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What Drove Coty’s Fiscal 3Q16 Revenue Rise?
In fiscal 3Q16, Coty missed Wall Street analysts’ consensus expectation for revenue after beating the expectation in the previous quarter.
How Does Coty’s Valuation Compare to Its Peers’?
Coty is trading at a higher valuation relative to the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Coty is trading at a forward PE multiple of 30.3x.
Estée Lauder’s Marketing Strategies to Reach New Consumers
Estée Lauder aims to partner with key brick-and-mortar retailers to strengthen their prestige beauty shopping e-commerce websites to better meet consumer online shopping preferences.
Analyzing Coty’s Valuation Multiple after Fiscal 2016 Results
Coty (COTY) and L’Oréal (LRLCY) are trading at higher valuation multiples relative to the S&P 500 Index (IVV)(SPY)(VOO) and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIA).
Estée Lauder’s Efforts to Expand Its Geographical Presence
Estée Lauder aims to expand its geographical market share in China, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Brazil, and South Africa by focusing on consumers who purchase in travel retail channels.
An Inside-Out Breakdskinown of Fragrance Giant Coty
Global cosmetics giant Coty’s consolidated revenue came in at ~$4.4 billion in fiscal 2015. Coty’s top ten power brands generated 72% of its net revenue in that period.
What Benefited Coty’s 9-Month Fiscal 2016 Earnings?
Coty released its fiscal 3Q16 earnings on May 3, 2016. The quarter ended on March 31, 2016. The company’s adjusted diluted EPS fell 50.0% to $0.09.
Avon Leads SPY, Gains 7.72% on August 28
The stocks at the bottom of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) on August 28 were GameStop, Autodesk, and Mylan NV. These companies yielded -8.03%, -4.96%, and -2.18%, respectively.
Moody’s Downgraded Avon Products with a ‘Negative’ Outlook
Avon Products (AVP) fell by 4.2% and closed at $3.85 per share at the end of the fourth week of June 2016.
How Much Is China Really Devaluing Its Currency?
China had pegged its currency, the yuan, to the US dollar as it was a developing nation.
Limited risk of Herbalife stock price increase, Ackman believes
Ackman believes there’s little chance of an Herbalife stock price increase and said Herbalife’s stock price is down almost 50%.
Short-term effects of changes to Herbalife’s marketing plan
Pershing Square Capital Management commented on Herbalife’s marketing plan in its latest shareholder letter.
Herbalife’s sales and volume growth slowing down
While Herbalife’s sales and volume points increased in 3Q14 year-over-year, the growth has been slowing down.
3Q14 profits hit by charge related to assets of Herbalife Venezuela
Herbalife management said the company has taken steps to manage Herbalife Venezuela sales, such as introducing new pricing and establishing order limits.
Ackman says Herbalife’s debt levels are cause for concern
Herbalife’s debt has risen, but cash from operations fell to $101.8 million. Its total cash for 3Q14 was $678 million, down from $774 million sequentially.
Estée Lauder Stock Falls Due to Weak Outlook
Estée Lauder (EL) reported better-than-expected results for the first quarter of fiscal 2020. However, the stock has fallen 5.2% as of 11:30 AM ET today.
UBS Downgrades Estée Lauder Companies to ‘Neutral’
Estée Lauder rose 1.0% to close at $79.14 per share on January 12. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 0.69%, 1.2%, and 3.5%, respectively.
Estée Lauder Has Completed the Acquisition of Too Faced
Estée Lauder (EL) rose 3.0% to close at $78.38 per share during the third week of December 2016.
Avon Products Appoints Its New Chief Communications Officer
Avon Products (AVP) fell 3.0% to close at $5.17 per share during the third week of December 2016.
Sidoti Upgrades Nu Skin Enterprises to ‘Buy’
Price movement Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS) has a market cap of $2.7 billion. It rose 3.1% to close at $49.32 per share on December 8, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were -1.8%, -7.9%, and 34.7%, respectively, on the same day. NUS is trading 6.3% below its 20-day moving average, […]
Avon Announces Its New Executive Vice President and CFO
Jamie Wilson has been appointed as Avon Products’ executive vice president and CFO, effective January 1, 2017. He will take care of finance functions.
What Moody’s Thinks of Estée Lauder
Estée Lauder rose 1.4% to close at $78.11 per share on November 17. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -0.13%, -10.8%, and -10.4%.
Estée Lauder Announces the Acquisition of BECCA and Too Faced
Estée Lauder (EL) reported fiscal 1Q17 net sales of $2.9 billion, a rise of 1.1% compared to net sales of $2.8 billion in fiscal 1Q16.
What CLSA Thinks of Estée Lauder Companies
Estée Lauder (EL) has a market cap of $29.1 billion. It fell 0.69% to close at $79.02 per share on November 4, 2016.
Nu Skin Enterprises Declares Its 3Q16 Results and Quarterly Dividend
Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS) has a market cap of $3.0 billion. It fell by 9.1% to close at $53.61 per share on November 4, 2016.
How Did Ball Corporation’s 3Q16 Results Turn Out?
Ball Corporation (BLL) fell 0.80% to close at $76.48 per share during the first week of November 2016.
How Did Avon Products Perform in 3Q16?
Avon Products (AVP) fell 10.4% to close at $5.94 per share during the first week of November 2016.
How Did Estée Lauder’s 1Q17 Earnings Turn Out?
Estée Lauder Companies (EL) has a market cap of $30.0 billion. It fell 5.5% to close at $81.60 per share on November 2, 2016.
Estée Lauder Acquires BECCA Cosmetics to Expand Its Presence
Price movement The Estée Lauder Companies (EL) has a market cap of $31.6 billion. It rose 0.24% to close at $86.51 per share on October 21, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were -0.94%, -2.5%, and -0.79%, respectively, on the same day. EL is trading 1.5% below its 20-day moving […]
Estée Lauder Makes Some GLAMGLOW Management Changes
Price movement Estée Lauder Companies (EL) has a market cap of $32.3 billion. It fell 0.66% to close at $88.15 per share on September 23, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 0.49%, -2.3%, and 1.1%, respectively, on the same day. EL is trading 0.66% below its 20-day moving average, […]
Avon Products Elects Jose Armario to Its Board of Directors
Avon Products (AVP) fell 6.7% to close at $5.44 per share during the first week of September 2016.
EL Appoints Andrew Ross as Senior Vice President of Strategy
Estée Lauder Companies (EL) has a market cap of $34.9 billion. It rose by 0.81% to close at $91.23 per share on August 25, 2016.
Coty’s Reported and Adjusted Operational Margins: What Happened?
Coty (COTY) reported a decline in its gross margin in 4Q16 as well as fiscal 2016. The reported gross margin came in at 56.7% for 4Q16.
Why Coty’s Revenue Rose 5.5% in 4Q16: Acquisitions
After missing estimates last quarter, Coty came in ahead of Wall Street analysts’ estimates for revenue in fiscal 4Q16.
Deutsche Bank Raises Avon Products’ Price Target to $8 Per Share
Avon Products (AVP) has a market cap of $2.2 billion. It fell by 0.39% to close at $5.06 per share on August 4, 2016.
Avon’s Beauty Sales Show Fewer Are Dolling Up with Its Products
Avon Products (AVP) has a market cap of $2.1 billion. It rose by 14.4% to close at $4.76 per share on August 2, 2016.
Beauty Companies Saw Mixed Inventory Levels in 1Q16
Estée Lauder (EL) ended calendar 1Q16 with a 3.5% rise in inventory.
Will Beauty Companies’ Acquisition Activities Help in 2Q16?
The beauty and personal care sectors have seen a high level of merger and acquisition (or M&A) activity in the last two years.
Nu Skin Enterprises Receives Investment of $210 Million
Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS) has a market cap of $2.3 billion. It rose by 1.4% to close at $40.69 per share on June 15, 2016.
Nu Skin Enterprises Continues to Rise
Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS) has a market cap of $2.5 billion. It rose by 10.4% to close at $44.90 per share on June 16, 2016.
Why Coty’s Stock Price Isn’t Showing Much Momentum
On June 13, 2016, Coty’s (COTY) stock price was trading at $26.36. The stock price has risen 5.7% year-to-date (or YTD) and 29.0% since January 2015.
Why Jefferies Rated Nu Skin Enterprises a ‘Hold’
Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS) has a market cap of $2.3 billion. It fell by 0.22% to close at $41.26 per share on June 3, 2016.
Estée Lauder’s Makeup Segment Boosted Its Operating Income
Estée Lauder’s makeup segment’s net revenue rose 7.3% in reported terms and 11% in constant currency terms to $1.2 billion in fiscal 3Q16.
How EL’s Fiscal 3Q16 Revenue Compared to Analysts’ Expectations
After beating revenue estimates last quarter, Estée Lauder came in line with consensus Wall Street Estimates on revenue in fiscal 3Q16.
Why Estée Lauder’s Stock Has Risen 6.2% Year-to-Date
On May 16, 2016, Estée Lauder’s stock price was trading at $92.79. Its stock price has risen 6.4% year-to-date (or YTD) and 22.8% since January 2015.
Will Coty’s Stock Price Rise after Its Fiscal 3Q16 Results?
Coty was trading at $29.80 on April 25, 2016. Its stock price has risen 45.9% since January 2, 2015, and 19.3% year-to-date.
Estée Lauder: 2Q16 Revenue Soars, but Operating Margin Falls
Estée Lauder reported a slight decrease in its 2Q16 gross margin, which remained virtually flat from the prior year at 81.2%.
Avon Products and Investors Agree to Avoid Proxy Contest
Avon Products (AVP) has a market cap of $2.0 billion. AVP rose by 8.4% to close at $4.64 per share on March 28, 2016.
Why Is Avon Moving Its Head Office to the UK?
Avon’s price movements on a weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) basis are 14.1%, 24.1%, and 18.3%, respectively.
Coty Could See Greater Revenue and Hence Higher Margins
Let’s discuss Coty’s margins. It reported a slight improvement in the adjusted gross margin in fiscal 1Q16. This adjusted gross margin rose 70 basis points.
Moving Average Analysis of the Consumer Staples Sector
The consumer staples sector outperformed the market. On Monday, December 21, 2015, the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLP) rose 1.1%.
Avon Products Blasts off on December 4, but NGR Energy Crashes and Burns
The stock price target of Avon Products was raised from $4.67 to $6 by Citigroup analysts, who also gave the stock a “Buy” rating.
Yahoo! Hogged the Limelight as it Made Its Way in SPY
On Wednesday, December 2, 2015, the stocks at the top of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) were Avon Products (AVP), Yahoo! (YHOO), and Qualcomm (QCOM).
Assessing Coty’s Strengths and Opportunities
Coty operates in over 130 countries through key distribution channels in both the prestige and mass markets channels.
Coty’s Marketing Strategies to Reach New Consumers
Coty plans to expand with a multipronged strategy that includes digital marketing efforts through websites, brand sites, social networking campaigns and blogs, and e-commerce.
How Coty Is Improving Its Distribution Channels
Coty sells its products through a multichannel distribution strategy across several price points in prestige and mass market channels of distribution.
Avon Products Led SPY by 14%
SPY’s top stocks were Avon Products (AVP), Denbury Resources (DNR), and Joy Global (JOY). These stocks rose by 14%, 12.2%, and 8.4% on October 8.
Assessing Estée Lauder’s Strengths and Opportunities
Estée Lauder’s large geographical footprint diversifies its revenue stream, which is one of its chief strengths.
SPY Is Down 0.26% as Economic Confidence Wanes
The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) lost 0.26% while the iShares Core S&P 500 (IVV) dipped 0.30% on negative news from the Gallup US Confidence Index on April 7.
Why Ackman is scrutinizing Herbalife’s buybacks and repurchases
Ackman claims that the company’s extension of a share repurchase program in February “is a confidence game” and that the insiders have been selling during the company’s buyback programs.
Why Ackman targeted Herbalife’s nutrition clubs
Ackman has campaigned against Herbalife since December 2012. He has released numerous presentations and reports alleging the nutritional company’s multilevel marketing model is a fraud and a “pyramid scheme.”
Must-know: An overview of Herbalife’s direct selling model
The founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, William Ackman, issued a presentation about global nutrition company Herbalife Ltd. (HLF).
Why William Ackman of Pershing Square failed to crush Herbalife
The move of William Ackman from Pershing Square Capital Management to deliver a “death blow” to Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) on Tuesday didn’t have the desired impact.