Ulta Beauty (ULTA) Reaches $194.46 52 Week Low; Constellation Brands (STZ) Has 1.16 Sentiment

October 12, 2017 - By Vivian Park

The stock of Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) hit a new 52-week low and has $186.68 target or 4.00% below today’s $194.46 share price. The 5 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the $11.95 billion company. The 1-year low was reported on Oct, 12 by Barchart.com. If the $186.68 price target is reached, the company will be worth $478.00M less. About 2.13 million shares traded or 91.89% up from the average. Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) has risen 41.46% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.76% the S&P500.

Constellation Brands, Inc. is an international beverage alcohol company. The company has market cap of $40.58 billion. The Firm is a producer and marketer of beer, wine and spirits with activities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand and Italy. It has a 26.59 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Beer, Wine and Spirits, and Corporate Operations and Other.

About 264,625 shares traded. Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) has risen 17.20% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.50% the S&P500.

Kensico Capital Management Corp holds 17.15% of its portfolio in Constellation Brands, Inc. for 5.76 million shares. Freshford Capital Management Llc owns 234,194 shares or 13.71% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hillman Co has 11.91% invested in the company for 192,657 shares. The New York-based Suvretta Capital Management Llc has invested 10.07% in the stock. Newbrook Capital Advisors Lp, a New York-based fund reported 648,668 shares.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. is a holding company for the Ulta Beauty group of companies. The company has market cap of $11.95 billion. The Firm is a beauty retailer. It has a 25.87 P/E ratio. The Firm offers cosmetics, fragrance, skin, hair care products and salon services.

Analysts await Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) to report earnings on December, 7. They expect $1.66 EPS, up 18.57% or $0.26 from last year’s $1.4 per share. ULTA’s profit will be $102.01M for 29.29 P/E if the $1.66 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.83 actual EPS reported by Ulta Beauty Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.29% negative EPS growth.

Among 25 analysts covering Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc has $350 highest and $155 lowest target. $275.67’s average target is 41.76% above currents $194.46 stock price. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc had 92 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, September 29. On Friday, August 26 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”. The stock of Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, July 31. Loop Capital initiated it with “Hold” rating and $285 target in Thursday, February 9 report. The stock of Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) earned “Buy” rating by Nomura on Friday, August 26. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Monday, August 22. As per Monday, July 17, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, August 25 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, August 26 by Jefferies. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, June 20.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.07, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 47 investors sold Ulta Beauty Inc shares while 194 reduced holdings. 83 funds opened positions while 169 raised stakes. 53.03 million shares or 1.87% more from 52.05 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Quantbot Tech L P holds 0.07% or 2,612 shares in its portfolio. Pioneer Invest reported 0.04% stake. Guardian Capital Ltd Partnership holds 0.07% or 14,675 shares in its portfolio. 2,820 are owned by Pax Ww Limited Com. Hbk Lp reported 68,000 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj And Bk has 0.07% invested in Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA). Jefferies Grp Inc Ltd holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 5,220 shares. Hsbc Public Limited Liability has 55,460 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Mutual Of America Capital Mngmt Limited Liability has invested 0.04% in Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA). 29,925 were accumulated by Natl Bank Of Montreal Can. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt Communication reported 2,494 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Voloridge Inv Mgmt Ltd Llc stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA). Guggenheim Cap Limited Company holds 295,978 shares. One Association owns 820 shares. Koshinski Asset Mgmt Inc has 0% invested in Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA).

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