NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance (ULTA) stock closed down 1.02% to $162.96 on Tuesday before the Bolingbrook, IL-based beauty products retailer reports its fiscal 2015 fourth quarter financial results Thursday after the market close.
Wall Street is expecting the company to post a year-over-year increase in earnings per share and revenue.
Analysts have estimated earnings of $1.54 per share on $1.23 billion in revenue for the quarter, compared with earnings of $1.35 per share on $1.05 billion in revenue that ULTA reported for fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.
Comparable store sales could be up by at least 9% for the latest quarter, according to Oppenheimer analysts.
"Recent commentary from suppliers and other retailers... continue to suggest solid growth in the beauty category," Oppenheimer said in an analyst note this morning.
Separately, ULTA has a "buy" rating and a letter grade of B at TheStreet Ratings because of the company's robust revenue, earnings per share and net income growth, good cash flow from operations, and solid stock price performance.
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