NASDAQ:LULU - Lululemon Athletica Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $119.12 -1.08 (-0.90 %) (As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$120.20Today's Range$117.61 - $122.1452-Week Range$74.89 - $164.79Volume2.95 million shsAverage Volume2.08 million shsMarket Capitalization$16.24 billionP/E Ratio45.99Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.37 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email lululemon athletica inc., an athletic apparel company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, distributes, and retails athletic apparel and accessories for women, men, and female youth. It operates through two segments, Company-Operated Stores and Direct to Consumer. The company offers pants, shorts, tops, and jackets for healthy lifestyle and athletic activities, such as yoga, running, and training, as well as other sweaty pursuits; and athletic wear for female youth. It also provides fitness-related accessories, including bags, socks, underwear, yoga mats and equipment, and water bottles. The company sells its products through a chain of company-operated stores; outlets and warehouse sales; a network of wholesale accounts, such as yoga studios, health clubs, and fitness centers; temporary locations, including seasonal stores; license and supply arrangements; and showrooms, as well as directly to consumer through mobile apps, and lululemon.com and ivivva.com e-commerce sites. As of January 28, 2018, it operated 404 company-operated stores under the lululemon and ivivva brands in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, China, Singapore, Japan, Ireland, South Korea, Germany, and Switzerland. lululemon athletica inc. was founded in 1998 and is based in Vancouver, Canada. Receive LULU News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LULU and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Apparel, finished products from fabrics & similar materials Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNASDAQ:LULU Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.lululemon.com Phone604-732-6124 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio3.07 Quick Ratio1.96 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio45.99 Forward P/E Ratio32.28 P/E Growth1.72 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.65 billion Price / Sales5.95 Cash Flow$3.3043 per share Price / Cash Flow36.05 Book Value$10.63 per share Price / Book11.21 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.59 Net Income$258.66 million Net Margins12.63% Return on Equity30.28% Return on Assets22.92% Miscellaneous Employees13,400 Outstanding Shares132,370,000Market Cap$16.24 billion 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 declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, December 7th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Lululemon Athletica's earnings last quarter? Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December, 6th. The apparel retailer reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.06. The apparel retailer had revenue of $747.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $736.10 million. Lululemon Athletica had a return on equity of 30.28% and a net margin of 12.63%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 20.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.56 earnings per share. 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 Tuesday, March 26th 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 fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.64-1.67 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.65. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.115-1.125 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.12 billion.Lululemon Athletica also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $3.65-3.68 EPS. What price target have analysts set for LULU? 33 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Lululemon Athletica's shares. Their forecasts range from $75.00 to $200.00. On average, they expect Lululemon Athletica's share price to reach $156.9688 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 31.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lululemon Athletica. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lululemon Athletica? 33 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lululemon Athletica in the last year. There are currently 10 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. 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) 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "lululemon has surpassed the industry in the past three months attributable to a robust surprise trend driven by the progress on its strategy for 2020 with stringent focus on digital and international growth. Second-quarter fiscal 2018 marked its sixth consecutive earnings beat and 11th straight positive sales surprise. Results reflected broad-based growth across all categories, channels and geographies. The company also witnessed significant comps growth driven by traffic growth across channels, led by the success of its strategy to acquire guests. The company expects the momentum from the first and second quarters of fiscal 2018 to continue in the fiscal third quarter. Consequently, management provided a solid view for the fiscal third quarter and raised its guidance for fiscal 2018. However, stiff competition and volatile consumer spending patterns may pose concerns. The rise in competition has been a threat to margins." (9/5/2018) Has Lululemon Athletica been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about LULU stock has trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lululemon Athletica earned a media sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the apparel retailer a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Lululemon Athletica's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Lululemon Athletica include Under Armour (UAA), Gildan Activewear (GIL), Canada Goose (GOOS), Columbia Sportswear (COLM), Carter's (CRI), LI NING Co Ltd/ADR (LNNGY), G-III Apparel Group (GIII), Superior Group of Companies (SGC), Centric Brands (CTRC), Jerash Holdings (US) (JRSH), Ever-Glory International Group (EVK), Sequential Brands Group (SQBG), Differential Brands Group (DFBG) and Tandy Brands Accessories (TBACQ). Who are Lululemon Athletica's key executives? Lululemon Athletica's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Stuart C. Haselden, Chief Operating Officer (Age 48)Ms. Julie Averill, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 48)Ms. Celeste Burgoyne, Exec. VP of Americas (Age 44)Ms. Sun Choe, Chief Product Officer (Age 49)Mr. Calvin McDonald, CEO & Director (Age 46) 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 Vanguard Group Inc. (7.11%), Vanguard Group Inc (7.11%), BlackRock Inc. (5.05%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.17%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.14%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.53%). Company insiders that own Lululemon Athletica stock include David M Mussafer, Dennis J Wilson, Glenn Murphy and International Corp/Ma Advent. 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Baird Financial Group Inc., Manning & Napier Group LLC, Korea Investment CORP, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp and Marshall Wace North America L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Lululemon Athletica company stock in the last year include David M Mussafer, Dennis J Wilson and International Corp/Ma Advent. 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 Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Eagle Asset Management Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. 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 $119.12. How big of a company is Lululemon Athletica? Lululemon Athletica has a market capitalization of $16.24 billion and generates $2.65 billion in revenue each year. The apparel retailer earns $258.66 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.59 on an earnings per share basis. Lululemon Athletica employs 13,400 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,436 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 1,160 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,596MarketBeat'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 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How Do Tariffs Affect Trade Balances?