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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 234.55 (0.33% today). The market cap for ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. is 14579.63, 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 41.31, and a forward P/E of 30.47. Average volume for ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. is 817.36 and so far today it is 689400.

Performance in the last year for ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. has been 40.26%. 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 -8.44%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 11.17%.

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 26.78%. With ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. trading at 234.55, 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 41.31. The PEG is 2.02, P/S is 3.37 and the P/B is at 10.53. The P/cash is 47.94, with P/free cash flow at 92.1.

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 1.30% and institutional ownership comes to 89.10%. Outstanding shares are at 62.16. While shares float is 58.22. The float short is currently 4.06%, and short ratio is 2.89.

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