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Bartosiak: Trading Ulta's (ULTA) Earnings with Options

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On Thursday, August 17th, Ulta Beauty (ULTA - Free Report) will release its second quarter earnings results before the bell. The company is a Zacks Rank 4 (Sell), and have a Value, Growth, and Momentum score of A.

Dave will look at Ulta’ past earnings, take a look at what is currently going on with the company, and give us his thoughts on their upcoming earnings announcement.

Furthermore, Dave will uncover some potential options trades for investors looking to make a play on Ulta ahead of earnings.

Ulta Beauty in Focus

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 is expected to report earnings at $1.70 per share according to the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Last quarter they beat earnings expectations by 6.70%. They reported earnings at $1.91per share, beating their estimate of $1.79. They have an average earnings surprise of 4.23%.

Ulta Beauty Inc. Price, Consensus and EPS Surprise

Ulta Beauty Inc. Price, Consensus and EPS Surprise | Ulta Beauty Inc. Quote

Bottom Line

How should investors play Ulta ahead of their earnings report? For insights on the best options trades, then tune in at 1:00pm CST today to see David’s thoughts.

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