Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.’s Q3 2023 Earnings (NYSE:EL)

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:ELGet Rating) – Research analysts at Oppenheimer upped their Q3 2023 earnings estimates for shares of Estée Lauder Companies in a research report issued on Tuesday, January 17th. Oppenheimer analyst R. Parikh now anticipates that the company will post earnings of $1.99 per share for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $1.74. Oppenheimer currently has a “Outperform” rating and a $300.00 target price on the stock. The consensus estimate for Estée Lauder Companies’ current full-year earnings is $5.35 per share. Oppenheimer also issued estimates for Estée Lauder Companies’ Q4 2023 earnings at $1.00 EPS, FY2023 earnings at $5.60 EPS and FY2024 earnings at $7.65 EPS.

Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE:ELGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 2nd. The company reported $1.37 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.29 by $0.08. Estée Lauder Companies had a net margin of 12.66% and a return on equity of 41.46%. The business had revenue of $3.93 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.92 billion.

Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their price objective on shares of Estée Lauder Companies from $274.00 to $285.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, January 13th. Redburn Partners initiated coverage on shares of Estée Lauder Companies in a research report on Thursday, December 15th. They set a “sell” rating and a $210.00 price objective on the stock. Canaccord Genuity Group assumed coverage on shares of Estée Lauder Companies in a research report on Wednesday, November 16th. They set a “hold” rating and a $228.00 price objective on the stock. TheStreet lowered shares of Estée Lauder Companies from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Thursday, October 13th. Finally, Barclays upped their target price on shares of Estée Lauder Companies from $224.00 to $290.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 10th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating, sixteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat, Estée Lauder Companies has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $270.17.

Estée Lauder Companies Price Performance

EL stock opened at $259.51 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $92.60 billion, a PE ratio of 43.32, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 5.22 and a beta of 0.95. The company’s 50-day moving average is $242.22 and its 200-day moving average is $241.56. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 1.68 and a quick ratio of 1.11. Estée Lauder Companies has a 1 year low of $186.47 and a 1 year high of $324.70.

Estée Lauder Companies Increases Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 15th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 30th were issued a $0.66 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, November 29th. This is an increase from Estée Lauder Companies’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.60. This represents a $2.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.02%. Estée Lauder Companies’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 44.07%.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Truvestments Capital LLC bought a new position in Estée Lauder Companies in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $25,000. Vigilant Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in Estée Lauder Companies by 280.0% in the 3rd quarter. Vigilant Capital Management LLC now owns 114 shares of the company’s stock valued at $25,000 after purchasing an additional 84 shares during the period. Newbridge Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its holdings in Estée Lauder Companies by 52.6% in the 4th quarter. Newbridge Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 116 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,000 after purchasing an additional 40 shares during the period. J.W. Cole Advisors Inc. bought a new position in Estée Lauder Companies in the 1st quarter valued at $31,000. Finally, CoreCap Advisors LLC bought a new position in Estée Lauder Companies in the 2nd quarter valued at $33,000. 55.74% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Estée Lauder Companies Company Profile

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The Estée Lauder Companies Inc manufactures, markets, and sells skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products worldwide. It offers a range of skin care products, including moisturizers, serums, cleansers, toners, body care, exfoliators, acne care and oil correctors, facial masks, cleansing devices, and sun care products; and makeup products, such as lipsticks, lip glosses, mascaras, foundations, eyeshadows, nail polishes, and powders, as well as compacts, brushes, and other makeup tools.

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