Analyst Ratings for lululemon athletica inc. (LULU)Updated: 2017-07-29
Shares of lululemon athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for LULU last month.
Of the 35 analysts covering the stock, 13 gave it a buy rating, 2 issued an overweight rating, 18 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.
Many analysts weighed in on price targets for LULU. The most optimistic price target was 85, implying potential capital gains of 37.47 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 40, implying potential capital losses of -35.31 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -14.63 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.86 percent.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
The growth rate of LULU's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 11.7 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. LULU has a PEG ratio of 2.5.
LULU has a 52-week high of 81.81 and a 52-week low of 47.26. Currently the stock is 30.83 percent higher than its low, and 24.42 percent lower than its 52-week high. LULU has a price/earnings ratio of 29.3. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The LULU value stock report compares LULU to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of LULU is $8.4 billion. LULU will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.