NASDAQ:ULTA - Ulta Beauty Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $246.85 -4.67 (-1.86 %) (As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$251.52Today's Range$246.06 - $251.6852-Week Range$191.70 - $322.49Volume909,659 shsAverage Volume1.10 million shsMarket Capitalization$15.13 billionP/E Ratio30.25Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.63 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Ulta Beauty, Inc. operates as a beauty retailer in the United States. The company's stores offer cosmetics, fragrances, haircare and skincare products, bath and body products, and salon styling tools; salon services, including hair, skin, and brow services; and others, including nail products and accessories. It provides private label products, such as the Ulta Beauty Collection branded cosmetics, skincare, and bath products, as well as Ulta Beauty branded products. As of November 3, 2018, the company operated 1,163 retail stores across 50 states. It also distributes its products through its Website, ulta.com, which includes a collection of tips, tutorials, and social content. 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 founded in 1990 and is based in Bolingbrook, Illinois. Receive ULTA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ULTA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Retail stores, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustrySpecialty Stores SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNASDAQ:ULTA Previous Symbol CUSIP90384S30 Webwww.ulta.com Phone630-410-4800 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio2.06 Quick Ratio0.55 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio30.25 Forward P/E Ratio22.79 P/E Growth1.28 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$5.88 billion Price / Sales2.49 Cash Flow$12.0297 per share Price / Cash Flow20.52 Book Value$30.95 per share Price / Book7.98 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$8.16 Net Income$555.23 million Net Margins9.99% Return on Equity33.75% Return on Assets19.71% Miscellaneous Employees34,700 Outstanding Shares59,310,000Market Cap$15.13 billion OptionableOptionable Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ:ULTA) Frequently Asked Questions What is Ulta Beauty's stock symbol? Ulta Beauty trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ULTA." How will Ulta Beauty's stock buyback program work? Ulta Beauty declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Friday, March 16th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $625,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Ulta Beauty's earnings last quarter? Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) announced its earnings results on Thursday, December, 6th. The specialty retailer reported $2.18 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.16 by $0.02. The specialty retailer earned $1.56 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.56 billion. Ulta Beauty had a net margin of 9.99% and a return on equity of 33.75%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 16.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.69 EPS. View Ulta Beauty's Earnings History. When is Ulta Beauty's next earnings date? Ulta Beauty is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ulta Beauty. What guidance has Ulta Beauty issued on next quarter's earnings? Ulta Beauty issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.50-3.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.62. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.085-2.103 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.12 billion.Ulta Beauty also updated its Q4 2018 guidance to $3.50-3.55 EPS. What price target have analysts set for ULTA? 24 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Ulta Beauty's shares. Their predictions range from $205.00 to $340.00. On average, they expect Ulta Beauty's share price to reach $292.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ulta Beauty. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ulta Beauty? 24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ulta Beauty in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 18 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Ulta Beauty. Has Ulta Beauty been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about ULTA stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ulta Beauty earned a news sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Ulta Beauty's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Ulta Beauty include JD.Com (JD), IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC), AmeriGas Partners (APU), Sally Beauty (SBH), 1-800-Flowers.Com (FLWS), Star Group (SGU), Titan Machinery (TITN), Jumei International (JMEI), Kirkland's (KIRK), Secoo (SECO), SpendSmart Networks (SSPC) and Hollywood Media (HOLL). Who are Ulta Beauty's key executives? Ulta Beauty's management team includes the folowing people: Ms. Mary N. Dillon, CEO & Director (Age 57)Mr. Scott M. Settersten, CFO, Treasurer & Assistant Sec. (Age 58)Ms. Jodi J. Caro, Gen. Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 52)Mr. David C. Kimbell, Chief Merchandising & Marketing Officer (Age 51)Mr. Jeffrey J. Childs, Chief HR Officer (Age 61) Who are Ulta Beauty's major shareholders? Ulta Beauty's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc (9.74%), BlackRock Inc. (8.75%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (4.50%), FMR LLC (2.15%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.42%) and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC (1.34%). Company insiders that own Ulta Beauty stock include Catherine Ann Halligan, Charles Heilbronn, Charles J Philippin, David C Kimbell, Dennis K Eck, Jeffrey J Childs, Lorna Nagler, Mary Dillon, Mary N Dillon, Michael R Macdonald, Robert F Diromualdo, Scott M Settersten and Vanessa Ames Wittman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ulta Beauty. Which institutional investors are selling Ulta Beauty stock? ULTA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sustainable Growth Advisers LP, Steadfast Capital Management LP, Prudential Financial Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Jennison Associates LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Panagora Asset Management Inc. and Westwood Management Corp IL. Company insiders that have sold Ulta Beauty company stock in the last year include Catherine Ann Halligan, Charles J Philippin, Dennis K Eck, Jeffrey J Childs, Lorna Nagler, Mary N Dillon, Scott M Settersten and Vanessa Ames Wittman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ulta Beauty. Which institutional investors are buying Ulta Beauty stock? ULTA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Alliancebernstein L.P., Franklin Resources Inc., Rehmann Capital Advisory Group, Retirement Systems of Alabama and Factory Mutual Insurance Co.. Company insiders that have bought Ulta Beauty stock in the last two years include Charles Heilbronn and Michael R Macdonald. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ulta Beauty. How do I buy shares of Ulta Beauty? Shares of ULTA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Ulta Beauty's stock price today? One share of ULTA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $246.85. How big of a company is Ulta Beauty? Ulta Beauty has a market capitalization of $15.13 billion and generates $5.88 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $555.23 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.16 on an earnings per share basis. Ulta Beauty employs 34,700 workers across the globe. What is Ulta Beauty's official website? The official website for Ulta Beauty is http://www.ulta.com. How can I contact Ulta Beauty? Ulta Beauty's mailing address is 1000 REMINGTON BLVD SUITE 120, BOLINGBROOK IL, 60440. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at 630-410-4800 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ ULTA)Community Ranking: 2.9 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 892 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 645 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,537MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ulta Beauty and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ULTA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ULTA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Does the Step Transaction Doctrine Affect a Backdoor Roth IRA?