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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.98
EL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. EL: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
EL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 8.22
Current: 0.98

0.15
8.22
Equity to Asset 0.48
EL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 1225 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. EL: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
EL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.5
Current: 0.48

0.27
0.5
Interest Coverage 35.98
EL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 33.61 vs. EL: 35.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 7.77   Max: 9999.99
Current: 35.98

7.77
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 8.45
M-Score: -2.66
WACC vs ROIC
12.02%
33.33%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 16.01
EL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1375 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. EL: 16.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
EL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.71   Max: 16.66
Current: 16.01

5.71
16.66
Net-margin (%) 10.87
EL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. EL: 10.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
EL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.98   Max: 10.98
Current: 10.87

2.98
10.98
ROE (%) 31.45
EL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. EL: 31.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
EL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 12.17   Max: 33.88
Current: 31.45

12.17
33.88
ROA (%) 15.25
EL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. EL: 15.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
EL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.29   Max: 16.04
Current: 15.25

4.29
16.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 67.43
EL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1388 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 10.16 vs. EL: 67.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
EL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 23.93   Max: 119.1
Current: 67.43

23.93
119.1
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.40
EL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. EL: 8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 13.5
Current: 8.4

2.9
13.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 17.80
EL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. EL: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.1   Max: 33.9
Current: 17.8

-4.1
33.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 20.70
EL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. EL: 20.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.8   Max: 57.8
Current: 20.7

-9.8
57.8
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

EL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 131,300 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 41,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 25,000 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 80,900 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 241,982 sh (+122.86%)
Mario Gabelli 15,790 sh (+6.47%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl 10,526 sh (-9.29%)
Pioneer Investments 1,487,461 sh (-19.80%)
Joel Greenblatt 67,937 sh (-73.45%)
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Q3 2014

EL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Signature Select Canadian Fund 102,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,105,900 sh (+742.27%)
Jeremy Grantham 914,849 sh (+278.06%)
RS Investment Management 127,700 sh (+57.85%)
Joel Greenblatt 93,871 sh (+38.17%)
Murray Stahl 11,064 sh (+5.11%)
Pioneer Investments 730,480 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 14,850 sh (-5.95%)
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Q4 2014

EL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 135,000 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 73,500 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 3,849 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 775,405 sh (+6.15%)
Murray Stahl 11,174 sh (+0.99%)
Mario Gabelli 14,850 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 250,000 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 124,257 sh (-2.70%)
Jeremy Grantham 696,203 sh (-23.90%)
Joel Greenblatt 54,017 sh (-42.46%)
Jim Simons 553,200 sh (-49.98%)
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Q1 2015

EL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Pioneer Investments 879,941 sh (+13.48%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 73,810 sh (+0.42%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
RS Investment Management 124,092 sh (-0.13%)
Mario Gabelli 14,830 sh (-0.13%)
Jeremy Grantham 676,003 sh (-2.90%)
Murray Stahl 10,231 sh (-8.44%)
Joel Greenblatt 37,498 sh (-30.58%)
Jim Simons 189,900 sh (-65.67%)
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 28.30
EL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1187 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 22.00 vs. EL: 28.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
EL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.39   Max: 36.75
Current: 28.3

10.39
36.75
Forward P/E 26.67
EL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
83% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 17.33 vs. EL: 26.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 29.20
EL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 21.30 vs. EL: 29.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
EL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.43   Max: 33.83
Current: 29.2

10.43
33.83
P/B 8.70
EL's P/B is ranked lower than
91% of the 1573 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. EL: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
EL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.46   Max: 9.25
Current: 8.7

2.46
9.25
P/S 3.12
EL's P/S is ranked lower than
92% of the 1705 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. EL: 3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 3.2
Current: 3.12

0.53
3.2
PFCF 25.90
EL's PFCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 21.30 vs. EL: 25.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
EL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.51   Max: 61.07
Current: 25.9

10.51
61.07
POCF 19.92
EL's POCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.27 vs. EL: 19.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.51   Max: 24.56
Current: 19.92

7.51
24.56
EV-to-EBIT 19.44
EL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 16.77 vs. EL: 19.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.5   Max: 19.9
Current: 19.44

7.5
19.9
PEG 1.15
EL's PEG is ranked higher than
77% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. EL: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
EL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 9.36
Current: 1.15

1.06
9.36
Shiller P/E 39.10
EL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
76% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 23.60 vs. EL: 39.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
EL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.35   Max: 48.34
Current: 39.1

11.35
48.34
Current Ratio 2.11
EL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. EL: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 2.43
Current: 2.11

1.24
2.43
Quick Ratio 1.60
EL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1251 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. EL: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 1.85
Current: 1.6

0.88
1.85
Days Inventory 202.42
EL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
91% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 63.59 vs. EL: 202.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
EL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 156.1   Max: 241.09
Current: 202.42

156.1
241.09
Days Sales Outstanding 44.88
EL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
58% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 38.91 vs. EL: 44.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 34.94   Max: 50.91
Current: 44.88

34.94
50.91

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.04
EL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
78% of the 1575 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. EL: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
EL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 2.66
Current: 1.04

0.62
2.66
Dividend Payout 0.29
EL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
77% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EL: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
EL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.05
Current: 0.29

0.1
1.05
Dividend growth (3y) 27.70
EL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
89% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. EL: 27.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
EL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 57.8
Current: 27.7

0
57.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.98
EL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1611 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. EL: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
EL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.47   Max: 10.58
Current: 3.98

2.47
10.58
Share Buyback Rate 0.80
EL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. EL: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
EL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.8   Max: -0.7
Current: 0.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 14.10
EL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
92% of the 1596 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. EL: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
EL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 6.37   Max: 77.13
Current: 14.1

6.37
77.13
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.10
EL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
63% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. EL: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
EL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 5.97
Current: 2.1

0.85
5.97
Price/Median PS Value 1.90
EL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 1596 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. EL: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 1.83
Current: 1.9

0.38
1.83
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.80
EL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. EL: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
EL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 8.76
Current: 1.8

1.12
8.76
Price/Graham Number 4.20
EL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
85% of the 1182 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. EL: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
EL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.97   Max: 5.84
Current: 4.2

1.97
5.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.10
EL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1448 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. EL: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
EL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5   Max: 13.4
Current: 5.1

5
13.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 18.28
EL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. EL: 18.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
EL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 25.8
Current: 18.28

5.8
25.8

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16 Jun17 Jun18
Revenue(Mil) 10,808 11,334 12,062 12,586
EPS($) 2.77 3.32 3.84 4.12
EPS without NRI($) 2.77 3.32 3.84 4.12

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Household & Personal Products
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Traded in other countries:ELAA.Germany, EL.Mexico,
Estee Lauder Cos Inc was founded in 1946. The Company is engaged in manufacturing & marketing skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The Company's skin care products addresses skin care needs for women and men; and products include moisturizers, repair serums, cleansers, toners, body care, exfoliators, acne and oil correctors and sun care products, a number of which are developed for use on particular areas of the body, such as the face or the hands or around the eyes. It maufactures, markets and sells makeup products, including those for the face, eyes, lips and nails. It also offers fragrance products sold in forms, including eau de parfum sprays and colognes, as well as lotions, powders, creams, candles and soaps that are based on a particular fragrance. The Company's Hair care products are offered in salons and in freestanding stores as well as some department stores and specialty multi-brand retailers, and include shampoos, conditioners, styling products, treatment, finishing sprays and hair color products. The Company's Aramis and Designer Fragrances division creates, markets and distributes fragrance and other beauty products, including brand names; Aramis, Tommy Hilfiger, Donna Karan, Michael Kors, Tom Ford, Coach and Tory Burch. The Company's products are sold in approximately over 150 countries and territories under a number of brand names including: Estée Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Origins, MžAžC, Bobbi Brown, La Mer and Aveda. It is also the global licensee for fragrances and/or cosmetics sold under brand names including Tommy Hilfiger, Donna Karan, Michael Kors, Tom Ford, Coach and Tory Burch. It sells its products through limited distribution channels including upscale department stores, specialty multi-brand retailers, upscale perfumeries and pharmacies and prestige salons and spas. In addition its products are sold in freestanding stores, its authorized retailer websites, stores on cruise ships, in-flight, and duty-free shops, as well as by direct response television ("DRTV"), and certain fragrances are sold in self-select outlets. The Company owns the trademark rights used in connection with the manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of products both in the United States and in the other principal countries where such products are sold. The Company faces competition from multinational manufacturers and marketers of skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products, which market and sells their products under multiple brand names. Its competitors include; L'Oreal S.A.; Shiseido Company, Ltd.; Beiersdorf AG; LVMH Moët Hennessey Louis Vuitton; Coty, Inc.; The Procter & Gamble Company; Avon Products, Inc.; Chanel S.A.; and Groupe Clarins. It also faces competition from a number of independent brands, as well as some retailers developing beauty brands. The Company and its products are subject to regulation by the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission in the United St
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