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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., EL

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., EL is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Personal Products in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., EL  has a market cap of 28805.85. Since its IPO date on the 11/17/1995, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., EL performance year to date is -9.46%. Today The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., EL has gained 0.00%, with a current price of 78.61.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 91.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 40.20%. Return of assets are at 12.20%, with return on investment at 20.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., EL is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.52. While Total debt/equity is 0.68. With a profit margin of 9.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 80.50%, and operating margin of 13.90%. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.6, while the quick ratio is 1.1.

For the last year The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., EL has seen a EPS growth of 4.80%. A performance for the year of -5.22%. The 52-week high is -18.47%, and the 52-week low is 3.00%. The average volume for The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., EL is 404597.

With a target price of 94.05, can The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., EL reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., EL. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. has a P/E of 26.83 and a forward P/E of 20.58. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.58. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.55 and 7.88 respectively. For P/cash, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. has a value of 24.23, while it is 43.23 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 78.61, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.73%. We see a return on equity of 30.00%.

Looking more long-term The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.40%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 11.60% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 4.80% for this year and for the last five years a 11.20% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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