Ulta Beauty Inc. (ULTA): Price and Financial Metrics

Ulta Beauty Inc. (ULTA): $382.85

-2.63 (-0.68%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where ULTA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.44% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ULTA is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • ULTA ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 5th percentile.

ULTA Stock Summary

  • Ulta Beauty Inc's market capitalization of $21,271,032,410 is ahead of 88.21% of US-listed equities.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for ULTA is 5.62 -- better than 93.39% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, ULTA has reported earnings growth of 447.88%, putting it ahead of 95.13% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to ULTA, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are POOL, VFC, CINF, PFG, and RJF.
  • Visit ULTA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.ulta.com.

ULTA Valuation Summary

  • ULTA's price/sales ratio is 2.7; this is 12.9% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 168 months, ULTA's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.7.
  • Over the past 168 months, ULTA's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 23.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ULTA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ULTA 2021-08-27 2.7 11.2 28.9 23.0
ULTA 2021-08-26 2.8 11.2 29.0 23.1
ULTA 2021-08-25 2.8 11.3 29.1 23.1
ULTA 2021-08-24 3.0 11.1 42.2 33.2
ULTA 2021-08-23 2.9 11.0 41.8 32.9
ULTA 2021-08-20 2.9 10.9 41.4 32.6

ULTA Growth Metrics

    The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 336.16%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 34.96%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at 2.64%.
ULTA's revenue has moved up $3,970,492,000 over the prior 67 months.

The table below shows ULTA's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 8,100.202 966.167 867.965
2021-06-30 7,656.46 1,195.779 727.474
2021-03-31 6,917.262 1,164.74 484.633
2020-12-31 6,151.953 810.355 175.835
2020-09-30 6,259.17 802.832 227.06
2020-06-30 6,389.651 669.946 282.009

ULTA's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • ULTA has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 99.17% of graded US stocks.
  • ULTA's asset turnover comes in at 1.531 -- ranking 75th of 165 Retail stocks.
  • BURL, DBI, and CATO are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with ULTA.

The table below shows ULTA's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-31 1.531 0.375 0.206
2021-05-01 1.347 0.347 0.128
2021-01-30 1.172 0.317 0.044
2020-10-31 1.206 0.317 0.054
2020-08-01 1.228 0.323 0.065
2020-05-02 1.363 0.343 0.102

ULTA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ULTA, see our ULTA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $284.42 Average Broker Recommendation 1.6 (Moderate Buy)

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ULTA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $382.85 52-week high $438.63
Prev. close $385.48 52-week low $319.05
Day low $377.25 Volume 584,000
Day high $385.37 Avg. volume 776,942
50-day MA $394.55 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $386.81 Market Cap 19.84B

Ulta Beauty Inc. (ULTA) Company Bio

Ulta Beauty, Inc., formerly known as Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. and before 2000 as Ulta3, is an American chain of beauty stores headquartered in Bolingbrook, Illinois. Ulta Beauty carries cosmeticsfragrancesnail products, bath and body products, beauty tools and haircare products. Each store also has a beauty salon. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Latest ULTA News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Ulta Beauty Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ULTA as an investment opportunity.

Ulta Beauty to Report Fourth Quarter Results on March 10, 2022

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., February 24, 2022--Ulta Beauty to Report Fourth Quarter Results on March 10, 2022

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Why Ulta (ULTA) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again

Ulta (ULTA) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Ulta Beauty moving Market Square store to Howe Bout Arden

A major cosmetics retailer is relocating its store near Arden Fair mall. Ulta Beauty Inc. plans to move from its current location in Market Square, the shopping area adjacent to Arden Fair mall, said Kelly Gallagher, Ulta's public relations manager.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Olaplex upgraded despite tough competition in the haircare category

Olaplex Holdings Inc. was upgraded to buy from hold at Jefferies with analysts advising that investors take advantage of the stock pullback. Jefferies has a price target of $25 on Olaplex shares. The stock is up 2% on Wednesday, trading at $17.27, but shares have sunk 33.3% over the past three months. Olaplex, which specializes in premium hair products that use proprietary "bonding" technology to repair damage, began trading in September 2021. "Competition continues to be the greatest threat to

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

3 Perfume Stocks Profiting From the Pandemic-Fueled Fragrance Boom

Fragrance sales continued to grow during the pandemic and are likely to continue at a healthy pace.

Muslim Farooque on InvestorPlace | February 22, 2022

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ULTA Price Returns

1-mo -5.33%
3-mo -3.96%
6-mo -8.57%
1-year 8.80%
3-year 10.83%
5-year 35.11%
YTD -7.15%
2021 43.59%
2020 13.44%
2019 3.39%
2018 9.47%
2017 -12.27%

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