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The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (EL)

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  • May. 24, 2012, 2:53 PM
    A new study from MasterCard confirms a trend of slowing luxury spending - seen in earnings reports from jewelry sellers Tiffany (TIF -4.4%) and Signet Jewelers (SIG -4.5%) - with sales only increasing 1.8% in April after gaining 6.7% in Q1. Analysts say the supposedly non-cyclical wealth effect isn't holding up against economic headwinds. On watch: COH, KORS, EL, HESAF.PK.
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  • May. 4, 2012, 8:19 AM
    More on Estee Lauder's (EL) FQ3: Skin Care revenue +9% Y/Y to $1.02B, led by new launches from Estee Lauder brand. Makeup and Fragrance revenue flat Y/Y. Says results negatively impacted by order shifts in advance of implementation of SAP in different geographic locations. Expects FY12 EPS of $2.14-$2.19 on "broad-based" growth, with FQ4 EPS coming in at $0.11-$0.16. Forecasts it will realize savings of between $140M-$150M during year in connection to long-term strategic plan. Shares -3.6% premarket. PR
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  • May. 4, 2012, 8:07 AM
    Estee Lauder (EL): FQ3 EPS of $0.38 beats by $0.05. Revenue of $2.25B (+3.7% Y/Y) in-line. Shares -4.7% premarket. (PR)
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  • May. 4, 2012, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Friday’s open: AEE, AES, AON, ARCO, BPO, CHD, DUK, EL, EXC, ITT, MFA, POM, PPL, SE, WCRX
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  • May. 3, 2012, 5:30 PM
    Notable earnings before Friday’s open: AEE, AES, AON, ARCO, BPO, CHD, DUK, EL, EXC, ITT, MFA, POM, PPL, SE, WCRX
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  • Mar. 16, 2012, 10:43 AM
    Caris takes its rating on Estee Lauder (EL -1.8%) down to Above Average from Buy on a valuation call after the cosmetics company etched out an all-time high of $63.91 yesterday.
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  • Feb. 13, 2012, 1:54 PM
    Obagi Medical (OMPI +3.6%) trades higher on positive comments out of Cantor this morning. The firm says that recent data points from Allergan (AGN +1%) and Estee Lauder (EL -1.4%) support its view that the skin care products manufacturer will beat Q4 EPS estimates.
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  • Feb. 3, 2012, 2:01 PM
    Estee Lauder (EL -3.6%) heads lower after delivering mixed FQ2 results and guiding for FY12 EPS of $2.16-$2.23, below a $2.26 consensus. A significant ramp in ad spending leads Estee to guide for FQ3 EPS of just $0.28-$0.32, well below a $0.41 consensus. However, the company notes strong demand from wealthy U.S. consumers is propping up sales, and offsetting weak Euro demand.
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  • Feb. 3, 2012, 7:35 AM
    Estee Lauder (EL): FQ2 EPS of $1.01 in-line. Revenue of $2.74B (+10% Y/Y) misses by $10M. Shares +1.9% premarket. (PR)
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  • Feb. 3, 2012, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Friday's open: AON, AXL, BEAM, CLX, EL, HNT, MAC, SPG, TSN, WY
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  • Feb. 2, 2012, 5:30 PM
    Notable earnings before Friday's open: AON, AXL, CLX, EL, SPG, TSN, CLX, EL, SPG, TSN, WY
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  • Jan. 30, 2012, 2:06 PM
    Procter & Gamble (PG -1.6%), which edged lower on Friday after delivering its FQ2 report (I, II), underperforms today following a downgrade to Neutral from UBS. The firm argues P&G's culture is holding back its cost-cutting efforts, and sees "incremental risk" to its 2012 EBIT guidance. UBS recommends investors consider other consumer names, such as MO, EL, MCD, and KFT.
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  • Nov. 3, 2011, 3:30 PM
    Estee Lauder (EL +18.7%) tops the S&P leader board after reporting a stellar FQ1, increasing guidance for its just-started fiscal year, declaring a two-for-one stock split and hiking its annual dividend. Estee Lauder continues to gain share of the high-end beauty market, with its "best-in-class brand portfolio and developing market growth," Stifel Nicolaus says.
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  • Nov. 3, 2011, 7:57 AM
    Estee Lauder (EL): FQ1 EPS of $1.41 beats by $0.23. Revenue of $2.5B (+18% Y/Y) beats by $0.1B. Shares +4.1% AH. (PR)
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  • Nov. 3, 2011, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Thursday's open: AGU, ANF, ANR, APA, ARIA, BEAM, CNQ, CVS, DNR, DTV, DUK, EGO, EL, FIG, FTR, HCN, K, LAMR, LXP, MFA, MFC, MGA, MGM, MT, NNN, NRG, NYX, PCG, PGN, PNM, PPL, REGN, RGLD, SE, SLE, SNI, SPR, SRE, SU, TDC, TEL, TS, VRX, WNR, XEC
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  • Sep. 26, 2011, 9:28 AM
    Stifel Nicholas is upgrading Estee Lauder (EL) to Buy and setting a $113 PT. The firm expects Estee Lauder to continue gaining share in the "global beauty prestige category," and believes a "best-in-class brand portfolio" and emerging markets momentum will drive sales growth over the next 3-5 years.
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Company Description
Estee Lauder Cos Inc is engaged in manufacturing & marketing skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products.