Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Sees Unusually High Options Volume (ULTA)
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance (NASDAQ:ULTA) saw unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock traders acquired 4,365 put options on the company, AnalystRatings.Net reports. This is an increase of approximately 394% compared to the average volume of 883 put options.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on shares of Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance in a research note on Tuesday, June 24th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $100.00 price target on the stock. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance in a research note on Friday, June 13th. They now have a $110.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $105.00. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $112.56.
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance (NASDAQ:ULTA) traded up 1.38% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $94.53. 441,825 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance has a 1-year low of $80.35 and a 1-year high of $132.72. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $93.07 and its 200-day moving average is $90.97. The company has a market cap of $6.081 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.51.
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance (NASDAQ:ULTA) last released its earnings data on Tuesday, June 10th. The company reported $0.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $713.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $699.51 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.65 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 22.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance will post $3.69 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) is a beauty retailer, which provides one-stop shopping for prestige, mass and salon products and salon services in the United States.
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