Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) EPS Estimated At $2.40

August 13, 2018 - By James Douglas

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.02 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.07, from 0.95 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 63 investors sold Ulta Beauty, Inc. shares while 151 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. 51.94 million shares or 2.83% less from 53.45 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Goodnow Inv Grp Ltd Llc holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 2,980 shares. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans accumulated 0.02% or 23,545 shares. Suntrust Banks owns 2,578 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Nomura Asset invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Principal Fincl Grp Inc holds 88,048 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department, Tennessee-based fund reported 13,914 shares. Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Limited Liability Corporation owns 0% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 104 shares. Fincl Bank Of The West has invested 0.29% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Federated Pa reported 240,142 shares or 0.14% of all its holdings. Marsico Mgmt Limited Liability invested 0.13% of its portfolio in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Louisiana State Employees Retirement has 3,500 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Highland Capital Limited Company accumulated 0.2% or 12,586 shares. Lord Abbett & Limited Liability owns 52,660 shares. Factory Mutual holds 0.09% or 40,800 shares in its portfolio. Envestnet Asset Management holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 14,646 shares.

Since April 5, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 sales for $32.74 million activity. Shares for $4.77M were sold by Eck Dennis K. $3.37M worth of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) was sold by Dillon Mary N. Halligan Catherine Ann sold $100,976 worth of stock or 400 shares. Another trade for 7,032 shares valued at $1.78M was made by Settersten Scott M on Tuesday, June 5. Nagler Lorna sold 3,000 shares worth $685,057. $149,963 worth of stock was sold by WITTMAN VANESSA AMES on Friday, June 8.

Analysts expect Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) to report $2.40 EPS on August, 30 after the close.They anticipate $0.57 EPS change or 31.15 % from last quarter’s $1.83 EPS. ULTA’s profit would be $144.43M giving it 24.64 P/E if the $2.40 EPS is correct. After having $2.63 EPS previously, Ulta Beauty, Inc.’s analysts see -8.75 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $236.52. About 543,113 shares traded. Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has declined 14.33% since August 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.90% the S&P500.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) Ratings Coverage

Among 18 analysts covering Ulta Salon (NASDAQ:ULTA), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Ulta Salon had 26 analyst reports since March 9, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, March 16 report. Piper Jaffray maintained Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) on Friday, March 9 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research on Monday, March 19. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $290 target in Wednesday, May 30 report. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Friday, March 16 with “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, June 5. As per Friday, March 16, the company rating was maintained by Loop Capital. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $215 target in Friday, March 16 report. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Friday, June 1. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, May 15 by Oppenheimer.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. operates as a beauty retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $14.23 billion. The company's stores provide cosmetics, fragrance, skincare, haircare, bath and body products, and salon styling tools, as well as others, including nail products and accessories. It has a 24.62 P/E ratio. It offers private label products consisting of Ulta Beauty Collection branded cosmetics, skincare, and bath products.

More notable recent Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “The 5 Best Stocks to Buy for August” on July 31, 2018, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “5 Top Stock Trades for Wednesday Morning” published on July 18, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Ulta Beauty sets opening date for Pearl City store” on July 26, 2018. More interesting news about Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Beauty names clipped by earnings” published on August 09, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Ulta: A Solid Value Play” with publication date: July 30, 2018.

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