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The Estee Lauder Companies Inc Class A EL Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Mar 20, 2023, 7:00 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 236.82
  • Sector Consumer Defensive
  • Industry Household & Personal Products
  • Investment Style Large Blend
  • Day Range 233.72  –  237.09
  • Year Range 186.47  –  289.59
  • Market Cap 84.5969 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 1.2 Mil /  1.4 Mil
  • Price / Sales 5.19
  • Price / Book 14.20
  • Forward Div Yield 1.13%
  • Trailing Div Yield 1.06%

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Slow Asia Travel Recovery Causing Near-Term Headwinds for Estee Lauder, but Long-Term Growth Intact

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We believe Estee Lauder has earned a wide moat, based on its valuable portfolio of global leading brands, its preferred status with its channel partners in department stores, specialty beauty outlets, travel retail locations, and a scale-based cost advantage.

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Business Description

Estee Lauder is the world leader in the global prestige beauty market, participating across skincare (56% of fiscal 2022 sales), makeup (26%), fragrance (14%), and haircare (4%) categories, with popular brands such as Estee Lauder, Clinique, MAC, La Mer, Jo Malone, Aveda, Bobbi Brown, Too Faced, Origins, Dr. Jart+, and The Ordinary. The firm operates in 150 countries, with 26% of fiscal 2022 revenue stemming from the Americas, 43% from Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and 31% from Asia-Pacific. The company sells its products through department stores, travel retail, multibrand specialty beauty stores, brand-dedicated freestanding stores, e-commerce, salons/spas, and perfumeries.

767 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY, 10153
Industry Household & Personal Products
Employees 63,000

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FAQs for The Estee Lauder Companies Inc Class A Stock

Yes. EL has a forward dividend yield of 1.13%. See EL’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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EL’s market cap is 84.60 Bil.
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EL’s stock style is Large Core.
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EL’s price/sales is 5.19.
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EL’s price/forward earnings is 32.57.
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EL’s price/book is 14.33.
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EL’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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