The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) went up by 1.03% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Monday’s trading session. The share price of the Household & Personal Products giant went up by $192.26 to trade ended Monday trading at $190.30. This is up from the $190.3 price recorded on Friday’s trading session. Thanks to this latest performance, EL is closer to the higher price 52-week target of $240.00 and further from the lowest price target of $141.00. Its performance from the start of the year has also been negative, with EL down by -6.91% year-to-date.
The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (EL) started the day trading at $191.16 and recorded an intraday high of $193.445. It also recorded an intraday low of $189.43 during Monday’s trading session. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is less than -30.4% of the average daily trading volume on Monday. The stock’s trading volume on Monday was 1464703, which is less than -30.4 of the total average daily trading volume of 1.91 million.
The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in EL’s stock price on Monday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of EL currently stands at $220.42, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 12.78%. However, EL’s current trading price is -40.33% lower than the 52-week low price of $137.01. In terms of trading volume, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 1464703 shares of The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. were traded on the stock exchange on Monday, which is less than -30.4% of the 1.91 million average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. EL’s performance over the past one year has seen it surge by 6.04%, while the stock has gone down by -5.89% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of EL currently stands at 33.16%, and it is up by 8.08% in the last month. The only positive figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads 0.43%. At the time of writing EL’s report, the company has a total market cap of $71.34B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. also has over 48000 employees all over the world.
EL Insider Activities
For The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., insiders hold 93.00% of all company shares. The insider transactions over the past six months are up by 19.30%. During that period, insiders bought 2,392,271 shares in 20 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 2,606,233 of their shares in 41 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. now hold 14.57M shares, which is over 90.55% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the EL shares, as they control 4.05% of the company’s total stock.
EL Fundamental Analysis
For The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at 3.54. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 5.36. The EPS growth will up over the next five years to 5.84% after surging by 9.50% in the previous five years. In terms of revenue, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.’s quarterly sales (YOY) is shrinking at -0.16, which is lower than the average annual revenue of 9.50% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.’s stock currently stands at 23.10%, and it has a net profit margin of 8.40%. The operating margin of the company is 8.80%, and its gross margin is 76.60%.
EL Analysts Prediction
In June 01, 2020, several analysts reiterated their positions on the The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. stock and predicted its performance to their investors. The analysts at Piper Sandler believe EL is still a Overweight and set the price target between $158 and $238. and Citigroup reiterate their Neutral position on the stock ($223 and $230).
Analysts at Piper Jaffray believe that EL is Neutral, and they have a price target of between $210 and $204.
At the moment, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.’s Total Debt to Equity ratio stands at 1.43, and they have a long-term Debt to Equity ratio of 1.08.
EL Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of EL currently stands at -1.82%, while the SMA50 is 6.92%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading 1.54% ahead of Monday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 53.39, while its price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 54.28.