Marshall Wace North America L.P. grew its position in e.l.f. Beauty Inc (NYSE:ELF) by 30.0% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 37,453 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 8,637 shares during the period. Marshall Wace North America L.P. owned approximately 0.08% of e.l.f. Beauty worth $397,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Portolan Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in e.l.f. Beauty by 45.9% during the fourth quarter. Portolan Capital Management LLC now owns 1,396,818 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,096,000 after purchasing an additional 439,404 shares during the last quarter. Two Sigma Advisers LP purchased a new stake in shares of e.l.f. Beauty in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $376,000. Victory Capital Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of e.l.f. Beauty by 32.5% in the 1st quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 21,728 shares of the company’s stock valued at $230,000 after acquiring an additional 5,334 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley lifted its position in shares of e.l.f. Beauty by 27.7% in the 3rd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 337,741 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,300,000 after acquiring an additional 73,218 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of e.l.f. Beauty by 38.2% in the 1st quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 25,700 shares of the company’s stock valued at $272,000 after acquiring an additional 7,100 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 82.56% of the company’s stock.
Several equities research analysts recently commented on ELF shares. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Zumiez from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 2nd. DA Davidson started coverage on shares of Business First Bancshares in a research report on Wednesday, July 10th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $28.00 price target for the company. TheStreet downgraded shares of Primeenergy Resources from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Friday, July 5th. Morgan Stanley set a $17.00 price target on shares of BOX and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 4th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. initiated coverage on shares of Pinduoduo in a research report on Tuesday, July 9th. They issued an “underweight” rating and a $20.48 price target for the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.86.
NYSE:ELF traded down $0.06 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $16.84. The stock had a trading volume of 444,999 shares, compared to its average volume of 726,323. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61, a current ratio of 3.30 and a quick ratio of 2.22. e.l.f. Beauty Inc has a 1-year low of $6.70 and a 1-year high of $17.27. The business has a fifty day moving average price of $13.47. The firm has a market capitalization of $836.47 million, a PE ratio of 38.27, a P/E/G ratio of 18.92 and a beta of 2.38.
e.l.f. Beauty (NYSE:ELF) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 8th. The company reported ($0.02) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.01) by ($0.01). e.l.f. Beauty had a negative net margin of 1.15% and a positive return on equity of 8.88%. The company had revenue of $66.14 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $56.91 million. As a group, equities research analysts expect that e.l.f. Beauty Inc will post 0.15 EPS for the current year.
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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