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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA)?

The company in question is, ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) currently with a stock price of 249.64 (1.29% today). The market cap for ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. is 15510.13, and is in the sector Services, and Specialty Retail, Other industry. The target price for ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. is 292.2. Currently ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 43.97, and a forward P/E of 32.43. Average volume for ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. is 759.34 and so far today it is 855300.

Performance in the last year for ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. has been 58.30%. For EPS growth, ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. has seen a growth of 25.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 23.58%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 33.80% over the last five years and could be 20.40% for the next five years. ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 21.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 24.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.67%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 20.16%.

Since the IPO date for ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. on the 10/25/2007, ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 34.94%. With ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. trading at 249.64, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 5.68.

So could ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 43.97. The PEG is 2.15, P/S is 3.59 and the P/B is at 11.2. The P/cash is 51, with P/free cash flow at 97.98.

ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.8, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 0, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. has a gross margin of 35.90%, an operating margin of 13.20% and a profit margin of 8.30%.Payout ratio for ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 16.00% with return on investment coming to 22.10%.

Insider ownership for ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc., is at 1.20% and institutional ownership comes to 89.10%. Outstanding shares are at 62.13. While shares float is 58.24. The float short is currently 3.02%, and short ratio is 2.31.

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