|Bid||127.6400 x 800|
|Ask||127.6900 x 900|
|Day's range||126.7300 - 129.5700|
|52-week range||53.1200 - 129.7900|
|PE ratio (TTM)||57.51|
|Earnings date||29 Aug 2018 - 4 Sep 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||115.32|
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Under Armour (UAA) is currently the top-performing apparel stock of the S&P 500 Index. The sportswear maker is among the top gainers of the S&P 500 consumer discretionary index. Its Class A and Class C stock have gained ~61% YTD (year-to-date) and trail only Netflix (NFLX) (104%), Trip Advisor (TRIP (69%), and Chipotle (CMG) on the S&P 500 consumer discretionary index. In comparison, the S&P 500 Index (SPY) has surged 3.8% YTD as of June 18.
Under Armour (UAA) is a well-covered stock tracked by 32 Wall Street analysts. Competitors Nike (NKE), Columbia Sportswear (COLM), and Lululemon Athletica (LULU) have better ratings of 2.2, 2.2, and 2.3, respectively. Of the 32 analysts covering UAA, 50% are recommending a “hold” for the stock.
lululemon athletica (LULU) today announced that, on June 21, the company will donate 100 percent of profits* from its in-store and online sales to benefit non-profit groups that increase access to yoga and meditation for communities that face barriers to well-being. The United Nations designated June 21 as International Day of Yoga four years ago. “The health benefits of yoga and meditation are undeniable," said Celeste Burgoyne, the company’s EVP, Americas, who oversees all global store and digital operations for lululemon.
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With an ROE of 18.49%, Lululemon Athletica Inc (NASDAQ:LULU) outpaced its own industry which delivered a less exciting 11.85% over the past year. On the surface, this looks fantastic sinceRead More...
lululemon (LULU) agrees to buy back 3.3 million shares from Advent International Corporation. This is likely to be accretive to the company's fiscal 2018 earnings per share by 3 cents.
Investors in lululemon (LULU) need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately.
Athletica Inc. said late Thursday it agreed to buy back 3.3 million of its shares in a private transaction with funds affiliated with Advent International Corp. The shares will be repurchased under the company’s recently increased $600 million share buyback program, and funded with cash on hand and borrowing, Lululemon said. Advent also has told Lululemon that it has sold an additional 6.7 million shares of the company’s stock.
Lululemon Athletica Inc. said late Thursday it has agreed to buy back 3.3 million of its shares in a private transaction with funds affiliated with Advent International Corp. The shares will be repurchased under the company's recently increased $600 million share buyback program, and funded with cash on hand and borrowing, Lululemon said. Advent also has told Lululemon that it has sold an additional 6.7 million shares of the company's stock. "Today's partial sale is consistent with our planned monetization of our interest in Lululemon.
lululemon athletica inc. (LULU) announced today that it has agreed to repurchase 3.3 million shares of its common stock in a private transaction with funds affiliated with Advent International Corporation (Advent). Advent has also informed lululemon that it has sold an additional 6.7 million shares of the company’s common stock pursuant to Rule 144. Prior to these sales, Advent owned approximately 20.1 million shares of lululemon common stock.
Lululemon Athletica (LULU) could be an interesting play for investors as it is seeing solid earnings estimate revision in addition to having a robust industry rank.
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Wall Street was quick to respond to Lululemon Athletica’s (LULU) strong performance in the first quarter of 2018. At least 14 investment firms raised their target prices for the company. The stock prices of competitors Nike (NKE) and Under Armour (UAA) are also expected to fall.
Buoyed by its first-quarter performance, Lululemon Athletica’s (LULU) management raised the company’s 2018 guidance. The updated guidance reflects a 15% increase at the midpoint compared to last year and assumes a high-single-digit growth in comparable sales. The effective tax rate for the year is projected at 30% compared to 29% guided earlier.
As we saw in the previous part of this series, Lululemon Athletica (LULU) had a healthy top-line growth in the first quarter, driven by an impressive increase in comps. Its gross margin improved 370 basis points to 53.1% of sales during the quarter. Behind this improvement was a 120-basis-point increase in product margins, driven by a favorable product mix, a fall in product costs, and lower markdowns compared to Q1 2017.
In its first-quarter results reported on May 31, Lululemon Athletica’s (LULU) top line increased 25% YoY (year-over-year) to $650 million. Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters had projected an 18.7% rise in sales to $618 million. The results also exceeded the upper end of management’s guidance of $612 million–$617 million. That was the company’s seventh consecutive top-line beat.
Lululemon Athletica (LULU) is currently firing on all cylinders—top-line growth, margin improvement, stock returns. It has once again finished a quarter with flying colors. It released its first-quarter results on May 31. Total sales increased 25% YoY (year-over-year) (23% on a constant currency basis) to $650 million, reflecting a $32 million (or 5%) surprise.