e.l.f. Beauty Inc (NYSE:ELF) insider John P. Bailey sold 86,600 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.79, for a total value of $1,107,614.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link.

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

  • 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 value 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 value 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 value of $1,059,118.00.
  • 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 value of $918,826.00.
  • On Tuesday, October 9th, John P. Bailey sold 86,600 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.54, for a total value of $1,085,964.00.
  • On Friday, September 28th, John P. Bailey sold 86,600 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.69, for a total value of $1,098,954.00.
  • On Monday, September 17th, John P. Bailey sold 86,600 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.35, for a total value of $1,156,110.00.

Shares of ELF stock traded down $0.09 on Friday, hitting $11.12. The stock had a trading volume of 451,604 shares, compared to its average volume of 436,075. The company has a current ratio of 3.49, a quick ratio of 2.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.66. The company has a market capitalization of $540.94 million, a PE ratio of 23.17, a P/E/G ratio of 4.51 and a beta of 1.47. e.l.f. Beauty Inc has a 1 year low of $9.30 and a 1 year high of $23.33.

e.l.f. Beauty (NYSE:ELF) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 5th. The company reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $63.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $60.09 million. e.l.f. Beauty had a return on equity of 10.60% and a net margin of 10.11%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 11.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.17 EPS. Research analysts predict that e.l.f. Beauty Inc will post 0.36 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd purchased a new stake in shares of e.l.f. Beauty in the 2nd quarter valued at $1,078,000. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in e.l.f. Beauty during the 2nd quarter worth about $207,000. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc purchased a new stake in e.l.f. Beauty during the 2nd quarter worth about $419,000. Bank of Montreal Can increased its holdings in e.l.f. Beauty by 21.0% during the 3rd quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 170,841 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,175,000 after purchasing an additional 29,638 shares during the period. Finally, Stephens Investment Management Group LLC increased its holdings in e.l.f. Beauty by 3.5% during the 2nd quarter. Stephens Investment Management Group LLC now owns 547,999 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,763,000 after purchasing an additional 18,724 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 84.71% of the company’s stock.

A number of research firms have weighed in on ELF. Jefferies Financial Group set a $13.00 price objective on e.l.f. Beauty and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 29th. Zacks Investment Research raised e.l.f. Beauty from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $15.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, November 8th. BMO Capital Markets upped their price target on e.l.f. Beauty from $13.00 to $14.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 6th. SunTrust Banks decreased their price target on e.l.f. Beauty to $14.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, August 13th. Finally, Citigroup set a $15.00 price target on e.l.f. Beauty and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 7th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $14.25.

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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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