Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) EPS Estimated At $2.47

May 17, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.95 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.10, from 0.85 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 88 investors sold Ulta Beauty, Inc. shares while 156 reduced holdings. 87 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. 53.45 million shares or 1.83% more from 52.49 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Mutual Of America Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability stated it has 7,906 shares. Dana Invest Advsr Inc, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 24,861 shares. Element Capital Mgmt Ltd Company holds 1.11% or 200,935 shares in its portfolio. Hartford Mngmt reported 12,024 shares. Kentucky Retirement Systems accumulated 3,599 shares. 5.16M are owned by Blackrock. Meiji Yasuda Life Insur owns 3,201 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Hsbc Pcl reported 0.01% stake. Blue Ridge Cap Lc has 1.43% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Noesis Cap Mangement owns 1,257 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Moreover, State Treasurer State Of Michigan has 0.03% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 17,084 shares. The Iowa-based Principal Financial Group Inc Incorporated has invested 0.02% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Amp Invsts holds 16,904 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Icon Advisers accumulated 17,620 shares. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh holds 0.02% or 2,795 shares in its portfolio.

Since April 5, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $12.53 million activity. $685,057 worth of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) shares were sold by Nagler Lorna. Dillon Mary N had sold 16,286 shares worth $3.37 million.

Analysts expect Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) to report $2.47 EPS on May, 31 after the close.They anticipate $0.56 EPS change or 29.32 % from last quarter’s $1.91 EPS. ULTA’s profit would be $149.46 million giving it 25.51 P/E if the $2.47 EPS is correct. After having $2.75 EPS previously, Ulta Beauty, Inc.’s analysts see -10.18 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.65% or $1.63 during the last trading session, reaching $252.02. About 751,425 shares traded. Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has declined 26.85% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.40% the S&P500.

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

Among 18 analysts covering Ulta Salon (NASDAQ:ULTA), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 61% are positive. Ulta Salon had 31 analyst reports since November 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray upgraded Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) rating on Tuesday, April 10. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $23600 target. On Friday, March 16 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. As per Friday, March 16, the company rating was maintained by Loop Capital. J.P. Morgan maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, January 26 report. On Friday, March 16 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by Guggenheim on Monday, April 16 to “Buy”. The company was maintained on Friday, March 16 by JP Morgan. Buckingham Research maintained Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) rating on Monday, March 12. Buckingham Research has “Buy” rating and $270 target. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 3 by Wells Fargo. As per Tuesday, April 10, the company rating was upgraded by PiperJaffray.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. operates as a beauty retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $15.25 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 28.13 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: Livetradingnews.com which released: “Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations” on May 16, 2018, also Gurufocus.com with their article: “May 15 Forum Update: ‘Buffett CNBC’ Edition” published on May 15, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Ulta: An Analysis” on May 07, 2018. More interesting news about Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) were released by: Schaeffersresearch.com and their article: “Dow Win Streak at Risk After Home Depot Earnings” published on May 15, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Why Ulta Beauty Stock Gained 23% in April” with publication date: May 08, 2018.

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