Bender Robert Associates Lowers stake in Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance (ULTA)

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance (ULTA) : Bender Robert Associates reduced its stake in Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance by 1.89% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 31,777 shares of Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance which is valued at $8,217,532 after selling 612 shares in Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 22, 2016.Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance makes up approximately 5.48% of Bender Robert Associates’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Meeder Asset Management Inc boosted its stake in ULTA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 686 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,277 shares of Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance which is valued at $330,232. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance makes up approx 0.03% of Meeder Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.Creative Planning boosted its stake in ULTA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 266 additional shares and now holds a total of 11,703 shares of Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance which is valued at $2,927,271. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance makes up approx 0.02% of Creative Planning’s portfolio. Gateway Investment Advisers added ULTA to its portfolio by purchasing 4,830 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $1,208,128. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance makes up approx 0.01% of Gateway Investment Advisers’s portfolio.

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance opened for trading at $260.76 and hit $262.12 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $261.21, with a gain of 0.28% or 0.73 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 4,52,319 shares. Company has a market cap of $16,314 M.

On the company’s financial health, Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance reported $1.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.16 according to the earnings call on May 26, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.29. The company had revenue of $1074.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1030.55 million. The company’s revenue was up 23.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.04 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance was Resumed by Stifel to “Hold” on Jul 12, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on May 27, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 265 from a previous price target of $215 .Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on May 27, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 225 from a previous price target of $180 .

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. (Ulta) is a beauty retailer. The Company provides salon products and salon services in the United States. It offers a combination of more than 20000 prestige and mass beauty products. As of January 31 2015 it operated 774 stores in 47 states. The Company offers products in the categories including cosmetics which includes products for the face eyes cheeks lips and nails; haircare which includes shampoos conditioners styling products and hair accessories; salon styling tools which includes hair dryers curling irons and flat irons; skincare and bath and body which includes products for the face hands and body; fragrance; nail polish and nail care products; men’s skincare haircare and fragrance products; private label consisting of Ulta branded cosmetics skincare bath and body products and haircare and other health and beauty products.

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