|Company name||Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]ULTA[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Good|
|Confident Investor Rating||Fair|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$348.8|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$389.28|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$179.32|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$345.07|
The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=ulta
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. is a beauty retailer. The Company operates specialty retail stores selling cosmetics, fragrance, haircare and skincare products, and related accessories and services. The Company operates through three segments: retail stores, salon services and e-commerce. The Company also offers a full-service salon in every store featuring hair, skin and brow services. The Company offers approximately 20,000 products from over 500 beauty brands across all categories and price points, including its own private label, the Ulta Beauty Collection. The Company operates over 870 stores in approximately 50 states. The Company offers a loyalty program, Ultamate Rewards, and targeted promotions through its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform. It also offers promotions and coupons, in-store events and gifts with purchase. The Company’s e-commerce business, Ulta.com, provides access to product and store information, beauty trends and techniques.
Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.
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How was this analysis of Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. calculated?
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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:
- Stock price at the time of the calculation: $233.79
- Growth: 0.19
- Current EPS (TTM): $5.68
- P/E: 41
- Future EPS Calc: $13.55
- Future Stock Price Calc: $555.73
- Target stock price: $345.06
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