Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) Shares Shorted Strengthened By 2.11%

June 27, 2018 - By Julia Strobel

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.02 in 2018 Q1. It has change of 0.07, from 2017Q4’s 0.95. The ratio increased due to Ulta Beauty, Inc. positioning: 63 sold and 151 reduced. 75 funds acquired stakes and 144 increased stakes. Investors holded 53.45 million in 2017Q4 but now own 51.94 million shares or 2.83% less.
Ny State Common Retirement Fund owns 127,600 shs. Fulton National Bank & Trust Na has 0.14% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Dana Invest Advsr has invested 0.21% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Highland Cap Management Lc reported 12,586 shs stake. Moreover, Bridgecreek Investment Management Ltd Company has 0.89% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Thrivent For Lutherans holds 0.02% or 23,545 shs in its capital. Morgan Stanley holds 343,468 shs or 0.02% of its capital. South State holds 4,533 shs. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Llc reported 0.04% of its capital in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Cwm Ltd Liability Co holds 0% of its capital in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 39 shs. Blackrock Incorporated has 0.05% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Cetera Advisor Ntwk Ltd Liability Company owns 1,143 shs. Mackenzie Fin stated it has 0.02% of its capital in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Macguire Cheswick And Tuttle Inv Counsel Limited Liability reported 4,526 shs. California State Teachers Retirement invested 0.04% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA).

Ulta Beauty, Inc. registered $32.74 million net activity with 0 insider purchases and 11 insider sales since April 5, 2018. On Wednesday, June 20 $2.73 million worth of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) was sold by Eck Dennis K. On Tuesday, June 5 a trade for 7,032 shs valued at $1.78 million was made by Settersten Scott M. On Tuesday, June 5 Halligan Catherine Ann also sold $100,976 worth of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). $149,963 worth of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) shs were sold by WITTMAN VANESSA AMES. On Thursday, April 5 16,286 shs were sold by Dillon Mary N, worth $3.37M. CHILDS JEFFREY J sold $2.01M worth of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) or 8,000 shs on Monday, June 11.

It was noted an increase on Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA)’s shares shorted with 2.11%. FINRA published in June ULTA’s total 2.41M shares shorted. That’s 2.11% up from 2.36 million shares. Previous ULTA’s position will need 2 days to restore. It has 1.11 million average volume. Ulta Beauty Inc float short is 4.16%.

The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $238.12.Ulta Beauty, Inc. has volume of 193,938 shares. Since June 27, 2017 ULTA has declined 14.33% and is downtrending. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 26.90%.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. operates as a beauty retailer in the United States.The firm is worth $14.33 billion. 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.24.78 is the P/E ratio. It offers private label products consisting of Ulta Beauty Collection branded cosmetics, skincare, and bath products.

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

A total of 19 analysts rate Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ:ULTA) as follows: 13 “Buy”, 6 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 68% are bullish. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has 31 ratings reports on Jun 27, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Tuesday, April 10 the firm has “Overweight” rating given by PiperJaffray. On Friday, March 16 the firm has “Overweight” rating given by Morgan Stanley. On Monday, March 12 Buckingham Research maintained Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, June 5 the stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) earned “Hold” rating by Goldman Sachs. On Wednesday, January 17 the rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight”. On Monday, April 16 the stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has “Buy” rating given by Guggenheim. The company rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Friday, March 16. On Thursday, March 15 the stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has “Hold” rating given by RBC Capital Markets. In Friday, March 16 report Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. In Friday, March 16 report Loop Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating.

For more Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) news brought out briefly go to: Investorplace.com, Seekingalpha.com, Gurufocus.com, Fool.com or Benzinga.com. The titles are as follows: “Why Amazon.com, Inc. Might Buy Ulta Beauty Inc As It Eyes Cosmetics” brought out on June 17, 2018, “Why Ulta Beauty Is Compelling Over Amazon” on June 14, 2018, “Stocks With Financial Strength to Weather a Market Downturn” with a publish date: June 21, 2018, “Ulta Beauty Proves It Has Many Tools in Its Toolbox” and the last “Ulta Beauty Downgraded By Goldman Sachs As Loyalty Program Growth Slows” with publication date: June 05, 2018.

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