As of May 3, 2018 Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) Sellers Decreased Their Shorts By 6.81%

May 3, 2018 - By Maria Fierro

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 0.95 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.10, from 2017Q3’s 0.85. The ratio is positive due to Ulta Beauty, Inc. positioning: 88 sold and 156 reduced. 87 funds acquired positions and 144 increased positions. Investors holded 52.49 million in 2017Q3 but now own 53.45 million shares or 1.83% more.
Hsbc Holding Pcl owns 0.01% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 36,262 shs. Da Davidson And reported 1,445 shs. Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Ca holds 1.48% or 18,465 shs. The Minnesota-based Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services Lc has invested 0.18% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Point72 Asset Mngmt L P stated it has 0.13% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance has invested 0.1% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Verition Fund Management Ltd Liability Co reported 5,495 shs or 0.11% of all its holdings. Comerica Comml Bank holds 0.05% or 33,698 shs in its capital. State Street reported 0.04% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Moreover, Geode Mgmt Lc has 0.05% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Proshare Advisors Limited Company has invested 0.07% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Commonwealth National Bank & Trust Of Australia reported 0% stake. Bryn Mawr Trust has 0.01% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Kentucky Retirement Fund has 1,550 shs for 0.06% of their capital. Zevenbergen Capital Invests Limited Liability Company owns 125,095 shs.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. had 4 selling transactions and 0 insider buys since April 5, 2018. This’s net activity of $12.53 million. On Thursday, April 5 Dillon Mary N sold $3.37 million worth of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) or 16,286 shs. $3.70M worth of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) shs were sold by Eck Dennis K.

It was recorded a decrease on Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA)’s shares shorted with 6.81%. It was issued in May by FINRA the 2.74 million shares shorted on ULTA. That’s 6.81% down from 2.94 million shares. 2 days will cost ULTA with 1.63 million average volume to recover its former position. Ulta Beauty Inc’s shares shorted float is 4.71%.

ULTA hit $248.42 during the last trading session after $2.2 change.Ulta Beauty, Inc. has volume of 711,405 shares. Since May 3, 2017 ULTA has declined 26.85% and is downtrending. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 38.40%.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. operates as a beauty retailer in the United States.The company has $15.03 billion market cap. The company??s stores provide cosmetics, fragrance, skincare, haircare, bath and body products, and salon styling tools, as well as others, including nail products and accessories.The P/E ratio is 27.73. It offers private label products consisting of Ulta Beauty Collection branded cosmetics, skincare, and bath products.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 17 have positions in Ulta Salon (NASDAQ:ULTA) as follows: 10 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 7 with “Hold”. The positive are 59%. Since November 21, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Ulta Salon has 30 analyst reports. On Friday, March 16 the rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”. On Friday, March 16 JP Morgan maintained Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) rating. JP Morgan has “Overweight” rating and $282 target. The stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Buy” on Friday, March 16. On Thursday, January 11 the rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Buy”. On Friday, March 9 the company was maintained by Piper Jaffray. On Thursday, March 15 the rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. On Friday, March 16 the stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank. On Thursday, March 15 RBC Capital Markets maintained Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) with “Hold” rating. On Tuesday, January 23 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Buckingham Research. The company rating was maintained by Buckingham Research on Monday, March 19.

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