Quadrature Capital Ltd Grows Position in Ulta Beauty Inc (ULTA)

Lawrence Kim
March 3, 2018

Moreover, Praesidium Investment Management Company Llc has 8.73% invested in the company for 791,698 shares. The fund acquired 3,100 shares of the specialty retailer's stock, valued at approximately $693,000. 2,192,681 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,236,295. About 808,077 shares traded. Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) has declined 10.35% since March 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 28.86% the S&P500. The specialty retailer reported $1.70 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.67 by $0.03. Jennison Associates Llc who had been investing in Ulta Beauty Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $12.24B market cap company. The stock decreased 3.34% or $6.71 during the last trading session, reaching $194. About 7.48 million shares traded or 8.75% up from the average. Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has risen 41.46% since March 2, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 43% are positive. WPX Energy had 114 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, October 3 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was initiated by Berenberg with "Buy" on Thursday, October 13. The rating was maintained by Pivotal Research with "Buy" on Monday, June 5. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, July 17 by Northland Capital. The firm has "Underperform" rating by Macquarie Research given on Tuesday, January 24. On Monday, September 11 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Sell". The stock has "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, December 15.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.29 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. (NASDAQ:MITK). S Squared Techs Lc accumulated 247,483 shares. 33 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. Loews, New York-based fund reported 24,900 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Systems stated it has 83,898 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Fifth Third Commercial Bank holds 0% or 922 shares in its portfolio. Macguire Cheswick & Tuttle Inv Counsel Limited has 0.25% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. 53,270 are owned by Eqis. 80,479 were reported by Oak Ridge Investments Limited Com. Two Sigma Ltd Liability Company reported 0.03% stake. (NASDAQ:ULTA). 92,533 were reported by Asset Mgmt One Limited. The stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) on Friday, May 27 with "Sector Perform" rating. They expect $0.43 EPS, up 10.26% or $0.04 from last year's $0.39 per share. ULTA's profit will be $169.56M for 18.05 P/E if the $2.78 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.62 actual EPS reported by Haemonetics Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.65% negative EPS growth. Therefore 57% are positive. The Company offers cosmetics, fragrance, skin, hair care products and salon services. On Friday, August 25 the stock rating was maintained by Evercore with "Buy". The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold" on Friday, May 26. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Commonwealth Equity Ser Incorporated reported 0.01% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) earned "Peer Perform" rating by Wolfe Research on Tuesday, September 29. Buckingham Research has "Buy" rating and $187 target. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, August 26. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, October 20 by Cowen & Co. The firm has "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Wednesday, June 21. As per Monday, May 16, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, July 11 by Oppenheimer. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $4800 target. Catalyst Capital Llc has invested 0.08% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. KeyCorp set a $270.00 target price on shares of Ulta Beauty and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, November 27th.

Middleton & Co Inc, which manages about $602.39 million and $553.52M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr (IVV) by 1,634 shares to 17,487 shares, valued at $4.42M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2017 Q3. It turned negative, as 102 investors sold ULTA shares while 170 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 163 raised stakes. Magnetar Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE). Next Fincl Grp owns 490 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Parametric Assoc Ltd Co invested in 198,278 shares. Pitcairn holds 0.07% or 2,547 shares. First Lp stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Ulta Beauty, Inc. Beese Fulmer Invest owns 189,026 shares or 1.04% of their USA portfolio. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Virginia-based Bb&T Secs Lc has invested 0.01% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) to report earnings on March, 15 after the close. QS Investors LLC lifted its holdings in Ulta Beauty by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Cwm Limited Liability Corporation holds 190 shares. Verity Asset Mgmt accumulated 15,776 shares or 0.27% of the stock. Wells Fargo Mn stated it has 2.76M shares. Old Second National Bank Of Aurora bought 4,518 shares as the company's stock rose 6.88% with the market. (NASDAQ:ULTA). State Street Corp owns 2.39M shares or 0.05% of their U.S. portfolio. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 60,457 shares. Ahl Prtnrs Llp has 0.01% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. This continuous market outperformance demonstrates a strong track record of delivering robust returns over many years, raising my confidence in Ulta Beauty as a long-term hold.

Since October 12, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 insider sales for $24.97 million activity.

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