Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) Sees 52-Week Low

Posted August 27, 2017

The company has market cap of $12.91 billion.

"While we continue to believe that Ulta is a standout performer among retailers, we believe shares could remain pressured as the market grapples with how to value the growth company Ulta is today while balancing the risks to the longer-term story that appear front-and-center", wrote Wells Fargo analysts led by Ike Boruchow. About 170 shares traded. Connor Clark & Lunn Inv Management invested 0% in Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA). It has outperformed by 24.76% the S&P500.

According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.2 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell. ULTA was included in 77 notes of analysts from July 21, 2015. The firm has "Buy" rating by Oppenheimer given on Tuesday, July 11.

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On July 14, 2017 the stock rating was changed to "Conviction Buy" by Goldman Sachs which is up from the previous "Buy" rating. 4,924 are held by Zacks. As per Friday, August 25, the company rating was maintained by Evercore. The stock of Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, August 25 by Telsey Advisory Group. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp bought 5,068 shares as the company's stock rose 5.13% with the market.

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) institutional sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.44, from 1.41 in 2016Q3. As of the end of the quarter Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc had disposed of 23,699 shares trimming its holdings by 11.8%. Sold All: 45 Reduced: 187 Increased: 177 New Position: 70. Ohio-based Shaker Limited Oh has invested 0.2% in Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA). Northern holds 0.05% or 685,530 shares in its portfolio. Us Savings Bank De invested in 1,940 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Dsam Partners (London) Ltd has 5.81% invested in the company for 82,649 shares. 414,600 were reported by 1832 Asset Mngmt Lp. The value of the investment in (ULTA) went from $18,059,000 to $17,746,000 a change of 1.7% since the last quarter. Security National Tru, a West Virginia-based fund reported 752 shares. It also reduced Cincinnati Finl Co (NASDAQ:CINF) stake by 55,250 shares and now owns 3,600 shares. It also upped Golar Lng Ltd Bermuda (NASDAQ:GLNG) stake by 33,042 shares and now owns 74,849 shares. Braun Stacey Assocs stated it has 42,125 shares or 0.71% of all its holdings.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) share price increased in the last trading session with a previous 52-week high of $314.86.

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Since March 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 selling transactions for $58.71 million activity.

In related news, Director Catherine Ann Halligan sold 500 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 5th. Another trade for 33,955 shares valued at $9.71 million was sold by Dillon Mary. 14,335 shares were sold by Kimbell David C, worth $4.09M. On Wednesday, March 29 the insider Settersten Scott M sold $3.26 million. The insider DiRomualdo Robert F sold $14.26 million.

August 25 investment analysts at KeyBanc held the stock rating at "Buy" but raised the price expectation to $300.00 from $215.00. Therefore 56% are positive. The Firm offers cosmetics, fragrance, skin, hair care products and salon services. As per Monday, August 22, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. As per Friday, March 11, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. Gam Ag has 0.09% invested in Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA). (NYSE:ITW) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, March 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was initiated by Loop Capital with "Hold" on Thursday, February 9. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold" on Friday, March 11. The stock has "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Thursday, August 4. The stock of Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) earned "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, July 19. The firm earned "Sector Perform" rating on Friday, May 27 by RBC Capital Markets.

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