Analysts See $2.78 EPS for Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA); Bluerock Residential Growth Reit Class A Com (NYSEAMERICAN:BRG) Shorts Increased By 11.49%

February 21, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

Analysts expect Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) to report $2.78 EPS on March, 15 after the close.They anticipate $0.54 EPS change or 24.11% from last quarter’s $2.24 EPS. ULTA’s profit would be $169.56M giving it 18.12 P/E if the $2.78 EPS is correct. After having $1.70 EPS previously, Ulta Beauty, Inc.’s analysts see 63.53% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $201.5. About 161,535 shares traded. Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has risen 41.46% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.76% the S&P500.

Bluerock Residential Growth Reit Inc Class A Com (NYSEAMERICAN:BRG) had an increase of 11.49% in short interest. BRG’s SI was 1.85 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 11.49% from 1.66M shares previously. With 368,500 avg volume, 5 days are for Bluerock Residential Growth Reit Inc Class A Com (NYSEAMERICAN:BRG)’s short sellers to cover BRG’s short positions. The SI to Bluerock Residential Growth Reit Inc Class A Com’s float is 7.68%. The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $8.01. About 104,689 shares traded. Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:BRG) has risen 10.90% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.80% the S&P500.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. operates as a beauty retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $12.29 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 25.75 P/E ratio. It offers private label products consisting of Ulta Beauty Collection branded cosmetics, skincare, and bath products.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.20, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 102 investors sold Ulta Beauty, Inc. shares while 170 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 163 raised stakes. 52.49 million shares or 1.02% less from 53.03 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cetera Advisor Net Ltd Co holds 1,193 shares. Clinton Grp Inc stated it has 9,565 shares or 0.24% of all its holdings. 1,257 are owned by Noesis Mangement. Prudential reported 93,666 shares. Skylands Cap Ltd Com invested in 1,265 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc invested 0.05% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Panagora Asset holds 0% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) or 3,509 shares. Swiss Bank & Trust invested in 217,200 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Cwm Ltd Liability holds 0% or 190 shares in its portfolio. 2,625 were accumulated by Connor Clark & Lunn. Proffitt And Goodson has 0.31% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 3,160 shares. Covington reported 0.02% stake. Art Advisors Ltd Liability, a New York-based fund reported 3,700 shares. Renaissance Technologies Ltd Co has 336,600 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Advisors Asset Mngmt holds 8,827 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio.

Since October 12, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 insider sales for $24.97 million activity. HEILBRONN CHARLES bought 127,889 shares worth $24.97M.

Among 28 analysts covering Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc had 110 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, August 25 by Buckingham Research. Wells Fargo upgraded Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) on Wednesday, January 3 to “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 3 with “Buy”. The stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) earned “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research on Friday, August 28. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, May 27 by Telsey Advisory Group. The stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, May 9 by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by J.P. Morgan with “Buy” on Friday, January 26. The company was maintained on Friday, August 25 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, May 26 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 20 by BB&T Capital.

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