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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
ULTA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
92% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. ULTA: No Debt )
ULTA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.61
ULTA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. ULTA: 0.61 )
ULTA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.61

0.37
0.62
Interest Coverage 1513.39
ULTA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
84% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 34.17 vs. ULTA: 1513.39 )
ULTA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.91   Max: 9999.99
Current: 1513.39

3.91
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 9.00
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 (%) 12.61
ULTA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. ULTA: 12.61 )
ULTA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.57   Max: 12.61
Current: 12.61

2.57
12.61
Net-margin (%) 7.77
ULTA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. ULTA: 7.77 )
ULTA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 7.77
Current: 7.77

1.2
7.77
ROE (%) 21.93
ULTA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.28 vs. ULTA: 21.93 )
ULTA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.48   Max: 21.93
Current: 21.93

5.48
21.93
ROA (%) 13.53
ULTA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. ULTA: 13.53 )
ULTA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.46   Max: 13.53
Current: 13.53

2.46
13.53
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 38.31
ULTA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.54 vs. ULTA: 38.31 )
ULTA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.93   Max: 38.31
Current: 38.31

9.93
38.31
Revenue Growth (%) 18.70
ULTA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. ULTA: 18.70 )
ULTA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -56.3   Max: 18.7
Current: 18.7

-56.3
18.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 37.50
ULTA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. ULTA: 37.50 )
ULTA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 37.5
Current: 37.5

0
37.5
EPS Growth (%) 59.50
ULTA's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. ULTA: 59.50 )
ULTA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -48.7   Max: 64.1
Current: 59.5

-48.7
64.1
» ULTA's 10-Y Financials

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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

ULTA Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Frank Sands 1,105,181 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 236,345 sh (+1134.69%)
Columbia Wanger 1,300,127 sh (+94.11%)
Steve Mandel 6,009,943 sh (+41.9%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 120,000 sh (-22.66%)
RS Investment Management 7,900 sh (-96.14%)
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Q2 2013

ULTA Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Eric Mindich 1,000,000 sh (New)
John Griffin 1,910,000 sh (New)
Frank Sands 7,243,227 sh (+555.39%)
Columbia Wanger 1,419,500 sh (+9.18%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Steve Mandel 5,119,504 sh (-14.82%)
Steven Cohen 30,400 sh (-87.14%)
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Q3 2013

ULTA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Ray Dalio 5,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 236,200 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 168,300 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 1,629,000 sh (+14.76%)
John Griffin 2,000,000 sh (+4.71%)
Frank Sands 7,508,710 sh (+3.67%)
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Steve Mandel 4,737,930 sh (-7.45%)
Steven Cohen 1,700 sh (-94.41%)
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Q4 2013

ULTA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Lee Ainslie 449,112 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 449,735 sh (+26355%)
Ray Dalio 9,900 sh (+67.8%)
Steve Mandel 4,809,126 sh (+1.5%)
John Burbank 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Frank Sands 7,352,203 sh (-2.08%)
Julian Robertson 161,400 sh (-4.1%)
Columbia Wanger 1,374,950 sh (-15.6%)
John Griffin 1,471,293 sh (-26.44%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ULTA

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Griffin 2013-12-31 Reduce -26.44%0.77%$90.21 - $131.5 $ 87.79-25%1471293
Lee Ainslie 2013-12-31 New Buy0.56%$90.21 - $131.5 $ 87.79-25%449112
Julian Robertson 2013-12-31 Reduce -4.1%0.13%$90.21 - $131.5 $ 87.79-25%161400
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 67.8%$90.21 - $131.5 $ 87.79-25%9900
Julian Robertson 2013-09-30 New Buy3.1%$94.06 - $119.99 $ 87.79-15%168300
Steve Mandel 2013-09-30 Reduce -7.45%0.19%$94.06 - $119.99 $ 87.79-15%4737930
John Griffin 2013-09-30 Add 4.71%0.13%$94.06 - $119.99 $ 87.79-15%2000000
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$94.06 - $119.99 $ 87.79-15%5900
John Griffin 2013-06-30 New Buy2.3%$81.69 - $100.12 $ 87.79-2%1910000
Frank Sands 2013-06-30 Add 555.39%2.03%$81.69 - $100.12 $ 87.79-2%7243227
Steve Mandel 2013-06-30 Reduce -14.82%0.37%$81.69 - $100.12 $ 87.79-2%5119504
Steve Mandel 2013-03-31 Add 41.9%0.74%$73.96 - $101.99 $ 87.79-4%6009943
Frank Sands 2013-03-31 New Buy0.32%$73.96 - $101.99 $ 87.79-4%1105181
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 29.00
ULTA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
60% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. ULTA: 29.00 )
ULTA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.26   Max: 1200.74
Current: 29

10.26
1200.74
P/B 6.20
ULTA's P/B is ranked lower than
71% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. ULTA: 6.20 )
ULTA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 10.31
Current: 6.2

1.04
10.31
P/S 2.10
ULTA's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. ULTA: 2.10 )
ULTA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 3.34
Current: 2.1

0.22
3.34
PFCF 141.40
ULTA's PFCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.33 vs. ULTA: 141.40 )
ULTA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.23   Max: 384
Current: 141.4

9.23
384
EV-to-EBIT 17.50
ULTA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. ULTA: 17.50 )
ULTA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.8   Max: 63
Current: 17.5

7.8
63
PEG 0.80
ULTA's PEG is ranked higher than
78% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. ULTA: 0.80 )
ULTA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 5.34
Current: 0.8

0.67
5.34
Shiller P/E 56.80
ULTA's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. ULTA: 56.80 )
ULTA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 53.91   Max: 121.49
Current: 56.8

53.91
121.49

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 6.00
ULTA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
72% of the 953 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ULTA: 6.00 )
ULTA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 9.83
Current: 6

1.38
9.83
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.30
ULTA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
73% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ULTA: 4.30 )
ULTA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 4.39   Max: 8.15
Current: 4.3

4.39
8.15
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
ULTA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ULTA: 1.40 )
ULTA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 2.1
Current: 1.4

0.18
2.1
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.20
ULTA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ULTA: 1.20 )
ULTA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 4.91
Current: 1.2

1.2
4.91
Price/Graham Number 2.80
ULTA's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
68% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. ULTA: 2.80 )
ULTA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 6.8
Current: 2.8

0.9
6.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.70
ULTA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. ULTA: 5.70 )
ULTA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 12.8
Current: 5.7

1.6
12.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 35.44
ULTA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.57 vs. ULTA: 35.44 )
ULTA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.4   Max: 40.2
Current: 35.44

-4.4
40.2

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances, Inc. is a beauty retailer that provides one-stop shopping for mass and salon products and salon services in United States.

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