|Bid||13.00 x 1100|
|Ask||13.12 x 3200|
|Day's Range||13.01 - 13.38|
|52 Week Range||5.91 - 14.46|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.11|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Earnings Date||Aug 19, 2019 - Aug 23, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.50 (3.81%)|
|1y Target Est||12.27|
D.A. Davidson raised its price target for E.L.F. Beauty Inc. to $16 from $14 after its proprietary data showed the company increased its social media following by 12% in the last six months. It reiterated its buy stock rating. "Our six-month update of our mass beauty social media ranking shows positive results for E.L.F.," analysts led by Linda Bolton Weiser wrote, adding that sales growth could spur an increase in sales guidance for fiscal year 2020. On the other hand, many of Coty Inc.'s big brands, including CoverGirl and Rimmel saw their social media rankings fall. E.L.F. stock is up 59.6% for the year to date, though the stock has tumbled 18.7% over the past year. The S&P 500 index has gained 7.2% over the last 12 months.
Coty Inc. (COTY) today announced the appointment of Sophie Hanrot as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective July 1, 2019. Sophie will serve as a member of the Coty Executive Committee and report to Coty’s CEO Pierre Laubies. Sophie succeeds Sébastien Froidefond who will be leaving Coty for personal reasons.
The stock market is partying in 2019 more than it has in over 20 years. We are coming into the end of June, and the S&P 500 is up more than 17% year-to-date. That's the biggest year-to-date gain through June for the S&P 500 since 1997, when stocks were up 21% year-to-date in mid-June.For what its worth, that first half 1997 rally in stocks continued into the back half of the year. Through the last six months of 1997, the S&P 500 rose another 8%, finishing the year with a record 30%-plus gain.In other words, we are a little over halfway through 2019, and stocks are on track to have their best year in over 20 years. That's pretty wild, considering in late 2018, financial markets globally were grappling with recession fears.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsNonetheless, now feels like an appropriate time to take a look at the stocks which are leading this record 2019 stock market rally. Which S&P 500 stocks have notched the biggest year-to-date gains through mid-June? As is always the case, it's not who you would guess. * The 7 Best Dow Jones Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2019 With that in mind, let's take a look at the top seven performing S&P 500 stocks of 2019 thus far. Best Performing S&P 500 Stocks of 2019: Coty (COTY)Source: Shutterstock YTD Gain: 105%Beaten up global beauty giant Coty (NYSE:COTY) has staged a huge turnaround rally in 2019 -- a rally big enough to make COTY stock the S&P 500's best performing stock year-to-date through mid-June.The recovery rally was kick-started in early February when the company reported a surprise double-beat quarter that caused shares to rally in a big way. A few days thereafter, German conglomerate Jab Holding Co offered to purchases 150 million shares of Coty at a purchase price of $11.65. That pushed COTY stock -- which was trading below $10 at the time -- even higher. Since then the company has reported another "good enough" earnings report, which has kept COTY stock in rally mode.Can COTY stock stay in rally mode? Most signs point to yes. The global economic situation is starting to improve after a late 2018 slowdown.Coty's numbers and operational trends are also improving. Insiders are buying the stock. The valuation remains reasonable at 19 times forward earnings. Big turnaround plans are due to be announced on July 1. Broadly, there's still a lot to like about COTY stock, and all those favorable conditions should keep this stock in rally mode. Xerox (XRX)Source: Zack Seward via Flickr (Modified)YTD Gain: 78%The second-best-performing S&P 500 stock of 2019 thus far is another dark horse turnaround company, Xerox (NYSE:XRX).Document management systems company Xerox has been stuck in a multi-year decline. Now, management is finally doing something about it. They are reorganizing the company, looking to shed non-core assets, driving cost savings throughout the business, stabilizing top-line trends and putting the focus back on innovation. Most of these initiatives are working. The company has topped profit estimates in a big way in each of the past two quarters as margins are substantially improving. Investors have rallied around these profit improvements, and XRX stock is up nearly 80% year-to-date. * 6 Stocks Ready to Bounce on a Trade Deal Will the rally continue? Not until revenue trends reverse course. The valuation is cheap at about 9-times forward earnings. But that low multiple has been the average valuation for this stock over the past several years. Margins are improving, so that warrants a higher valuation. However, revenue trends remain depressed, and depressed revenue trends do not warrant a higher valuation. Thus, until they reverse course, it's tough to see XRX stock staying on a winning trajectory. Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG)Source: Shutterstock YTD Gain: 71%Coming in third is Mexican fast casual eatery Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG).The huge 70%-plus year-to-date gain in CMG stock can be attributed almost entirely to new management. The new team came to Chipotle in 2018 and implemented a series of growth initiatives ranging from expanding the digital delivery business to revamping the menu to rolling out new marketing strategies. All of those initiatives have come together to spark a healthy recovery in Chipotle's traffic, sales, margin and profit trends.The result? A huge bounce-back rally in what was a very beaten up CMG stock.Can the stock keep marching higher in the back half of 2019? I'm not convinced. I still think the macro-trends aren't as good as they used to be for Chipotle. Namely, the health food craze has shifted from Mexican-style burritos and bowls in the mid-2010's, to acai bowls, superfood cafes, poke, and various other non-burrito-related meals in the late 2010's. Thus, I doubt unit performance levels and margins will return to peak levels, and the inability to do so will ultimately short-circuit this big rally in CMG stock. Cadence Design Systems (CDNS)YTD Gain: 65%Slotting in at fourth, we have electronics design giant Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS) with a 65% year-to-date gain through June.CDNS stock has rallied in a big way in 2019 as the secular bull thesis has gained traction, credence, and visibility through back-to-back double-beat-and-raise earnings report, both of which comprised low double-digit revenue growth and healthy margin expansion. Analysts raised price targets in response to both reports, and the stock has consequently been in rally mode all year long. * 7 Value Stocks to Buy for the Second Half Will Cadence stock stay in rally mode for the rest of the year? I'm not convinced. Valuation is now an issue for this stock. At 32-times forward earnings, CDNS stock is trading at its biggest forward earnings multiple in several years. Throughout 2018, the stock traded at or below 25-times forward earnings. To be sure, growth is good (low double-digit revenue growth with steady margin expansion). But that good growth profile seems fully priced in here and now. As such, further upside seems limited by an already stretched valuation. Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)Source: Shutterstock YTD Gain: 65%Last year, chip company Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) was the best-performing S&P 500 stock. AMD is following up that record 2018 performance with another strong year in 2019.With a 65% year-to-date gain, AMD stock is the fifth-best-performing S&P 500 stock in 2019 thus far. The driver of the out-performance? The same thing that drove out-performance in 2018: relentless market share expansion.The global central processing unit (CPU) and graphics processing unit (GPU) markets are huge -- big enough to support a $210 billion market cap for Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) on the CPU side, and a $100 billion market cap for Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) on the GPU side. AMD is a small player in this market, with a market cap just under $32 billion. But through faster-than-peer product innovation, it is rapidly winning share from Intel and Nvidia, and in so doing, becoming an increasingly large and important CPU and GPU company.Will AMD stock stay in rally mode? In the long term, yes. The present outlook is for AMD to continue to steal market share from Nvidia and Intel over the next several years. That share expansion, in a market supported by healthy growth drivers, should drive robust revenue and profit growth at AMD, the sum of which should drive AMD stock higher. But, in the near term, valuation friction is a problem for AMD stock, and prices well above $30 don't seem justified just yet. MSCI (MSCI)YTD Gain: 62%The sixth-best-performing S&P 500 stock of 2019 is investment analysis solutions provider MSCI (NYSE:MSCI), with a 62% year-to-date gain.The big rally in MSCI stock in 2019 can be attributed to the company's continued success in its transformation to a high-margin, recurring revenue subscription business. MSCI has reported back-to-back strong earnings reports in 2019, both of which underscore that the subscription business is growing nicely and that margins have potential to move higher in medium-to-long-term. Investors have celebrated those results and pushed MSCI stock materially higher over the past six months. * 5 Stocks to Buy for $20 or Less Is MSCI stock due for another big run in the back half of 2019? Unlikely. This is a good growth company that is benefiting from big data and analytics tailwinds. But, the growth trajectory isn't that robust. Organic revenues rose less than 10% last quarter, while subscription revenues rose just 10%. Margins have potential to move higher, but they are already pretty high, and further upside is fairly limited. As such, you are probably looking at a mid-teens profit grower here. MSCI stock trades at 33 times forward earnings. That's a big multiple for mid-teens profit growth -- almost too big -- meaning valuation friction will prevent MSCI stock from heading much higher in the near term. Anadarko Petroleum Corp (APC)Source: Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement via FlickrYTD Gain: 61%Last, but not least, on this list of the S&P 500's best performing stocks of 2019 thus far is Anadarko Petroleum Corp (NYSE:APC), with a 61% year-to-date gain.The driver behind APC stock's big 2019 gain? A bidding war between Chevron (NYSE:CVX) and Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY). Chevron came in and offered to buy Anadarko for $65 per share. Given the huge premium and obvious synergies, it seemed like a done deal. Then news broke that prior to that buyout offer being announced, Anadarko and Occidental had been in mergers and acquisitions talks, with the price tag in those talks hovering in the $70's. Shortly after those reports, Occidental pulled the trigger on a cash-and-stock deal for Anadarko which, at the time, valued APC at $76 per share. Net net, a bidding war between Occidental and Chevron drove APC stock up more than 60% this year.Will APC stock stay in rally mode? Probably not. The latest update is that Anadarko management views the Occidental offer as superior to the Chevron offer, and that Chevron won't boost its offer. The Occidental offer, which is a cash and stock offer, pegs the takeover value of APC stock at about $70. That's where APC stock trades today. Thus, further acquisition-driven upside in APC stock seems muted.As of this writing, Luke Lango was long INTC and NVDA. More From InvestorPlace * 4 Top American Penny Pot Stocks (Buy Before June 21) * The 7 Best Dow Jones Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2019 * 5 Boring Stocks to Buy This Summer * 7 S&P 500 Stocks to Buy With Little Debt and Lots of Profits Compare Brokers The post 7 Top S&P 500 Stocks of 2019 (So Far) appeared first on InvestorPlace.
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Coty Inc NYSE:COTYView full report here! Summary * ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows * Bearish sentiment is moderate and declining Bearish sentimentShort interest | PositiveShort interest is moderate for COTY with between 5 and 10% of shares outstanding currently on loan. However, this was an improvement in sentiment as investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices reduced their short positions on May 21. Money flowETF/Index ownership | PositiveETF activity is positive. Over the last month, ETFs holding COTY are favorable, with net inflows of $8.56 billion. Additionally, the rate of inflows is increasing. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | NeutralAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Consumer Goods sector is rising. The rate of growth is weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, however. Credit worthinessCredit default swapCDS data is not available for this security.Please send all inquiries related to the report to firstname.lastname@example.org.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.
Based in New York City, Coty, Inc. (COTY) -- my latest recommendation -- is one of the world's leading beauty companies, notes Mark Skousen, dividend and growth specialist and editor of High-Income Alert.
Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Coty Inc. New York, June 14, 2019 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Coty Inc. and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit. The review was conducted through a portfolio review in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers.
Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") downgraded Coty Inc.'s ("Coty") Corporate Family Rating ("CFR") to B2 from B1 and Probability of Default Rating to B2-PD from B1-PD. Moody's also downgraded the company's unsecured notes to Caa1 (LGD5) from B3 (LGD5). Concurrently, Moody's confirmed the ratings on Coty's first lien revolving credit facility and term loan at Ba3 (LGD2) and affirmed its Speculative Grade Liquidity Rating at SGL-4.
Coty (COTY) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.
Conventional wisdom says that insiders and 10 percent owners really only buy shares of a company for one reason -- they believe the stock price will rise and they want to profit from it. Zillow Group Inc (NASDAQ: Z) had a director return for more notable indirect share purchases this past week. Zillow's new business in buying and selling homes has helped boost its revenue.
Estee Lauder (EL) is set to gain on strong online sales, robust travel retail network, focus on buyouts and its Leading Beauty Forward initiative.
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Coty Inc. (COTY) will host a call discussing its Turnaround Plan on Monday, July 1, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. (ET). The call will be led by Pierre Laubies (Coty CEO) and Pierre-André Terisse (Coty CFO). Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with over $9 billion in revenue, an iconic portfolio of brands and a purpose to celebrate and liberate the diversity of consumers’ beauty.
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Coty Inc. (COTY) today appointed Fiona Hughes as Chief Marketing Officer, Coty Consumer Beauty, and as a member of the Executive Committee, effective June 12, 2019, reporting to Pierre Laubies, Coty CEO & Consumer Beauty President.
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CEO of Coty Inc (NYSE:COTY) Pierre Laubies bought 648,228 shares of COTY on 05/10/2019 at an average price of $11.64 a share.
Be wary of drawing any sweeping conclusions about any individual stocks based on Monday's action. The market tide was so bearish that few names could escape the undertow. On the other hand, if the undertow is this bearish, it's not as if many stocks will be able to overcome it.Source: Allan Ajifo via Wikimedia (Modified)Mega-cap Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) did the most net damage, losing almost 6% of its value on concerns that it would be a key victim of the rekindled tariff war being waged between the U.S. and China. Fanning those bearish flames was a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court that app users can sue the company.There were some winners, although few and far between. Recently-IPO'd Beyond Meat (NASDAQ:BYND) rallied another 5% as investors once again were willing to get behind the maker of meat alternatives.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips * 10 'Buy-and-Hold' Stocks to Own Forever Neither are great trading prospects headed into Tuesday's action though. Rather, the stock charts of Coty (NYSE:COTY), NiSource (NYSE:NI) and International Paper (NYSE:IP) are shaping up as better, less erratic bets. Here's a closer look. International Paper (IP)More than once since February, International Paper has hinted of a breakout effort, only to wind up bumping into a ceiling. On the flipside, IP stock has for a third time since March found technical support at a familiar level.While still technically range-bound, the pressure on the lower boundary continues to swell; meanwhile, other technical resistance levels are helping to take the pressure off of the rally efforts, guiding IP shares lower. One more misstep, in fact, could push International Paper over a proverbial cliff and open the selling floodgates. It looks as if the bears are ready to make that happen too. Click to Enlarge * The upper horizontal boundary is near $48, plotted in yellow on both stock charts. The lower floor is $43.70, plotted in blue, where IP has bottomed three times since March. * Since early April, the white 200-day moving average line has also stepped in again as resistance. Those encounters are highlights on the daily chart. * Zooming out to the weekly chart it's easy to see that the bigger-picture downtrend that began early last year is still in place, and in motion. NiSource (NI)It's likely got more to do with the broad market's weakness and the search for safety than it has to do with NiSource in particular. Nevertheless, the gains NI shares have demonstrated of late are a clue that traders are serious about rotating out of riskier names and into safer havens. Those trends, once in motion, tend to remain in motion for a while.Besides, though volatile, NiSource is in a solid long-term uptrend anyway. A little more progress from here could shove the rally into an even higher gear. * 7 Forever Stocks to Buy for Long-Term Gains Click to Enlarge * An ascending wedge pattern is plotted in yellow on both stock charts. That converging support and resistance is forcing traders to make a decision, and in this case, the 'squeeze' has thus far been bullish. * On the daily chart, NiSource is also back above a horizontal ceiling at $27.75. That line had also been support. * While choppy, the volume behind the gain since early this year has been on reliable, growing volume. Traders may have had this move planned with or without weakness developing in other sectors. Coty (COTY)Just because a stock wasn't dragged lower on Monday doesn't inherently make a bullish case for it. On the other hand, if a stock can hold its ground on a day like yesterday, it certainly doesn't hurt a bullish case. That bullish thesis is made even stronger when support at key lines is confirmed.That's how things panned out for Coty yesterday.In February, Coty stock shot higher in response to a quarterly earnings beat, and then shot higher again after JAB announced it was seeking to add to its controlling interest.That offer was a key part of the reason COTY stock stagnated until early this month. Once the deal went through, Coty shares were able to start moving, and they have … bullishly. That strength was already been taking shape though, and the bulls have held their ground in an environment when they arguably shouldn't have been able to. That persistence speaks volumes. Click to Enlarge * The purple 50-day moving average line and the blue 20-day moving average line acted as floor last week, providing a push-off point for yesterday's strength. * There was plenty of buying volume two weeks ago as well as last week, though it's likely much of that was JAB's interest. * Whatever the reason, former ceilings at $11.28 and $11.60 have both been well cleared. * There's one final, mostly psychological line in the sand. The 38.2% Fibonacci retracement line lies at $11.93. If it's hurdled as well, there's little left to hold Coty shares back.As of this writing, James Brumley did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. You can learn more about James at his site, jamesbrumley.com, or follow him on Twitter, at @jbrumley. 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Strong brands are driving growth in Coty's (COTY) Luxury unit. Further, the company gains from prudent efforts to boost efficiency.
Coty's (COTY) Q3 results disappoint with persistent softness in the Consumer Beauty segment due to supply chain disruptions. However, the Luxury category improves on an organic basis.