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The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (EL)

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  • Mar. 7, 2013, 10:40 AM
    China-based fund manager Scilla Huang-Sun thinks luxury brands in China can hold their own as the number of millionaires in the region continues to rise despite whether or not the nation's overall growth rate is in the single digits. Though the ride is sure to be bumpy, high-end sellers with a strong brand should prosper. Her favorite sector pick is Prada. Others to watch in China: Swatch (SWGAY.PK), Estee Lauder (EL +0.1%), Richemont (CFRUY.PK), Michaek Kors (KORS -2.3%), Coach (COH -0.8%), Ralph Lauren (RL +0.6%), Burberry (BURBY.PK).
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  • Mar. 4, 2013, 9:22 AM
    Luxury retailers see a nice bit of news out of Hong Kong with word that retail sales in the region grew at a double-digit pace in January despite the shift of the Chinese New Year this year to February - making the month a tough comp. Potential Hong Kong sales boosts: RL, EL, TIF, COH
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  • Feb. 25, 2013, 11:09 AM
    Consumers are clipping coupons at a higher rate than anytime since the 2007 recession, according to tracking from Coupons.com. The biggest amount of activity has been seen in the food categories (CPB, KRFT, CAG, PEP) of soup, cheese, rice, and pasta - although personal care and beauty items (PG, AVP, EL, UL, CL) are also in focus.
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  • Feb. 11, 2013, 2:03 PM
    Competitive online retailers take a toll on cosmetics industry heavyweights in China as lower Internet prices on items draws in consumers. Avon (AVP +2.8%) saw sales sink 31% in the nation during the last quarter, while Sephora (LVMHF.PK) had to close stores due to losses. Though it's a bitter disappointment for many companies hoping to see the $24B Chinese cosmetics market be a driver for growth, a few firms such as Estee Lauder (EL -1.7%) and Procter & Gamble (PG +0.1%) have made smart online plays in China.
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  • Feb. 5, 2013, 8:01 AM
    More on Estee Lauder's (EL) FQ2: The company realized consistent growth across regions, led by a 11% rise in Asia/Pacific. A surge of orders in advance of the implementation of SAP at certain locations pulled sales forward into the quarter. Operating margins rose 50 bps during the period as the impact of cost initiatives was felt. Sales growth of 3% to 4% for FQ3 is forecast. EL +1.6% premarket. (PR)
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  • Feb. 5, 2013, 7:56 AM
    Estee Lauder Companies Inc (EL) declares $0.18/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 1.18%. For shareholders of record Feb. 28. Payable Mar. 15. Ex-div date Feb. 26. (PR)
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  • Feb. 5, 2013, 7:39 AM
    Estee Lauder (EL): FQ2 EPS of $1.16 beats by $0.11. Revenue of $2.93B beats by $0.03B. (PR)
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  • Feb. 5, 2013, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Tuesday’s open: ACI, ACM, ADM, ADP, AGCO, AGN, ALLT, ARMH, ATK, BDX, BP, CAH, CHD, CSC, DLPH, DO, EL, EMR, ETN, K, MMP, NGPC, NRGY, NYX, OHI, SE, SEP, SIRI, TE, TM, UBS, UDR, VSH
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  • Feb. 4, 2013, 5:30 PM
    Notable earnings before Tuesday’s open: ACI, ACM, ADM, ADP, AGCO, AGN, ALLT, ARMH, ATK, BDX, BP, CAH, CHD, CSC, DLPH, DO, EL, EMR, ETN, K, MMP, NGPC, NRGY, NYX, OHI, SE, SEP, SIRI, TE, TM, UBS, UDR, VSH
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  • Jan. 9, 2013, 10:13 AM
    Retail analyst Rahul Sharma raises the possibility that purse strings in China could be loosening again after retail sales in the nation came in strong recently and Macau gambling picked up again. Good news from China's high-end spenders would also be good news for Tiffany's (TIF +0.8%), Ralph Lauren (RL +0.8%), Coach (COH +0.9%), Estee Lauder (EL +0.7%), and Michael Kors (KORS +0.4%).
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  • Dec. 14, 2012, 7:58 AM
    Goldman Sachs picks up coverage again on Estee Lauder (EL) with a rousing Buy rating. The firm appears to be buying into the Estee Lauder China growth story extolled by executive chairman William Lauder on CNBC. Asked to rate China's strength on a scale of one to five, Lauder came in at a "six or seven" without blinking.
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  • Dec. 10, 2012, 10:07 AM
    China's retail sales shot up 14.9% in October, providing companies selling in the region a reason to breath just a tad bit easier. The China Generak Chamber of Commerce estimates retail sales will surpass 20 trillion yuan ($3.21T) in 2012 and add another 15% to that mark by 2015. But the trick for U.S. companies with China is to move into rural areas in order to tap into growth potential without stepping into quicksand if brand recognition isn't strong or prices are too high. Walking the tightrope: F, EL, YUM, SBUX, TIF, MCD.
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  • Nov. 6, 2012, 7:35 AM
    Wells Fargo suggests shares of Estee Lauder (EL) should be bought on any weakness. A strong dollar and European weakness have cut into the company's results recently, but improved guidance and a bumped-up dividend provide some reason for optimism.
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  • Nov. 1, 2012, 11:22 AM
    Estee Lauder (EL) declares $0.72/share annual dividend. Forward yield 1.18%. For shareholders of record Nov 30. Payable Dec 17. Ex-div date Nov 28. The board authorized additional repurchase of 40M shares. (PR)
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  • Nov. 1, 2012, 7:40 AM
    Estee Lauder (EL): FQ1 EPS of $0.79 beats by $0.02. Revenue of $2.55B in-line. Shares -1.4% premarket.
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  • Nov. 1, 2012, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Thursday’s open: ABC, ABX, ADP, ALKS, APA, AVP, BCE, BYD, CI, CNSL, CTRX, CVC, DLPH, DX, EL, EPD, ESV, EXC, FIRE, GAS, GNC, GTLS, HEP, HSH, INCY, ITRI, IVZ, K, LLL, MPC, NGLS, NIHD, OCN, PEG, PFE, PXP, RDN, RGLD, SE, SIRI, SNE, SPR, TDC, TE, TEVA, UPL, UTHR, VNR, WNR, WPI, XOM, XYL
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Company Description
Estee Lauder Cos Inc is engaged in manufacturing & marketing skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products.