Wed, Apr. 15, 1:13 PM
- Piper Jaffray corralled over 6K teenagers to take a pulse on the consumer spending trends of the demographic.
- The group had a slightly higher rate of part-time employment than a year ago and continued to show a strong preference for online shopping.
- Standouts brands with teenagers include Lululemon (NASDAQ:LULU), MAC Cosmetics (NYSE:EL), Victoria's Secret (NYSE:LB), Nike (NYSE:NKE), Ralph Lauren (NYSE:RL), Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ:URBN), privately-held Forever 21, and Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS).
- Vineyard Vines continues to be a teen favorite as it slices off a larger piece of the teen spending pie. The privately-held company is up to 48 stores and 97 retail locations.
- Department store chains didn't resonate particularly with the teenager crowd in the Piper survey.
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Tue, Mar. 24, 6:56 AM
- Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL) is upgraded by Wells Fargo to an Outperform rating.
- The investment firm sets a $90 to $92 price target range on shares.
- Previously: Beauty product stocks stage mini-rally amid F/X headaches (Mar. 23 2015)
- EL +0.53% premarket to $83.32.
Mon, Mar. 23, 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%).
Fri, Mar. 20, 12:54 PM
- The beauty industry saw a 4% drop in shoppers last year, according to data from NPD Group.
- The research firm found that half of all beauty product shoppers focus on items on sale when making their purchasing decisions.
- Makeup and fragrance products are the categories most likely to benefit from extra discretionary income, notes NDP.
- Related stocks: RDEN, REV, IPAR, AVP, EL, SBH, ULTA, OTCPK:LRLCY.
Fri, Feb. 13, 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%,
Thu, Feb. 5, 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%.
Thu, Feb. 5, 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.
Thu, Feb. 5, 7:49 AM
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Fri, Jan. 9, 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.
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Aug. 15, 2014, 7:45 AM
- Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL) reports consistent growth across product segments and geographic regions in FQ4.
- Segment revenue growth: Skin Care +7% to $4.77B; Makeup +9% to $4.21B; Fragrance +9% to $1.43B; Hair Care +5% to $515.6M.
- Gross margin +20 bps to 80.4%.
- Operating margin +170 bps.
- The company expects full-year sales growth of 6% to 7%.
- EL +1.5% premarket
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