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FAQs

Earnings Questions

How do I obtain the latest quarterly information and other financial literature?

Stockholders and other interested parties may access the latest quarterly or annual financial results via the Investors section of this website. Also within the Investors section, the Company archives news releases.

Interested investors may also request materials via e-mail at irdept@estee.com or by writing to:

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
Investor Relations
767 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10153

When do the fiscal quarters end?

Our first quarter ends September 30th, the second quarter ends December 31st, the third quarter ends March 31st, and the fourth quarter ends June 30th. Our fiscal year ends on June 30th of each year.

General Questions

Where can I get copies of Company documents filed with the SEC?

Individuals may access Company documents filed with the SEC on the Internet through the SEC Filings section of this website or at www.sec.gov. Also, the Company's filings with the SEC can be received by contacting the Company via e-mail at irdept@estee.com, or by writing to the Investor Relations Department at:

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
Investor Relations
767 Fifth Avenue, 40th Floor
New York, New York 10153

Brand Questions

What are The Estée Lauder Companies' new products?

The brands comprising The Estée Lauder Companies continually announce and launch hundreds of new products and numerous different color shades in any given year. Please refer to the Our Brands section of this website for further information on each brand.

What companies / brands/ licenses has The Estée Lauder Companies acquired, divested or discontinued?

Date Company or Brand Principal Product Line Type
September 2021 BECCA Cosmetics Discontinued
May 2021 DECIEM Skin, body and hair care Acquired majority equity interest
March 2021 RODIN olio lusso Luxury skin care Discontinued
December 2020 Prescriptives Custom Color Discontinued
December 2020 Kiton Italian fashion house Discontinued license for beauty products
December 2019 Tory Burch American Sportswear Brand Discontinued license for fragrance
December 2019 Dr. Jart+/Do The Right Thing Skin Care Acquired remaining equity interest
June 2017 DECIEM Skin, body and hair care Acquired minority equity interest
December 2016 Too Faced Cosmetics Acquisition
November 2016 BECCA Cosmetics Acquisition
July 2016 Marni Milan Fashion House Discontinued license for beauty
February 2016 By Kilian Fragrance Acquisition
December 2015 Dr. Jart+/Do The Right Thing Skin Care Acquired minority equity interest
June 2015 Coach Luxury Handbags Discontinued license for beauty
January 2015 GLAMGLOW Prestige skin care Acquisition
January 2015 Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle Curated luxury fragrances Acquisition
October 2014 Le Labo Prestige fragrance and sensory lifestyle Acquisition
November 2014 RODIN olio lusso Luxury skin care Acquisition
June 2014 American Beauty Cosmetics, skin care and fragrance Discontinued
June 2014 Grassroots Research Labs Skin care Discontinued
June 2012 Sean John American fashion house Discontinued
December 2011 Missoni Milan fashion house Discontinued
October 2011 Tory Burch American Sportswear Brand License for fragrance
September 2011 Marni Milan fashion house License for fragrance
July 2011 Ermenegildo Zegna Milan fashion house License for fragrance and grooming
July 2010 Smashbox Beauty Cosmetics, Inc. Makeup Acquisition
January 2010 Prescriptives Custom Color Discontinued at retail
July 2008 Forest Essentials Indian skin care Acquired minority equity interest
August 2007 Rodan & Fields Skin care Divestiture
July 2007 Ojon Corporation Hair care Acquisition
June 2007 Gloss.com Beauty website Discontinued
September 2006 Bumble and bumble LLC Hair care Acquired remaining equity interest
April 2006 Stila Cosmetics, Inc. Professional makeup Divestiture
June 2005 Kate Spade LLC Luxury handbags and accessories Discontinued
May 2005 Missoni Milan fashion house License for beauty products
April 2005 Tom Ford American fashion house License for beauty products
May 2004 Sean John American fashion house License for beauty products
February 2004 jane Makeup Divestiture
July 2003 Rodan & Fields Skin care Acquisition
May 2003 Michael Kors American fashion house License for beauty products
April 2003 Laboratoires Darphin Skin care Acquisition
July 2000 gloss.com Beauty website Chanel & Clarins take minority interest
June 2000 Bumble and bumble LLC Hair care Acquired majority equity interest
April 2000 Gloss.com Beauty website Acquisition
January 2000 Toni Gard Fashion GmbH German fashion house License for beauty products
November 1999 Kate Spade LLC Luxury handbags and accessories License for beauty products
October 1999 Jo Malone Limited Fragrance & skin care Acquisition
August 1999 Stila Cosmetics, Inc. Professional makeup Acquisition
February 1998 Make-up Art Cosmetics Professional makeup Acquisition of remaining equity
November 1997 Aveda Corporation Hair care, makeup and skin care Acquisition
November 1997 Donna Karan International American fashion house License for beauty products
September 1997 jane Makeup Acquisition
March 1997 Make-up Art Cosmetics Professional makeup Acquired additional equity interest
September 1996 Kiton Italian fashion house License for beauty products
May 1995 La Mer Skin care Acquisition
October 1995 Bobbi Brown essentials Professional makeup Acquisition
December 1994 Make-up Art Cosmetics Professional makeup Acquired majority equity interest
December 1993 Tommy Hilfiger American fashion house License for beauty products

Stock Questions

Does the Company pay dividends on its Class A Common Stock?

The Company currently pays a quarterly dividend on its Class A Common Stock. Following a declaration by the Board of Directors, dividends on the common stock are expected to be paid typically in March, June, September and December. There can be no assurance that the payment of dividends will continue. More information on dividends is available in the dividend history section on this site.

Is there a dividend reinvestment plan or a direct stock purchase plan?

Yes. Computershare Trust Company, N.A. sponsors and administers the Computershare CIP Program, a dividend reinvestment and direct stock purchase program. The Program is designed for long-term investors who wish to invest and build their ownership in The Estée Lauder Companies over time. Key features of the Program are the following:

  • You can participate in the Program if you are a registered holder of shares of Class A Common Stock or you can participate by making an initial investment of at least $250 through the Program
  • Once you are a registered stockholder, you can elect to reinvest all or part of your dividends in additional shares of Class A Common Stock
  • You also have the option to purchase between $100 and $10,000 worth of Estée Lauder Class A Common Stock monthly
  • You can sell Class A Common Stock through the Program
  • Dividends will be paid on both whole and fractional shares of Class A Common Stock
  • You can deposit your certificates with the Administrator for safekeeping
  • There are small fees for the purchase or sale of shares through the Program. Investor Services Program fees are detailed in the Program's brochure, which can be obtained from the Program Administrator.

Questions about the Computershare CIP Program and requests for enrollment forms and brochures can be directed to the Program Administrator:

c/o Computershare, Inc.
P.O. Box 505008
Louisville, KY 40233-9814
888-860-6295
http://www.computershare.com/investor

How many shares are outstanding?

As of August 20, 2021, there were 233,045,213 shares of Class A Common Stock and 128,242,029 shares of Class B Common Stock outstanding. The Lauder family has direct and indirect holdings of more than a majority of the voting power of the company as of the record date for the company’s most recent Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

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