e.l.f. Beauty Inc (NYSE:ELF) insider Scott Milsten sold 6,700 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, August 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.50, for a total value of $117,250.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

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

  • On Thursday, August 8th, Scott Milsten sold 59,000 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.69, for a total value of $1,043,710.00.
  • On Thursday, July 18th, Scott Milsten sold 8,700 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.75, for a total value of $145,725.00.
  • On Tuesday, June 25th, Scott Milsten sold 27,000 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.00, for a total value of $378,000.00.
  • On Tuesday, June 18th, Scott Milsten sold 3,700 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.39, for a total value of $45,843.00.

Shares of ELF traded up $0.27 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $18.25. 28,046 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 640,790. The company has a market capitalization of $890.13 million, a PE ratio of 41.45, a PEG ratio of 23.93 and a beta of 2.39. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.67, a current ratio of 3.07 and a quick ratio of 1.96. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of $16.40 and a 200-day simple moving average of $12.34. e.l.f. Beauty Inc has a one year low of $6.70 and a one year high of $18.61.

e.l.f. Beauty (NYSE:ELF) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 7th. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $59.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $54.93 million. e.l.f. Beauty had a positive return on equity of 9.11% and a negative net margin of 0.23%. The company’s revenue was up 1.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.13 EPS. Sell-side analysts expect that e.l.f. Beauty Inc will post 0.2 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on the company. TheStreet raised e.l.f. Beauty from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Friday, July 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised e.l.f. Beauty from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and increased their price target for the company from $11.00 to $17.00 in a research note on Tuesday, July 9th. Zacks Investment Research raised e.l.f. Beauty from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price target for the company in a research note on Friday, July 12th. Morgan Stanley raised e.l.f. Beauty from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and increased their price target for the company from $6.00 to $10.50 in a research note on Tuesday, June 4th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies raised e.l.f. Beauty from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and increased their price target for the company from $8.00 to $16.00 in a research note on Thursday, August 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. e.l.f. Beauty has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $14.65.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in shares of e.l.f. Beauty by 1.1% during the 4th quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 98,342 shares of the company’s stock worth $851,000 after acquiring an additional 1,109 shares in the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of e.l.f. Beauty during the 2nd quarter worth $28,000. Diversified Trust Co boosted its stake in shares of e.l.f. Beauty by 17.8% during the 2nd quarter. Diversified Trust Co now owns 15,850 shares of the company’s stock worth $223,000 after acquiring an additional 2,400 shares in the last quarter. Quantamental Technologies LLC bought a new stake in shares of e.l.f. Beauty during the 1st quarter worth $36,000. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its stake in shares of e.l.f. Beauty by 23.9% during the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 19,331 shares of the company’s stock worth $273,000 after acquiring an additional 3,735 shares in the last quarter. 82.12% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

e.l.f. Beauty Company Profile

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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