The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) went down by -7.93% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $318.34. The company’s stock price has collected -8.64% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported 10 hours ago that Estee Lauder Stock Was Too Done Up
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 115.62 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for EL is at 0.94. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 16 analysts out of 24 who provided ratings for The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 5 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $331.57, which is $29.66 above the current price. EL currently public float of 220.00M and currently shorts hold a 0.82% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of EL was 1.38M shares.
EL’s Market Performance
EL stocks went down by -8.64% for the week, with a monthly drop of -1.16% and a quarterly performance of 19.47%, while its annual performance rate touched 67.46%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.17% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.59% for The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -5.98% for EL stocks with a simple moving average of 16.05% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of EL
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for EL stocks, with Wells Fargo repeating the rating for EL by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for EL in the upcoming period, according to Wells Fargo is $340 based on the research report published on March 24th of the current year 2021.
JP Morgan, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see EL reach a price target of $299, previously predicting the price at $208. The rating they have provided for EL stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on February 08th, 2021.
Jefferies gave a rating of “Buy” to EL, setting the target price at $310 in the report published on February 08th of the current year.
EL Trading at -2.37% 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 -9.24% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.59%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.17%, as shares sank -2.15% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +1.32% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, EL fell by -8.64%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +45.09% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $307.00. In addition, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. saw 8.54% 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 TRAVIS TRACEY THOMAS, who sale 22,924 shares at the price of $300.01 back on Apr 09. After this action, TRAVIS TRACEY THOMAS now owns 31,339 shares of The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., valued at $6,877,429 using the latest closing price.
MOSS SARA E, the Vice Chairman of The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., sale 12,000 shares at $300.00 during a trade that took place back on Apr 09, which means that MOSS SARA E is holding 0 shares at $3,600,000 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 20.50, with 5.00 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.
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.