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How to buy Lululemon Athletica stock

Learn how to easily invest in Lululemon Athletica stock.

Lululemon Athletica Inc is an apparel retail business based in the US. Lululemon Athletica shares (LULU) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Lululemon Athletica employs 29,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $7.1 billion.

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Lululemon Athletica stock price (NASDAQ: LULU)

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Lululemon Athletica shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-10-02.
Latest market close$279.56
52-week range$251.51 - $485.83
50-day moving average $316.66
200-day moving average $322.97
Wall St. target price$384.48
PE ratio 36.2594
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $7.71

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Is it a good time to buy Lululemon Athletica stock?

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Lululemon Athletica price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $279.56 from 2022-09-30

1 week (2022-09-26) -5.12%
1 month (2022-09-02) -11.02%
3 months (2022-07-01) 6.14%
6 months (2022-03-30) N/A
1 year (2021-09-29) N/A
2 years (2020-10-02) -15.96%
3 years (2019-10-03) 47.02%
5 years (2017-10-03) 349.31%

Is Lululemon Athletica stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Lululemon Athletica stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Lululemon Athletica's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Lululemon Athletica's P/E ratio

Lululemon Athletica's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 36x. In other words, Lululemon Athletica shares trade at around 36x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Lululemon Athletica's PEG ratio

Lululemon Athletica's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.4043. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Lululemon Athletica's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Lululemon Athletica's EBITDA

Lululemon Athletica's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.8 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Lululemon Athletica's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Lululemon Athletica financials

Revenue TTM $7.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 21.6%
Gross profit TTM $3.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 20.45%
Return on equity TTM 39.86%
Profit margin 15.6%
Book value $22.41
Market capitalisation $35.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Lululemon Athletica's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Lululemon Athletica.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Lululemon Athletica's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 18.6

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Lululemon Athletica's overall score of 18.6 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 11st percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Lululemon Athletica is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Lululemon Athletica's environmental score

Environmental score: 8.12/100

Lululemon Athletica's environmental score of 8.12 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Lululemon Athletica is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Lululemon Athletica's social score

Social score: 13.91/100

Lululemon Athletica's social score of 13.91 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Lululemon Athletica is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Lululemon Athletica's governance score

Governance score: 10.57/100

Lululemon Athletica's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Lululemon Athletica is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Lululemon Athletica's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Lululemon Athletica scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Lululemon Athletica has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Lululemon Athletica Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 18.6
Total ESG percentile 11.12
Environmental score 8.12
Environmental score percentile 8
Social score 13.91
Social score percentile 8
Governance score 10.57
Governance score percentile 8
Level of controversy 2

Lululemon Athletica share dividends

We're not expecting Lululemon Athletica to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Lululemon Athletica's shares ever split?

Lululemon Athletica's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 11 July 2011. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Lululemon Athletica shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Lululemon Athletica shares which in turn could have impacted Lululemon Athletica's share price.

Lululemon Athletica share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Lululemon Athletica's shares have ranged in value from as little as $251.51 up to $485.825. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LULU.US volatility(beta: 1.29)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Lululemon Athletica's is 1.2917. This would suggest that Lululemon Athletica's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Lululemon Athletica overview

lululemon athletica inc. , together with its subsidiaries, designs, distributes, and retails athletic apparel and accessories for women and men. It operates in 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. It also provides fitness-related accessories and footwear. The company sells its products through a chain of company-operated stores; outlets and warehouse sales; interactive workout platform; a network of wholesale accounts, such as yoga studios, health clubs, and fitness centers; temporary locations; and license and supply arrangements, as well as directly to consumer through mobile apps and lululemon. com e-commerce website.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Lululemon Athletica is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.344% of Lululemon Athletica shares are held by insiders and 88.487% by institutions.
How many people work for Lululemon Athletica?
Latest data suggests 29,000 work at Lululemon Athletica.
When does the fiscal year end for Lululemon Athletica?
Lululemon Athletica's fiscal year ends in January.
Where is Lululemon Athletica based?
Lululemon Athletica's address is: 1818 Cornwall Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6J 1C7
What is Lululemon Athletica's ISIN number?
Lululemon Athletica's international securities identification number is: US5500211090
What is Lululemon Athletica's CUSIP number?
Lululemon Athletica's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 550021109

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