Ulta Beauty IncFind Ratings Reports
ULTA BEAUTY INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2021 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its subsector. ULTA BEAUTY INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.67 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 6.15% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1967.21||1228.01|
|Net Income ($mil)||250.89||8.05|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||770.14||1157.32|
|Total Assets ($mil)||4954.59||5497.12|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1852.98||2763.57|
|Profitability||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Gross Profit Margin||44.07||33.1|
|Return on Assets||14.68||5.13|
|Return on Equity||38.7||15.93|
|Debt||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Share Data||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||54.45||56.32|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||34.53||31.44|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||609448.0||689349.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 18.62 for the Health and Personal Care Stores subsector and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 27.47. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 11.03 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 4.39 and a significant discount versus the subsector average of 86.66. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average, but well above the subsector average. The valuation analysis reveals that, ULTA BEAUTY INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives.
|ULTA 29.28||Peers 23.36||ULTA 17.72||Peers 19.25|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
ULTA is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
ULTA is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|ULTA 22.74||Peers 20.55||ULTA 0.08||Peers 0.64|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
ULTA is trading at a premium to its peers.
Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
ULTA trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|ULTA 11.03||Peers 86.66||ULTA 166.05||Peers 109.79|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
ULTA is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
ULTA is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|ULTA 2.71||Peers 2.04||ULTA 19.82||Peers 26.98|
Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
ULTA is trading at a significant premium to its subsector.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the subsector implies that a company is losing market share.
ULTA significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.