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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
LULU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. LULU: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LULU' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.02  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.80
LULU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. LULU: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LULU' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.81 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.8
0.52
0.89
Interest Coverage No Debt
LULU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
94% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 35.36 vs. LULU: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LULU' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 73.08  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
73.08
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 22.43
M-Score: -2.06
WACC vs ROIC
1.80%
50.38%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 18.38
LULU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. LULU: 18.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LULU' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.43  Med: 20.02 Max: 28.67
Current: 18.38
4.43
28.67
Net-margin (%) 13.25
LULU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. LULU: 13.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LULU' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 13.09 Max: 19.74
Current: 13.25
1.66
19.74
ROE (%) 23.70
LULU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. LULU: 23.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LULU' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.94  Med: 29.78 Max: 41.28
Current: 23.7
9.94
41.28
ROA (%) 19.86
LULU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. LULU: 19.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LULU' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.65  Med: 23.37 Max: 30.3
Current: 19.86
6.65
30.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 69.44
LULU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.73 vs. LULU: 69.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LULU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.13  Med: 121.57 Max: 272.2
Current: 69.44
35.13
272.2
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 21.80
LULU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. LULU: 21.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LULU' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.8  Med: 40.40 Max: 61.8
Current: 21.8
21.8
61.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.40
LULU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. LULU: 11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LULU' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 56.20 Max: 152
Current: 11.4
0
152
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.30
LULU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. LULU: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LULU' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.3  Med: 64.50 Max: 168.4
Current: 9.3
9.3
168.4
» LULU's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

LULU Guru Trades in Q2 2015

John Burbank 260,383 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 4,400 sh (+15.18%)
RS Investment Management 154,790 sh (+14.91%)
RS Investment Management 154,790 sh (+14.91%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 8,382,938 sh (+8.48%)
Jeremy Grantham 44,500 sh (+0.45%)
Jim Simons 698,800 sh (+0.11%)
Joel Greenblatt 177,497 sh (-5.43%)
Steven Cohen 35,500 sh (-93.06%)
Louis Moore Bacon 3,545 sh (-98.23%)
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Q3 2015

LULU Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 6,600 sh (New)
Ron Baron 15,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 2,882,900 sh (+8020.85%)
RS Investment Management 213,600 sh (+37.99%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 8,482,888 sh (+1.19%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 8,382,938 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 44,300 sh (-0.45%)
Lee Ainslie 3,860 sh (-12.27%)
Joel Greenblatt 128,909 sh (-27.37%)
Jim Simons 369,000 sh (-47.20%)
» More
Q4 2015

LULU Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 9,258,486 sh (+9.14%)
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2016

LULU Guru Trades in 2016

Steve Mandel 6,446,607 sh (New)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 33.00
LULU's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1094 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. LULU: 33.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LULU' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.98  Med: 38.31 Max: 276.58
Current: 33
7.98
276.58
Forward P/E 27.55
LULU's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
87% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.43 vs. LULU: 27.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 33.00
LULU's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
77% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. LULU: 33.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LULU' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.5  Med: 37.93 Max: 233.56
Current: 33
7.5
233.56
P/B 7.49
LULU's P/B is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. LULU: 7.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LULU' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.47  Med: 7.91 Max: 35.63
Current: 7.49
1.47
35.63
P/S 4.39
LULU's P/S is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. LULU: 4.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LULU' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 5.55 Max: 20.16
Current: 4.39
0.9
20.16
PFCF 253.13
LULU's PFCF is ranked lower than
98% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.25 vs. LULU: 253.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LULU' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.51  Med: 53.16 Max: 506.75
Current: 253.13
18.51
506.75
POCF 49.39
LULU's POCF is ranked lower than
91% of the 1028 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. LULU: 49.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LULU' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.82  Med: 34.90 Max: 394.57
Current: 49.39
6.82
394.57
EV-to-EBIT 20.61
LULU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
73% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. LULU: 20.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LULU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 24.75 Max: 167.8
Current: 20.61
4.6
167.8
EV-to-EBITDA 17.29
LULU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
81% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. LULU: 17.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LULU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 21.80 Max: 140.7
Current: 17.29
3.9
140.7
PEG 0.94
LULU's PEG is ranked higher than
71% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. LULU: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
LULU' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.87
Current: 0.94
0.44
1.87
Shiller P/E 61.70
LULU's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
90% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.82 vs. LULU: 61.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LULU' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.51  Med: 66.29 Max: 77.77
Current: 61.7
45.51
77.77
Current Ratio 4.46
LULU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. LULU: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LULU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.52  Med: 5.12 Max: 9.31
Current: 4.46
1.52
9.31
Quick Ratio 2.74
LULU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. LULU: 2.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LULU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 4.03 Max: 7.62
Current: 2.74
0.43
7.62
Days Inventory 95.27
LULU's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
54% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 86.03 vs. LULU: 95.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LULU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.5  Med: 82.81 Max: 120.5
Current: 95.27
58.5
120.5
Days Sales Outstanding 2.32
LULU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.62 vs. LULU: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LULU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.69  Med: 4.42 Max: 6.64
Current: 2.32
1.69
6.64
Days Payable 2.12
LULU's Days Payable is ranked lower than
98% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 52.74 vs. LULU: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LULU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 11.67 Max: 52.09
Current: 2.12
0.63
52.09

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 55.73
LULU's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
65% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LULU: 55.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
LULU' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.03  Med: 23.39 Max: 185
Current: 55.73
8.03
185
Price/Net Current Asset Value 11.91
LULU's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. LULU: 11.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
LULU' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.54  Med: 12.39 Max: 200.88
Current: 11.91
5.54
200.88
Price/Tangible Book 7.68
LULU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
86% of the 1145 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. LULU: 7.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LULU' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.34  Med: 8.09 Max: 32.14
Current: 7.68
2.34
32.14
Price/Projected FCF 3.16
LULU's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
81% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. LULU: 3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LULU' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 5.04 Max: 10.33
Current: 3.16
2
10.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.79
LULU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. LULU: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LULU' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.96 Max: 3.5
Current: 0.79
0.24
3.5
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.83
LULU's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. LULU: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
LULU' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.52 Max: 2.31
Current: 1.83
0.93
2.31
Price/Graham Number 3.36
LULU's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
82% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. LULU: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LULU' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 3.59 Max: 15.93
Current: 3.36
1.09
15.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.90
LULU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 888 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. LULU: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LULU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 4.00 Max: 21.5
Current: 4.9
0.6
21.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 19.46
LULU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. LULU: 19.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LULU' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 46.20 Max: 74.7
Current: 19.46
0.4
74.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1959
EPS $ 1.84
Beta-0.01
Short Percentage of Float25.84%
52-Week Range $43.14 - 70.00
Shares Outstanding(Mil)128.76

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue(Mil) 2,050 2,347 2,628
EPS($) 1.86 2.16 2.62
EPS without NRI($) 1.86 2.16 2.62

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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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Traded in other countries:LLL.Canada, 33L.Germany,
Lululemon Athletica Inc was founded in 1998. The Company is engaged in the design, manufacture and distribution of healthy lifestyle inspired athletic apparel, sold through a chain of corporate-owned and operated retail stores, direct to consumer through e-commerce and through a network of wholesale accounts. The Company's primary markets are the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, where 211, 57, 26, and five corporate-owned stores, respectively, were in operation as at February 1, 2015. It offers apparel and accessories for women, men and female youth. Its apparel assortment, including items such as fitness pants, shorts, tops and jackets, is designed for healthy lifestyle activities such as yoga, running and general fitness. Its fitness-related accessories include items such as bags, socks, underwear, yoga mats and water bottles. The Company competes with wholesalers and direct sellers of athletic apparel, such as Nike, Inc., adidas AG and Under Armour, Inc. It also competes with retailers specifically focused on women's athletic apparel including The Gap, Inc., Nike, Inc., adidas AG and Under Armour, Inc. Its trademarks include lululemon athletica & design, the logo design, WAVE design and lululemon as a word mark. It owns trademark registrations for names of several of its fabrics and products including Luon, Silverescent, VitaSea, Boolux, Luxtreme, Luxchange, Groove Pant, Light as Air, and Power Y.
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