e.l.f. Beauty Inc. (NYSE:ELF) insider Jonathan T. Fieldman sold 4,137 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.00, for a total transaction of $95,151.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

e.l.f. Beauty Inc. (ELF) opened at 21.75 on Tuesday. The firm’s market cap is $1.00 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $20.98 and a 200-day moving average of $20.98. e.l.f. Beauty Inc. has a 12-month low of $18.84 and a 12-month high of $32.54.

e.l.f. Beauty (NYSE:ELF) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $55.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $55.73 million. e.l.f. Beauty had a return on equity of 10.54% and a net margin of 4.16%. The firm’s revenue was up 26.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect that e.l.f. Beauty Inc. will post $0.45 EPS for the current year.

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ELF has been the subject of a number of research reports. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $26.00 price objective on shares of e.l.f. Beauty and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of e.l.f. Beauty from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Citigroup Inc. initiated coverage on shares of e.l.f. Beauty in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $30.00 price objective for the company. BMO Capital Markets set a $38.00 price objective on shares of e.l.f. Beauty and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Finally, DA Davidson reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $26.00 price objective on shares of e.l.f. Beauty in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $30.07.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board acquired a new position in shares of e.l.f. Beauty in the third quarter valued at $1,353,000. New England Research & Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of e.l.f. Beauty in the third quarter valued at $246,000. Skylands Capital LLC raised its stake in shares of e.l.f. Beauty by 96.3% in the third quarter. Skylands Capital LLC now owns 20,220 shares of the company’s stock valued at $456,000 after purchasing an additional 9,920 shares in the last quarter. Sterling Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of e.l.f. Beauty by 56.3% in the second quarter. Sterling Capital Management LLC now owns 41,348 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,125,000 after purchasing an additional 14,891 shares in the last quarter. Finally, California State Teachers Retirement System raised its stake in shares of e.l.f. Beauty by 92.1% in the second quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 36,700 shares of the company’s stock valued at $999,000 after purchasing an additional 17,600 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 86.10% of the company’s stock.

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.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for e.l.f. Beauty (NYSE:ELF)

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