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Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc (NAS:ULTA)
Net Margin
7.71% (As of Apr. 2015)

Net margin is calculated as net income divided by its revenue. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's net income for the three months ended in Apr. 2015 was $67 Mil. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Apr. 2015 was $868 Mil. Therefore, Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's net margin for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2015 was 7.71%.

ULTA' s 10-Year Net Margin Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 7.93
Current: 8.07

1.2
7.93
ULTA's Net Marginis ranked higher than
83% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. ULTA: 8.07 )

Definition

Net margin - also known as net profit margin is the ratio of Net Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's Net Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2015 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (A: Jan. 2015 )/Revenue (A: Jan. 2015 )
=257.135/3241.369
=7.93 %

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's Net Margin for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2015 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (Q: Apr. 2015 )/Revenue (Q: Apr. 2015 )
=66.946/868.122
=7.71 %

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


Explanation

Although Net Income and Earnings-per-Share (EPS) are the most widely used parameter in measuring a company’s profitability and valuation, it is the least reliable. The reason is that reported earnings can be manipulated easily by adjusting any numbers such as Depreciation, Depletion and Amotorization and non-recurring items.

But the long term trend of the net margin is a good indicator of the competitiveness and health of the business.


Related Terms

Net Income, Revenue, Cost of Goods Sold, Selling, General, & Admin. Expense, Research & Development, Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization, Interest Expense, Non-Recurring Items, Tax Expense


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

Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15
netmargin 2.762.992.782.333.224.886.777.777.607.93

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc Quarterly Data

Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15
netmargin 8.507.187.477.348.147.008.287.938.337.71
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