The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (EL) - NYSE
  • Nov. 4, 2015, 10:06 AM
    | Nov. 4, 2015, 10:06 AM
  • Nov. 2, 2015, 9:53 AM
    • Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL) pops up to three-month high after underlying sales come in strong for FQ1.
    • The company also lifted its dividend by 25% and issued pleasing guidance.
    • Retail analysts note the personal care company has proven to be resilient despite the presence to emerging markets and fickle foreign currencies.
    • Shares of Estee Lauder are up 7.85% as fears heading into the quarterly report are stowed back away by investors.
    • Previously: Estée Lauder declares $0.30 dividend (Nov. 02 2015)
    • Previously: Estée Lauder beats by $0.12, beats on revenue (Nov. 02 2015)
    • Previously: More on Estee Lauder's FQ1 (Nov. 02 2015)
    | Nov. 2, 2015, 9:53 AM
  • Nov. 2, 2015, 8:45 AM
    • Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL) reports net sales rose 15% on a constant currency basis in FQ1.
    • Revenue by geography: The Americas: +14% to $1.27B; EMEA: +8% to $1.02B; Asia/Pacific: -4% to $549.6M.
    • Revenue by segment: Skin Care +2% to $1.11B; Makeup +14% to $1.16B; Fragrance +9% to $412.9M; Hair Care +5% to $134.3M; Other +32% to $16.9M.
    • Gross margin rate flat Y/Y at 79.6%.
    • Adjusted operating margin rate declined 90 bps to 16%.
    • FQ2 2016 Guidance: Net sales: +6% to +7% (on a constant currency basis); Diluted EPS: $1.04 to $1.08.
    • FY2016 Guidance: Net sales: +8% to +10% (on a constant currency basis); Diluted EPS: $3.10 to $3.17.
    | Nov. 2, 2015, 8:45 AM
  • Nov. 2, 2015, 6:58 AM
    • Estée Lauder (NYSE:EL) declares $0.30/share quarterly dividend, 25% increase from prior dividend of $0.24.
    • Forward yield 1.49%
    • Payable Dec. 15; for shareholders of record Nov. 30; ex-div Nov. 25.
    | Nov. 2, 2015, 6:58 AM
  • Nov. 2, 2015, 6:57 AM
    • Estée Lauder (NYSE:EL): FQ1 EPS of $0.82 beats by $0.12.
    • Revenue of $2.83B (+7.6% Y/Y) beats by $50M.
    | Nov. 2, 2015, 6:57 AM
  • Nov. 1, 2015, 5:30 PM
    | Nov. 1, 2015, 5:30 PM | 12 Comments
  • Oct. 5, 2015, 1:23 PM
    • Personal product stocks are making a strong move on a positive mix of economic and trade news.
    • The hard-hit sector takes a lot of its cues from Asia and the impact of a strong U.S. dollar.
    • Gainers: Avon Products (NYSE:AVP+11.7%, Coty +4.8%, Natural Health Trends (NASDAQ:NHTC+9.6%, Inter Parfums (NASDAQ:IPAR+3.6%, Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL+2.3%.
    | Oct. 5, 2015, 1:23 PM | 3 Comments
  • Aug. 18, 2015, 7:06 AM
    | Aug. 18, 2015, 7:06 AM
  • Aug. 17, 2015, 8:06 AM
    • Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL) reports net sales rose 7% on a constant currency basis in FQ4.
    • Revenue by geography: The Americas: -1% to $1.09B; EMEA: -13% to $982.4M; Asia/Pacific: -7% to $454.3M.
    • Revenue by segment: Skin Care -16% to $1.01B; Makeup -4% to $1.02B; Fragrance +9% to $336.1M; Hair Care +4% to $139.8M; Other +6% to $12M.
    • Gross margin rate increased 30 bps to 80.7%.
    • Adjusted operating margin rate fell 80 bps to 9.1%.
    • FQ1 2016 Guidance: Net sales: +13% to +14% (on a constant currency basis); Diluted EPS: $0.66 to $0.69.
    • FY2016 Guidance: Net sales: +8% to +10% (on a constant currency basis); Diluted EPS: $3.10 to $3.17.
    | Aug. 17, 2015, 8:06 AM
  • Aug. 17, 2015, 7:35 AM
    • Estée Lauder (NYSE:EL): FQ4 EPS of $0.40 beats by $0.06.
    • Revenue of $2.52B (-7.7% Y/Y) misses by $50M.
    | Aug. 17, 2015, 7:35 AM
  • Aug. 17, 2015, 7:18 AM
    • Estée Lauder (NYSE:EL) declares $0.24/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.
    • Forward yield 1.08%
    • Payable Sept. 15; for shareholders of record Aug. 31; ex-div Aug. 27.
    | Aug. 17, 2015, 7:18 AM
  • Aug. 16, 2015, 5:30 PM
  • Jun. 16, 2015, 9:56 AM
    • Coty (COTY +14.7%) pops after reports indicate the company landed Procter & Gamble's (PG +1.2%) beauty product assets.
    • Final details on the deal aren't expected to be disclosed for another two weeks, according to sources.
    • Early analysis on Coty's aggressive play is favorable with some industry watchers noting the company will gain a pricing edge and operating efficiency at scale through the acquisition.
    • Indications are that the deal will be structured as a Reverse Morris Trust where P&G will spin off the assets into a new entity that will absorb Coty.
    • Shares of Elizabeth Arden (RDEN +1.5%), Inter Parfums (IPAR +0.8%), and Estee Lauder (EL +1.2%) are also active on the day off the consolidation move in the sector.
    • Previously: P&G assets on the block (Jun. 09 2015)
    • Previously: Report: Coty acquires beauty product lines from P&G for $12B (Jun. 15 2015)
    | Jun. 16, 2015, 9:56 AM | 4 Comments
  • May 15, 2015, 8:02 AM
    • A former top scientist for Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL) is turning into a potential threat to the company with a plan to launch rival brands.
    • Jules Zecchino has launched Skyler Brand Ventures as a beauty incubator to develop cheaper versions of common products.
    • "We are trying to replicate the Estée Lauder corporate structure," says Zecchino about the brand organization at the firm.
    • The Zecchino name and cut-rate pricing could catch the attention of the market, observe beauty industry watchers.
    • Products from Skyler will be offered online without celebrity endorsements.
    | May 15, 2015, 8:02 AM
  • May 5, 2015, 8:56 AM
    • Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL) reports net sales rose 8% on a constant currency basis in FQ3.
    • The Americas revenue grew 4% to $1.11B.
    • Segment revenue growth: Skin Care -3% to $1.10B; Makeup +7% to $1.08B; Fragrance -3% to $263.2M; Hair Care +4% to $125.6M.
    • Gross margin +10 bps to 80.5%.
    • Operating margin +200 bps to 15.4%.
    • Adjusted operating margin +70 bps to 15.6%.
    • FY2015 Guidance: Net sales: +6% to +7% (on a constant currency basis); Adjusted EPS: $2.92 to $2.97; GAAP EPS: $2.70 to $2.75.
    • EL +5.34% premarket
    | May 5, 2015, 8:56 AM
  • May 5, 2015, 7:40 AM
    • Estée Lauder (NYSE:EL): FQ3 EPS of $0.72 beats by $0.21.
    • Revenue of $2.58B (+1.2% Y/Y) beats by $40M.
    • Shares +1.75% PM.
    | May 5, 2015, 7:40 AM
Company Description
Estée Lauder Cos., Inc. manufactures and markets skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. It offers skin care products, such as moisturizers, serums, cleansers, toners, body care, exfoliators, acne and oil correctors, facial masks, cleansing devices and sun care products; fragrance... More
Industry: Personal Products
Country: United States