September 2, 2017 – By Michael Collier
Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.03, from 1.03 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 45 investors sold Ulta Beauty Inc shares while 187 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 177 raised stakes. 52.15 million shares or 0.23% more from 52.03 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Ca, a California-based fund reported 19,823 shares. Schmidt P J Investment invested 0.14% in Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA). Great Lakes Advisors Lc accumulated 883 shares. Two Sigma Securities Ltd Liability Company invested 0.08% in Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA). 14,513 are held by Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank). Kingdon Capital Ltd Liability Co invested in 27,000 shares. Renaissance Tech Ltd Com accumulated 41,900 shares or 0.02% of the stock. 5,180 were accumulated by Jane Street Group Inc Ltd Liability. Rafferty Asset Limited Co holds 3,841 shares. Glenmede Tru Communications Na owns 666 shares. Hbk Invests Lp holds 0.41% in Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) or 149,907 shares. Mckinley Capital Management Ltd Liability Delaware holds 210 shares. Emerald Advisers Incorporated Pa, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 9,020 shares. Intrust Bancorporation Na has invested 0.34% in Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA). Parametric Portfolio Associates Limited Liability Co has invested 0.03% in Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA).
Since March 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 selling transactions for $58.71 million activity. 4,167 Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) shares with value of $1.20 million were sold by Nagler Lorna. Eck Dennis K also sold $2.87M worth of Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) on Thursday, March 16. DiRomualdo Robert F had sold 50,000 shares worth $14.26 million. Kimbell David C also sold $4.09M worth of Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) on Thursday, March 30. 33,955 Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) shares with value of $9.71M were sold by Dillon Mary. Settersten Scott M also sold $3.26 million worth of Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) on Wednesday, March 29. $156,182 worth of Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) shares were sold by Halligan Catherine Ann.
Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) Ratings Coverage
Among 25 analysts covering Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc had 86 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 25 by Cowen & Co. The company was maintained on Monday, November 30 by JP Morgan. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, March 11 by JP Morgan. The stock of Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) earned “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, July 19. On Friday, May 27 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform”. Raymond James downgraded Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) on Monday, May 9 to “Market Perform” rating. As per Friday, December 4, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Friday, May 26 by Oppenheimer. The firm earned “Conviction Buy” rating on Friday, July 14 by Goldman Sachs. The stock has “Buy” rating by Nomura on Friday, August 26. Below is a list of Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) latest ratings and price target changes.
28/08/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $313 New Target: $245 Maintain
25/08/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $250.0 Maintain
25/08/2017 Broker: Evercore Rating: Buy Maintain
25/08/2017 Broker: Buckingham Research Rating: Neutral Old Target: $330 New Target: $225 Maintain
25/08/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy Old Target: $350 New Target: $300 Maintain
25/08/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $336.0 Maintain
25/08/2017 Broker: Loop Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $300.0
25/08/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy
25/08/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $295 Downgrade
23/08/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $335.0 Maintain
The stock increased 0.33% or $0.72 on September 1, reaching $221.73. About 1.65 million shares traded or 9.27% up from the average. Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) has risen 41.46% since September 2, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.76% the S&P500.
Ulta Beauty, Inc. is a holding company for the Ulta Beauty group of companies. The company has market cap of $13.67 billion. The Firm is a beauty retailer. It has a 29.5 P/E ratio. The Firm offers cosmetics, fragrance, skin, hair care products and salon services.
More notable recent Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “Ulta Beauty shares fall as company’s sales growth slows” on August 24, 2017, also Investorplace.com with their article: “Why Ulta Beauty Inc (ULTA), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) and …” published on August 25, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “What’s Ulta Worth?” on August 29, 2017. More interesting news about Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Ulta: Time To Buy The Dip” published on August 28, 2017 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Ulta Beauty Inc. Earnings: 3 Things to Watch” with publication date: August 20, 2017.
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