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.
LULU was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 85, which equates to a potential upside of 37.47 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 40, implying a possible loss of -35.31 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -14.63 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
LULU has an estimated earnings growth rate of 11.7 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. LULU has a PEG ratio of 2.5.
LULU has traded between a high of 81.81 and a low of 47.26 over the past year. Currently the stock is 30.83 percent higher than its low, and 24.42 percent below the high. LULU has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.