Stocks Sparking Bullish Stampede: Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA)

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring 0.80% to $37.90 in a active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, about 7.25 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Abbott (ABT) revealed that its i-STAT Alinity System attained CE Mark and is now for sale in Europe and other countries that recognize CE Mark. The portable device can perform and analyze the largest menu of blood tests on a single device, ranging from blood chemistries to cardiac markers, using only two to three drops of a person’s blood.1 Delivering results in two to 10 minutes, i-STAT Alinity equips healthcare professionals with the information they need to make fast and accurate medical decisions without ever leaving their patient’s side. Its advanced connectivity features allow testing to be conducted virtually anywhere.

“As a global leader in point of care testing, Abbott’s i-STAT Alinity builds on our rich diagnostics heritage to help healthcare providers deliver care when and where it’s needed,” stated Sharon Bracken, vice president, Point of Care Diagnostics, Abbott. “Whether in emergency departments, critical care settings or rural areas, i-STAT Alinity allows clinicians to make timely and informed treatment decisions that help people get back to better health.” The firm has institutional ownership of 74.40%, while insider ownership included 0.30%. ABT attains analyst recommendation of 1.90 with week’s performance of -3.22%. Investors looking additional ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 9.88%.

Shares of ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) [Trend Analysis] swings enthusiastically in regular trading session, it a decrease of -1.56% to close at $253.39. Ulta Beauty (ULTA) revealed that financial results for the thirteen week period and thirty-nine week period ended October 29, 2016, which compares to the same periods ended October 31, 2015.

Net sales surged 24.2% to $1,131.2 million from $910.7 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2015; Same sales (sales for stores open at least 14 months and e-commerce sales) surged 16.7% compared to surge of of 12.8% in the third quarter of fiscal 2015. The 16.7% same sales raise was driven by 11.1% growth in transactions and 5.6% growth in average ticket; Retail same sales surged 14.3%, comprising salon same sales growth of 10.3%; Salon sales surged 16.7% to $60.4 million from $51.7 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2015; E-commerce sales grew 59.1% to $73.6 million from $46.2 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2015, representing 240 basis points of the total firm same sales raise of 16.7%; Moving forward to saw long-term intention, the experts calculate Return on Investment of 22.10%. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 72.64% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -9.06%. ULTA last month stock price volatility remained 2.76%.

 

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