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How to buy shares in Estée Lauder from New Zealand

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  3. Search for Estée Lauder Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: EL. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Estée Lauder reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of $303.35, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Estée Lauder, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Estée Lauder. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

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Estée Lauder share price

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Estée Lauder shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-30.
OpenUSD333.33
HighUSD335.805
LowUSD332.16
CloseUSD333.83
Previous closeUSD333.59
Change USD0.24
Change % 0.0719%
Volume 718,946
Information last updated 2021-07-30.
52-week rangeUSD192.6111 - USD336.555
50-day moving average USD315.2527
200-day moving average USD294.569
Wall St. target priceUSD336.81
PE ratio 88.3214
Dividend yield USD1.54 (0.47%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD3.777

Estée Lauder price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $333.83

1 week (2021-07-21) N/A
1 month (2021-07-01) 5.28%
3 months (2021-04-30) 6.38%
6 months (2021-01-28) N/A
1 year (2020-07-28) N/A
2 years (2019-07-28) N/A
3 years (2018-07-28) N/A
5 years (2016-07-28) N/A

Is Estée Lauder under- or over-valued?

Valuing Estée Lauder stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Estée Lauder's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Estée Lauder's P/E ratio

Estée Lauder's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 88x. In other words, Estée Lauder shares trade at around 88x 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.

Estée Lauder's PEG ratio

Estée Lauder's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.1288. 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 Estée Lauder's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Estée Lauder's EBITDA

Estée Lauder's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$3.2 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Estée Lauder's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Shorting Estée Lauder shares

There are currently 1.9 million Estée Lauder shares held short by investors – that's known as Estée Lauder's "short interest". This figure is 7.3% up from 1.7 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Estée Lauder shares can be evaluated.

Estée Lauder's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Estée Lauder's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Estée Lauder shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Estée Lauder shares traded daily (recently around 1.2 million). Estée Lauder's SIR currently stands at 1.61. In other words for every 100,000 Estée Lauder shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1610 shares are currently held short.

However Estée Lauder's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Estée Lauder shares, or, against the total number of tradable Estée Lauder shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Estée Lauder's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Estée Lauder shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0081% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Estée Lauder shares, roughly 8 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Estée Lauder.

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