The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) went up by 1.62% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $224.23. The company’s stock price has collected 5.11% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 09/18/20 that Estée Lauder Works with NASA to Send Iconic Advanced Night Repair into Space
Is It Worth Investing in The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE :EL) Right Now?
The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 118.94 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for EL is at 0.78. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 15 analysts out of 23 who provided ratings for The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 4 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
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The average price from analysts is $224.86, which is -$0.39 below the current price. EL currently public float of 216.56M and currently shorts hold a 1.18% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of EL was 1.19M shares.
EL’s Market Performance
EL stocks went up by 5.11% for the week, with a monthly drop of -1.57% and a quarterly performance of 15.27%, while its annual performance rate touched 10.65%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.53% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.17% for The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 1.44% for EL stocks with a simple moving average of 12.98% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of EL
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for EL stocks, with Goldman repeating the rating for EL by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for EL in the upcoming period, according to Goldman is $231 based on the research report published on September 29th of the current year 2020.
RBC Capital Mkts, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see EL reach a price target of $240. The rating they have provided for EL stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on August 24th, 2020.
Morgan Stanley gave a rating of “Overweight” to EL, setting the target price at $233 in the report published on August 21st of the current year.
EL Trading at 4.49% from the 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 company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -2.67% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.17%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.53%, as shares sank -1.24% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +12.23% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, EL rose by +5.11%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +7.40% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $215.02. In addition, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. saw 5.67% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at EL starting from PROUVE CEDRIC, who sale 9,438 shares at the price of $218.28 back on Sep 10. After this action, PROUVE CEDRIC now owns 272,962 shares of The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., valued at $2,060,095 using the latest closing price.
Haney Carl P., the EVP-Global R&D of The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., sale 5,119 shares at $219.72 during a trade that took place back on Sep 09, which means that Haney Carl P. is holding 20,075 shares at $1,124,747 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for EL
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +14.01 for the present operating margin
- +75.16 for the gross margin
The net margin for The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. stands at +4.80. The total capital return value is set at 19.41, while invested capital returns managed to touch 7.43. Equity return is now at value 15.80, with 3.90 for asset returns.
Based on The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (EL), the company’s capital structure generated 223.35 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 69.07. Total debt to assets is 49.43, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 182.77. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 56.52.
Currently, EBITDA for the company is -50.00M with total debt to EBITDA at 2.35. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 5.12, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.12. The receivables turnover for the company is 9.43 and the total asset turnover is 0.92. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.72.