Ulta Beauty (ULTA) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-1.48 (-0.37%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
528,520 shs
Average Volume
752,741 shs
Market Capitalization
$19.15 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Ulta Beauty MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.62 Rating Score
35.0% Upside
$539.55 Price Target
Short Interest
3.37% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.82mentions of Ulta Beauty in the last 14 days
Based on 30 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$12.92 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $26.42 to $29.05 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.82 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

12th out of 197 stocks

Retail Stores, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

1st out of 14 stocks

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About Ulta Beauty Stock (NASDAQ:ULTA)

Ulta Beauty, Inc. operates as a specialty beauty retailer in the United States. The company offers branded and private label beauty products, including cosmetics, fragrance, haircare, skincare, bath and body products, professional hair products, and salon styling tools through its Ulta Beauty stores, shop-in-shops, Ulta.com website, and its mobile applications. It also offers beauty services, including hair, makeup, brow, and skin services at its stores. The company was formerly known as ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. and changed its name to Ulta Beauty, Inc. in January 2017. Ulta Beauty, Inc. was incorporated in 1990 and is based in Bolingbrook, Illinois.

ULTA Stock Price History

ULTA Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Retail stores, not elsewhere classified
Specialty Stores
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
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Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
21 Analysts


Net Income
$1.29 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$11.21 billion
Cash Flow
$31.31 per share
Book Value
$46.94 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$19.15 billion

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ULTA Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Ulta Beauty stock right now?

21 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ulta Beauty in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings, 12 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" ULTA shares.
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What is Ulta Beauty's stock price target for 2024?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Ulta Beauty's stock. Their ULTA share price targets range from $350.00 to $690.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $539.55 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have ULTA shares performed in 2024?

Ulta Beauty's stock was trading at $489.99 at the beginning of the year. Since then, ULTA stock has decreased by 18.5% and is now trading at $399.56.
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When is Ulta Beauty's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 30th 2024.
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How were Ulta Beauty's earnings last quarter?

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March, 14th. The specialty retailer reported $8.08 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $7.49 by $0.59. The specialty retailer had revenue of $3.55 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.53 billion. Ulta Beauty had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 61.64% and a net margin of 11.52%. Ulta Beauty's revenue was up 10.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $6.68 earnings per share.
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How will Ulta Beauty's stock buyback program work?

Ulta Beauty announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, March 14th 2024, which authorizes the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 7.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has Ulta Beauty issued on next quarter's earnings?

Ulta Beauty updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Friday, May, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of 26.200-27.000 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 26.800. The company issued revenue guidance of $11.7 billion-$11.8 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $11.8 billion.

What is Mary Dillon's approval rating as Ulta Beauty's CEO?

2,453 employees have rated Ulta Beauty Chief Executive Officer Mary Dillon on Glassdoor.com. Mary Dillon has an approval rating of 83% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Ulta Beauty own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ulta Beauty investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), Tesla (TSLA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS), Micron Technology (MU), Salesforce (CRM), PayPal (PYPL), Boeing (BA) and Visa (V).

Who are Ulta Beauty's major shareholders?

Ulta Beauty's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.57%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.83%), TD Asset Management Inc (1.14%), Bessemer Group Inc. (0.75%), Global Assets Advisory LLC (0.70%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.66%). Insiders that own company stock include Anita Jane Ryan, Catherine Ann Halligan, George R Mrkonic Jr, George R Mrkonic, Jr, Jeffrey J Childs, Jodi J Caro, Kecia Steelman, Lorna Nagler, Mary N Dillon, Michael R Macdonald, Mike C Smith and Scott M Settersten.
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How do I buy shares of Ulta Beauty?

Shares of ULTA stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Ulta Beauty have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Ulta Beauty: GlamST, QM Scientific, Ulta Beauty Cosmetics, Ulta Beauty Credit Services Corporation, Ulta Inc., and Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance.
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This page (NASDAQ:ULTA) was last updated on 5/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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