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Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) EPS Estimated At $2.15

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.23 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.21, from 1.02 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 30 investors sold Ulta Beauty, Inc. shares while 177 reduced holdings. 102 funds opened positions while 152 raised stakes. 51.29 million shares or 1.25% less from 51.94 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Ibm Retirement Fund invested 0.05% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Stephens Invest Mgmt Ltd Llc has invested 0.78% of its portfolio in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Raymond James Serv has 17,745 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt has 425,000 shares. Comerica Comml Bank has 31,365 shares. Illinois-based Hightower Advisors Limited Liability Co has invested 0.01% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Nuveen Asset Management Ltd holds 0% or 1,495 shares. Bancshares holds 0% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) or 914 shares. Amer Group Inc holds 26,506 shares. Macquarie Gp Ltd owns 0.01% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 33,727 shares. Highland Management Lc invested in 15,535 shares. 233 are held by Waverton Invest Mngmt Limited. First Personal Financial Services holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 103 shares. Balyasny Asset Ltd, a Illinois-based fund reported 6,961 shares. The Tennessee-based Green Square Capital Ltd has invested 0.09% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA).

Since June 5, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 insider sales for $41.36 million activity. On Friday, June 8 the insider WITTMAN VANESSA AMES sold $149,963. Shares for $12.55 million were sold by PHILIPPIN CHARLES J on Monday, June 11. Shares for $36,313 were sold by Halligan Catherine Ann on Monday, September 17. Shares for $552,383 were sold by Nagler Lorna on Thursday, September 6. Shares for $1.78 million were sold by Settersten Scott M. Another trade for 8,000 shares valued at $2.01M was sold by CHILDS JEFFREY J.

Analysts expect Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) to report $2.15 EPS on November, 29.They anticipate $0.45 EPS change or 26.47 % from last quarter’s $1.7 EPS. ULTA’s profit would be $128.50M giving it 35.83 P/E if the $2.15 EPS is correct. After having $2.46 EPS previously, Ulta Beauty, Inc.’s analysts see -12.60 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.19% or $3.63 during the last trading session, reaching $308.12. About 1.55 million shares traded or 49.96% up from the average. Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has risen 25.01% since November 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.39% the S&P500.

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

Among 13 analysts covering Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ:ULTA), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Ulta Beauty had 17 analyst reports since May 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, September 4. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) rating on Friday, August 31. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $235 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, May 31 by Oppenheimer. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Friday, June 1. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, May 30. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 11 by Morgan Stanley. Buckingham Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $300 target in Wednesday, May 30 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, May 15. The stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Friday, August 31. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, August 20 by Wells Fargo.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. operates as a beauty retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $18.42 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 30.06 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: Streetinsider.com which released: “ULTA Salon (ULTA) PT Raised to $335 at Guggenheim” on November 09, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Valuation Becomes a Problem for Ulta Stock at $300” published on November 08, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “ULTA Salon (ULTA) PT Raised to $340 at Credit Suisse Following Investor Day” on November 09, 2018. More interesting news about Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Kylie Cosmetics goes bricks-and-mortar at Ulta” published on November 09, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “3 Retail Stocks to Buy Despite All the Fearmongering” with publication date: November 01, 2018.

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