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Raises Position in Ulta Beauty Inc (ULTA)

Raises Position in Ulta Beauty Inc (ULTA)

The specialty retailer reported $1.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.67 by $0.03. The ratio is negative, as 231 active investment managers opened new or increased positions, while 272 sold and decreased their stakes in Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. The institutional investor held 4,700 shares of the 2007 company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.06 million, up from 2,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. It improved, as 36 investors sold MOS shares while 129 reduced holdings.

Rainier Investment Management Llc increased Ulta Beauty Inc (ULTA) stake by 14.24% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Ulta Beauty Inc now has $14.48 billion valuation. The companyÂ'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 13.12 P/E ratio. The Company offers approximately 20,000 products from over 500 beauty brands across all categories, including the Company's own private label. The stock decreased 0.66% or $1.56 during the last trading session, reaching $235.76. 1,086,600 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,178,467. Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) has risen 41.46% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.76% the S&P500. Harvey Capital Management Inc acquired 2,000 shares as Ulta Beauty Inc Com (ULTA)'s stock rose 6.88%. (NASDAQ:ULTA) on Thursday, November 30 with "Hold" rating. The Rainier Investment Management Llc holds 11,790 shares with $2.67M value, up from 10,320 last quarter. YNDX's profit will be $52.12M for 55.07 P/E if the $0.16 EPS becomes a reality.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Brokerages Expect Ulta Beauty Inc (ULTA) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.94 Billion" was originally reported by Registrar Journal and is owned by of Registrar Journal. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt System reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Ulta Beauty, Inc.

Princeton Capital Management Inc, which manages about $137.80 million and $197.74 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Universal Electrs Inc (NASDAQ:UEIC) by 5,495 shares to 27,279 shares, valued at $1.73M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. The fund owned 4,085 shares of the specialty retailer's stock after purchasing an additional 770 shares during the period. California-based Cetera Advisor Ntwk Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.01% in Ulta Beauty, Inc.

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Ulta Salon's analysts are positive.

More news: Jim Acosta (@Acosta) January 16, 2018

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q3 2017. Ulta Beauty has a 1 year low of $187.96 and a 1 year high of $314.86. The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $261.05. Raymond James downgraded the stock to "Market Perform" rating in Monday, May 9 report. Great Lakes Advsr Lc stated it has 0.01% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 19 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has "Speculative Buy" rating by Beaufort Securities given on Friday, April 8.

More important recent Ulta Beauty, Inc. Cleveland Research cut Ulta Beauty from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and raised their price target for the company from $189.50 to $314.00 in a report on Thursday, October 12th. The rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank on Monday, August 3 with "Hold". On Friday, May 27 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy" on Tuesday, June 13. The company was maintained on Friday, December 4 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has "Mkt Perform" rating given on Friday, February 24 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. (NASDAQ:NFLX) earned "Hold" rating by Mizuho on Monday, September 21. It also increased its holding in Corning Inc (NYSE:GLW) by 35,634 shares in the quarter, for a total of 214,019 shares, and has risen its stake in Bristol Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY). Kansas-based Creative Planning has invested 0.01% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. The company was maintained on Friday, August 25 by Jefferies. Marshall Wace Llp holds 3,977 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio.

Ulta Beauty, Inc is a holding company for the Ulta Beauty group of companies. The company was downgraded on Friday, April 7 by Standpoint Research. Levin Strategies Lp holds 0% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. Expedia Inc Del (NASDAQ:EXPE) was reduced too. Mckinley Carter Wealth Services owns 3,000 shares or 0.21% of their U.S. portfolio. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Fiera Cap Corporation invested in 0.07% or 60,659 shares. Stifel Nicolaus has "Hold" rating and $2400 target. Price T Rowe Associates Incorporated Md reported 72,540 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Sarasin Prtnrs Ltd Liability Partnership reported 0.06% stake. Its down 0.10, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. Pacad Inv Limited owns 14,700 shares or 0.07% of their U.S. portfolio. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC grew its position in Ulta Beauty by 0.7% in the second quarter. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 28,836 shares.

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