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Ulta Beauty (ULTA) Competitors

-2.20 (-0.56%)
(As of 07/19/2024 ET)


Should you be buying Ulta Beauty stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Ulta Beauty include Match Group (MTCH), Tractor Supply (TSCO), DICK'S Sporting Goods (DKS), Five Below (FIVE), Signet Jewelers (SIG), ODP (ODP), Winmark (WINA), Sally Beauty (SBH), Hibbett (HIBB), and MarineMax (HZO). These companies are all part of the "retail/wholesale" sector.

Ulta Beauty vs.

Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH) and Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ:ULTA) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, media sentiment, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, community ranking, earnings, analyst recommendations and dividends.

In the previous week, Match Group had 5 more articles in the media than Ulta Beauty. MarketBeat recorded 28 mentions for Match Group and 23 mentions for Ulta Beauty. Match Group's average media sentiment score of 0.91 beat Ulta Beauty's score of 0.69 indicating that Ulta Beauty is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Match Group
16 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
7 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Ulta Beauty
18 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Match Group has a net margin of 19.03% compared to Match Group's net margin of 11.13%. Match Group's return on equity of 58.06% beat Ulta Beauty's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Match Group19.03% -433.59% 14.95%
Ulta Beauty 11.13%58.06%22.67%

Match Group currently has a consensus price target of $41.79, suggesting a potential upside of 20.55%. Ulta Beauty has a consensus price target of $502.61, suggesting a potential upside of 28.57%. Given Match Group's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Ulta Beauty is more favorable than Match Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Match Group
0 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Ulta Beauty
1 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
13 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)

Ulta Beauty has higher revenue and earnings than Match Group. Match Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ulta Beauty, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Match Group$3.36B2.74$651.54M$2.3015.07
Ulta Beauty$11.21B1.66$1.29B$25.6415.25

Match Group has a beta of 1.49, suggesting that its share price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ulta Beauty has a beta of 1.37, suggesting that its share price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Ulta Beauty received 664 more outperform votes than Match Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 69.29% of users gave Ulta Beauty an outperform vote while only 67.04% of users gave Match Group an outperform vote.

Match GroupOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Ulta BeautyOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

94.1% of Match Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.4% of Ulta Beauty shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Match Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Ulta Beauty shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Ulta Beauty beats Match Group on 12 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding ULTA and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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ULTA vs. The Competition

MetricUlta BeautyRetail stores IndustryRetail SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$18.65B$3.65B$21.34B$8.39B
Dividend YieldN/A4.48%172.82%3.96%
P/E Ratio15.255.5920.4216.06
Price / Sales1.660.387.0589.77
Price / Cash12.376.0317.9133.62
Price / Book8.332.045.244.42
Net Income$1.29B$155.69M$698.20M$216.15M
7 Day Performance-5.33%1.65%-1.16%-0.11%
1 Month Performance1.84%3.39%2.06%5.51%
1 Year Performance-15.04%-31.63%-2.94%1.70%

Ulta Beauty Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Match Group
4.9404 of 5 stars
4.94 / 5 stars
-24.3%$9.14B$3.36B14.962,620Analyst Forecast
Options Volume
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
Tractor Supply
3.7391 of 5 stars
3.74 / 5 stars
+25.2%$30.53B$14.65B27.5750,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
DICK'S Sporting Goods
4.9532 of 5 stars
4.95 / 5 stars
+61.0%$18.46B$12.98B18.7555,500News Coverage
Positive News
Five Below
4.6458 of 5 stars
4.65 / 5 stars
-61.2%$5.62B$3.56B19.1922,000Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Signet Jewelers
4.1315 of 5 stars
4.13 / 5 stars
+14.9%$3.95B$7.17B7.2027,991Insider Selling
News Coverage
4.7028 of 5 stars
4.70 / 5 stars
1.7761 of 5 stars
1.78 / 5 stars
+5.8%$1.48B$83.24M38.6380Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
Positive News
High Trading Volume
Sally Beauty
1.3539 of 5 stars
1.35 / 5 stars
-9.3%$1.21B$3.73B7.9327,000Positive News
Gap Up
3.3047 of 5 stars
3.30 / 5 stars
+116.5%$1.04B$1.73B10.7612,500News Coverage
3.8443 of 5 stars
3.84 / 5 stars
-13.9%$815.73M$2.39B13.253,928Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage

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This page (NASDAQ:ULTA) was last updated on 7/21/2024 by Staff

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