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

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA): $352.44

-6.67 (-1.86%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where ULTA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.62% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ULTA is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 161 days.
  • ULTA's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 18.82% of US stocks).

ULTA Stock Summary

  • Ulta Beauty Inc's market capitalization of $20,185,200,924 is ahead of 87.79% of US-listed equities.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for ULTA is 4.08 -- better than 89.91% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, ULTA has reported earnings growth of 281.1%, putting it ahead of 92.37% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Ulta Beauty Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be POOL, J, CINF, AAP, and AVY.
  • ULTA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Ulta Beauty Inc's official 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 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 336.16%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 11.35%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 67.47%.
ULTA's revenue has moved up $1,383,587,000 over the prior 33 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 $352.44 52-week high $422.43
Prev. close $359.11 52-week low $276.00
Day low $350.84 Volume 443,432
Day high $360.23 Avg. volume 649,985
50-day MA $393.20 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $362.24 Market Cap 19.07B

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) Company Bio

Ulta Beauty Inc. operates as a specialty retailer, providing cosmetics, fragrance, haircare, skincare, bath and body products, and salon styling tools. The company was founded in 1990 and is based in Bolingbrook, Illinois.

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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.

4 Retail Stocks That Look Promising Despite Soft December Sales

Retailers such as Builders FirstSource (BLDR), Ulta Beauty (ULTA), Genesco (GCO) and Costco (COST) are finding innovative ways to navigate through industry challenges.

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Macy's Inc., Ulta Beauty, Inc., Capri Holdings Ltd. and Costco Wholesale Corp

Macy's Inc., Ulta Beauty, Inc., Capri Holdings Ltd. and Costco Wholesale Corp are highlighted in this Analyst Blog article.

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

Tractor Supply (TSCO) Looks Poised for 2022 on Growth Efforts

Tractor Supply (TSCO) remains poised for growth in 2022 on the back of strong demand, a solid e-commerce business as well as ONETractor and Life Out Here initiatives.

Yahoo | January 17, 2022

4 Retail Stocks to Spruce Up Your Portfolio as Holiday Sales Soar

Retailers - be it Macy's (M), Ulta Beauty (ULTA), Capri Holdings (CPRI) and Costco (COST) - have been enhancing customer engagement and making logistics improvements to make the most of festive season.

Yahoo | January 17, 2022

Ulta Beauty is a top stock at JPMorgan on expectation for unmasked, social gathering return

JPMorgan adds Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ:ULTA) to its Analyst Focus List as a top growth idea after the recent pullback. Analyst Christopher Horver and team continue to view ULTA as one of the best COVID-19 recovery stocks in retail due to the lack of social gatherings, mask mandates and the elongation...

Seeking Alpha | January 14, 2022

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ULTA Price Returns

1-mo -9.14%
3-mo -5.12%
6-mo 3.18%
1-year 17.39%
3-year 22.01%
5-year 32.39%
YTD -14.53%
2021 43.59%
2020 13.44%
2019 3.39%
2018 9.47%
2017 -12.27%

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