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Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc (NAS:ULTA)
Shiller P/E Ratio
49.70 (As of Today)

As of today, Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's current share price is $92.33. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's E10 for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 was $1.86. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is 49.70.

ULTA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Ratio Range
Min: 45.65   Max: 121.49
Current: 49.7

45.65
121.49

During the past 12 years, Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 121.49. The lowest was 45.65. And the median was 85.06.

ULTA's Shiller P/E Ratiois ranked higher than
75% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ULTA: 49.70 )

E10 is a concept invented by Prof. Robert Shiller, who uses E10 for his Shiller P/E calculation. E10 is the average of the inflation adjusted earnings of a company over the past 10 years.

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $0.776. Since most companies do not have as long as 10 years history, here we use 6 years to calculate. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 6 years together and divide 6 will get our E10, which is $1.86 for the trailing six years ended in Apr. 2014.


Definition

For the Shiller P/E, the earnings of the past 10 years are inflation-adjusted and averaged. The result is used for P/E calculation. Since it looks at the average over the last 10 years, the Shiller P/E is also called PE10.

The Shiller P/E was first used by professor Robert Shiller to measure the valuation of the overall market. The same calculation is applied here to individual companies.

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is calculated as

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10
=92.33/1.86
=49.64

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in Jan14 is calculated as:

For example, Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Apr. 2014*CPI of Current
=0.77/237.072*238.786
=0.776

Since most companies do not have as long as 10 years history, here we use 6 years to calculate:

Current CPI = 238.786.

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc Quarterly Data

201201201204201207201210201301201304201307201310201401201404
per share eps 0.7250.5400.5400.5900.9970.6500.7000.7001.0950.770
CPI 226.665230.085229.104231.317230.280232.531233.596233.546233.916237.072
Adj_EPS 0.7640.5600.5630.6091.0340.6670.7160.7161.1180.776
200907200910201001201004201007201010201101201104201107201110
per share eps 0.1000.1400.3390.2300.2200.2300.4780.3700.3800.420
CPI 215.351216.177216.687218.009218.011218.711220.223224.906225.922226.421
Adj_EPS 0.1110.1550.3740.2520.2410.2510.5180.3930.4020.443
200807200810200901200904
per share eps 0.0600.0900.2090.080
CPI 219.964216.573211.143213.240
Adj_EPS 0.0650.0990.2360.090

Add all the adjusted EPS together and divide 6 will get our E10.


Explanation

Compared with the regular P/E ratio, which works poorly for cyclical businesses, the Shiller P/E smoothed out the fluctuations of profit margins during business cycles. Therefore it is more accurate in reflecting the valuation of the company.

If a company has consistent business performance, the Shiller P/E should give similar results to regular P/E.

Compared with the P/S ratio, the Shiller P/E makes the comparison between different industries more meaningful.


Be Aware

The Shiller P/E assumes that over the long term, businesses and profitability revert to their means. If a company’s business model does not work in the future compared with the past, the Shiller P/E and P/S ratio will give false valuations.


Related Terms

P/E Ratio, P/B Ratio, P/S Ratio, Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio, E10


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc Annual Data

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
ShillerPE 0.000.000.000.000.000.0075.2498.6183.8150.21

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
ShillerPE 98.61102.7591.8890.2483.8168.8270.5183.7650.2147.24
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