e.l.f. Beauty Inc (ELF) Insider Richard F. Baruch, Jr. Sells 3,142 Shares

e.l.f. Beauty Inc (NYSE:ELF) insider Richard F. Baruch, Jr. sold 3,142 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.92, for a total transaction of $24,884.64. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Richard F. Baruch, Jr. also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, September 24th, Richard F. Baruch, Jr. sold 2,317 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.49, for a total transaction of $31,256.33.

ELF stock traded up $0.11 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $8.06. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,623,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 610,477. The company has a current ratio of 3.49, a quick ratio of 2.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.66. e.l.f. Beauty Inc has a twelve month low of $6.70 and a twelve month high of $20.75. The firm has a market capitalization of $384.63 million, a P/E ratio of 18.32, a PEG ratio of 4.18 and a beta of 1.70.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of ELF. Northern Trust Corp increased its stake in e.l.f. Beauty by 15.6% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 269,658 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,109,000 after buying an additional 36,460 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake in e.l.f. Beauty by 21.0% in the 3rd quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 170,841 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,175,000 after buying an additional 29,638 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in e.l.f. Beauty by 48.3% in the 3rd quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 15,754 shares of the company’s stock valued at $201,000 after buying an additional 5,130 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its position in shares of e.l.f. Beauty by 10.6% in the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 97,233 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,238,000 after acquiring an additional 9,287 shares during the period. Finally, Cim Investment Mangement Inc. bought a new position in shares of e.l.f. Beauty in the 3rd quarter valued at about $404,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 84.22% of the company’s stock.

ELF has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets raised their price objective on shares of e.l.f. Beauty from $13.00 to $14.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 6th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $11.00 price target on shares of e.l.f. Beauty and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 6th. Citigroup set a $15.00 price target on shares of e.l.f. Beauty and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 7th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of e.l.f. Beauty from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $15.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday, November 8th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group set a $13.00 price target on shares of e.l.f. Beauty and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 29th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $10.48.

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e.l.f. Beauty Company Profile

e.l.f. Beauty, Inc operates as a beauty company. The company offers cosmetics, including face makeup, eye makeup, lip products, nail products, and cosmetics sets/kits; and skin care products under the e.l.f. brand name. It sells its products through direct-to-consumer channels, which include e-commerce and e.l.f.

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