Institute For Wealth Management Has Raised By $1.19 Million Its Applied Matls (AMAT) Stake; Estee Lauder Companies (EL) Sentiment Is 1.03

February 25, 2018 - By Michael Collier

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures and markets skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products worldwide. The company has market cap of $52.37 billion. The firm offers a range of skin care products, such as moisturizers, serums, cleansers, toners, body care, exfoliators, acne and oil correctors, facial masks, cleansing devices, and sun care products; and makeup products for face, eyes, lips, and nails, as well as related items, including compacts, brushes, and other makeup tools. It has a 49.61 P/E ratio. It also provides fragrance products in various forms comprising eau de parfum sprays and colognes, lotions, powders, creams, bath/shower products, candles, and soaps; and hair care products consisting of shampoos, conditioners, styling products, treatment, finishing sprays, and hair color products, as well as sells ancillary services and products.

Institute For Wealth Management Llc increased Applied Matls Inc (AMAT) stake by 22876% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Institute For Wealth Management Llc acquired 22,876 shares as Applied Matls Inc (AMAT)’s stock rose 23.58%. The Institute For Wealth Management Llc holds 22,976 shares with $1.21 million value, up from 100 last quarter. Applied Matls Inc now has $59.96 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.68% or $0.94 during the last trading session, reaching $57.01. About 13.53 million shares traded. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has risen 121.40% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500.

The stock increased 1.60% or $2.24 during the last trading session, reaching $142.39. About 1.07M shares traded. The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (EL) has risen 1.49% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.21% the S&P500.

Regents Of The University Of California holds 7.5% of its portfolio in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. for 33,400 shares. Underhill Investment Management Llc owns 109,050 shares or 6.37% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Royal Bank Of Scotland Group Plc has 4.84% invested in the company for 180,955 shares. The Michigan-based Long Road Investment Counsel Llc has invested 4.82% in the stock. Mu Investments Co. Ltd., a Japan-based fund reported 58,000 shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 43% of Estee Lauder’s analysts are positive. Out of 7 Wall Street analysts rating Estee Lauder, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 4 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $84.0 while the high is $99.0. The stock’s average target of $92 is -35.39% below today’s ($142.39) share price. EL was included in 7 notes of analysts from August 22, 2016. B. Riley & Co maintained The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) rating on Friday, February 3. B. Riley & Co has “Neutral” rating and $90.0 target. As per Monday, October 24, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) earned “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, January 26. On Wednesday, January 11 the stock rating was downgraded by UBS to “Neutral”. Piper Jaffray downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, October 14 report. Berenberg initiated the shares of EL in report on Friday, September 9 with “Buy” rating. The stock of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, August 22 by Jefferies.

Analysts await The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $1.05 EPS, up 15.38% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.91 per share. EL’s profit will be $386.17 million for 33.90 P/E if the $1.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.52 actual EPS reported by The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.92% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 18 sales for $48.62 million activity.

Among 28 analysts covering Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), 28 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Applied Materials Inc. had 116 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, August 9 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. Cowen & Co maintained Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Friday, August 14 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Friday, October 23. The stock has “Sell” rating by Zacks on Thursday, August 13. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $23 target in Thursday, August 13 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, August 18 by Credit Suisse. Jefferies maintained Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Friday, August 14 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Thursday, February 15 with “Outperform”. B. Riley & Co maintained Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Monday, August 14 with “Buy” rating. The rating was initiated by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight” on Tuesday, December 15.

Institute For Wealth Management Llc decreased Vanguard World Fds (VGT) stake by 2,018 shares to 5,933 valued at $902,000 in 2017Q3. It also reduced Vanguard Intl Equity Index F (VPL) stake by 4,869 shares and now owns 22,663 shares. Vanguard World Fds (VFH) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.24, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 40 investors sold AMAT shares while 325 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 263 raised stakes. 811.15 million shares or 1.86% less from 826.54 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Windsor Cap Management Lc invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Artemis Inv Llp has invested 2.1% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). 6,300 were reported by Cahill Advisors. San Francisco Sentry Inv Group Incorporated (Ca) reported 12,147 shares. Profund Advsrs Limited Liability Corp, Maryland-based fund reported 269,539 shares. Castleark Ltd Liability Corporation has 1.45% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 888,464 shares. Bragg Fincl Advsrs Inc holds 143,135 shares or 1.14% of its portfolio. Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis And Co Incorporated holds 100,000 shares. Ardsley Advisory Ptnrs invested 0.1% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Mengis Capital Inc holds 6,403 shares or 0.22% of its portfolio. Bridgeway Management reported 1.02% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Parkside State Bank And invested in 1,262 shares. Brighton Jones Limited Com has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Fmr Ltd Liability Co reported 26.95 million shares. Jag Management Limited Liability Corporation holds 277,451 shares.

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