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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 0.99
EL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 2139 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. EL: 0.99 )
EL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 8.22
Current: 0.99

0.15
8.22
Equity to Asset 0.49
EL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 2050 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. EL: 0.49 )
EL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.5
Current: 0.49

0.27
0.5
Interest Coverage 35.98
EL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
70% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 20.52 vs. EL: 35.98 )
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: 8.30
M-Score: -2.78
WACC vs ROIC
11.33%
32.46%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 15.55
EL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2147 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. EL: 15.55 )
EL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.71   Max: 16.66
Current: 15.55

5.71
16.66
Net-margin (%) 10.36
EL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2148 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. EL: 10.36 )
EL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.98   Max: 10.98
Current: 10.36

2.98
10.98
ROE (%) 29.88
EL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2123 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.55 vs. EL: 29.88 )
EL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 12.17   Max: 33.88
Current: 29.88

12.17
33.88
ROA (%) 14.59
EL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2169 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. EL: 14.59 )
EL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.29   Max: 16.04
Current: 14.59

4.29
16.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 64.75
EL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2160 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.13 vs. EL: 64.75 )
EL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 23.93   Max: 113.33
Current: 64.75

23.93
113.33
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.40
EL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. EL: 8.40 )
EL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.7   Max: 13.5
Current: 8.4

-3.7
13.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 17.80
EL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. EL: 17.80 )
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
87% of the 1411 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. EL: 20.70 )
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


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

EL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 41,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 25,000 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 80,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 131,300 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 241,982 sh (+122.86%)
Mario Gabelli 15,790 sh (+6.47%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ray Dalio 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

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 73,500 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 3,849 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 135,000 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

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 73,810 sh (+0.42%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 28.50
EL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 35.20 vs. EL: 28.50 )
EL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.39   Max: 36.75
Current: 28.5

10.39
36.75
Forward P/E 25.19
EL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. EL: 25.19 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 28.20
EL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 35.00 vs. EL: 28.20 )
EL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.43   Max: 33.83
Current: 28.2

10.43
33.83
P/B 8.30
EL's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. EL: 8.30 )
EL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.46   Max: 9.25
Current: 8.3

2.46
9.25
P/S 3.00
EL's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. EL: 3.00 )
EL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 3
Current: 3

0.53
3
PFCF 25.60
EL's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1104.29 vs. EL: 25.60 )
EL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.51   Max: 61.07
Current: 25.6

10.51
61.07
POCF 18.28
EL's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 23.29 vs. EL: 18.28 )
EL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.51   Max: 24.56
Current: 18.28

7.51
24.56
EV-to-EBIT 18.28
EL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 23.50 vs. EL: 18.28 )
EL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.5   Max: 19.9
Current: 18.28

7.5
19.9
PEG 1.11
EL's PEG is ranked higher than
96% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. EL: 1.11 )
EL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 9.36
Current: 1.11

1.06
9.36
Shiller P/E 39.00
EL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. EL: 39.00 )
EL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.35   Max: 48.34
Current: 39

11.35
48.34
Current Ratio 2.17
EL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 2087 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. EL: 2.17 )
EL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 2.43
Current: 2.17

1.24
2.43
Quick Ratio 1.62
EL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 2085 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. EL: 1.62 )
EL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 1.85
Current: 1.62

0.88
1.85
Days Inventory 205.30
EL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
52% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 81.70 vs. EL: 205.30 )
EL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 156.1   Max: 241.09
Current: 205.3

156.1
241.09
Days Sales Outstanding 46.63
EL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 57.78 vs. EL: 46.63 )
EL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 34.94   Max: 56.34
Current: 46.63

34.94
56.34

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.00
EL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
72% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. EL: 1.00 )
EL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 2.66
Current: 1

0.62
2.66
Dividend Payout 0.29
EL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. EL: 0.29 )
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
94% of the 1054 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. EL: 27.70 )
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
79% of the 1627 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. EL: 3.98 )
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
88% of the 1236 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. EL: 0.80 )
EL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.8   Max: -11.6
Current: 0.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 12.10
EL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
52% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. EL: 12.10 )
EL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 6.37   Max: 77.13
Current: 12.1

6.37
77.13
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.10
EL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. EL: 2.10 )
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 1.80
EL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. EL: 1.80 )
EL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.84
Current: 1.8

0.39
1.84
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.60
EL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. EL: 1.60 )
EL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 8.76
Current: 1.6

1.12
8.76
Price/Graham Number 3.90
EL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
64% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. EL: 3.90 )
EL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.97   Max: 5.84
Current: 3.9

1.97
5.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.40
EL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2124 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. EL: 5.40 )
EL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5   Max: 13.4
Current: 5.4

5
13.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 19.88
EL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.93 vs. EL: 19.88 )
EL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 25.8
Current: 19.88

5.8
25.8

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16 Jun17
Revenue(Mil) 10,798 11,327 11,997
EPS($) 2.81 3.26 3.80
EPS without NRI($) 2.81 3.26 3.80

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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