Ulta Beauty, Inc. operates as a retailer of beauty products in the United States. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Ulta Beauty's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ULTA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ULTA's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Specialty Retail
1 Year Return
US Specialty Retail
Return vs Industry: ULTA exceeded the US Specialty Retail industry which returned 65.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ULTA exceeded the US Market which returned 35.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Ulta Beauty's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Ulta Beauty undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ULTA ($335.8) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($266.37)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ULTA is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ULTA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (38.9x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (13.6x).
PE vs Market: ULTA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (38.9x) compared to the US market (18x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ULTA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ULTA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (10x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (3.2x).
How is Ulta Beauty forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 27 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ULTA's forecast earnings growth (7.8% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: ULTA's earnings (7.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ULTA's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ULTA's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ULTA's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ULTA's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (46.2%).
How has Ulta Beauty performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ULTA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ULTA's current net profit margins (7%) are higher than last year (6.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ULTA's earnings have grown by 0.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ULTA's earnings growth over the past year (10.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (0.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ULTA earnings growth over the past year (10.6%) underperformed the Specialty Retail industry 157.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ULTA's Return on Equity (26.3%) is considered high.
How is Ulta Beauty's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ULTA's short term assets ($2.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: ULTA's short term assets ($2.6B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ULTA is debt free.
Reducing Debt: ULTA had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: ULTA has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: ULTA has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Ulta Beauty current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ULTA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ULTA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ULTA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ULTA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ULTA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dave Kimbell (54 yo)
Mr. David C. Kimbell, also known as Dave, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Ulta Beauty, Inc. since June 2, 2021. Mr. Kimbell served as President at Ulta Beauty, Inc. since April 12, 2019 until June ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dave's total compensation ($USD9.47M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.17M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dave's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: ULTA's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ULTA's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ULTA insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Ulta Beauty, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ulta Beauty, Inc.
- Ticker: ULTA
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1990
- Industry: Specialty Stores
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: US$18.388b
- Shares outstanding: 54.76m
- Website: https://www.ulta.com
Number of Employees
- Ulta Beauty, Inc.
- 1000 Remington Boulevard
- Suite 120
- United States
Ulta Beauty, Inc. operates as a retailer of beauty products in the United States. The company’s stores offer cosmetics, fragrances, skincare and haircare products, bath and body products, and salon styling...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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