Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) is -2.86% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $251.51 and a high of $410.70 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The LULU stock was last observed hovering at around $316.08 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -4.87% off its average median price target of $389.79 for the next 12 months. It is also 36.23% off the consensus price target high of $488.00 offered by 33 analysts, but current levels are -55.6% lower than the price target low of $200.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $311.21, the stock is -1.43% and -7.49% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 2.69 million and changing -1.54% at the moment leaves the stock -2.33% off its SMA200. LULU registered -0.58% loss for a year compared to 6-month gain of 3.28%.
The stock witnessed a -1.75% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 4.21%, and is -3.89% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 3.20% over the week and 2.92% over the month.
Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) has around 29000 employees, a market worth around $39.09B and $7.47B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 34.22 and Fwd P/E is 27.27. Profit margin for the company is 15.70%. Distance from 52-week low is 23.74% and -24.22% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (35.60%).
Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) is a “Overweight”. 33 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.10, where 8 rate it as a Hold and 2 think it is a “Overweight”. 20 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 1 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Lululemon Athletica Inc. is expected to release its quarterly report on 03/28/2023.The EPS is expected to grow by 66.30% this year.
Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 127.51M, and float is at 111.86M with Short Float at 2.75%.
Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) Insider Activity
A total of 4 insider transactions have happened at Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 3 and purchases happening 1 times. The most recent transaction is an insider sale by Henry Kathryn,the company’sDirector. SEC filings show that Henry Kathryn sold 189 shares of the company’s common stock on Sep 12 at a price of $351.80 per share for a total of $66491.0. Following the sale, the insider now owns 4102.0 shares.
Lululemon Athletica Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Jun 15 that Gibson Kourtney (Director) bought a total of 200 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Jun 15 and was made at $280.12 per share for $56024.0. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 1302.0 shares of the LULU stock.
Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include NIKE Inc. (NKE) that is trading -11.28% down over the past 12 months.