On Jun 26, 2018 Morgan Stanley Cuts The Estee Lauder Cos (NYSE:EL) Rating From Overweight.

June 26, 2018 - By Jeanette Garcia

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During Q1 2018 the big money sentiment decreased to 0.85. That’s change of 0.35, from 2017Q4’s 1.2. 48 investors sold all, 269 reduced holdings as The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. ratio turned negative. 191 grew holdings while 80 funds took holdings. Funds hold 191.41 million shares thus 1.80% more from 2017Q4’s 188.03 million shares.

Massachusetts Com Ma holds 3.86 million shs or 0.25% of its capital. Autus Asset Mgmt Ltd Com has 8,366 shs. Fifth Third Bancorporation stated it has 118,820 shs or 0.12% of all its holdings. Susquehanna International Group Limited Liability Partnership has 60,386 shs. Mackenzie Finance reported 112,711 shs or 0.04% of all its holdings. Gotham Asset Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.4% in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Vontobel Asset Management Inc has invested 0% in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Fruth Investment Mgmt holds 0.96% or 14,422 shs. Millennium Mgmt Llc holds 0.07% or 358,430 shs in its capital. Moreover, Guardian Life Company Of America has 0.01% invested in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Boston Private Wealth Ltd Liability Corp holds 7,852 shs or 0.05% of its capital. Envestnet Asset Mgmt stated it has 19,733 shs. Carderock accumulated 1,520 shs. 50,000 were reported by Shellback Capital Limited Partnership. The California-based Raub Brock Management Limited Partnership has invested 5.32% in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL).

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. had 10 selling transactions and 0 insider buys since February 5, 2018. This’s net activity of $37.14 million. On Tuesday, February 13 $2.27M worth of stock was sold by LAUDER RONALD S FOUNDATION. On Friday, February 16 Shares for $7.69M were sold by Freda Fabrizio. The insider Polcer Gregory sold 40,797 shs worth $6.12M. On Monday, February 5 $3.50 million worth of stock was sold by O’HARE MICHAEL. On Friday, February 16 MOSS SARA E had sold 30,044 shs worth $4.22 million. Another trade for 26,039 shs valued at $3.63 million was made by Trower Alexandra C. on Thursday, February 15.

Morgan Stanley Lowered The Estee Lauder Cos (NYSE:EL)’s Stock Rating to Equal-Weight.

The Estee Lauder Cos (NYSE:EL)‘s rating change was made public by Stock research analysts at Morgan Stanley. On Monday morning they have downgraded EL’s rating to Equal-Weight from Overweight.

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) Ratings Coverage

In total 17 analysts cover The Estée Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL). “Buy” rating has 13, “Sell” are 0, while 4 are “Hold”. (NYSE:EL) has 76% bullish analysts. With $17000 highest and $134 lowest target, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc has $153.31 average target or 4.94% above the current ($146.095) price. 31 are the (NYSE:EL)’s ratings reports on Jun 26, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. In Thursday, April 19 report Wells Fargo maintained it with “Buy” rating and $16800 target. On Wednesday, January 17 the stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies. On Sunday, May 20 the stock of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) earned “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets. On Tuesday, February 20 the stock of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) has “Buy” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Equal-Weight” on Monday, June 25. The company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, February 5. In Sunday, February 4 report Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Friday, February 2 the rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy”. On Thursday, May 3 Jefferies downgraded The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) to “Hold” rating.

The stock increased 0.33% or $0.475 during the last trading session, hitting $146.095.The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. has volume of 431,086 shares. Since June 26, 2017 EL has risen 61.15% and is uptrending. EL outperformed by 48.58% the S&P 500.

On August, 17 The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL)’s earnings report is awaited by WallStreet, Faxor reports. Analysts have anticipation on stock’s earnings per share of $0.56. That’s up 9.80 % from last year’s $0.51 earnings per share. In case of $0.56 earnings per share EL’s profit could hit $205.54M. After $1.17 EPS report previous quarter, Wall Street now predicts -52.14 % negative EPS growth of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc..

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures and markets skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products worldwide.The firm is worth $53.62 billion. The firm offers a range of skin care products, such as moisturizers, serums, cleansers, toners, body care, exfoliators, acne and oil correctors, facial masks, cleansing devices, and sun care products; and makeup products for face, eyes, lips, and nails, as well as related items, including compacts, brushes, and other makeup tools.The P/E ratio is 47.73. It also provides fragrance products in various forms comprising eau de parfum sprays and colognes, lotions, powders, creams, bath/shower products, candles, and soaps; and hair care products consisting of shampoos, conditioners, styling products, treatment, finishing sprays, and hair color products, as well as sells ancillary services and products.

Another two news for The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) were recently posted by: Benzinga.com on June 25, 2018 with title “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For June 25, 2018”. The other Seekingalpha.com‘s article was titled “There Is A Lot Going On Underneath The Market – Cramer’s Mad Money (6/11/18)” and posted on June 12, 2018.

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