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It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (EL) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$1.53, or -0.66%, to $230.43. The The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. has recorded 44,203 volume in the after hours trading session. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed Give a GLAM This World Aids Day!.


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Stocks Info

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. is listed on the NYSE in the Consumer Defensive sector while operating in the Household & Personal Products industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $231.96 and fluctuated between $235.23 as its day high and $229.46 as its day low. The current market capitalization of The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. is $82.61B. A total of 1.6 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.97M shares.

Insider Activity

Insider trades are also considered as indicators of how a stock will perform in the future, in addition to stock predictions. During the recent three months, EL has seen 23 BUY and 26 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 156,676 and the disposition of 89,688 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 50 BUYs and 80 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 1,297,767 shares during that period but sold 1,207,962.

In the most recent transaction, Haney Carl P. sold 7,559 shares of EL for 252.05 per share on Sep 09. After the transaction, the EVP Research Prod & Innovation now owns 3,296 company shares. In a previous transaction on Sep 07, Haney Carl P. sold 2,481 shares at 247.34 per share. EL shares that EVP Research Prod & Innovation owns now total 3,296.

Among the insiders who sold shares, O’HARE MICHAEL disposed of 2,118 shares on Sep 07 at a per-share price of $247.08. This resulted in the EVP-Global Human Resources holding 0 shares of EL after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Christianson Wei Sun sold 1,056 shares at $261.52 per share on Aug 29. Company shares held by the Director now total 10,402.

Dividend

The reasons why investors prefer dividend-paying companies are that dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate that the company will perform well in the future. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. pays an annual dividend of $2.64, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.14%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 38.63. EL’s most recent ex-dividend date was 11/29/2022 when it declared a $0.66 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 12/15/2022. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 9/15/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 8/30/2022. The EL stock dividend was $0.60 per share in cash.

Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for EL in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $240.04 with high estimates of $287.00 and low estimates of $206.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, EL has a high of $374.20 and a low of $186.47.

As of this writing, EL has an earnings estimate of $1.31 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 20 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.51 per share and a lower estimate of $1.17. The company reported an EPS of $1.9 in the last quarter, which was 13.80% higher than expectations of $1.67.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

As well as showing the assets and liabilities of the company, the balance sheet also shows the amount invested in equity by investors. Investors can analyze a company’s future prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information.

Analysts Opinion

After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 29 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for EL is Sell with a score of 4.37. A total of 15 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 5 rated it as Overweight while 9 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.

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