NASDAQ:ULTA - Ulta Beauty Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $234.56 +2.58 (+1.11 %) (As of 08/16/2018 12:07 PM ET)Previous Close$234.00Today's Range$233.29 - $235.5852-Week Range$187.96 - $261.40Volume10,567 shsAverage Volume1.08 million shsMarket Capitalization$14.23 billionP/E Ratio28.85Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.72 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions 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 February 3, 2018, the company operated 1,074 retail stores across 48 states and the District of Columbia. 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 SymbolNASDAQ:ULTA CUSIP90384S30 Webwww.ulta.com Phone630-410-4800 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio2.42 Quick Ratio0.89 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio28.85 Forward P/E Ratio21.64 P/E Growth1.17 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$5.88 billion Price / Sales2.40 Cash Flow$12.3323 per share Price / Cash19.02 Book Value$29.09 per share Price / Book8.06 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$8.16 Net Income$555.23 million Net Margins9.67% Return on Equity32.15% Return on Assets19.09% Miscellaneous Employees34,700 Outstanding Shares60,180,000Market Cap$14.23 billion 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 initiated a share buyback plan on Friday, March 16th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $625,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Ulta Beauty's earnings last quarter? Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 31st. The specialty retailer reported $2.70 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.48 by $0.22. The specialty retailer earned $1.54 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.52 billion. Ulta Beauty had a net margin of 9.67% and a return on equity of 32.15%. The business's revenue was up 17.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.91 earnings per share. 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, August, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Ulta Beauty. What guidance has Ulta Beauty issued on next quarter's earnings? Ulta Beauty issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.35-2.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.48. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.475-1.488 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.49 billion. What price target have analysts set for ULTA? 24 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Ulta Beauty's stock. Their predictions range from $205.00 to $314.00. On average, they expect Ulta Beauty's share price to reach $265.5217 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.8% 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 7 hold ratings and 17 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Ulta Beauty. 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), Secoo (SECO), Kirkland's (KIRK), Hollywood Media (HOLL) and SpendSmart Networks (SSPC). 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) Has Ulta Beauty been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about ULTA stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ulta Beauty earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.95 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Ulta Beauty. Who are Ulta Beauty's major shareholders? Ulta Beauty's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.72%), FMR LLC (1.58%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.38%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.24%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (1.13%) and Jennison Associates LLC (1.12%). 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 major investors are selling Ulta Beauty stock? ULTA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scopus Asset Management L.P., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Calamos Advisors LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., BlackRock Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, Morgan Stanley and Epoch Investment Partners Inc.. 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 major investors are buying Ulta Beauty stock? ULTA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., Columbus Circle Investors, Unigestion Holding SA, Victory Capital Management Inc., FMR LLC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, South Texas Money Management Ltd. and Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have bought Ulta Beauty stock in the last two years include Charles Heilbronn, Dennis K Eck 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 $235.41. How big of a company is Ulta Beauty? Ulta Beauty has a market capitalization of $14.23 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. 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: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 771 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 592 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,363MarketBeat'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 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What do investors mean by earnings per share?