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Last $87.60 USD
Change Today -0.86 / -0.97%
Volume 996.9K
As of 3:31 PM 05/29/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

estee lauder companies-cl a (EL) Snapshot

Open
$88.77
Previous Close
$88.46
Day High
$88.77
Day Low
$87.49
52 Week High
05/22/15 - $90.33
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $70.18
Market Cap
33.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.5M
EPS TTM
$3.11
Shares Outstanding
230.9M
EX-Date
05/27/15
P/E TM
28.2x
Dividend
$0.96
Dividend Yield
1.05%
Current Stock Chart for ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES-CL A (EL)

estee lauder companies-cl a (EL) Details

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products worldwide. The company’s skin care products include moisturizers, serums, cleansers, toners, exfoliators, acne and oil correctors, sun care, and eye and body care products; and makeup products consist of face, eye, lip, and nail products, as well as related items, such as compacts, brushes, and other makeup tools. It also offers fragrances products for women and men in various forms, including eau de parfum sprays and colognes; lotions, powders, creams, candles, and soaps; and hair care products comprising hair color and styling products, shampoos, conditioners, and treatment and finishing sprays. The company sells its products under the Estée Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Prescriptives, Lab Series, Origins, M•A•C, Bobbi Brown, La Mer, Donna Karan, Aveda, Jo Malone, Bumble and bumble, Darphin, Flirt!, GoodSkin Labs, Ojon, Smashbox, Aerin Beauty, and Osiao brand names. In addition, it operates as a licensee for fragrances, cosmetics, and/or related products for the Tommy Hilfiger, Donna Karan New York, DKNY, Kiton, Michael Kors, Tom Ford, Coach, Dr. Andrew Weil, Ermenegildo Zegna, Marni, Aerin, and Tory Burch brand names. The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. sells its products primarily through department stores, specialty retailers, upscale perfumeries, pharmacies, salons, and spas, as well as through company and distributor-operated stores; own and authorized retailer Websites; stores on cruise ships; direct response television; in-flight and duty-free shops; and self-select outlets. The company was founded in 1946 and is based in New York, New York.

42,400 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/20/14
Founded in 1946

estee lauder companies-cl a (EL) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.8M
Executive Chairman and Member of Nominating &...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $825.0K
Group President of International
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Group President
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

estee lauder companies-cl a (EL) Key Developments

Estée Lauder Plans Debt Offering; Mulls Acquisitions

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) announced plans for a debt offering. The company intends to the net proceeds from the sale of any debt securities that may be offered hereby for general corporate purposes, which may include repayment of indebtedness, acquisitions, working capital, capital expenditures and repurchases of our Class A Common Stock.

the Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year Full year 2015

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company's net sales were $2,580.5 million compared to $2,549.8 million a year ago. Operating income was $397.2 million compared to $341.6 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes was $385.1 million compared to $329.3 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company was $272.1 million or $0.71 per diluted share compared to $213.2 million or $0.54 per diluted share a year ago. Excluding all charges, net earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2015 were $277.4 million, and diluted net earnings per common share rose 12% to $0.72, versus $0.64 in the prior-year period. For the nine moths, the company's net sales were $8,256.0 million compared to $8,243.5 million a year ago. Operating income was $1,378.0 million compared to $1,447.4 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes was $1,341.5 million compared to $1,409.2 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company was $935.9 million or $2.42 per diluted share compared to $946.4 million or $2.40 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash flows provided by operating activities was $1,385.0 million compared to $1,169.4 million a year ago. The improvement primarily reflected an increase in cash from certain working capital components, partially offset by lower net earnings. Capital expenditures was $279.8 million compared to $342.8 million a year ago. Excluding the impact of the shift in orders, the Venezuela remeasurement charges and restructuring adjustments, net sales and earnings per share in constant currency for the nine months ended March 31, 2015 would have increased 6% and 13%, respectively. Net sales in constant currency grew in each of the company’s geographic regions and product categories. For the full year 2015, the company also expects to leverage its strong sales growth and increase its cash flow from operations. Net sales are forecasted to grow between 3% and 4% in constant currency. Reflecting the strength of the U.S. dollar, foreign currency translation is expected to negatively impact sales by approximately 5% versus the prior-year period. The impact of the accelerated retailer orders is expected to reduce the fiscal 2015 full year sales by approximately 3%. Net sales excluding the effect of the accelerated retailer orders are forecasted to grow between 6% and 7% in constant currency. The company’s recent acquisitions are forecast to contribute approximately 30 basis points to the company’s overall sales growth. Acquisitions are estimated to dilute earnings per share by approximately $0.06, which is being offset entirely by strength in other areas of the business. Diluted net earnings per share, including the effect of the accelerated retailer orders, the charge related to the Venezuela remeasurement and the negative impact of foreign currency translation and acquisitions, are projected to be between $2.70 to $2.75. Diluted net earnings per share, excluding the effect of the accelerated retailer orders and the charge related to the Venezuela remeasurement, are projected to be between $2.92 to $2.97. This also reflects a higher negative impact of foreign currency translation and includes acquisition-related expenses. The approximate 5% negative currency impact on the sales growth equates to about $0.27 of earnings per share. On a constant currency basis and before the effect of the accelerated retailer orders, earnings per share is expected to grow between 8% to 10%.

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on June 15, 2015

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. will pay a quarterly dividend of $0.24 per share on the Company’s Class A and Class B Common Stock on June 15, 2015 to stockholders of record at the close of business on May 29, 2015.

 

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