XNYS:EL Estee Lauder Cos Inc Class A Insider Activity 4 Filing - 9/21/2012

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
DiGeso Amy
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES INC [EL]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
EVP - Global Human Resources
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
THE ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES INC., 767 FIFTH AVENUE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
09/21/2012
(Street)

NEW YORK, NY 10153
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class A Common Stock 09/21/2012   M   16,668 A $26.415(1) 40,769 D  
Class A Common Stock 09/21/2012   S(2)   16,668 D $62 24,101(3) D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Class A Common Stock $26.415(1) 09/21/2012   M     16,668 01/01/2012(1) 09/11/2018 Class A Common Stock 16,668 (4) 0 (3) D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
DiGeso Amy
THE ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES INC.
767 FIFTH AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10153
      EVP - Global Human Resources  

Signatures

 By: Amy DiGeso by Spencer G. Smul, attorney-in-fact   09/25/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Stock options granted pursuant to Fiscal 2002 Share Incentive Plan in respect of 16,668 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2012. This option was previously reported as covering 8,333 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2010; 8,333 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2011; and 8,334 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2012 at an exercise price of $52.83, but has been adjusted in this report to reflect the stock split that occurred on January 20, 2012. Options in respect of 33,332 shares (post-split) subject to this grant were exercised prior to such date.
(2) The sale of the shares of Class A Common Stock were made pursuant to a plan intended to comply with Rule 10b5-1(c), previously entered into on September 4, 2012.
(3) The Reporting Person also has options to purchase at various prices 219,805 shares of Class A Common Stock, 50,360 of which are currently exercisable.
(4) Not applicable.

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