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.
A number of analysts gave price targets for LULU. The most optimistic price target was 85, which equates to a potential upside of 37.47 percent. The minimum price target given was 40, implying potential capital losses 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.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -14.63 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
LULU has an estimated earnings growth rate of 11.7 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of LULU is 2.5.
In the trailing 52-weeks, LULU hit 81.81 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 47.26. Currently the stock is 30.83 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 24.42 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $8.4 billion. LULU is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.