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. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
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. 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.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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.
In the last 52-weeks, LULU has achieved a high of 81.81 and a low of 47.26. Today's price is 30.83 percent above the 52-week low, and 24.42 percent below the 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 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.