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Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances



) pushed the Diversified Services industry higher today making it today's featured diversified services winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1%. By the end of trading, Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances rose $1.88 (2%) to $96.17 on average volume. Throughout the day, 727,336 shares of Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 766,400 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $93.84-$96.40 after having opened the day at $94.78 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $94.29. Other companies within the Diversified Services industry that increased today were:

DLH Holdings



), up 83.1%,

CIBT Education Group



), up 24.1%,



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), up 18.6%, and

Fortune Industries



), up 17.6%.

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Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. operates as a beauty retailer that provides prestige, mass, and salon products; and salon services in the United States. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances has a market cap of $6.01 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 39.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are six analysts that rate Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and three rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results.

On the negative front,




), down 13.2%,

TAL Education Group



), down 5%,

ENGlobal Corporation



), down 4.8%, and

Rainmaker Systems



), down 4.3%, were all laggards within the diversified services industry with

Weight Watchers International



) being today's diversified services industry laggard.

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