Stock Analysis Recap: Here’s Why These Stocks Were Heavily Traded This Week

Here are the hottest stocks of the week from March 7th to March 11th.

Monday

1) Seagate Technology (NASDAQ:STX): Seagate Technology PLC designs, manufactures, and markets rigid disc drives for enterprise, personal computer, and consumer electronics applications. Shares are up over 8% to $13.45 per share today. Over 34 million shares have traded hands already relative to the average 11 million pageviews. Data storage companies are receiving a big lift on the news that Western Digital (NYSE:WDC) is purchasing Hitachi Global Technologies for $4.3 billion in cash and stock.

2) JDS Uniphase Corporation (NASDAQ:JDSU): JDS Uniphase Corporation provides communications test & measurement solutions and optical products for telecommunications service providers, cable operators, and network equipment manufacturers. Shares are down over 8% to $25.11 per share on over 18 million shares trading hands today. The optical networking sector is down big today following a negative quarterly report out of Ciena (NASDAQ:CIEN).

3) Ciena Corporation (NASDAQ:CIEN): Ciena Corporation develops and markets communications network platforms and software, and offers professional services. Shares are down over 11% to $25.37 per share. Over 17.5 million have traded hands today relative to an average of 6.5 million shares trader per today. The company lost $79.1 million, or $.84 cents per share, in the period ended Jan. 31. That compares with a year-earlier loss of $53.3 million, or $.58 cents per share. Revenue more than doubled to $433.3 million from $175.9 million. That’s higher than the $422.5 million analysts had forecast.

4) Western Digital Corp (NYSE:WDC): Western Digital Corporation designs and manufactures hard drives for desktop computers and home entertainment applications. Shares are up over 10% to $33.22 per share. Over 18 million shares have traded hands relative to the daily average of 5 million shares. Western Digital (NYSE:WDC) is purchasing Hitachi Global Technologies. Western Digital said that the deal includes $3.5 billion in cash, plus 25 million of its common shares.

5) Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ:CLWR): Clearwire Corporation provides wireless broadband services. The Company operates a wireless network in the United States as well as other countries. Shares are down 8.5% to $5.08 per share. Over 5 million shares have traded hands today. Analyst Avian initiated positive coverage on the stock today. Analyst firm Pacific Crest thinks Sprint (NYSE:S) probably will go its own route in building a 4G network, and will use Clearwire (NASDAQ:CLWR) as just an additional, not primary, partner.

6) Petroleo Brasileiro SA (NYSE:PBR): Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras explores for and produces oil and natural gas. The Company refines, markets, and supplies oil products. Petrobras operates oil tankers, distribution pipelines, marine, river and lake terminals, thermal power plants, fertilizer plants, and petrochemical units. Shares are up just under 1% to $41.58 per share. 20 million shares have traded hands today. Reuters reports the Brazilian energy giant is not planning to raise fuel prices for domestic consumers.

7) Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL): Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. Shares are down almost 2% to $353.95 per share. Over 14 million shares have traded hands today. Rumor has it that Apple is going to drop the idea of a glass back for the iPhone 5 for an aluminum back. See: iPad2: The Most Stunning Pictures from Apple’s Event>>

8) Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S): Sprint Nextel Corporation offers a range of wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, and government customers. Shares are up over 2.88% to $4.47 per share. Over 50 million shares are trading hands today. Pacific Crest raised his rating on the stock to Outperform from Sector Perform, with a $7 price target, saying the company’s network overhaul will save $1 billion to $1.5 billion annually.

9) James River Coal Company (NASDAQ:JRCC): James River Coal Company, through subsidiaries, mines coal. The Company’s subsidiaries operate in Kentucky. Shares are up over 12% to $22.77 per share today. Over 4 million shares have trading hands today. The coal company reported fourth-quarter net income of $25.9 million, or $.93 cents per share, compared with a net loss of $3.2 million, or $.12 cents per share in the prior year period. The company’s results were below Wall Street’s expectations.

10) Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ:URBN): Urban Outfitters, Inc. operates retail stores and direct response, including a catalog and Web sites. The Company’s Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie retail concepts sell fashion apparel, accessories, and household and gift merchandise. Shares are down over 1% to $38.01 per share today. Over 3 million shares have traded hands today. The retailer is expected to release earnings after the bell today. Analysts on Wall Street are expecting $.52 per share on $674.92 million in revenue. With the Spring and Summer approaching and wedding season gearing up, will investors cheer optimism for this hip retailer after-the-bell?

Tuesday

1) Dick’s Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS): Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. is a sporting goods retailer that operates stores primarily in the eastern and central United States. The Company’s stores offer a broad selection of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel, and footwear. Shares are up over 5% to $39.60 per share today. Over 4.5 million shares have traded hands. Net income rose 30% to $87.5 million, or $.71 cents per share, in the quarter ended Jan. 29, from $67.4 million, or $.56 cents per share, last year. Revenue rose 14% to $1.52 billion from $1.34 billion last year. Analysts expected revenue of $1.45 billion

2) Sprint (NYSE:S): Sprint Nextel Corporation offers a range of wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, and government customers. Shares are up over 4% to $4.67 per share today. Over 144 million shares have traded hands. Deal rumors are officially here. A potential merger is surfacing between Sprint (NYSE:S) and T-Mobile and would combine the third and fourthlargest U.S. wireless providers behind Verizon (NYSE:VZ) and AT&T (NYSE:T). The Sidekick buzz has faded and now HTC phones are more popular than ever…

3) Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ:URBN): Urban Outfitters, Inc. operates retail stores and direct response, including a catalog and Web sites. The Company’s Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie retail concepts sell fashion apparel, accessories, and household and gift merchandise. Shares are down over 16% to $31.72 per share. Over 13 million shares have traded hands. The company said net income fell to $75.2 million, or $.45 cents per share, compared with $77.7 million, or $.45 cents per share in the same period last year. Revenues jumped 14% to $668.4 million, from $588.5 million in the year-ago quarter. The retailer missed estimates. Analysts, on average, expected profit of $.52 cents per share on revenues of $674. 8 million.

4) U.S. Airways Group (NYSE:LCC): US Airways Group, Inc. is an air carrier that transports passengers, property, and mail. The Company provides regularly scheduled service at airports in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America. Shares are up 9.4% to $9.08 per share today. 12 million shares have traded hands. Airline stocks are down over 17% since an early November 2010 top. Now that oil prices are stabilizing today, Airline stock fear is down and share prices are rising? Shorts are covering on a reduction of future oil fears….for the moment…

5) Western Refining (NYSE:WNR): Western Refining, Inc., through a subsidiary, refines crude oil and markets petroleum products. The subsidiary primarily produces gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel. The products are marketed in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas in the United States, and Juarez, Mexico. Shares are down over 6% o $14.71 per share today. Almost 6 million shares have traded hands. The company said it lost $7.57 million, or $.09 cents per share last quarter, compared with a net loss of $97.5 million, or $1.11 per share, a year earlier. Revenue dropped 5% to $1.87 billion from $1.96 billion. Analysts had expected earnings of $.07 cents per share on lower revenue of $1.73 billion.

6) BroadSoft (NASDAQ:BSFT): BroadSoft Inc. is a global provider of software that enables fixed-line, mobile and cable service providers to deliver voice and multimedia services over their Internet protocol-based, or IP-based, networks. Shares are up over 40% to $48.87 per share. Over 4 million shares have traded hands. The company said it earned $11.2 million, or $.41 cents per share, for the last three months of 2010, relative to $375,000, or $.05 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $35.8 million from $19.3 million. Guiding the next quarterly report, BroadSoft expects adjusted earnings of $.04 cents to $.11 cents per share and revenue of $27 million to $29 million.

7) American Express (NYSE:AXP): American Express Company is a global payment and travel company. The Company’s principal products and services are charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services offered to consumers and businesses around the world. Shares are up over 4% to $45.50 per share today. Jefferies Group (NYSE:JEF) is bullish on the stock right now. In other news, U.S. senators are drafting legislation that would delay the implementation of debit-card “swipe” fee rules that banks say would cost them billions of dollars in annual revenue.

8) Coinstar (NASDAQ:CSTR): Coinstar, Inc. owns and operates vending machines and offers financial services. The Company rents movies on DVD from vending machines; operates coin counting machines; and offers global money transfers and prepaid debit/credit cards. Shares are down 5% to $42.32 per share today. With the rise of digital streaming from the likes of Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), the fear of a reduction in visits to The Redbox could be closer than everyone thinks. Although, the company is remaining fresh with a recent partnership to offer Groupons.

9) Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG): Harley-Davidson, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells motorcycles. The Company’s products include heavyweight touring, custom, and performance motorcycles, as well as a line of motorcycle parts, accessories, and general merchandise. Shares are up 2% to $41.57 per share today. Recently, the S&P issued a rating on HOG $450 million medium-term notes due 2016 at an issue-level rating of ‘BBB.’

10) Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX): Starbucks Corporation retails, roasts, and provides its own brand of specialty coffee. The Company operates retail locations worldwide and sells whole bean coffees through its sales group, direct response business, supermarkets, and on the World Wide Web. Starbucks also produces and sells bottled coffee drinks and a line of ice creams. Shares are up 1% to $33.96 per share today. Happy 40-year Anniversary to Starbucks. The coffee company showcased its new words-free logo Tuesday on all its cups.

Wednesday

1) International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM): The stock hit a 52-week high today of $167.72 per share today. Over 6 million shares have traded hands today. Shares are up over 2.6%. The company also reiterated a very positive outlook for the remainder of the 2011. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) provides computer solutions through the use of advanced information technology. The Company’s solutions include technologies, systems, products, services, software, and financing.

2) Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT): Shares are down over 4% to $55.90 per share today. The enter Agriculture sector is down due to a big downgrade from a Citi analyst on the fertilizer names. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. produces potash, phosphate, and nitrogen to the agricultural and industrial industries worldwide. The Company conducts operations in Canada, Chile, the United States, Brazil, and Trinidad.

3) TriQuint Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TQNT): Shares are down over 6% today to $12.95 per share. Analyst downgrades on the semiconductor sector are trickling over to this stock. TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a variety of high performance analog and mixed signal integrated circuits for the communications markets. The Company utilizes its proprietary gallium arsenide technology to enable its products to overcome the performance barriers of silicon devices in various applications.

4) Focus Media Holding Limited (NASDAQ:FMCN): Shares are up over 7% to $29.48 per share following the release of its latest quarterly report. Shareholders are cheering on a very positive report for the company. Here are the results. Focus Media Holding Limited operates an out-of-home advertising network in China. The Company uses audiovisual television displays which are placed primarily in high-traffic areas of commercial office buildings such as in lobbies and near elevators, as well as in large retail chain stores and other venues.

5) Navistar International Corporation (NYSE:NAV): Shares are up over 4% to $63.34 per share today on over 2 million shares trading hands. The company reported a loss of $6 million, or $.08 cents per share, compared with a year-ago profit of $19 million, or $.26 cents per share. Revenue fell to $2.74 billion from $2.81 billion in the same quarter a year earlier. Navistar International Corporation manufactures and markets medium and heavy trucks, school buses, mid-range diesel engines, and service parts. The Company also provides financial services to its dealers and customers.

6) Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC): Shares are down over 11% to $65 per share today on a negative quarterly earnings report. The company said it earned $86 million, or $1.66 per share, for the quarter ended in December, compared with $276 million, or $2.12 per share, in the same period a year earlier.Revenue was $1.89 billion, down 7% from $2.03 billion the company reported during the same period in 2009. Visteon Corporation supplies automotive systems, modules, and components to vehicle manufacturers and the aftermarket on a worldwide basis. The Company manufactures products such as climate control systems, electronics, interiors, and lighting.

7) Altera Corporation (NASDAQ:ALTR): Shares are down 6% to $40.66 per share today on over 8 millino shares trading hands. Yesterday, Altera was upgraded at Miller Tabak and today the semiconductor sector is getting whacked by downgrade from other big banks like Citi. Altera Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets programmable logic devices and associated development tools. The Company’s products, include a variety of programmable logic devices and hardcopy application-specific integrated circuits.

8) Catalyst Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHSI): Catalyst Health Solutions, Inc. offers pharmacy benefit management services. The Company serves managed-care organizations, self-insured employers, and third party administrators. Shares are up over 16% to $52 per share on news Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG) is leaving the pharmacy benefits management business and selling that operation to Catalyst Health Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:CHSI) for $525 million in cash.

9) Majesco Entertainment (NASDAQ:COOL): Shares are up over 34% to $2.23 per share today. Majesco Entertainment Company is an international developer, publisher, and distributor of interactive entertainment products. The Company markets worldwide. Don’t be fooled by the management at Majesco. They are notorious for very cheap accounting tricks and scandalous activity. Majesco has been beholden to class action lawsuits in the past. Steer clear of this stock, even on an up day like today. To learn more about spec investing, look no further than an excellent original experience article titled “Lessons Learned: The Golden Rule of Spec Investing.”

10) Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC): Shares are down over 5% to $22.59 per share today. Semtech is due to report earnings after-the-bell today. Analysts are expecting $.41 cents per share on $113.29 million in revenue. Semtech Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, including integrated circuits, discrete circuits, and assembly products. The Company’s devices are used in computer, communications, industrial, military-aerospace, and automotive applications.

Thursday

1) Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ:GMCR): Shares are skyrocketing 39% to $60.64 per share today. Over 22 million shares have traded hands on news Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX) and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. have reached a deal that will bring single-cup Starbucks coffee and Tazo tea pods to Keurig coffee machines. The companies plan to make the K-Cup single-cup pods available at food, drug, mass, club, specialty and department store retailers in the U.S. and Canada starting in the fall. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. roasts Arabica coffees and offers various coffee selections. The Company’s products include single-origin, estate, certified organic, Fair Trade, signature blends, and flavored coffees sold under the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters brand. Green Mountain serves offices, supermarkets, and convenience stores, and operates a direct mail business.

2) Human Genome Sciences (NASDAQ:HGSI): Shares are up over 13% to $29.22 per share today. Over 25 million shares have traded hands today on news U.S. regulators approved marketing of its lupus drug Benlysta, which is expected to bring the company billions in revenue. Analysts are already projecting the drug is expected to generate $2 billion sales for Glaxo (NYSE:GSK) and Human Genome (NASDAQ:HGSI). Human Genome Sciences, Inc. researches and develops proprietary pharmaceutical and diagnostic products. The Company’s products predict, prevent, detect, treat, and cure disease based on the discovery of human and microbial genes.

3) iShares Silver Trust ETF (NYSE:SLV): Shares are down over 3.5% to $33.98 per share on 27 million shares trading hands. Silver has quite a run higher recently. Why is Silver Outperforming Gold? iShares Silver Trust is a trust formed to invest in silver. The assets of the trust consist primarily of silver held by the custodian on behalf of the trust. The objective of the trust is for the shares to reflect the price of silver owned by the trust, less the trust’s expenses and liabilities.

4) LSI Corporation (NYSE:LSI): Shares are up over 2.5% to $6.29 per share. Almost 12 million shares have traded hands today. NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP) said is it buying the Engenio external storage systems business unit of LSI Corp for $480 million in cash. LSI Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets integrated circuits and storage systems. The Company offers products and services for a variety of electronic systems applications that are marketed to original equipment manufacturers in the networking, telecommunications and wireless, computers, consumer products, and storage industries.

5) E Commerce China Dangdang Inc (NYSE:DANG): The stock is down over 6% to $22.62 per share on over 2.5 million shares trading hands today. The company recently released its quarterly earnings report. Net income in fiscal year 2010 was RMB 30.8 million ($ 4.7 million), an 82.0% increase from 2009. Total net revenues in the fourth quarter of 2010 were RMB 710.9 million ($ 107.7 million), a 58.7% increase from the corresponding period in 2009.Shares shot to the moon following the IPO and are possibly just taking a valuation breather. E-Commerce China Dangdang, Inc. is a business-to-consumer Internet retailer. The Company sells books and other media; beauty and personal care; home and lifestyle; baby, children and maternity products; and various apparel including jackets, shoes, and men’s and women’s apparel.

6) ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ:ARMH): Shares are down over 8% today to $25.33 per share on over 6.5 million shares trading hands. Analysts at J.P. Morgan said the supply of tablet computers in 2011 could overshoot demand by 36%. Only the real market will show analysts what happens by the end of the year. ARM Holdings plc develops processors, data engines, peripherals, software, and tools. The Group’s solutions are used in a variety of applications, including in the automotive, consumer entertainment, digital imaging, mass storage, networking, security, and wireless industries.

7) The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. (NYSE:MW): Shares are up over 6% to $27.80 per share today. Over 2 million shares have traded hands. The retailer said it lost $14.1 million, or $.27 cents per share, in the quarter ended Jan. 29. That compared with a loss of $18.8 million, or $.36 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 18.6 percent to $542.1 million. With Prom and Wedding season heating up, Men’s Warehouse could see a lift on momentum sales. The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. retails men’s attire. The Company sells suits, sportswear, furnishings, and accessories. The Men’s Wearhouse also operates a manufacturing facility of men’s suits and sports coats in Canada.

8) Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ): Shares are down over 14% to $11.69 per share today. Over 3.5 million shares have traded hands. The solar company reported net income of $25.5 million, or $.58 cents per share, compared with a loss of $15.6 million, or $.38 cents per share, a year ago. Earnings missed analyst estimates by $.07 per share. Revenue rose 78 percent $452.7 million, topping the $417.56 million that analysts had forecast. Keep an eye on this stock for a potential rebound play. Canadian Solar Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells solar module products that convert sunlight into electricity for a variety of uses. The Company’s products include a range of standard solar modules for use in a wide range of residential, commercial, and industrial solar power generation systems.

9) National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:NSM): Shares are down over 1% to $14.27 per share today. Over 3.5 million share have traded hands today. The company is set to release earnings after-the-bell today. Analysts are expecting earnings of $.24 per share on $352.05 million in revenue. National Semiconductor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a wide variety of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits. The Company produces systems on a single chip as well as analog, mixed-signal, and other multichip integrated circuits. National provides solutions for the information appliance, personal computing, consumer, and communication markets.

10) Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN): Shares are down almost 2% to $5.51 per share today. 3 million shares have traded hands today. Carl Icahn said he signed an agreement the company that would allow him to buy up to 19.99999% of the company while retaining his voting rights. World’s Worst Stock Picker? Here’s Carl Icahn’s 7 Worst Investments. Dynegy Inc. provides electricity to markets and customers throughout the United States. The Company’s sell electric energy, capacity and ancillary services on a wholesale basis from its power generation facilities.

Friday

1) iShares MSCI Japan Index (NYSE:EWJ): Shares were down 1.66% to $10.81 per share. All eyes across the world were focused on the detrimental impact of the 8.9 earthquake/tsunami hitting the country of Japan. iShares MSCI Japan Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the performance of the Japanese market, as measured by the MSCI Japan Index. The Fund invests in a representative sample of index stocks using a “portfolio sampling” technique.

2) 99 Cents Only Stores (NYSE:NDN): Shares were up 17.39% to $19.58 per share. NDN received an offer to take the company private from the company’s founding family and investment firm Leonard Green & Partners LP for $19.09 per share. 99 Cents Only Stores is a deep-discount retailer of primarily brand-name, consumable general merchandise. The Company’s stores offer a wide assortment of regularly available consumer goods, as well as a variety of first-quality, close-out merchandise. 99 Cents operates stores in the United States.

3) AnnTaylor Stores Corp. (NYSE:ANN): Shares were up 12.72% to $27.28 per share. The company reported a profit of $.14 cents a share on revenues of $515 million, compared to earning $41,000, or break-even per share, on sales of $469 million a year earlier. The company also said it would change its name to ANN. AnnTaylor Stores Corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiary, retails women’s apparel, shoes, and accessories primarily under the Ann Taylor brand name. The Company operates throughout the United States.

4) RC2 Corporation (NASDAQ:RCRC): Shares were up 10.98% to $28.31 per share. Tomy announced it will acquire RC2 through an all-cash tender offer and second-step merger valued at $640 million. Tomy, through a U.S. subsidiary, will make an offer to purchase all outstanding shares of RCRC common stock for $27.90 per share. RC2 Corporation produces and markets collectibles and toys targeted at adult collectors and children. The Company’s products include agricultural and construction vehicle replicas, racing vehicle replicas, traditional children’s toys, sports trading cards, racing apparel, and collectible figures. RC2′s products are sold through retail outlets in North America and other countries.

5) Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE:ARO): Shares were down 6.41% to $23.05 per share. The company reported earnings forecasts below Wall Street analysts’ expectations as the company stated rising costs as a concern. Aeropostale, Inc. is a mall-based retailer of casual apparel and accessories that targets young women and men in the pre-teen and teenage market. The Company’s stores provide active-oriented, fashion basic merchandise. Aeropostale operates stores throughout the United States.

6) Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE:STP): Shares were down 5.08% to $8.04 per share. There is speculation of cuts to incentive programs in Europe that may drive down prices and demand for panels that convert sunlight into electricity. Suntech Power Holdings Company Ltd produces solar cells. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and markets a variety of photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules. Suntech Power is based in China.

7) Sanofi-Aventis SA (NYSE:SNY): Shares were down 1.34% to $34.53 per share. The company said it is recalling 200,000 doses of the ActHIB vaccine distributed in Japan. Sanofi-Aventis is a global pharmaceutical company that researches, develops and manufactures prescription pharmaceuticals and vaccines. The Company develops cardiovascular, thrombosis, metabolic disorder, central nervous system, internal medicine and oncology drugs, and vaccines.

8) Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): Shares were down 1.51% to $35.85 per share. Analysts expect Apple to sell 600,000 iPad 2 (NASDAQ:AAPL) tablets in the first days. Verizon Communications Inc. is an integrated telecommunications company that provides wire line voice and data services, wireless services, Internet services, and published directory information. The Company also provides network services for the federal government including business phone lines, data services, telecommunications equipment and payphones.

9) Tesoro Corporation (NYSE:TSO): Shares were up 8.45% to $24.51 per share. Tesoro may see more demand if its refineries have to help fill the void left by others knocked out in Japan. Tesoro Corporation refines and markets petroleum products, and provides transporting services. The Company operates refineries, as well as a network of retail and refueling stations in the western United States. Tesoro also markets gasoline and diesel fuel to independent marketers and commercial end users.

10) Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA): Shares were up 8.7% to $45.77 per share. The company earned $30.1 million, or $.49 cents a share, compared with $20.2 million, or $.34 cents a share, a year ago. Revenue rose 20% to $473.7 million. Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. sells cosmetics, fragrances, skin and hair care products, appliances, and accessories. The Company also offers hair salon services, manicures, pedicures, massages, and other beauty & spa treatments.

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