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Stocks Alert: Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) & Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA)

Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN)

Illumina, Inc. is improving human health by unlocking the power of the genome. Their focus on innovation has established them as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies, serving customers in the research, clinical and applied markets. Their products are used for applications in the life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture and other emerging segments.

Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN)’s Financial Overview

Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ) declined -0.87% yesterday to close its trading session at $307.07. The company has 1 year Price Target of $358.67. Illumina, Inc. has 52-Week high of $372.61 and 52-Week Low of $207.51. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 372.61 and 52-Week Low on 207.51. The stock traded with the volume of 678997 shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $45.54 Billion.

Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $1.52/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $1.26/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.26 a share with a surprise factor of 20.6%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 1.37 Percent, SMA50 of -2.19 Percent and SMA200 of 1.74 percent. Illumina, Inc. has P/S value of 14.05 while its P/B value stands at 12.89. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 11.7 percent, Return on Equity of 21.9 percent and Return on Investment of 9.9 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 69.5 percent and 28.3 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.9 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 16 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Illumina Inc have a median target of 362.50, with a high estimate of 415.00 and a low estimate of 260.00. The median estimate represents a +18.05% increase from the last price of 307.07.

Illumina, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on 01/29/2019. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 9 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $1.36. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.44.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA)

Ulta Beauty, Inc. is a beauty retailer primarily in the United States and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin, hair care products and salon services. Ulta Beauty, Inc., formerly known as Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc., is based in Bolingbrook, Illinois.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA)’s Financial Outlook

The 22 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Ulta Beauty Inc have a median target of 320.00, with a high estimate of 360.00 and a low estimate of 250.00. The median estimate represents a +12.63% increase from the last price of 284.11.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Ulta Beauty, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.5. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 2.56% and closed its last trading session at $284.11. The company has the market capitalization of $16.43 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $322.49 and 52-Week low of $191.7. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 322.49 and 52-Week low on 191.70. The company has volume of 892038 shares. The company has a total of 57.83 Million shares outstanding.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $2.18/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $2.16/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.02. This shows a surprise factor of 0.9 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 16.04 percent. Beta for Ulta Beauty, Inc. stands at 0.92 while its ATR (average true range) is 10.93. The company has Weekly Volatility of 3.55%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.73%%.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 13.88%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.21 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 10.54%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 21.1 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 36.2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 33.4% with Gross margin of 35.6 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 12.7% and 10% respectively.