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

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$172.78 +2.58 (+1.52 %)
(As of 05/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$172.78
Today's Range$170.55 - $173.24
52-Week Range$103.80 - $179.49
Volume1.51 million shs
Average Volume2.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$22.63 billion
P/E Ratio44.99
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.53
lululemon athletica inc., 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 e-commerce site. As of February 3, 2019, it operated 440 company-operated stores under the lululemon and ivivva brands in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, China, Singapore, France, Japan, Ireland, Sweden, South Korea, Germany, and Switzerland. lululemon athletica inc. was founded in 1998 and is based 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$4.7624 per share
Book Value$11.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$483.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees15,700
Market Cap$22.63 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 share repurchase program on Wednesday, March 27th 2019, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 2.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Lululemon Athletica's earnings last quarter?

Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) released its earnings results on Wednesday, March, 27th. The apparel retailer reported $1.85 earnings per share (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 in the previous year, the company earned $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 updated 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 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?

33 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Lululemon Athletica's shares. Their forecasts range from $121.00 to $250.00. On average, they anticipate Lululemon Athletica's share price to reach $174.6333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.1% 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. 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 headlines about LULU stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lululemon Athletica earned a news impact score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the apparel retailer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

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), Boeing (BA), Micron Technology (MU), Paypal (PYPL), Twitter (TWTR), Tesla (TSLA) and Home Depot (HD).

Who are Lululemon Athletica's key executives?

Lululemon Athletica's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Stuart C. Haselden, COO & Exec. VP of International (Age 49)
  • Ms. Julie Averill, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 49)
  • Ms. Celeste Burgoyne, Exec. VP of Americas & Global Guest Innovation (Age 45)
  • Ms. Sun Choe, Chief Product Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Calvin McDonald, CEO & Director (Age 47)

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 FMR LLC (14.12%), Jennison Associates LLC (4.83%), BlackRock Inc. (4.50%), Advent International Corp MA (3.90%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.84%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.75%). 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 Advent International Corp MA, AJO LP, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Manning & Napier Group LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. and Marshall Wace LLP. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jennison Associates LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Natixis, BlackRock Inc., State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Segantii Capital Management Ltd, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC and Blair William & Co. IL. 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 $172.78.

How big of a company is Lululemon Athletica?

Lululemon Athletica has a market capitalization of $22.63 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:  1,494 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,197 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,691
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 5/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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