It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for Ulta Beauty Inc. (ULTA) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $1.12, or 0.23%, to $481.80. The Ulta Beauty Inc. has recorded 7,531 volume in the after hours trading session. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed Ulta Beauty to Report First Quarter Results on May 25, 2023.
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Ulta Beauty Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ in the Consumer Cyclical sector while operating in the Specialty Retail industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $480.68 and fluctuated between $492.21 as its day high and $479.87 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Ulta Beauty Inc. is $25.18B. A total of 1.65 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 648.52K shares.
Insider trades are also considered as indicators of how a stock will perform in the future, in addition to stock predictions. During the recent three months, ULTA has seen 8 BUY and 11 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 10,597 and the disposition of 21,993 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 35 BUYs and 36 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 113,409 shares during that period but sold 123,369.
In the most recent transaction, Ryan Anita Jane sold 1,255 shares of ULTA for 544.69 per share on Apr 03. After the transaction, the Chief Human Resources Officer now owns 2,491 company shares. In a previous transaction on Mar 31, Nagler Lorna sold 1,200 shares at 541.12 per share. ULTA shares that Director owns now total 6,632.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Caro Jodi J disposed of 4,500 shares on Mar 20 at a per-share price of $506.65. This resulted in the GC and Corporate Secretary holding 5,231 shares of ULTA after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Smith Mike C. sold 400 shares at $521.63 per share on Mar 14. Company shares held by the Director now total 1,531.
Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for ULTA in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $568.55 with high estimates of $640.00 and low estimates of $400.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, ULTA has a high of $556.60 and a low of $330.80.
As of this writing, ULTA has an earnings estimate of $Galata Acquisition Corp. per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of Ulta Beauty, Inc. estimates, with a high estimate of $iShares Aaa A Rated Corporate B per share and a lower estimate of $ULTR.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
As well as showing the assets and liabilities of the company, the balance sheet also shows the amount invested in equity by investors. Investors can analyze a company’s future prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. ULTA’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $431.56M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2022. There were $1.85B in debt and $1.56B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $38.71, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $1.54B.
After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for ULTA is Buy with a score of 4.25.