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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 10/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
ULTA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. ULTA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.63
ULTA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. ULTA: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.63
0.37
0.63
Interest Coverage No Debt
ULTA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
91% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 42.72 vs. ULTA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.91  Med: 30.95 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
3.91
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 11.22
M-Score: -2.10
WACC vs ROIC
3.76%
37.77%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.93
ULTA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. ULTA: 12.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.57  Med: 5.44 Max: 12.66
Current: 12.93
2.57
12.66
Net-margin (%) 8.13
ULTA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. ULTA: 8.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.2  Med: 2.99 Max: 7.93
Current: 8.13
1.2
7.93
ROE (%) 23.16
ULTA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.72 vs. ULTA: 23.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ULTA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -4.81  Med: 12.86 Max: 25.16
Current: 23.16
-4.81
25.16
ROA (%) 14.55
ULTA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. ULTA: 14.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ULTA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.53  Med: 10.12 Max: 15.46
Current: 14.55
2.53
15.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 40.46
ULTA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.07 vs. ULTA: 40.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ULTA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 11.35  Med: 27.04 Max: 44.11
Current: 40.46
11.35
44.11
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 21.40
ULTA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. ULTA: 21.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.3  Med: 13.30 Max: 21.4
Current: 21.4
-56.3
21.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 25.00
ULTA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. ULTA: 25.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ULTA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 19.55 Max: 37.5
Current: 25
0
37.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 28.00
ULTA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. ULTA: 28.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ULTA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -48.7  Med: 28.00 Max: 64.1
Current: 28
-48.7
64.1
» ULTA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

ULTA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 10,092 sh (+105.83%)
John Griffin 1,851,293 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 5,202,611 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 1,258,450 sh (-8.44%)
Joel Greenblatt 13,705 sh (-89.03%)
Jim Simons 27,100 sh (-94.77%)
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Q4 2014

ULTA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

RS Investment Management 69,890 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 3,344,991 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 1,851,293 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 11,098 sh (-19.02%)
Columbia Wanger 812,100 sh (-35.47%)
Steve Mandel 3,344,991 sh (-35.71%)
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Q1 2015

ULTA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 10,000 sh (New)
John Hussman 25,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 41,157 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 53,400 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 5,050 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 71,842 sh (+2.79%)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 9,689 sh (-12.70%)
Steve Mandel 2,473,942 sh (-26.04%)
John Griffin 1,205,000 sh (-34.91%)
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Q2 2015

ULTA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 1,600 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 76,561 sh (+86.02%)
RS Investment Management 76,117 sh (+5.95%)
RS Investment Management 76,117 sh (+5.95%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Steve Mandel 2,337,670 sh (-5.51%)
Lee Ainslie 4,540 sh (-10.10%)
John Griffin 1,005,000 sh (-16.60%)
John Hussman 15,000 sh (-40.00%)
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Top Ranked Articles about Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc

Ulta's Performance Continues to Improve as Executives Buy Back Shares
Ulta Salon’s (NASDAQ:ULTA) CEO Mary Dillon and Director Dennis Eck bought 20,000 shares of the company on Sept. 17, totaling $2,390,480, according to GuruFocus Insider Data. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 37.46
ULTA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
77% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.90 vs. ULTA: 37.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ULTA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.26  Med: 34.69 Max: 1200.74
Current: 37.46
10.26
1200.74
Forward P/E 33.44
ULTA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
88% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. ULTA: 33.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 37.30
ULTA's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
77% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. ULTA: 37.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ULTA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.23  Med: 34.68 Max: 1080.67
Current: 37.3
10.23
1080.67
P/B 7.62
ULTA's P/B is ranked lower than
91% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. ULTA: 7.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ULTA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.04  Med: 6.33 Max: 10.31
Current: 7.62
1.04
10.31
P/S 3.03
ULTA's P/S is ranked lower than
88% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. ULTA: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ULTA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 2.12 Max: 3.34
Current: 3.03
0.22
3.34
PFCF 82.38
ULTA's PFCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.54 vs. ULTA: 82.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ULTA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.23  Med: 57.20 Max: 384
Current: 82.38
9.23
384
POCF 26.31
ULTA's POCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.72 vs. ULTA: 26.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ULTA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.44  Med: 19.09 Max: 37.69
Current: 26.31
3.44
37.69
EV-to-EBIT 22.10
ULTA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
71% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.67 vs. ULTA: 22.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ULTA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.8  Med: 19.90 Max: 63
Current: 22.1
7.8
63
PEG 1.21
ULTA's PEG is ranked higher than
65% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. ULTA: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ULTA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.16 Max: 4.19
Current: 1.21
0.76
4.19
Shiller P/E 63.91
ULTA's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
91% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.36 vs. ULTA: 63.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 45.22  Med: 75.67 Max: 121.49
Current: 63.91
45.22
121.49
Current Ratio 3.45
ULTA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. ULTA: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.48  Med: 2.59 Max: 3.76
Current: 3.45
1.48
3.76
Quick Ratio 1.73
ULTA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. ULTA: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.94 Max: 2.04
Current: 1.73
0.27
2.04
Days Inventory 101.71
ULTA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
59% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 81.82 vs. ULTA: 101.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 49.31  Med: 85.10 Max: 93.99
Current: 101.71
49.31
93.99
Days Sales Outstanding 4.67
ULTA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.01 vs. ULTA: 4.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 4.02  Med: 6.29 Max: 9.93
Current: 4.67
4.02
9.93

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 18.54
ULTA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. ULTA: 18.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 12.51  Med: 24.53 Max: 646.67
Current: 18.54
12.51
646.67
Price/Tangible Book 7.60
ULTA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
87% of the 784 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ULTA: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.38  Med: 5.54 Max: 9.83
Current: 7.6
1.38
9.83
Price/Projected FCF 4.13
ULTA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
87% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. ULTA: 4.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 2.85  Med: 5.55 Max: 7.75
Current: 4.13
2.85
7.75
Price/Median PS Value 1.43
ULTA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. ULTA: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.54
Current: 1.43
0.13
1.54
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.50
ULTA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. ULTA: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.43 Max: 3.85
Current: 1.5
1.06
3.85
Price/Graham Number 3.60
ULTA's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
86% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. ULTA: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 2.78 Max: 6.79
Current: 3.6
0.9
6.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.51
ULTA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 883 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. ULTA: 4.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.6  Med: 5.00 Max: 12.8
Current: 4.51
1.6
12.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 30.10
ULTA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. ULTA: 30.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ULTA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -3.4  Med: 23.00 Max: 39.1
Current: 30.1
-3.4
39.1

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue(Mil) 3,834 4,433 5,068
EPS($) 4.75 5.49 6.59
EPS without NRI($) 4.75 5.49 6.59

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
Compare:TSCO, AMZN, EBAY, FIVE, AZO » details
Traded in other countries:34U.Germany,
Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware on January 9, 1990. The Company is a beauty retailer that provides one-stop shopping for prestige, mass and salon products and salon services in the United States. It offers a combination of more than 20,000 prestige and mass beauty products organized by category in a bright, open store environment. The Company also offers a full-service salon and a wide range of salon haircare products in all of its stores. It offers more than 500 brands, such as Bare Minerals and Urban Decay prestige cosmetics, Nyx and Maybelline mass cosmetics, Coty and Estée Lauder fragrances, Redken and Matrix haircare, as well as Dermalogica and Philosophy skincare and Clarisonic and Ultra Chi personal care appliances. The Company also offers private label Ulta products in key categories such as cosmetics, skincare and bath.and customers including women of all ages, demographics, and lifestyles. The Company's competitors include Macy's and Nordstrom, Sephora and Bath & Body Works, CVS/pharmacy and Walgreens, mass merchandisers, Target and Wal-Mart, Regis, Sally Beauty, JCPenney salons and independent salons. As of January 31, 2015, the Company operated 774 stores in 47 states. The Company operates full-service salons in all of its stores. The Company's operations are subject to regulation by the Food and Drug Administration, the Federal Trade Commission and State Attorneys General in the United States.
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
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Why Ulta Salon, Cosmetics, & Fragrance Should Help You Earn More Jan 13 2015 
Ulta Salon's Expansion Moves Can Turn Out to Be Long-Term Catalysts Nov 30 2014 
Ulta Salon Has Many Reasons to Believe In Its Beauty Sep 29 2014 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: CREG, OPK, LDOS, HALL, ULTA Sep 21 2014 
Ulta's Performance Continues to Improve as Executives Buy Back Shares Sep 19 2014 
A Promising Pick for the Future Jun 29 2014 
Ulta Salon Is Not A Good Buy At Current Levels May 10 2014 
A Few Reasons Why Ulta Salon Is a Good Buy Apr 16 2014 
CEOs Report Expensive Insider Buys Over the Past Week Mar 19 2014 

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