Ulta Beauty Inc (ULTA) Holdings Reduced by Employees Retirement System of Texas

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has risen 41.46% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.78% the S&P500.

Cortland Advisers Llc increased its stake in Zions Bancorporation (ZION) by 49.58% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Will you have enough confidence to invest in the company should the price drop below its fair value? After $1.70 actual earnings per share reported by Ulta Beauty, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 63.53% EPS growth. Sylebra Hk Company Ltd who had been investing in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $486.10 billion market cap company.

The stock decreased 2.73% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $18.2. About 3,297 shares traded or 5.98% up from the average. It also reduced its holding in Bank Of New York Mellon Corp/The (NYSE:BK) by 87,836 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3.17M shares, and cut its stake in Prologis Inc (NYSE:PLD). Shaw Communications Inc. (NYSE:SJR) has risen 13.56% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.72% the S&P500.

Since October 12, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 selling transactions for $24.97 million activity. The stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Ulta Beauty from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Investors might consider the stock as a long term growth candidate as the firm has yielded 28.00% earnings per share growth over the past 5 years and 22.30% revenue growth over that same time frame. ULTA's profit will be $169.56M for 18.90 P/E if the $2.78 EPS becomes a reality.

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Jaffetilchin Investment Partners Llc, which manages about $401.38 million and $424.32M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) by 6,306 shares to 15,890 shares, valued at $1.03 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Vanguard Index Fds (VNQ) by 9,873 shares in the quarter, for a total of 267,832 shares, and has risen its stake in Devon Energy Corp New (NYSE:DVN). One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and fifteen have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 54% are positive. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc had 111 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 31. Winslow Evans & Crocker stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Ulta Beauty, Inc. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, June 13 by Citigroup. Cowen & Co has "Buy" rating and $336.0 target. The firm has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, October 10. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold" on Friday, December 4. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Sei Invests Company owns 0.03% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. Cowen & Co maintained Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Friday, August 26. J.P. Morgan maintained it with "Buy" rating and $300.0 target in Friday, January 26 report. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Monday, August 14. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $259.87. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of ULTA in report on Monday, October 30 with "Hold" rating. (NASDAQ:ULTA) rating on Thursday, November 30. RBC Capital Markets has "Sector Perform" rating and $270 target.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.54, from 1.5 in 2017Q2. Acadian Asset Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.01% or 5,433 shares. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Aperio Limited Liability holds 19,567 shares. (NYSE:ALEX). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 2,059 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Wendell David Assoc Inc has 0.13% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. It improved, as 102 investors sold Ulta Beauty, Inc. shares while 170 reduced holdings. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Thompson Davis has invested 0.11% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 91,523 shares of the specialty retailer's stock valued at $20,690,000 after buying an additional 260 shares during the period. Eastern National Bank & Trust reported 1,800 shares stake. (NASDAQ:ULTA). 1.67 million are held by Jpmorgan Chase &. Wells Fargo Com Mn invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Ulta Beauty, Inc.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. Commonwealth Equity Ser Incorporated stated it has 99,443 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. Deprince Race Zollo reported 206,114 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Banking Corporation holds 0.07% or 581,864 shares. BancorpSouth Bank purchased a new position in shares of Ulta Beauty during the 4th quarter valued at about $230,000. Lazard Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 857 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Cavco Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:CVCO) was raised too. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 7,500 shares. Moreover, Ithaka Group Llc has 4.28% invested in the company for 103,036 shares. Creative Planning holds 0% or 9,868 shares in its portfolio.

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