November 3rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. They issued a "buy" rating and a $105.00 price target for the company. Telsey Advisory Group upped their price objective on shares of Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. Brean Capital downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Tuesday, July 28 report. Wfg Advisors Lp has invested 0% in Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL). (The) from $112.00 to $135.00 and gave the stock an overweight rating in a report on Wednesday.
Based on the latest brokerage notes which have been released to investors, 8 brokers have issued a rating of "strong buy", 11 brokers "buy", 4 brokers "neutral", 0 brokers "sell" and 0 brokers "strong sell".
Timber Hill Llc increased Ulta Beauty Inc (Put) stake by 4,700 shares to 20,500 valued at $5.89 million in 2017Q2.
For the current quarter ending in January, Estee Lauder expects its per-share earnings to range from $1.38 to $1.41. (EL) traded up 8.65% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $121.48. So far 5,860,986 shares have been traded. The company has market cap of $76.61 billion. The 50 day moving average was up by +11.65% and the 200 day average went up by +22.33%. The dividend payment was $0.340 per share for the quarter which is $1.36 annualized.
Adjusted earnings per share for the first quarter was $1.21 per share, which also surpassed estimates of $0.97 per share. (The) had a return on equity of 32.38% and a net margin of 10.56%. The business had revenue of $3.27 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.16 billion. This indicates a relatively solid earnings per share growth rate of 42.45% over the next few years, which is an optimistic outlook in the near term.
The newly announced dividend which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. The dividend yield was $1.22. Estee Lauder Companies's payout ratio is presently 40.82%.
The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $41.18B. On August 21 Deutsche Bank maintained a stock rating of "Buy" and raised the price expectation to $119.00 from $98.00. Washington Tru invested in 224,363 shares or 1.31% of the stock. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. $2.19M worth of Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL) was sold by Demsey John. (The) stock in a transaction on Monday, August 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $108.00, for a total transaction of $428,868.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 54.84% of the company's stock. Lauder Estee Cos Cl now has $45.51 billion valuation. If you are viewing this piece on another publication, it was stolen and reposted in violation of USA and global copyright and trademark laws. The legal version of this story can be read at https://weekherald.com/2017/11/01/estee-lauder-companies-inc-the-el-issues-fy18-earnings-guidance.html. The Firm offers products, including skin care, makeup, fragrance, hair care and other.