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

May 22, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.95 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.10, from 0.85 in 2017Q3. It improved, 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.
Ci Global Invs holds 2.62% or 606,974 shares. Hbk Sorce Advisory Ltd Company, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 2,321 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Hldgs reported 173,646 shares. Mu owns 80 shares. Axa invested in 5,683 shares. Cornerstone Mngmt Hldgs Llc, New York-based fund reported 10,974 shares. Tci Wealth Advsrs holds 120 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Strs Ohio owns 33,168 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur The invested in 0.07% or 275,809 shares. The Illinois-based Oak Ridge Investments Limited Com has invested 0.81% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Price T Rowe Md holds 0.05% or 1.46 million shares in its portfolio. Farmers And Merchants Invs invested 0% of its portfolio in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Exxonmobil Invest Management Tx holds 9,279 shares. Weiss Multi reported 0.03% stake. Rhumbline Advisers invested in 0.05% or 108,606 shares.

Since April 5, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $12.53 million activity. On Thursday, April 5 the insider Dillon Mary N sold $3.37M. On Monday, April 16 Nagler Lorna sold $685,057 worth of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) or 3,000 shares.

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 $149.46M giving it 25.89 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 0.41% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $255.82. About 69,479 shares traded. Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has declined 26.85% since May 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.40% the S&P500.

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

Among 17 analysts covering Ulta Salon (NASDAQ:ULTA), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Ulta Salon had 30 analyst reports since December 1, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Guggenheim upgraded Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) on Monday, April 16 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 19 by Buckingham Research. Buckingham Research maintained the shares of ULTA in report on Tuesday, January 23 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) on Friday, March 16 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, April 10 by PiperJaffray. The stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, November 30. Piper Jaffray upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $23600 target in Tuesday, April 10 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) on Thursday, March 15 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, March 16. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, May 2 by Loop Capital.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. operates as a beauty retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $15.48 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 28.55 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: Fool.com which released: “These 9 Retailers Are Actually Opening Stores” on April 25, 2018, also Schaeffersresearch.com with their article: “Weight Watchers, Ulta Beauty Stocks Get More Analyst Love” 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: Fool.com and their article: “Why Ulta Beauty Stock Gained 23% in April” published on May 08, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Ulta’s Valuation Pushes This Bull To The Sidelines” with publication date: May 02, 2018.

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