Lululemon Athletica is part of the consumer cyclical sector and is part of the retail apparel and specialty industry. The company CEO is Calvin McDonald. Lululemon Athletica Inc is a designer and retailer of technical athletic apparel operating in North America and Australia. Its yoga-inspired apparel is marketed under the lululemon athletica and ivivva athletica brand names.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The LULU shares had a previous change of 0.16% which opened at 172.31 and closed at 171.63. It moved to an intraday high of 173.94 and a low of 170.31.

SeekingAlpha:  Notable earnings after Wednesday’s close

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, LULU shares returned -1.09% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -2.68%. Over three months, it changed 18.13%. In one year it has changed 40.25% and within that year its 52 week high was 179.50 and its 52 week low was 110.71. LULU stock is 55.03% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 149.65 and a 50 day moving average of 171.90. Right now, LULU stock is trading 14.69% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  Lululemon Athletica Q1 2020 Earnings Preview


The company has a market cap of $22.4b with 130.3m shares outstanding and a float of 129.7m shares. Trading volume was 2,003,726 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,610,196 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is good.


The last annual reported EPS for Lululemon Athletica was 3.61 which ended on 31st of January 2019, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 47.54. Based on 15 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.46. The trailing twelve month EPS reported is 2.83 (trailing twelve month diluted EPS is 3.62).

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

Jan19Reported 03-27-2019: 1.65
Oct18Reported 12-06-2018: 0.71
Jul18Reported 08-30-2018: 0.71
Apr18Reported 05-31-2018: 0.55
Jan18Reported 03-27-2018: 0.88

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 85.76, which means it might be overvalued by -100.13%.

EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of Lululemon Athletica; the EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 26.20% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

The beta was calculated to be 0.62.

SeekingAlpha:  Wedbush cautious on Lululemon ahead of earnings

Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 23.70%, profit margin is 17.07%, price-to-sales is 9.32 and price-to-book is 15.44.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 4  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : Financial Safety Result
 6  : Past Performance Result
 0  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 4  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
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