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Ulta Beauty Inc (ULTA.OQ)

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Ulta Beauty Reports Q4 Adjusted Earnings Per Share of $2.75 Excluding Items
Thursday, 15 Mar 2018 04:03pm EDT 

March 15 (Reuters) - Ulta Beauty Inc ::ULTA BEAUTY ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER FISCAL 2017 RESULTS.SEES Q1 2018 EARNINGS PER SHARE $2.43 TO $2.48.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE $3.40.SEES Q1 2018 SALES $1.506 BILLION TO $1.519 BILLION.Q4 SAME STORE SALES ROSE 8.8 PERCENT.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $2.78 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.Q4 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $2.75 EXCLUDING ITEMS.Q4 SALES $1.938 BILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $1.94 BILLION.COMPANY ISSUES ONE-TIME BONUSES FOR HOURLY ASSOCIATES.COMPANY APPROVES NEW SHARE REPURCHASE AUTHORIZATION OF $625 MILLION.QTRLY COMPARABLE SALES INCREASED 8.8%.SEES 2018 COMPARABLE SALES GROWTH OF APPROXIMATELY 6% TO 8%.SEES 2018 GAAP EARNINGS PER SHARE GROWTH IN 20 PERCENTAGE RANGE.SEES 2018 OPERATING PROFIT MARGIN RATE IN RANGE OF 50 TO 70 BASIS POINTS.‍RECORDED A PROVISIONAL ESTIMATED AFTER-TAX BENEFIT OF $38.3 MILLION DURING Q4 OF 2017 DUE TO U.S. TAX REFORM​.SEES 2018 E-COMMERCE SALES GROWTH IN 40% RANGE.SEES CAPITAL EXPENDITURES OF $375 MILLION IN FISCAL 2018.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $2.78, REVENUE VIEW $1.94 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.FY2018 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $8.35, REVENUE VIEW $5.89 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Ulta Beauty Announces Q3 Earnings Per Share $1.70
Thursday, 30 Nov 2017 04:03pm EST 

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Ulta Beauty Inc ::ULTA BEAUTY ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER 2017 RESULTS.SEES Q4 2017 EARNINGS PER SHARE $2.73 TO $2.78.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.70.SEES Q4 2017 SALES $1.926 BILLION TO $1.959 BILLION.Q3 SAME STORE SALES ROSE 10.3 PERCENT.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.67 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.Q3 SALES $1.342 BILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $1.34 BILLION.SAYS ‍COMPARABLE SALES FOR Q4 OF 2017, INCLUDING E-COMMERCE SALES, ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE 8% TO 10%​.SAYS ‍COMPANY IS REAFFIRMING ITS PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED FISCAL 2017 GUIDANCE​.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $2.84, REVENUE VIEW $1.93 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.- ESTIMATES HURRICANES HARVEY AND IRMA RESULTED IN APPROXIMATELY 100 BASIS POINTS OF NEGATIVE IMPACT TO COMPARABLE STORES SALES IN Q3.- SEES ‍CAPITAL EXPENDITURES IN $450 MILLION RANGE IN FISCAL 2017, VERSUS PRIOR GUIDANCE OF $460 MILLION AND 2016 CAPITAL EXPENDITURES OF $374 MILLION​.  Full Article

Alexander & Baldwin says ‍ULTA Beauty will open its first 2 stores in Hawaii
Friday, 3 Nov 2017 08:00am EDT 

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Alexander & Baldwin Inc :Alexander & Baldwin - ‍ULTA Beauty to open its first 2 stores in Hawaii; stores expected to open in summer or fall of 2018​.  Full Article

Ulta beauty Inc says entered into a second amended and restated loan agreement
Thursday, 24 Aug 2017 04:47pm EDT 

Aug 24 (Reuters) - Ulta Beauty Inc :Ulta Beauty - ‍loan agreement amended and restated existing amended and restated loan and security agreement, dated as of October 19, 2011, as amended​.Ulta Beauty Inc says ‍loan agreement provides maximum revolving loans equal to lesser of $400 million - SEC filing​.Ulta Beauty Inc - loan agreement extends maturity of facility to August 23, 2022.Ulta Beauty Inc - ‍loan agreement contains a $20 million subfacility for letters of credit​.Ulta Beauty Inc - loan agreement allows Ulta Parties to increase revolving facility by an additional $50 million.  Full Article

Ulta Beauty reports Q2 earnings per share of $1.83
Thursday, 24 Aug 2017 04:03pm EDT 

Aug 24 (Reuters) - Ulta Beauty Inc :Ulta Beauty announces second quarter 2017 results.Sees Q3 2017 earnings per share $1.63 to $1.68.Q2 earnings per share $1.83.Sees Q3 2017 sales $1.331 billion to $1.353 billion.Q2 same store sales rose 11.7 percent.Q2 earnings per share view $1.78 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q2 sales $1.29 billion versus I/B/E/S view $1.28 billion.Ulta Beauty Inc qtrly ‍net sales increased 20.6 percent to $1,289.9 million from $1,069.2 million in Q2 of fiscal 2016​.Ulta Beauty Inc - ‍company raises guidance for fiscal year 2017​.Ulta Beauty Inc - ‍merchandise inventories at end of Q2 of fiscal 2017 totaled $1,144.7 million, compared to $930.2 million at end of Q2 of fiscal 2016​.Ulta Beauty Inc - sees FY comparable sales growth of approximately 10 percent to 11 percent​.Ulta Beauty Inc qtrly ‍e-commerce sales grew 72.3 percent to $96.3 million from $55.9 million in Q2 of fiscal 2016​.Ulta Beauty Inc qtrly ‍average inventory per store increased 10.5 percent compared to Q2 of fiscal 2016​.Ulta Beauty Inc sees comparable sales for Q3 of 2017, including e-commerce sales, to increase 9 percent to 11 percent.Ulta Beauty Inc - expects to incur capital expenditures in $460 million range in fiscal 2017​.Ulta Beauty Inc - ‍on August 23, 2017, company entered into a second amended and restated loan agreement, which amended and restated existing agreement​.Ulta Beauty Inc - ‍new loan agreement extends maturity of facility to August 23, 2022​.  Full Article

Ulta Beauty Q1 same store sales rise 14.3 pct
Thursday, 25 May 2017 04:03pm EDT 

May 25 (Reuters) - Ulta Beauty Inc :Ulta beauty announces first quarter 2017 results.Sees q2 2017 earnings per share $1.72 to $1.77.Q1 earnings per share $2.05.Sees q2 2017 sales $1.257 billion to $1.278 billion.Q1 same store sales rose 14.3 percent.Q1 earnings per share view $1.80 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q1 earnings per share $1.91 excluding items.Q1 sales $1.315 billion versus i/b/e/s view $1.27 billion.Ulta beauty inc - ‍company raises guidance for fiscal year 2017​.Company raises guidance for fiscal year 2017.Ulta beauty inc - qtrly comparable sales increased 14.3%.Ulta beauty inc sees ‍fiscal 2017 comparable sales growth of approximately 9% to 11%​.Ulta beauty inc- comparable sales for q2 of 2017, including e-commerce sales, are expected to increase 10% to 12%.Ulta beauty inc - sees to incur capital expenditures in $460 million range in fiscal 2017.Ulta beauty inc sees ‍fiscal 2017 e-commerce sales growth in 50% range​.Ulta beauty inc - planned increase in fy capital expenditures includes approximately $80 million to fund prestige brand expansions.Ulta beauty inc - expects to incur capital expenditures in $460 million range in fiscal 2017, compared to $374 million in fiscal 2016.Ulta beauty inc sees ‍fiscal 2017 earnings per share growth in mid-twenties percent range, compared to previous guidance of low twenties percent range​.Ulta beauty inc - merchandise inventories at end of q1 of fiscal 2017 totaled $1,048.4 million, compared to $843.5 million.  Full Article

Ulta Beauty reports Q4 EPS $2.24
Thursday, 9 Mar 2017 04:02pm EST 

Ulta Beauty Inc : Ulta beauty announces fourth quarter 2016 results . Sees Q1 2017 earnings per share $1.75 to $1.80 . Q4 earnings per share $2.24 . Sees Q1 2017 sales $1.244 billion to $1.265 billion . Q4 same store sales rose 16.6 percent . Q4 earnings per share view $2.13 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Q4 sales $1.581 billion versus I/B/E/S view $1.54 billion . Board approved new share repurchase authorization of $425 million, effective March 14, 2017, which replaces prior authorization implemented in march 2016 . Board of directors approved a new share repurchase authorization of $425 million, effective March 14, 2017 . Approved a new share repurchase authorization of $425 million which replaces prior authorization implemented in March 2016 . Income per diluted share for Q1 of fiscal 2017 is estimated to be in range of $1.75 to $1.80 . Comparable sales for Q1 of 2017, including e-commerce sales, are expected to increase 9 pct to 11 pct . For Q1 of fiscal 2017, company currently expects net sales in range of $1,244 million to $1,265 million . Sees FY comparable sales growth of approximately 8 pct to 10 pct .Sees capital expenditures in $460 million range in fiscal 2017.  Full Article

Ulta Beauty says company will implement a holding company reorganization on January 29, 2017
Friday, 27 Jan 2017 08:00am EST 

Ulta Salon Cosmetics and Fragrance Inc : Ulta Beauty - Company will implement a holding company reorganization on January 29, 2017 . Ulta Beauty - Ulta Beauty Inc will replace Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc as publicly-traded entity . Ulta Beauty - Common stock of company will continue to trade on Nasdaq global select market under symbol "ULTA" .Ulta Beauty - No change to directors and executive officers of company as a result of creation of holding company.  Full Article

Ulta sees Q4 2016 earnings per share $2.08 to $2.13
Thursday, 1 Dec 2016 04:03pm EST 

Ulta Salon Cosmetics And Fragrance Inc : Sees q4 2016 earnings per share $2.08 to $2.13 . Sees q4 2016 sales $1.516 billion to $1.541 billion . Q3 earnings per share view $1.37 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Ulta beauty announces third quarter 2016 results . Q3 earnings per share $1.40 . Q3 same store sales rose 16.7 percent . Q3 sales $1.131 billion versus i/b/e/s view $1.11 billion . Company raises guidance for fiscal year 2016 . Sees fiscal 2016 comparable sales growth of approximately 13% to 15% . Expects to incur capital expenditures in $390 million range in fiscal 2016 . Plans to deliver earnings per share growth in high twenties percentage range in fiscal 2016 .Plans to increase total sales in low twenties percentage range in fiscal 2016.  Full Article

Ulta Salon Cosmetics and Fragrance Q3 same store sales rose 12.8 pct
Thursday, 13 Oct 2016 08:00am EDT 

Ulta Salon Cosmetics And Fragrance Inc : Ulta Beauty hosts analyst and investor conference and raises third quarter and fiscal year 2016 guidance . Sees Q3 2016 earnings per share $1.35 to $1.38 . Q3 same store sales rose 12.8 percent . Now expects Q3 comparable sales, including e-commerce sales, to increase 14% to 15% . Ulta Salon cosmetics and fragrance -confirm outlook for business to deliver EPS growth in low twenties percentage range for fiscal 2017, 2018, 2019 . Ulta Salon Cosmetics And Fragrance - for full year, company plans to achieve comparable sales growth of approximately 12% to 14% . Now expects to deliver FY 2016 eps growth in mid-twenties percentage range . Ulta Salon Cosmetics And Fragrance confirm outlook for business to deliver EPS growth in low twenties percentage range for fiscal 2017, 2018, 2019 . Ulta Salon Cosmetics And Fragrance expects to drive 7% to 9% comparable sales growth for period from 2017 to 2019 .Q3 earnings per share view $1.30 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

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