Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA): Consensus Estimates and Trading Data

In the past 52-week period, shares of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) have moved within the range of $187.96 to $314.86. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $223.97, which is 28.87% lower than its 52-week high.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of 7.73%, and a 50-day SMA of 7.24%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $13.85 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Gauging the level of enthusiasm that Wall Street analysts have for a particular stock is important when considering an investment. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) is Outperform.

When it comes to reporting sales figures, public companies typically post earnings and revenue that fall above or below the average Wall Street forecast. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Oct. 2017, Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) delivered a 0.23% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $1.34 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $1.35 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) delivered a 4.95% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $1.75 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $1.67 per share.

Ownership at Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

A publicly-traded company’s most recent 13F filings give us important details about the organization’s institutional ownership. Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 90.69% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $12.26 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA), there were 63 new positions totaling 3,527,397 shares of the company’s stock. There were 120 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 4,058,006 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Taking a look at a stock’s average volume – in the long, medium and short terms – is helpful for understanding investor sentiment and trading activity. Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) has had a 20-day average volume of 1,591,250 shares, with an average of 80% of short term indicators pointed at Buy.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 1,479,232 shares, with an average of 0% of medium term indicators pointing toward Hold. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 1,417,843 shares with 0% of long-term indicators pointing to Hold.