Home Sectors Consumer Defensive Current Fundamentals: Estee Lauder Companies (NYSE: EL)

Current Fundamentals: Estee Lauder Companies (NYSE: EL)


Estee Lauder Companies is in the consumer packaged goods industry and is in the consumer defensive sector. The company CEO is Fabrizio Freda. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc is a beauty products manufacturer providing Skin care, Makeup, Fragrance and Hair care services.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The EL stock showed a previous change of 0.47% with an open at 169.84 and a close of 170.33. It reached an intraday high of 171.39 and a low of 169.48.

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The stock has a market cap of $61.5b with 361.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 360.5m shares. Trading volume reached 1,057,817 shares compared to its average volume of 1,223,214 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Estee Lauder Companies shares returned 1.68% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 9.16%. Over three months, it changed 35.81%. In one year it has changed 16.41% and within that year its 52-week high was 171.39 and its 52-week low was 121.47. EL stock is 40.22% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 141.74 and a 50 day moving average of 160.12. Currently EL stock is trading 20.17% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.96 that ended on 30th of June 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 57.54. Based on 11 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.22. The TTM EPS is 4.71, which comes to a TTM PE of 36.16. Historically, the PE high was 57.54 and the PE low was 23.00. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 108.34, which is a decrease of -36.39%.

The dividend per share is currently 1.72, which is a dividend yield of 1.01%. Also, the payout ratio is 36.52%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 132.86, which means it may be overvalued by -28.21%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 82.10% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 7,219,364, which is 2.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 4.99. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.72

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 37.60%, return on assets is 13.18%, profit margin is 11.60%, price-to-sales is 5.66 and price-to-book is 14.29.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 5  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 4  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

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