Lululemon Athletica inc. Company Profile (NASDAQ:LULU)

About Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU)

Lululemon Athletica inc. logoLululemon Athletica Inc. is a designer, distributor and retailer of technical athletic apparel. The Company's segments include Company-operated stores, Direct to consumer and Other. The Company offers a line of apparel and accessories for women, men and female youth. Its apparel assortment includes items, such as pants, shorts, tops and jackets designed for healthy lifestyle activities and athletic pursuits, such as yoga, running, other sweaty pursuits and athletic wear for female youth. The Company conducts its business through two channels: Company-operated stores and direct to consumer. It operates approximately 360 Company-operated stores located in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Hong Kong, Germany and Puerto Rico. Its direct to consumer segment includes lululemon and ivivva e-commerce Websites, and, and other country and region specific Websites.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Textile - Apparel Clothing
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: LULU
  • CUSIP: N/A
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $62.93
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $65.62
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $63.17
  • 52-Week Range: $54.00 - $81.81
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 30.33
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.44
  • P/E Growth: 1.81
  • Market Cap: $8.61B
  • Outstanding Shares: 137,080,000
  • Beta: 0.23
  • Net Margins: 12.60%
  • Return on Equity: 24.32%
  • Return on Assets: 19.61%
  • Current Ratio: 4.81%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.10%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 12 Hold Ratings, 20 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.49)
Consensus Price Target: $71.88 (14.42% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/22/2017Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetHold$64.00LowView Rating Details
3/20/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetBuy$80.00LowView Rating Details
3/19/2017MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy$90.00LowView Rating Details
3/12/2017Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Set Price TargetBuy$75.00LowView Rating Details
3/11/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingSell$47.00 -> $45.00N/AView Rating Details
2/4/2017Pacific CrestDowngradeHoldN/AView Rating Details
2/2/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncUpgradeSell -> Neutral$65.00N/AView Rating Details
1/19/2017CLSAInitiated CoverageUnderperform$73.00N/AView Rating Details
1/11/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
1/11/2017WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$81.00N/AView Rating Details
1/4/2017KeyCorpSet Price TargetBuy$89.00N/AView Rating Details
12/12/2016FBR & CoUpgradeUnderperform -> Market Perform$40.00 -> $67.00N/AView Rating Details
12/9/2016DA DavidsonSet Price TargetHold$75.00N/AView Rating Details
12/9/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$55.00 -> $65.00N/AView Rating Details
12/9/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$85.00N/AView Rating Details
12/9/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$61.00 -> $64.00N/AView Rating Details
12/9/2016Wells Fargo & CoSet Price TargetBuy$85.00 -> $79.00N/AView Rating Details
12/9/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncReiterated RatingPositive$77.00 -> $82.00N/AView Rating Details
12/8/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
12/8/2016Evercore ISIUpgradeSell -> Buy$50.00 -> $80.00N/AView Rating Details
12/8/2016MizuhoUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$60.00 -> $78.00N/AView Rating Details
12/6/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$65.00 -> $62.00N/AView Rating Details
12/5/2016Cowen and CompanySet Price TargetBuy$80.00 -> $72.00N/AView Rating Details
11/29/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightN/AView Rating Details
11/29/2016Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutral$55.00N/AView Rating Details
9/9/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
9/2/2016Citigroup IncLower Price TargetBuy$89.00 -> $85.00N/AView Rating Details
8/15/2016Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$82.00 -> $92.00N/AView Rating Details
7/6/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$75.00N/AView Rating Details
6/21/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$83.00N/AView Rating Details
6/11/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingUnderperform$39.00N/AView Rating Details
6/9/2016Wolfe ResearchBoost Price TargetPeer Perform$66.00 -> $74.00N/AView Rating Details
6/3/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuy$75.00N/AView Rating Details
4/16/2016Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
4/4/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$66.00 -> $75.00N/AView Rating Details
3/28/2016Sanford C. BernsteinBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$50.00 -> $55.00N/AView Rating Details
2/4/2016William BlairReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
1/22/2016GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$70.00N/AView Rating Details
1/13/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
12/10/2015Topeka Capital MarketsLower Price TargetBuy$80.00 -> $75.00N/AView Rating Details
6/8/2015Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingNeutral$68.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 3/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU)
Earnings by Quarter for Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU)
Earnings History by Quarter for Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
12/7/2016Q316$0.43$0.47$540.81 million$544.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/1/2016Q216$0.38$0.38$514.52 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/8/2016Q116$0.31$0.30$487.68 million$495.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/30/2016Q415$0.80$0.85$693.38 million$704.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/9/2015Q315$0.37$0.38$481.78 million$479.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/10/2015Q215$0.33$0.34$445.83 million$453.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/9/2015Q115$0.33$0.34$418.86 million$423.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/26/2015Q414$0.73$0.78$601.61 million$602.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/11/2014Q314$0.38$0.42$426.95 million$419.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/11/2014Q214$0.29$0.33$376.95 million$390.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/12/2014Q114$0.32$0.13$381.21 million$384.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/27/2014Q413$0.72$0.75$516.80 million$521.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/12/2013Q3$0.41$0.45$376.20 million$379.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/12/2013Q2 2013$0.35$0.39$342.70 million$344.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/10/2013Q1 13$0.30$0.32$341.11 million$345.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/21/2013Q412$0.74$0.75$482.59 million$485.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/6/20120.39$0.39$316.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/7/2012Q212$0.31$0.34$281.90 million$282.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/7/2012$0.30$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/22/2012$0.49$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/1/2011$0.25$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/9/2011$0.22$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/10/2011$0.38$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/17/2011$0.57$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/9/2010$0.25$0.36$159.53 million$175.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.15 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.57 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 201616$0.75$0.84$0.79
Q2 20168$0.30$0.32$0.31
Q3 20168$0.37$0.43$0.40
Q4 201614$0.42$0.53$0.47
Q1 20178$0.30$1.07$0.93
Q2 20176$0.38$0.39$0.38
Q3 20177$0.42$0.45$0.44
Q4 201710$0.99$1.04$1.01
Q1 20187$0.34$0.43$0.39
Q2 20187$0.43$0.49$0.46
Q3 20187$0.52$0.58$0.55
Q4 20187$1.11$1.24$1.17
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.29%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 85.19%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/1/2016Rhoda M PitcherDirectorSell5,310$67.31$357,416.10View SEC Filing  
9/21/2015Tara PoseleyInsiderBuy4,000$53.52$214,080.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2015Rhoda M PitcherDirectorSell10,000$67.30$673,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Rhoda M PitcherDirectorSell18,356$65.61$1,204,337.16View SEC Filing  
6/27/2014Delaney SchweitzerVPSell19,146$40.36$772,732.56View SEC Filing  
10/2/2013John CurrieCFOSell20,000$75.00$1,500,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2013Delaney SchweitzerVPSell36,409$74.03$2,695,358.27View SEC Filing  
9/18/2013Christine Mccormick DayCEOSell30,625$72.50$2,220,312.50View SEC Filing  
6/28/2013Christine Mccormick DayCEOSell25,335$65.34$1,655,388.90View SEC Filing  
6/13/2013Christine Mccormick DayCEOSell362,711$65.15$23,630,621.65View SEC Filing  
6/7/2013Dennis J WilsonDirectorSell607,545$81.50$49,514,917.50View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Dennis J WilsonDirectorSell392,455$81.87$32,130,290.85View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Dennis J WilsonDirectorSell377,415$81.67$30,823,483.05View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Dennis J WilsonDirectorSell203,582$81.37$16,565,467.34View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Dennis J WilsonDirectorSell419,003$81.37$34,094,274.11View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU)
Latest Headlines for Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU)
News IconLululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) Given a $80.00 Price Target by Royal Bank of Canada Analysts (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 23 at 11:31 AM logoFirst Week of May 19th Options Trading For lululemon athletica (LULU) (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 21 at 6:19 PM logoEmbrace Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) Stock’s Volatility (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 21 at 6:19 PM
News IconRoyal Bank of Canada Analysts Give Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) a $80.00 Price Target (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 21 at 3:03 PM
News IconLululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 20 at 12:31 PM
News IconMKM Partners Reiterates Buy Rating for Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 19 at 12:54 PM logoEarnings Preview: What To Expect From Nike On Tuesday (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 18 at 9:27 AM logoInvestor drops $185 million on prime San Francisco office building (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 17 at 6:34 PM logoLululemon Has a Big New Fan Base (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 16 at 7:08 PM logoHow to Trade Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) Stock After Earnings (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 16 at 10:21 AM logoLululemon Is A Long-Term Buy - Seeking Alpha (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 15 at 6:36 PM logoLululemon Athletica: Waiting For It To Go On Sale - Seeking Alpha (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 15 at 6:36 PM logolululemon athletica inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2016 Earnings Conference Call (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 15 at 6:36 PM logoCanada Goose and Its $900 Coats End Drought of Luxury-Goods IPOs (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 15 at 3:33 AM logo[video]After Ferocious Stock Rout, Did Under Armour Just Admit It Desperately Needs Help Innovating? (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 14 at 11:17 AM logoCoach's (COH) Strategic Endeavors Bode Well for the Stock (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 13 at 10:29 AM
News IconLululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 11 at 3:52 PM
News IconCanaccord Genuity Reaffirms “Sell” Rating for Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 11 at 3:52 PM logoUp might be down for Lululemon - Lululemon Athletica Inc ... - Seeking Alpha (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 11 at 8:19 AM logoNike Finds New Opportunity in Workout Wear (NKE, LULU) (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 10 at 7:38 PM logoA Horrible New Fashion Trend That Could Crush Lululemon Is Now Sweeping Into Stores (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 10 at 7:38 PM logoLululemon Athletica (LULU) Lower as Denim Makes a Comeback and Survey Shows Slowing Purchase Intent ... - (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 10 at 10:00 AM logoMacquarie still negative on Lululemon - Seeking Alpha (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 10 at 10:00 AM logo[video]A Horrible New Fashion Trend That Could Crush Lululemon Is Now Sweeping Into Stores (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 10 at 10:00 AM logoLululemon Still Faces a Denim Problem (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 9 at 6:11 PM logo3 Reasons to Sell Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) Stock … NOW (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 9 at 12:11 AM logoDeutsche Bank Sees Limited Upside Ahead For Lululemon (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 8 at 7:08 PM logoConsumer stocks to watch for short-term bump - Seeking Alpha (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 8 at 7:56 AM logoLululemon Athletica - Not A Lemon - Seeking Alpha (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 8 at 7:56 AM
News Iconlululemon athletica inc. (LULU) Downgraded by Vetr Inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 8 at 1:31 AM logoLululemon Athletica Assumes Downward Triangle Pose (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 7 at 10:35 AM logoChip Wilson still skeptical on LULU performance (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 3 at 6:23 PM logoHanesbrands (HBI): Time to Dump the Stock from Portfolio? (NASDAQ:LULU) - March 1 at 11:07 AM logoThis Is The 'New' Gap - And It's Fairly Valued At Best (NASDAQ:LULU) - February 24 at 7:37 PM logoLululemon Is Doing Just Fine Even If Its Outspoken Founder Thinks Otherwise (NASDAQ:LULU) - February 23 at 6:24 PM logoFirst Week of LULU October 20th Options Trading (NASDAQ:LULU) - February 22 at 6:31 PM logoTextile Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Michael Kors, Lululemon Athletica, Under Armour, and PVH Corp. (NASDAQ:LULU) - February 16 at 5:59 PM logoKevin Plank Plays Politics With Under Armour (NASDAQ:LULU) - February 16 at 5:59 PM logoProfit From the ‘Broken’ Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) Stock (NASDAQ:LULU) - February 16 at 5:59 PM logoBetter Buy: Lululemon Athletica Inc. vs. Nike Inc - Motley Fool (NASDAQ:LULU) - February 15 at 5:56 AM logoChip Wilson: Ad Urging Acquisition of Under Armour a Joke (NASDAQ:LULU) - February 15 at 12:54 AM logoNo, Under Armour Isn't Too Expensive, Morgan Stanley Says (NASDAQ:LULU) - February 14 at 7:53 PM logoCanada Goose Could Be The Biggest Apparel IPO Since Lululemon (NASDAQ:LULU) - February 14 at 7:53 PM logo2 Signs Lululemon Athletica's Growth Story Is Not Over (NASDAQ:LULU) - February 14 at 12:33 AM logoKeyBanc Downgrades Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) to Sector Weight - (NASDAQ:LULU) - February 4 at 12:07 AM logoDelta Apparel (DLA) Q1 Earnings: Stock Likely to Disappoint? (NASDAQ:LULU) - February 3 at 7:06 PM logoUnder Armour’s Market Cap is Now Smaller Than Lululemon’s. That’s Ridiculous. (NASDAQ:LULU) - February 3 at 7:06 PM logoUnder Armour's Market Cap is Now Smaller Than Lululemon's. That's Ridiculous. (NASDAQ:LULU) - February 3 at 7:05 PM logolululemon athletica upgraded by Goldman (NASDAQ:LULU) - February 3 at 12:15 AM logoUPDATE: Goldman Sachs Upgrades Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) to Neutral - (NASDAQ:LULU) - February 2 at 7:12 PM


Frequently Asked Questions for Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU)

What is Lululemon Athletica inc.'s stock symbol?

Lululemon Athletica inc. trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LULU."

How were Lululemon Athletica inc.'s earnings last quarter?

Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September, 1st. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.38. The company earned $514.52 million during the quarter. Lululemon Athletica inc. had a return on equity of 24.32% and a net margin of 12.60%. The business's revenue was up 13.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.34 EPS.

When will Lululemon Athletica inc. make its next earnings announcement?

Lululemon Athletica inc. is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March, 30th 2017.

What guidance has Lululemon Athletica inc. issued on next quarter's earnings?

Lululemon Athletica inc. issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, January, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.99-1.01 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.00. The company issued revenue guidance of $775-785 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $782.18 million.

Where is Lululemon Athletica inc.'s stock going? Where will Lululemon Athletica inc.'s stock price be in 2017?

35 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Lululemon Athletica inc.'s stock. Their predictions range from $39.00 to $92.00. On average, they anticipate Lululemon Athletica inc.'s stock price to reach $71.88 in the next year.

Who owns Lululemon Athletica inc. stock?

Lululemon Athletica inc.'s stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Advent International Corp MA (14.67%), FMR LLC (13.93%), Lone Pine Capital LLC (3.29%), State Street Corp (1.48%), Norges Bank (0.89%) and Baird Financial Group Inc. (0.63%). Company insiders that own Lululemon Athletica inc. stock include Rhoda M Pitcher and Tara Poseley.

Who sold Lululemon Athletica inc. stock? Who is selling Lululemon Athletica inc. stock?

Lululemon Athletica inc.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lone Pine Capital LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Capital Guardian Trust Co., Capital International Ltd. CA, Franklin Resources Inc., Turner Investments LLC, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

Who bought Lululemon Athletica inc. stock? Who is buying Lululemon Athletica inc. stock?

Lululemon Athletica inc.'s stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Friess Associates LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Asset Management One Co. Ltd., AQR Capital Management LLC, Baird Financial Group Inc., Janus Capital Management LLC and State Street Corp.

How do I buy Lululemon Athletica inc. stock?

Shares of Lululemon Athletica inc. can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Lululemon Athletica inc. stock cost?

One share of Lululemon Athletica inc. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $62.82.

Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) Chart for Thursday, March, 23, 2017

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