e.l.f. Beauty Inc (NYSE:ELF) insider Scott Milsten sold 9,628 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.34, for a total value of $195,833.52. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.
Scott Milsten also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Wednesday, February 14th, Scott Milsten sold 5,522 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.80, for a total value of $109,335.60.
Shares of e.l.f. Beauty Inc (NYSE ELF) opened at $21.43 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89, a current ratio of 2.17 and a quick ratio of 0.95. e.l.f. Beauty Inc has a 1-year low of $18.20 and a 1-year high of $31.10. The company has a market capitalization of $964.05, a P/E ratio of 57.92, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.02 and a beta of 1.73.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Compagnie Lombard Odier SCmA acquired a new stake in e.l.f. Beauty in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $178,000. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in e.l.f. Beauty in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $225,000. Millennium Management LLC acquired a new stake in e.l.f. Beauty in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $458,000. Deutsche Bank AG grew its holdings in e.l.f. Beauty by 99.2% in the fourth quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 46,025 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,026,000 after purchasing an additional 22,924 shares during the period. Finally, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans acquired a new stake in e.l.f. Beauty in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $7,709,000. 87.26% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Several analysts recently commented on ELF shares. Piper Jaffray Companies lowered e.l.f. Beauty from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $26.00 to $23.00 in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Wells Fargo & Co reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of e.l.f. Beauty in a report on Monday, January 8th. DA Davidson dropped their target price on e.l.f. Beauty to $23.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, January 15th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered e.l.f. Beauty from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $18.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Friday, December 15th. Finally, Cowen reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $22.00 target price (down from $34.00) on shares of e.l.f. Beauty in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $22.36.
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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.
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