Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EL stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an -75% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of EL was $63.03,
representing a -4.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $66.07 and a
26.54% increase over the 52 week low of $49.81.
EL is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Procter & Gamble Company (
) and Colgate-Palmolive Company (
). EL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.35. Zacks Investment Research reports EL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.88%, compared to an
industry average of 11.7%.
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