Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:EL) insider 1992 Grat Remainder Trust Fbo sold 570,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $125.53, for a total value of $71,552,100.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

1992 Grat Remainder Trust Fbo also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, November 16th, 1992 Grat Remainder Trust Fbo sold 125,000 shares of Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $125.87, for a total value of $15,733,750.00.

Shares of Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (NYSE EL) opened at $125.18 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $45,920.00, a P/E ratio of 32.39, a PEG ratio of 2.41 and a beta of 0.68. The company has a quick ratio of 1.27, a current ratio of 1.75 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71. Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. has a twelve month low of $75.30 and a twelve month high of $126.99.

Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:EL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported $1.21 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.24. The company had revenue of $3.27 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.16 billion. Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) had a return on equity of 33.64% and a net margin of 11.30%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.85 EPS. analysts forecast that Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. will post 4.16 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be issued a $0.38 dividend. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 29th. This is an increase from Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The)’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.34. Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The)’s dividend payout ratio is presently 36.76%.

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Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Lloyds Banking Group plc raised its stake in Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter. Lloyds Banking Group plc now owns 1,887 shares of the company’s stock valued at $181,000 after acquiring an additional 26 shares during the period. Moors & Cabot Inc. raised its stake in Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) by 1.1% in the 2nd quarter. Moors & Cabot Inc. now owns 3,825 shares of the company’s stock valued at $365,000 after acquiring an additional 40 shares during the period. Glenview Trust Co raised its stake in Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) by 1.5% in the 2nd quarter. Glenview Trust Co now owns 2,744 shares of the company’s stock valued at $263,000 after acquiring an additional 41 shares during the period. Cadence Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter. Cadence Capital Management LLC now owns 5,662 shares of the company’s stock valued at $543,000 after acquiring an additional 42 shares during the period. Finally, Williams Jones & Associates LLC raised its stake in Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter. Williams Jones & Associates LLC now owns 6,865 shares of the company’s stock valued at $659,000 after acquiring an additional 45 shares during the period. 54.28% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on EL. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $135.00 target price (up from $115.00) on shares of Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) from $122.00 to $134.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Argus increased their target price on Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) from $125.00 to $142.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Citigroup Inc. increased their target price on Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) from $111.00 to $128.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, KeyCorp reissued an “overweight” rating and set a $135.00 target price (up from $115.00) on shares of Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nineteen have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $117.42.

About Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The)

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc manufactures and markets skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The Company offers products, including skin care, makeup, fragrance, hair care and other. The Company operates in beauty products segment. The Company’s products are sold in over 150 countries and territories under brand names, including Estee Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Prescriptives, Lab Series, Origins, Tommy Hilfiger, MAC, Kiton, La Mer, Bobbi Brown, Donna Karan New York, DKNY, Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble, Michael Kors, Darphin, Tom Ford, Smashbox, Ermenegildo Zegna, AERIN, Tory Burch, RODIN olio lusso, Le Labo, Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle, GLAMGLOW, By Kilian, BECCA and Too Faced.

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