As Lauder Estee Cos INC (EL) Stock Declined, Randolph Co INC Has Lowered Its Position

September 16, 2018 - By Julie Barnes

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.33, from 0.85 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 34 investors sold EL shares while 231 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 228 raised stakes. 192.84 million shares or 0.74% more from 191.41 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Two Sigma Securities Limited Co stated it has 17,050 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Swarthmore Inc has invested 2.07% in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Jane Street Gp Lc reported 22,683 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Bessemer Group Inc owns 1,316 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Company holds 381,128 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Moreover, Twin Tree Mgmt Lp has 0.03% invested in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) for 31,797 shares. New England & Management Inc stated it has 1,650 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Cornerstone Advsrs holds 0.18% of its portfolio in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) for 1,803 shares. Nippon Life Invsts Americas reported 1.61% of its portfolio in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Joho Cap Ltd Liability, New York-based fund reported 13,800 shares. Macquarie Grp Incorporated stated it has 0% in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Cognios Ltd Com holds 0.96% or 19,247 shares. Connor Clark And Lunn Limited stated it has 208,300 shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. Intrust Bank Na holds 0.19% of its portfolio in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) for 4,697 shares. Covington Cap Mgmt invested 0.01% in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL).

Since March 29, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 9 selling transactions for $22.99 million activity. Freda Fabrizio sold 31,055 shares worth $4.30 million. 5,671 The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) shares with value of $783,841 were sold by O’HARE MICHAEL. Another trade for 1,238 shares valued at $168,244 was sold by BARSHEFSKY CHARLENE. $1.96 million worth of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) shares were sold by STERNLICHT BARRY S. 1,700 shares valued at $233,869 were sold by Hockaday Irvine O Jr on Tuesday, September 11. Another trade for 15,700 shares valued at $2.19M was made by LAUDER RONALD S FOUNDATION on Wednesday, August 29.

Randolph Co Inc decreased its stake in Lauder Estee Cos Inc (EL) by 17.42% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Randolph Co Inc sold 34,750 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.21% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 164,680 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $23.50 million, down from 199,430 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Randolph Co Inc who had been investing in Lauder Estee Cos Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $51.75 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.57% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $140.93. About 1.53 million shares traded. The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) has risen 28.31% since September 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.69% the S&P500.

Randolph Co Inc, which manages about $549.52 million and $541.46 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr (IJR) by 93,440 shares to 230,808 shares, valued at $19.26 million in 2018Q2, according to the filing.

Analysts await The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) to report earnings on November, 7. They expect $1.21 earnings per share, 0.00 % or $0.00 from last year’s $1.21 per share. EL’s profit will be $444.31 million for 29.12 P/E if the $1.21 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.61 actual earnings per share reported by The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 98.36 % EPS growth.

More recent The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “The Beauty Sector: Morgan Stanley Turns Bullish On Estee Lauder, Coty” on August 28, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Bull And Bear Markets Within S&P 500 – Cramer’s Mad Money (9/12/18)” on September 13, 2018. Livetradingnews.com‘s news article titled: “The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) Delivers Outstanding Fiscal Year 2018 Results” with publication date: August 21, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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

Among 14 analysts covering The Estee Lauder Cos (NYSE:EL), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. The Estee Lauder Cos had 20 analyst reports since April 5, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, August 21 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by DA Davidson with “Neutral” on Thursday, May 3. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, June 25. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of EL in report on Thursday, April 19 with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, May 3 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. Oppenheimer maintained it with “Buy” rating and $17000 target in Thursday, April 12 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by DA Davidson on Tuesday, August 21. On Tuesday, April 17 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of EL in report on Thursday, May 3 with “Outperform” rating. Deutsche Bank upgraded The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) on Thursday, May 3 to “Buy” rating.

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