SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
April 30, 2021
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|767 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York||10153|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Class A Common Stock, $.01 par value||EL||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On May 3, 2021, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2021. The release includes the Company’s estimates related to its fiscal 2021 full year net sales and diluted net earnings per common share. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 8.01 Other Events
On April 30, 2021, the Company declared a quarterly dividend in the amount of $.53 per share on the Company’s Class A and Class B Common Stock. The dividend is payable in cash on June 15, 2021 to stockholders of record at the close of business on May 28, 2021.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|THE ESTÉE LAUDER COMPANIES INC.|
|Date:||May 3, 2021||By:||/s/ Tracey T. Travis|
|Tracey T. Travis|
|Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
|(Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)|