Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A (EL): Price and Financial Metrics

Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A (EL): $232.06

-4.54 (-1.92%)

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EL POWR Grades

  • Quality is the dimension where EL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.92% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for EL is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • EL's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 16.46% of US stocks).

EL Stock Summary

  • EL has a higher market value than 97.42% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $102,194,851,544.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for EL is 2.85 -- better than 82.78% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Estee Lauder Companies Inc is reporting a growth rate of 203.57%; that's higher than 89.77% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to EL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are INFY, BKNG, HDB, MMC, and MDLZ.
  • Visit EL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

EL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, EL's price/sales ratio is 181.48% higher, now standing at 7.6.
  • EL's price/sales ratio has moved up 5.6 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, EL's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 19.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for EL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
EL 2021-09-03 7.6 20.4 43.0 36.2
EL 2021-09-02 7.7 20.5 43.3 36.4
EL 2021-09-01 7.7 20.5 43.3 36.4
EL 2021-08-31 7.6 20.3 42.9 36.1
EL 2021-08-30 7.7 20.5 43.2 36.4
EL 2021-08-27 7.6 20.3 42.9 36.1

EL Growth Metrics

    Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -4.82%.
  • The year over year price growth rate now stands at 67.46%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 38.72%.
Over the past 34 months, EL's revenue has gone up $3,163,000,000.

The table below shows EL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 17,731 3,499 3,254
2021-09-30 17,045 3,192 3,039
2021-06-30 16,215 3,631 2,870
2021-03-31 14,709 3,112 1,390
2020-12-31 14,190 3,003 928
2020-09-30 13,961 2,808 612

EL's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • EL has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 95.62% of graded US stocks.
  • EL's asset turnover comes in at 0.821 -- ranking 31st of 50 Consumer Goods stocks.
  • BSET, ETD, and LZB are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with EL.

The table below shows EL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.821 0.761 0.281
2021-06-30 0.817 0.764 0.267
2021-03-31 0.783 0.754 0.142
2020-12-31 0.771 0.753 0.104
2020-09-30 0.776 0.752 0.087
2020-06-30 0.823 0.752 0.095

EL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of EL, see our EL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $366.40 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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EL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $232.06 52-week high $374.20
Prev. close $236.60 52-week low $225.39
Day low $227.79 Volume 1,662,400
Day high $236.23 Avg. volume 1,688,184
50-day MA $259.67 Dividend yield 1.01%
200-day MA $309.61 Market Cap 82.93B

Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A (EL) Company Bio

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (/ˈɛsteɪ ˈlɔːdər/ stylized asESTĒE LAUDER) is an American multinational manufacturer and marketer of skincare, makeupfragrance and hair care products, based in Midtown ManhattanNew York City. The company owns a diverse portfolio of brands, distributed internationally through both digital commerce and retail channels. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Latest EL News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Estee Lauder Companies Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate EL as an investment opportunity.

Estee Lauder Suspends President John Demsey Over Social Post

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Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Estée Lauder Suspends Executive John Demsey After Backlash Over Instagram Post

John Demsey was suspended without pay following the backlash over a post on his personal account that contained a racial slur and jokes about Covid-19.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

3 Perfume Stocks Profiting From the Pandemic-Fueled Fragrance Boom

Fragrance sales continued to grow during the pandemic and are likely to continue at a healthy pace.

Muslim Farooque on InvestorPlace | February 22, 2022

M·A·C Cosmetics Launches Back-to-M·A·C Recycling Program in Germany, Norway, Greece & Czech Republic

M·A·C Cosmetics’ has expanded its pioneer Back-to-M·A·C takeback program to Germany, Norway, Greece and the Czech Republic to further its commitment to reducing the environmental impact of its pack...

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

UPDATE 1-Britain's M&S in Clinique tie-up

British retailer Marks & Spencer said on Tuesday it has agreed a new online and in-store partnership with Estee Lauder owned skincare and make-up brand Clinique. Since 2020, M&S has been selling third-party brands to broaden the appeal of its business. It said that from this summer about 500 Clinique products for women and men will be available on M& for free next day delivery or click & collect to more than 700 locations.

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

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EL Price Returns

1-mo -13.48%
3-mo -20.67%
6-mo -30.33%
1-year -23.42%
3-year 43.78%
5-year 158.55%
YTD -37.19%
2021 40.04%
2020 29.77%
2019 60.34%
2018 3.38%
2017 68.68%

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