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Lululemon Athletica (NAS:LULU) Debt-to-EBITDA

: 0.57 (As of Oct. 2023)
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Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Lululemon Athletica's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2023 was $217 Mil. Lululemon Athletica's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2023 was $951 Mil. Lululemon Athletica's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2023 was $2,042 Mil. Lululemon Athletica's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2023 was 0.57.

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt. According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.

The historical rank and industry rank for Lululemon Athletica's Debt-to-EBITDA or its related term are showing as below:

LULU' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49   Med: 0.63   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.49

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of Lululemon Athletica was 0.77. The lowest was 0.49. And the median was 0.63.

LULU's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked better than
89.51% of 829 companies
in the Retail - Cyclical industry
Industry Median: 2.72 vs LULU: 0.49

Lululemon Athletica Debt-to-EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for Lululemon Athletica's Debt-to-EBITDA can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Lululemon Athletica Annual Data
Trend Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Jan18 Jan19 Jan20 Jan21 Jan22 Jan23
Debt-to-EBITDA
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only - 0.70 0.77 0.55 0.53

Lululemon Athletica Quarterly Data
Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22 Jul22 Oct22 Jan23 Apr23 Jul23 Oct23
Debt-to-EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.60 0.33 0.57 0.52 0.57

Competitive Comparison

For the Apparel Retail subindustry, Lululemon Athletica's Debt-to-EBITDA, along with its competitors' market caps and Debt-to-EBITDA data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Lululemon Athletica Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

For the Retail - Cyclical industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Lululemon Athletica's Debt-to-EBITDA distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Lululemon Athletica's Debt-to-EBITDA falls into.



Lululemon Athletica Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Lululemon Athletica's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2023 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(207.972 + 862.362) / 2017.932
=0.53

Lululemon Athletica's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2023 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(217.138 + 950.954) / 2042.34
=0.57

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

In the calculation of annual Debt-to-EBITDA, the EBITDA of the last fiscal year is used. In calculating the annualized quarterly data, the EBITDA data used here is four times the quarterly (Oct. 2023) EBITDA data.


Lululemon Athletica  (NAS:LULU) Debt-to-EBITDA Explanation

In the calculation of Debt-to-EBITDA, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by EBITDA. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt.

According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.


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Lululemon Athletica (NAS:LULU) Business Description

Address
1818 Cornwall Avenue, Vancouver, BC, CAN, V6J 1C7
Lululemon Athletica designs, distributes, and markets athletic apparel, footwear, and accessories for women, men, and girls. Lululemon offers pants, shorts, tops, and jackets for both leisure and athletic activities such as yoga and running. The company also sells fitness accessories, such as bags, yoga mats, and equipment. Lululemon sells its products through more than 680 company-owned stores in 19 countries, e-commerce, outlets, and wholesale accounts. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.
Executives
Meghan Frank officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC., 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE, VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7
Nicole Neuburger officer: Chief Brand Officer C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC., 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE, VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7
Calvin Mcdonald director, officer: Chief Executive Officer C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC., 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE, VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7
Celeste Burgoyne officer: Pres Americas&Global Guest C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC., 1818 CORNWALL AVE, VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7
Shane Grant director C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC., 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE, VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7
Michelle Sun Choe officer: Chief Product Officer C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC., 1818 CORNWALL AVE, VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7
David M Mussafer director C/O ADVENT INTERNATIONAL CORP, 75 STATE ST 29TH FLOOR, BOSTON MA 02104
Isabel Mahe director ONE APPLE PARK WAY, MS169:2CL, CUPERTINO CA 95014
Kathryn Henry director C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA, INC., 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE, VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7
Kourtney Gibson director C/O MARKETAXESS HOLDINGS INC., 55 HUDSON YARDS, 15TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10001
Alison Loehnis director C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC., 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE, VANCOUVER A1 V6J1C7
Andre Maestrini officer: EVP, International C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC., 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE, VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7
Glenn Murphy director C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC., 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE, VANCOUVER A1 V6J1C7
Martin Michael Casey director
Jon Mcneill director 45500 FREMONT BLVD, FREMONT CA 94538