Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) Shorts Strengthened By 2.11% As Of Jun 27, 2018

June 27, 2018 - By Norman Soto

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During Q1 2018 the big money sentiment increased to 1.02. That’s change of 0.07, from 2017Q4’s 0.95. 63 investors sold all, 151 reduced holdings as Ulta Beauty, Inc. ratio increased. 144 increased stakes while 75 funds acquired stakes. Funds hold 51.94 million shares thus 2.83% less from 2017Q4’s 53.45 million shares.
Nordea Invest Management Ab has 0.01% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Proshare Advsrs Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.07% of its capital in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Stevens Capital Mgmt Limited Partnership holds 33,463 shs. Norinchukin Financial Bank The invested 0.02% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). American Group holds 0.02% or 26,757 shs in its capital. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D stated it has 42,500 shs. Us Natl Bank De stated it has 0% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Harvey Com Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.05% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 1,412 shs. Quantres Asset Mngmt Limited stated it has 0.97% of its capital in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Guggenheim Cap Lc stated it has 0.09% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Ci Glob invested in 0.81% or 230,959 shs. 497 were reported by Jump Trading Limited Liability Corp. Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio invested in 24,260 shs. Todd Asset Management Lc reported 0.39% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Element Mngmt Limited Co holds 0.2% or 42,478 shs.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. had 11 sales and 0 insider buys since April 5, 2018. This’s net activity of $32.74 million. Shares for $685,057 were sold by Nagler Lorna. The insider WITTMAN VANESSA AMES sold 600 shs worth $149,963. On Tuesday, June 5 Settersten Scott M sold $1.78 million worth of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) or 7,032 shs. On Thursday, June 21 3,500 shs were sold by Eck Dennis K, worth $880,345. $2.01 million worth of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) shs were sold by CHILDS JEFFREY J. On Monday, June 11 PHILIPPIN CHARLES J sold $12.55 million worth of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) or 50,000 shs.

It was showed an increase on Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA)’s shares shorted with 2.11%. FINRA announced in June ULTA’s total 2.41M shares shorted. That’s 2.11% up from 2.36 million shares. Previous ULTA’s position will need 2 days to restore. It has 1.11 million average volume. Ulta Beauty Inc float short is 4.16%.

The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.63 during the last trading session, touching $238.12.Currently Ulta Beauty, Inc. is downtrending after 14.33% change in last June 27, 2017. ULTA has also 193,938 shares volume. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 26.90%.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. operates as a beauty retailer in the United States.The company has $14.33 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 24.78. It offers private label products consisting of Ulta Beauty Collection branded cosmetics, skincare, and bath products.

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

A total of 19 analysts rate Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ:ULTA) as follows: 13 “Buy”, 6 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 68% are bullish. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has 31 ratings reports on Jun 27, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Friday, March 16 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Loop Capital. On Tuesday, May 15 Oppenheimer upgraded Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) to “Outperform” rating. On Friday, January 26 the stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has “Buy” rating given by J.P. Morgan. On Wednesday, May 30 the company was maintained by Robert W. Baird. On Monday, March 12 the rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Buy”. On Friday, March 16 Wells Fargo maintained the shares of ULTA in report with “Buy” rating. The stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight” on Friday, March 16. On Friday, June 1 BMO Capital Markets maintained Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) rating. BMO Capital Markets has “Market Perform” rating and $230 target. On Tuesday, April 10 PiperJaffray upgraded Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) to “Overweight” rating. On Friday, March 16 the rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”.

For more Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) news published recently go to: Seekingalpha.com, Fool.com, Seekingalpha.com, Fool.com or Investorplace.com. The titles are as follows: “Why Ulta Beauty Is Compelling Over Amazon” published on June 14, 2018, “Ulta Beauty Affirms Its 2018 Sales Outlook” on June 01, 2018, “Ulta Beauty: Is This The Earnings Turnaround?” with a publish date: May 31, 2018, “Ulta Beauty Proves It Has Many Tools in Its Toolbox” and the last “Why Amazon.com, Inc. Might Buy Ulta Beauty Inc As It Eyes Cosmetics” with publication date: June 17, 2018.

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