NASDAQ:LULU - Lululemon Athletica Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$173.31 +2.08 (+1.21 %)
(As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$173.31
Today's Range$169.72 - $174.64
52-Week Range$94.20 - $174.64
Volume2.29 million shs
Average Volume2.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$22.69 billion
P/E Ratio45.13
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.52
lululemon athletica, Inc. engages in the design, distribution, and retail of athletic apparel and accessories. It company operates through the following segments: Company-Operated Stores, Direct to Consumer, and Other. The Company-Operated Stores segment comprises of lululemon and ivivva brands; and specialize athletic wear for female youth. The Direct to Consumer segment is involved in e-commerce business. The Other segment consists of outlet and warehouse sales; temporary locations; wholesale; showrooms; and license and supply arrangements. It offers pants, shorts, tops, and jackets; and bags, socks, underwear, yoga mats and equipment, and water bottles. The company was founded by Dennis J. Wilson in 1998 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Apparel, finished products from fabrics & similar materials
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LULU
CUSIPN/A
Phone604-732-6124

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.29 billion
Cash Flow$4.9027 per share
Book Value$11.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$483.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees15,700
Market Cap$22.69 billion
Next Earnings Date5/30/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ:LULU) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lululemon Athletica's stock symbol?

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

How will Lululemon Athletica's stock buyback program work?

Lululemon Athletica announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, March 27th 2019, which authorizes the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 2.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Lululemon Athletica's earnings last quarter?

Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March, 27th. The apparel retailer reported $1.85 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.74 by $0.11. The apparel retailer earned $1.17 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.15 billion. Lululemon Athletica had a net margin of 14.71% and a return on equity of 35.49%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 25.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.33 EPS. View Lululemon Athletica's Earnings History.

When is Lululemon Athletica's next earnings date?

Lululemon Athletica is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lululemon Athletica.

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

Lululemon Athletica issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, March, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.48-4.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.40. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.70-3.74 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.71 billion.Lululemon Athletica also updated its Q1 guidance to $0.68-0.70 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for LULU?

32 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Lululemon Athletica's stock. Their predictions range from $88.00 to $200.00. On average, they anticipate Lululemon Athletica's share price to reach $167.0968 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Lululemon Athletica.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lululemon Athletica?

32 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lululemon Athletica in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 23 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Lululemon Athletica.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Lululemon Athletica stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Lululemon Athletica stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "lululemon outperformed the industry in a year’s time owing to a robust surprise trend driven by the progress on its strategy for 2020 with stringent focus on digital and international growth. Fourth-quarter fiscal 2018 marked the eighth consecutive earnings beat and 13th straight positive sales surprise. Results reflected a solid holiday season backed by positive response to merchandise assortments along with continued investments to drive business growth. Moreover, strong earnings growth was driven by positive trends in traffic, guest engagement and product margin. Moving ahead, lululemon is likely to witness strong momentum across its business while executing growth strategies. As a result, management provided a solid view for first-quarter and fiscal 2019. However, currency headwinds and SG&A deleverage may continue to weigh on results. Stiff competition and volatile consumer spending are other concerns." (4/1/2019)
  • 2. Guggenheim analysts commented, "We believe the results demonstrate continued momentum in the business globally (+18% 3Q comp vs. our 14% est.; CC). We continue to see ample growth opportunity ahead, led by Int’l and digital (+46% comp, CC). We believe this momentum has carried into 4Q18, and we raise our 4Q comp sales estimate to +11% (from +10%). We expect continued GM gains (+220bps in 3Q) on tough comparisons and expense leverage in FY18/19 to drive earnings power. We raise our top-line/EPS estimates and remain $165 PT." (12/6/2018)

Has Lululemon Athletica been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LULU stock has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lululemon Athletica earned a media sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the apparel retailer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Lululemon Athletica's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Lululemon Athletica own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Lululemon Athletica investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), salesforce.com (CRM), Micron Technology (MU), Boeing (BA), Tesla (TSLA), Twitter (TWTR), Paypal (PYPL) and Home Depot (HD).

Who are Lululemon Athletica's key executives?

Lululemon Athletica's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Calvin McDonald, Chief Executive Officer
  • Stuart C. Haselden, Chief Operating Officer
  • Patrick Guido, Chief Financial Officer
  • Julie Averill, Chief Technology Officer & Executive VP
  • Celeste Burgoyne, Executive Vice President-Retail, Americas

Who are Lululemon Athletica's major shareholders?

Lululemon Athletica's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.92%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.18%), Jag Capital Management LLC (0.09%), Segantii Capital Management Ltd (0.09%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.07%) and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%). Company insiders that own Lululemon Athletica stock include Celeste Burgoyne, David M Mussafer, Dennis J Wilson, Glenn Murphy, International Corp/Ma Advent, Michelle Sun Choe and Stuart Haselden. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lululemon Athletica.

Which major investors are selling Lululemon Athletica stock?

LULU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manning & Napier Group LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Calamos Advisors LLC, Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Mycio Wealth Partners LLC, We Are One Seven LLC and Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have sold Lululemon Athletica company stock in the last year include Celeste Burgoyne, David M Mussafer, Dennis J Wilson, International Corp/Ma Advent, Michelle Sun Choe and Stuart Haselden. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lululemon Athletica.

Which major investors are buying Lululemon Athletica stock?

LULU stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Segantii Capital Management Ltd, Scout Investments Inc., Jag Capital Management LLC, Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Tributary Capital Management LLC, FNY Investment Advisers LLC, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC and First Hawaiian Bank. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lululemon Athletica.

How do I buy shares of Lululemon Athletica?

Shares of LULU can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lululemon Athletica's stock price today?

One share of LULU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $173.31.

How big of a company is Lululemon Athletica?

Lululemon Athletica has a market capitalization of $22.69 billion and generates $3.29 billion in revenue each year. The apparel retailer earns $483.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.84 on an earnings per share basis. Lululemon Athletica employs 15,700 workers across the globe.

What is Lululemon Athletica's official website?

The official website for Lululemon Athletica is http://www.lululemon.com.

How can I contact Lululemon Athletica?

Lululemon Athletica's mailing address is 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE, VANCOUVER A1, V6J 1C7. The apparel retailer can be reached via phone at 604-732-6124 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ LULU)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,484 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,188 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,672
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lululemon Athletica and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LULU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LULU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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