John Demsey, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (EL)’s insider Unloaded 11,179 Shares; 16 Analysts Covering Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

Among 31 analysts covering Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), 16 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Caterpillar Inc. had 117 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 25 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Axiom Capital with “Sell” on Friday, June 16. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Monday, January 25 by Goldman Sachs. The company was maintained on Tuesday, May 30 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, October 18 by Credit Suisse. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Friday, September 25 by William Blair. The company was maintained on Friday, September 25 by RBC Capital Markets. On Monday, October 16 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Buy”. Robert W. Baird maintained Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) on Friday, January 12 with “Hold” rating. UBS maintained the shares of CAT in report on Wednesday, October 25 with “Buy” rating. See Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) latest ratings:

30/01/2018 Broker: Tigress Financial Rating: Buy Maintain
26/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $188.0 Maintain
26/01/2018 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $180 New Target: $190 Maintain
26/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $170.0 Maintain
26/01/2018 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Buy New Target: $192.0 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $160.0 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Buy New Target: $195.0 Upgrade
24/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $162 New Target: $180 Maintain
19/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $192.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $165.0 Maintain

John Demsey, Group President of Estee Lauder Companies Inc is the insider, our team want to inform you about. Mr. John submitted a public report with the SEC revealing a sale for 11,179 shares of the public firm, the one he is an insider in. At the time of the legal trading transaction, the average share price of Estee Lauder Companies Inc was $136.5, making the trade worth $1,526,330 U.S Dollars. This is not his first insider trade, in the last 30 days, he unloaded another 77,608 shares worth $9,896,488 USD.

Analysts await The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $1.42 EPS, up 16.39% or $0.20 from last year’s $1.22 per share. EL’s profit will be $522.89M for 23.76 P/E if the $1.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.21 actual EPS reported by The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.36% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.18, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 49 investors sold The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. shares while 211 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 183 raised stakes. 190.23 million shares or 2.24% less from 194.59 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Barclays Public Ltd Llc holds 287,848 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Moreover, Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Llp Ma has 0% invested in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Aperio Group Inc Ltd Llc reported 144,699 shares. Liberty Cap Management accumulated 3,743 shares or 0.22% of the stock. Nationwide Fund Advsr invested 0.05% in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Columbus Circle Invsts accumulated 1.13% or 614,262 shares. Ww Asset Incorporated holds 0.08% or 21,811 shares in its portfolio. Glg Prns Lp reported 0.13% of its portfolio in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Vident Investment Advisory Lc has 0.03% invested in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) for 4,516 shares. Arizona State Retirement Sys reported 0.13% stake. Logan Cap Incorporated reported 1% in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Plante Moran Fincl Advisors Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.03% of its portfolio in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Marathon Asset Llp stated it has 872,241 shares or 1.55% of all its holdings. Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt reported 2.82M shares or 2.61% of all its holdings. Suntrust Banks Inc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) for 29,075 shares.

Among 30 analysts covering Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Estee Lauder has $150.0 highest and $72 lowest target. $116.61’s average target is -13.60% below currents $134.96 stock price. Estee Lauder had 91 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) on Friday, August 18 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) rating on Friday, September 22. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $115.0 target. The rating was initiated by Jefferies on Monday, September 28 with “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of EL in report on Friday, November 3 with “Buy” rating. The stock of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, January 30. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 3 by UBS. Jefferies upgraded The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) on Friday, June 2 to “Buy” rating. On Monday, June 13 the stock rating was upgraded by CLSA to “Buy”. The stock of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 2 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 8 by RBC Capital Markets.

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures and markets skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products worldwide. The company has market cap of $49.70 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 36.47 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.

The stock decreased 1.22% or $1.67 during the last trading session, reaching $134.96. About 2.01 million shares traded or 16.22% up from the average. The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) has risen 1.49% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.21% the S&P500.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 18 insider sales for $68.61 million activity. Freda Fabrizio also sold $31.73 million worth of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) on Tuesday, August 22. Polcer Gregory also sold $7.01 million worth of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) shares. LAUDER RONALD S FOUNDATION also sold $1.50 million worth of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) shares. O’HARE MICHAEL sold $4.43 million worth of stock or 42,032 shares. $868,138 worth of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) was sold by Demsey John on Tuesday, September 5. Shares for $210,821 were sold by Hockaday Irvine O Jr. $1.06M worth of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) was sold by STERNLICHT BARRY S.

The stock decreased 0.60% or $0.98 during the last trading session, reaching $162.78. About 6.26 million shares traded or 45.06% up from the average. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has risen 47.53% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.83% the S&P500.

Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives for heavy and general construction, rental, quarry, aggregate, mining, waste, material handling, gas and oil, power generation, marine, rail, and industrial markets. The company has market cap of $96.84 billion. The Company’s Construction Industries segment offers backhoe, compact, track-type, small and medium wheel, knuckleboom, and skid steer loaders; small and medium track-type, and site prep tractors; mini, wheel, forestry, small, medium, and large track excavators; and motorgraders, pipelayers, telehandlers, cold planers, asphalt pavers, compactors, road reclaimers, and wheel and track skidders and feller bunchers. It has a 129.19 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Resource Industries segment provides electric rope and hydraulic shovel, landfill and soil compactor, dragline, large wheel loader, machinery component, track and rotary drill, electronics and control system, work tool, hard rock vehicle and continuous mining system, scoop and hauler, wheel tractor scraper, large track-type tractor, and wheel dozer products; longwall, highwall, and continuous miners; and mining, off-highway, and articulated trucks.