The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) went up by 0.05% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $220.42 and move down -2.57%, while EL stocks collected +1.59% of gains with the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 02/07/20 that Coronavirus Cuts Chinese Tourism, and Luxury Retailers Suffer

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) Worth an Investment?

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE: EL) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 42.42 times of increase in earnings at the present.

EL Market Performance

EL stocks went up by 1.59% for the week, with the monthly drop of -0.38% and a quarterly performance of 14.33%, while its annual performance rate touched 38.47%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 3.83% for EL stocks with the simple moving average of 12.79% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for EL stocks, with Oppenheimer repeating the rating for EL shares by setting it to “Perform”. The predicted price for EL socks in the upcoming period according to Oppenheimer is $20 based on the research report published on January 27, 2020.

Citigroup, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see EL stock at the price of $230, previously predicting the value of $223. The rating they have provided for EL stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on January 22, 2020.

Piper Jaffray gave “ Neutral” rating to EL stocks, setting the target price at $204 in the report published on October 28, 2019.

EL Stocks 4.66% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought EL to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -2.51% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.06%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 1.71%, while the shares sank at the distance of -1.65% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +9.87% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, EL went up by +1.59%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +25.07% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $206.78. In addition, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. saw 4.04% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

EL Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (EL), starting from MOSS SARA E, who sold 11,395 shares at the price of $214.84 back on Feb 13. After this action, Rushing now owns 0 shares of The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., valued at $2,448,088 with the latest closing price.

Haney Carl P., the EVP-Global R&D of The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., sold 8,777 shares at the value of $210.06 during a trade that took place back on Feb 11, which means that Haney Carl P. is holding 16,893 shares at the value of $1,843,697 based on the most recent closing price.

EL Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +16.95 for the present operating margin and +77.17 for gross margin. The net margin for The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. stands at +12.03. Total capital return value is set at 31.29, while invested capital returns managed to touch 23.29. Equity return holds the value 41.20%, with 12.50% for asset returns.

Based on The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (EL), the company’s capital structure generated 77.79 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 43.75. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 25.93 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 15.62 and long-term debt to capital is 66.03.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 4.78 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.05. The receivables turnover for The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. is 8.94 with the total asset turnover at the value of 1.15. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.57.