Columbus Circle Investors Raises Stake in Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) (EL)

Marco Green
August 22, 2017

The stock was sold at an average price of $100.22, for a total value of $1,458,401.44. (The) worth $76,340,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other equities analysts have also recently commented on EL. Delta Asset Ltd Llc Tn has invested 0.01% in Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL). (The) by 20.6% in the first quarter. CA bought a new position in shares of Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) during the first quarter valued at approximately $1,631,000. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 14,801,143 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,254,989,000 after buying an additional 506,332 shares during the period. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. now owns 5,928 shares of the company's stock worth $470,000 after buying an additional 223 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $112.00 price objective on shares of Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. The value of the investment in (EL) went from $8,270,000 to $12,362,000 a change of $4,092,000 quarter over quarter. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG dropped their target price on shares of Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) by 5.8% in the second quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank raised its position in shares of Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (EL) opened at 105.92 on Friday. Estee Lauder has $119 highest and $72 lowest target. The company has a market cap of $38.93 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.57 and a beta of 0.72. Shares are trading at $105.92 impressively higher than $98.14, the stock's 50 day moving average and which is quite a bit above the 200 day moving average of $90.95. (The) (NYSE:EL) last released its earnings results on Friday, August 18th. The latest exchange of 0.55 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 418.8 Million shares. (The) had a net margin of 10.56% and a return on equity of 32.38%. Malaga Cove Ltd Company owns 16,000 shares. The business's quarterly revenue was up 9.4% compared to the same quarter previous year. In the last earnings report the EPS was $3.35 and is projected to be $3.40 for the current year with 368,100,000 shares now outstanding. Additionally the company recently declared a dividend for shareholders to be paid on Friday September 15th, 2017. (The) from $102.00 to $96.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a report on Thursday, May 4th. At present, 1 analysts call it Sell, while 5 think it is Hold. (The)'s payout ratio is 40.60%.

About Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. If you are reading this piece on another site, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of worldwide copyright & trademark legislation. The legal version of this article can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/08/21/estee-lauder-companies-inc-the-el-stake-reduced-by-first-personal-financial-services.html. In the past 3-month period alone, shares of EL have appreciated +14.54 - or +15.91%. Finally, Korea Investment CORP boosted its position in shares of Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. The stock now has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $102.50. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, January 11 by UBS. Telsey Advisory Group upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, August 18 report.

In order to tell which way a stock is trending, the stock's share price should be compared to its moving average. Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL) has risen 1.49% since August 21, 2016 and is uptrending. Lyon Street Capital Llc bought 361,839 shares as the company's stock rose 3.91% with the market.

The RSI (Relative Strength Index), an indicator that shows price strength by comparing upward and downward close-to-close movements is 65.66 for The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.

A number of research firms recently weighed in on EL. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and seventeen have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, July 6. John Demsey, Group President disclosed the sale of 27,524 shares of (EL). The shares were purchased at an average price of $95.89. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now holds 4,445 shares valued at $427,000. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 4,000 shares in the company, valued at $371,920. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The company's institutional ownership is monitored at 94 percent.

About Estee Lauder Companies, Inc.

In recent trading day The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., launched on December 9, 1976, manufactures and markets skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The Company operates in beauty products segment.

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