e.l.f. Beauty Inc (NYSE:ELF) insider John P. Bailey sold 86,600 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.76, for a total transaction of $845,216.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

John P. Bailey also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, December 24th, John P. Bailey sold 86,600 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.90, for a total transaction of $684,140.00.
  • On Monday, December 10th, John P. Bailey sold 86,600 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.83, for a total transaction of $937,878.00.
  • On Monday, November 26th, John P. Bailey sold 49,505 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.34, for a total transaction of $610,891.70.
  • On Friday, November 23rd, John P. Bailey sold 37,095 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.07, for a total transaction of $447,736.65.
  • On Monday, November 26th, John P. Bailey sold 86,600 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.23, for a total transaction of $1,059,118.00.
  • On Friday, November 9th, John P. Bailey sold 86,600 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.79, for a total transaction of $1,107,614.00.
  • On Tuesday, October 23rd, John P. Bailey sold 86,600 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.61, for a total transaction of $918,826.00.

ELF traded up $0.01 on Friday, reaching $8.21. The company had a trading volume of 457,836 shares, compared to its average volume of 595,963. e.l.f. Beauty Inc has a fifty-two week low of $7.50 and a fifty-two week high of $21.98. The firm has a market cap of $474.35 million, a P/E ratio of 17.10, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.89 and a beta of 2.01. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.66, a quick ratio of 2.01 and a current ratio of 3.49.

e.l.f. Beauty (NYSE:ELF) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 5th. The company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.09. e.l.f. Beauty had a net margin of 10.11% and a return on equity of 10.60%. The business had revenue of $63.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $60.09 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.17 EPS. e.l.f. Beauty’s quarterly revenue was down 11.1% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities analysts forecast that e.l.f. Beauty Inc will post 0.36 earnings per share for the current year.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Great Lakes Advisors LLC acquired a new position in e.l.f. Beauty in the 3rd quarter valued at about $1,017,000. Bank of Montreal Can grew its stake in e.l.f. Beauty by 21.0% in the 3rd quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 170,841 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,175,000 after buying an additional 29,638 shares during the last quarter. Marshall Wace LLP acquired a new position in e.l.f. Beauty in the 3rd quarter valued at about $869,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC acquired a new position in e.l.f. Beauty in the 2nd quarter valued at about $625,000. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC acquired a new position in e.l.f. Beauty in the 3rd quarter valued at about $183,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 84.87% of the company’s stock.

ELF has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Jefferies Financial Group set a $13.00 price objective on shares of e.l.f. Beauty and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 29th. ValuEngine lowered shares of e.l.f. Beauty from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 2nd. BMO Capital Markets boosted their price objective on shares of e.l.f. Beauty from $13.00 to $14.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 6th. Citigroup set a $15.00 price objective on shares of e.l.f. Beauty and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 7th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $11.00 price objective on shares of e.l.f. Beauty and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 6th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.13.

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About e.l.f. Beauty

e.l.f. Beauty, Inc operates as a beauty company. The company offers cosmetics, including face makeup, eye makeup, lip products, nail products, and cosmetics sets/kits; and skin care products under the e.l.f. brand name. It sells its products through direct-to-consumer channels, which include e-commerce and e.l.f.

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