e.l.f. Beauty Inc (NYSE:ELF) insider Scott Milsten sold 14,800 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, April 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.00, for a total value of $177,600.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Scott Milsten also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, February 20th, Scott Milsten sold 15,150 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.46, for a total value of $143,319.00.

NYSE:ELF opened at $11.59 on Thursday. e.l.f. Beauty Inc has a twelve month low of $6.70 and a twelve month high of $20.75. The firm has a market cap of $578.52 million, a PE ratio of 26.34, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 9.67 and a beta of 1.75. The company has a quick ratio of 2.22, a current ratio of 3.30 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61.

e.l.f. Beauty (NYSE:ELF) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, February 26th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.09. e.l.f. Beauty had a return on equity of 10.58% and a net margin of 5.81%. The business had revenue of $78.57 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $82.55 million. On average, sell-side analysts anticipate that e.l.f. Beauty Inc will post 0.21 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on ELF. DA Davidson lowered their price target on e.l.f. Beauty to $7.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, March 13th. Jefferies Financial Group upgraded e.l.f. Beauty from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their price target for the stock from $10.00 to $14.00 in a research report on Wednesday, April 3rd. Wells Fargo & Co downgraded e.l.f. Beauty from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating and decreased their target price for the stock from $11.00 to $8.00 in a research report on Thursday, January 10th. BMO Capital Markets decreased their target price on e.l.f. Beauty from $14.00 to $7.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, February 27th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies set a $8.00 target price on e.l.f. Beauty and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, December 31st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $10.55.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. purchased a new position in shares of e.l.f. Beauty during the fourth quarter valued at $32,000. Sun Life Financial INC purchased a new position in shares of e.l.f. Beauty during the fourth quarter valued at $50,000. Virtu Financial LLC purchased a new position in shares of e.l.f. Beauty during the fourth quarter valued at $94,000. CHICAGO TRUST Co NA purchased a new position in shares of e.l.f. Beauty during the first quarter valued at $117,000. Finally, Diversified Trust Co increased its stake in shares of e.l.f. Beauty by 14.4% during the third quarter. Diversified Trust Co now owns 12,700 shares of the company’s stock valued at $162,000 after buying an additional 1,600 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 85.94% of the company’s stock.

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About e.l.f. Beauty

e.l.f. Beauty, Inc, a beauty company, provides cosmetic and skin care products under the e.l.f. brand name worldwide. The company offers eye, lip, face, and skin care products, as well as kits and tools. It sells its products through national and international retailers and direct-to-consumer channels, which include e-commerce and e.l.f.

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