e.l.f. Beauty Inc. (ELF) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
e.l.f. Beauty Inc. (NYSE:ELF) is scheduled to be releasing its earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, August 9th. Analysts expect e.l.f. Beauty to post earnings of $0.01 per share for the quarter. e.l.f. Beauty has set its FY17 guidance at $0.40-0.43 EPS.
e.l.f. Beauty (NYSE:ELF) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 10th. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $60.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $59.87 million. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 15.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect e.l.f. Beauty to post $0.34 EPS for the current fiscal year and $0.42 EPS for the next fiscal year.
e.l.f. Beauty Inc. (ELF) opened at 24.82 on Monday. The company’s market cap is $1.13 billion. e.l.f. Beauty Inc. has a 1-year low of $23.73 and a 1-year high of $32.54. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $26.10 and its 200 day moving average is $26.53.
In other e.l.f. Beauty news, insider Scott Milsten sold 8,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, July 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.83, for a total transaction of $206,640.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider John P. Bailey sold 33,334 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.32, for a total transaction of $877,350.88. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 117,698 shares of company stock valued at $3,101,138 in the last three months. 16.50% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on ELF shares. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $38.00 price objective on shares of e.l.f. Beauty in a research note on Monday, June 12th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $34.00 price objective on shares of e.l.f. Beauty and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. Citigroup Inc. started coverage on shares of e.l.f. Beauty in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $30.00 price objective for the company. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of e.l.f. Beauty from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Finally, Cowen and Company reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $34.00 price objective on shares of e.l.f. Beauty in a research note on Monday, June 12th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $31.14.
e.l.f. Beauty Company Profile
e.l.f. Beauty, Inc, formerly J.A. Cosmetics Holdings, Inc, is a cosmetic company. The Company conducts its business under the name e.l.f. Cosmetics, and offers products for eyes, lips and face to consumers through its retail customers, e.l.f. stores and e-commerce channels. The Company offers a range of products for eyes, such as eyeshadow, eyeliner, mascara and eyelashes, eyebrows, concealer and primer, brushes and tools, and sets and palettes.
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