$2.47 EPS Expected for Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) as of May, 31

May 17, 2018 - By Arnold Ferreira

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2017 Q4. It has change of 0.10, from 2017Q3’s 0.85. The ratio improved due to Ulta Beauty, Inc. positioning: 88 sold and 156 reduced. 87 funds bought positions and 144 increased positions. Investors holded 52.49 million in 2017Q3 but now own 53.45 million shares or 1.83% more.
Daiwa Securities has invested 0% of its capital in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Icon Advisers Commerce invested in 17,620 shs or 0.27% of the stock. Macquarie Grp Inc Ltd accumulated 3,000 shs or 0% of the stock. Eastern State Bank holds 0.01% of its capital in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 900 shs. Veritable L P accumulated 2,257 shs or 0.01% of the stock. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has invested 0.01% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Cibc Asset Inc has 12,872 shs. Blue Ridge Cap Ltd stated it has 1.43% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Koshinski Asset reported 0.09% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Public Sector Pension Invest Board holds 0.01% or 6,518 shs in its capital. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D invested 0.03% of its capital in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Us State Bank De owns 5,449 shs. National Bank Of America De has 1.10 million shs for 0.04% of their capital. Great West Life Assurance Can has 0.02% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 41,753 shs. Strategic Services Inc holds 0.39% or 11,067 shs.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. registered $12.53 million net activity with 0 buys and 4 selling transactions since April 5, 2018. 16,286 shs were sold by Dillon Mary N, worth $3.37M. Another trade for 3,000 shs valued at $685,057 was sold by Nagler Lorna.

On May, 31 after the close. Investors wait Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) to report its quarterly earnings, RTT reports. Analysts have anticipation on stock’s earnings per share of $2.47. That’s up 29.32 % from last year’s $1.91 earnings per share. ULTA’s profit could reach $149.46M with 25.51 P/E in case $2.47 earnings per share is revealed. -10.18 % negative EPS growth is what analysts predict. $2.75 earnings per share was revealed for previous quarter. Ticker’s shares touched $252.02 during the last trading session after 0.65% change.Currently Ulta Beauty, Inc. is downtrending after 26.85% change in last May 17, 2017. ULTA has 751,425 shares volume. ULTA underperformed by 38.40% the S&P500.

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

Total analysts of 18 have positions in Ulta Salon (NASDAQ:ULTA) as follows: 11 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 7 with “Hold”. The positive are 61%. Since November 21, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Ulta Salon has 31 analyst reports. On Friday, March 16 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Loop Capital. In Friday, March 16 report JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating. In Friday, March 16 report Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. On Tuesday, January 23 the company was maintained by Buckingham Research. On Monday, March 12 Buckingham Research maintained the shares of ULTA in report with “Buy” rating. The company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, March 15. On Wednesday, May 2 the rating was downgraded by Loop Capital to “Hold”. In Thursday, November 30 report BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $225.0 target. On Monday, April 16 the stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) earned “Buy” rating by Guggenheim. On Friday, March 16 the firm has “Overweight” rating given by Morgan Stanley.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. operates as a beauty retailer in the United States.The company has $15.25 billion market cap. 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.The P/E ratio is 28.13. It offers private label products consisting of Ulta Beauty Collection branded cosmetics, skincare, and bath products.

For more Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) news released recently go to: Streetinsider.com, Schaeffersresearch.com, Benzinga.com, Livetradingnews.com or Benzinga.com. The titles are as follows: “UPDATE: UBS Starts ULTA Salon (ULTA) at Buy” released on May 16, 2018, “Dow Win Streak at Risk After Home Depot Earnings” on May 15, 2018, “Ulta’s Valuation Pushes This Bull To The Sidelines” with a publish date: May 02, 2018, “Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations” and the last “Ulta, Valero, And 3 Other Stocks Showing Signs Of More Upside This Week” with publication date: May 08, 2018.

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