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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market

Ulta Beauty (ULTA) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$413.50
-11.61 (-2.73%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$411.00
$418.79
50-Day Range
$413.50
$567.18
52-Week Range
$368.02
$574.76
Volume
1.07 million shs
Average Volume
1.07 million shs
Market Capitalization
$19.96 billion
P/E Ratio
15.87
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$561.29

Ulta Beauty MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.70 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
35.7% Upside
$561.29 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.66% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-1.83
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.07mentions of Ulta Beauty in the last 14 days
Based on 26 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$12.92 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
10.02%
From $26.74 to $29.42 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.

4.92 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

5th out of 201 stocks

Retail Stores, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

2nd out of 13 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

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
3/14/2024
Today
4/21/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/23/2024
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2025

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Retail stores, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
Specialty Stores
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:ULTA
CUSIP
90384S30
Fax
N/A
Employees
56,000
Year Founded
1990

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$561.29
High Stock Price Target
$690.00
Low Stock Price Target
$438.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+35.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.70
Research Coverage
20 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.29 billion
Pretax Margin
15.13%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$11.21 billion
Cash Flow
$31.61 per share
Book Value
$46.94 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
48,105,000
Market Cap
$19.96 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.30

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Should I Buy Ulta Beauty Stock? ULTA Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Ulta Beauty, Inc.:

  • Ulta Beauty has a strong presence in the specialty beauty retail sector in the United States, offering a wide range of branded and private label beauty products.
  • The company provides beauty services in addition to selling products, enhancing customer engagement and loyalty.
  • Ulta Beauty's online platform and mobile applications provide additional revenue streams and opportunities for growth.
  • Recent positive developments in the beauty industry have increased consumer spending on beauty products, benefiting Ulta Beauty's sales.
  • Ulta Beauty's stock price has shown resilience and potential for growth, making it an attractive investment option.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Ulta Beauty, Inc. for these reasons:

  • Competition in the beauty retail sector is intense, with other major players vying for market share, potentially impacting Ulta Beauty's growth prospects.
  • Economic downturns or shifts in consumer preferences could affect discretionary spending on beauty products, impacting Ulta Beauty's sales.
  • Changes in regulations or tariffs related to beauty products could increase operating costs for Ulta Beauty, affecting profitability.
  • Supply chain disruptions or challenges in sourcing beauty products could lead to inventory issues for Ulta Beauty.
  • Fluctuations in currency exchange rates may impact Ulta Beauty's international operations and financial performance.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Thursday, April 11, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Ulta Beauty pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

ULTA Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Ulta Beauty stock right now?

20 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ulta Beauty in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings, 13 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?

20 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Ulta Beauty's shares. Their ULTA share price targets range from $438.00 to $690.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $561.29 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.7% 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 2024. Since then, ULTA stock has decreased by 15.6% and is now trading at $413.50.
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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 23rd 2024.
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How were Ulta Beauty's earnings last quarter?

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

Ulta Beauty declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, March 14th 2024, which permits the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 7.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Ulta Beauty updated its FY25 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $26.20-27.00 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $26.85. The company issued revenue guidance of $11.7-11.8 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $11.78 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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Global Assets Advisory LLC (0.70%), Los Angeles Capital Management LLC (0.56%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.53%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.25%), AMI Asset Management Corp (0.22%) and Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.19%). 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 4/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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