The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
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  • Fri, Feb. 5, 7:27 AM
    • Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL) reports net sales rose 8% in FQ2 excluding the impact of foreign currency translation.
    • Revenue by geography: The Americas: $1.227B (+2%, +4% on a constant currency basis); EMEA: $1.268B (+5%, +13% on a constant currency basis); Asia/Pacific: $629.4M (flat, +6% on a constant currency basis).
    • Revenue by segment: Skin Care: $1.232B (-3%, +2% on a constant currency basis); Makeup: $1.251B (+6%, +13% on a constant currency basis); Fragrance +9% to $470.6M (+7%, +12% on a constant currency basis); Hair Care: $149M (+9%, +14% on a constant currency basis); Other: $21.8M (+27%, +28% on a constant currency basis).
    • Gross margin rate flat Y/Y at 81.2%.
    • Adjusted operating margin rate flat Y/Y at 20.8%..
    • FQ3 Guidance: Net sales: +2% to +3% (+6% to +7% on a constant currency basis); Diluted EPS: $0.50 to $0.55; Adjusted EPS: $0.53 to $0.58.
    • FY2016 Guidance: Net sales: +4% to +5% (+9% to +10% on a constant currency basis); Diluted EPS: $2.98 to $3.05; Adjusted EPS: $3.09 to $3.12.
    | Fri, Feb. 5, 7:27 AM
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mar. 23, 2015, 10:36 AM
    • Personal care stocks are in favor in early action.
    • The sector has been one of the hardest hit this year from the impact of the strong U.S. dollar.
    • Beauty product companies on the move today include Nu Skin (NUS +5.1%), Coty (COTY +3.3%), Avon Products (AVP +2.8%), Revlon (REV +1.4%), Estee Lauder  (EL +0.3%), and Elizabeth Arden (RDEN +2.6%).
    | Mar. 23, 2015, 10:36 AM | 4 Comments
  • Feb. 13, 2015, 12:03 PM
    • Select luxury stocks are out-performing market averages.
    • A couple of analyst upgrades this week and some volume gains for global sellers against F/X headwinds have helped to lift sentiment.
    • Gainers: Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS) +2.2%, Coach (NYSE:COH) +1.1%, Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL) +1.5%, Tumi Holdings (NYSE:TUMI) +1.8%, Avond Products (NYSE:AVP) +3.7%, Revlon (NYSE:REV) +1.1%,
    | Feb. 13, 2015, 12:03 PM
  • Feb. 5, 2015, 10:36 AM
    • The beauty sector is having a solid day after Coty and Estee Lauder both top profit estimates.
    • Solid holiday sales helped take some of the sting off of a tough foreign currency translation environment.
    • The color cosmetics category out-performed during the period.
    • Gainers: Coty (NYSE:COTY) +8.3%, Elizabeth Arden (NASDAQ:RDEN) +3.5%, Inter Parfums (NASDAQ:IPAR) +1.0%, Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL) +6.7%, Revlon (NYSE:REV) +1.2%, Ulta Salon (NASDAQ:ULTA) +1.0%.
    | Feb. 5, 2015, 10:36 AM | 2 Comments
  • Feb. 5, 2015, 8:14 AM
    • Shares of Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL) trade lower after the company issues weak profit guidance.
    • The outlook for 2015 EPS is $2.72-$2.80 vs. $2.83 consensus.
    • Foreign currency translation is expected to impact sales by 4% this year.
    • Previously: Estée Lauder beats by $0.08, beats on revenue
    • EL -3.5% premarket.
    | Feb. 5, 2015, 8:14 AM
  • Jan. 9, 2015, 11:04 AM
    • Another tough day for luxury retail stocks as more concerns on pricing trends build up.
    • Consulting firm Bain isn't helping sentiment, noting the luxury sector in China showed negative growth (-1%) for the first time in 2014. An ongoing crackdown by Beijing on corruption is in the background.
    • Michael Kors (KORS -1.7%), Ralph Lauren (RL -2%), Kate Spade (KATE -3.2%), Fossil (FOSL -1%), Vera Bradley (VRA -2%), and Coach (COH -2.2%) are all under-performing market averages.
    • Related stocks: OTCPK:LVMUY, OTC:GUCG, OTCPK:SWGAY, OTCPK:BURBY, EL, RDEN, OTCPK:HESAF, OTCPK:CFRUY, TIF.
    • Related ETFs: PEJ.
    | Jan. 9, 2015, 11:04 AM | 1 Comment
  • May 2, 2014, 7:54 AM
    • A strong quarter by Estee Lauder (EL) is impressing retail analysts after peers failed to match its broad sales gains across regions and categories.
    • The company even managed to grow sales by 5% in the U.S. where many consumer product sellers cried about the impact of the snow and ice.
    • Rahul Sharma notes the Estee Lauder's FY14 EPS guide of $2.86-$2.90 vs. $2.87 consensus is tempered as usual.
    • EL +2.5% premarket
    | May 2, 2014, 7:54 AM | 2 Comments
  • May 2, 2014, 7:46 AM
    • Estee Lauder (EL) reports it saw broad global demand for its products in FQ3.
    • Revenue by product: Skin Care +12% to $1.13B; Makeup +10% to $1.02B; Fragrance +16% to $271M; Hair Care +4% to $121M.
    • The company's gross margin rate slipped 30 bps to 80.4% during the period.
    • EL +2.5% premarket
    | May 2, 2014, 7:46 AM
Company Description
The Estee Lauder Companies Inc is engaged in the manufacturing & marketing skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products.