Ulta Beauty Inc (ULTA - Get Report) is expected to report quarterly earnings of $3.06 a share on sales of $1.7 billion Thursday after the market closes, based on a FactSet survey of 24 analysts.

In the same period a year ago the company posted earnings of $2.70 a share on sales of $1.5 billion.

The stock has risen 8.1% since the company last reported earnings on Mar. 14.

Quarterly estimates have risen less than 1 cent a share in the past month.

Ulta Beauty is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 24.9 based on the 12-month estimates of 26 analysts surveyed by FactSet.


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