Estee Lauder Companies Inc is a household & personal products business based in the US. Estee Lauder Companies shares (EL.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $150.84 – a decrease of 0.77% over the previous day. Estee Lauder Companies employs 44,020 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of $55.2 billion.
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Is it a good time to buy Estee Lauder Companies stock?
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Estee Lauder Companies shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$150.84|
|52-week range||$146.57 - $280.71|
|50-day moving average||$169.85|
|200-day moving average||$217.65|
|Wall St. target price||$192.82|
|Dividend yield||$2.58 (1.73%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$2.79|
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Is Estee Lauder Companies stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Estee Lauder Companies stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Estee Lauder Companies's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Estee Lauder Companies's P/E ratio
Estee Lauder Companies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 55x. In other words, Estee Lauder Companies shares trade at around 55x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Estee Lauder Companies's PEG ratio
Estee Lauder Companies's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.5232. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Estee Lauder Companies's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Estee Lauder Companies's EBITDA
Estee Lauder Companies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.5 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Estee Lauder Companies's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Estee Lauder Companies financials
|Revenue TTM||$15.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||11.15%|
|Gross profit TTM||$13.4 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||5%|
|Return on equity TTM||15.72%|
|Market capitalisation||$55.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Estee Lauder Companies share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 76.52% of net profits
Recently Estee Lauder Companies has paid out, on average, around 76.52% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.73% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Estee Lauder Companies shareholders could enjoy a 1.73% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Estee Lauder Companies's case, that would currently equate to about $2.58 per share.
Estee Lauder Companies's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Estee Lauder Companies's most recent dividend payout was on 15 September 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 August 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Estee Lauder Companies's shares ever split?
Estee Lauder Companies's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 23 January 2012. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Estee Lauder Companies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Estee Lauder Companies shares which in turn could have impacted Estee Lauder Companies's share price.
Estee Lauder Companies overview
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products worldwide. It offers skin care products, including moisturizers, serums, cleansers, toners, body care, exfoliators, acne care and oil correctors, facial masks, and sun care products; and makeup products, such as lipsticks, lip glosses, mascaras, foundations, eyeshadows, nail polishes, and powders, as well as compacts, brushes, and other makeup tools. The company also provides fragrance products in various forms comprising eau de parfum sprays and colognes, as well as lotions, powders, creams, candles, and soaps; and hair care products that include shampoos, conditioners, styling products, treatment, finishing sprays, and hair color products, as well as sells ancillary products and services. It offers its products under the Estée Lauder, Clinique, Origins, M·A·C, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, La Mer, Aveda, Jo Malone London, TOM FORD, Too Faced, Dr. Jart+, and The Ordinary brands. The company sells its products through department stores, specialty-multi retailers, upscale perfumeries and pharmacies, and salons and spas; freestanding stores; its own and authorized retailer websites; third-party online malls; stores in airports; and duty-free locations.
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