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Lululemon Athletica Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %

: 3.14% (As of Apr. 2022)
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Lululemon Athletica's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was $45,625 Mil. Lululemon Athletica's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2022 was $1,434 Mil. Lululemon Athletica's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was 3.14%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Lululemon Athletica's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % or its related term are showing as below:

LULU' s Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54   Med: 3.82   Max: 8.35
Current: 3.36

During the past 13 years, the highest Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) of Lululemon Athletica was 8.35%. The lowest was 1.54%. And the median was 3.82%.

LULU's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked worse than
59.61% of 1129 companies
in the Retail - Cyclical industry
Industry Median: 5.14 vs LULU: 3.36

Joel Greenblatt's definition of earnings yield has the same problems the regular earnings yield does. It does not consider the growth of the company. It only looks at one-year's business operation. For cyclical companies, the earnings yield is usually highest at the peak of the business cycle. But these earnings are rarely sustainable.

A better indicator of the attractiveness of an investment which takes growth into account is the Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %. Lululemon Athletica's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was 21.00%. The Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past seven years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.


Lululemon Athletica Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Lululemon Athletica's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 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 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Jan18 Jan19 Jan20 Jan21 Jan22
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 5.60 3.87 2.88 2.00 3.23

Lululemon Athletica Quarterly Data
Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 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 2.35 2.29 2.08 3.23 3.14

Competitive Comparison

For the Apparel Retail subindustry, Lululemon Athletica's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %, along with its competitors' market caps and Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 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 Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Distribution

For the Retail - Cyclical industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Lululemon Athletica's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Lululemon Athletica's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % falls into.



Lululemon Athletica Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Calculation

In his book, The Little That Beat the Market, hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt defines Earnings Yield as operating income divided by enterprise value.

Lululemon Athleticas Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2022 is calculated as

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt)=EBIT/Enterprise Value
=1374.749/42509.341
=3.23 %

Lululemon Athletica's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $1,434 Mil.



Lululemon Athletica  (NAS:LULU) Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Explanation

Joel Greenblatt defines the earnings yield using the above equation because it more accurately reflects the company's profitability relative to its stock price. Items like interest payment and tax etc. are not directly related to the company's operational profitability.

Enterprise Value instead of market cap (share price) is used in the calculation because it is the real price stock and bond investors together pay for the company.


Be Aware

Joel Greenblatt's definition of earnings yield has the same problems the regular earnings yield does. It does not consider the growth of the company. It only looks at one-year's business operation. For cyclical companies, the earnings yield is usually highest at the peak of the business cycle. But these earnings are rarely sustainable.

Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % based on Don Yacktman's definition is a better measure of the expected rate of return for a stock.


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Lululemon Athletica Business Description

Lululemon Athletica logo
Address
1818 Cornwall Avenue, Vancouver, BC, CAN, V6J 1C7
Lululemon Athletica Inc. designs, distributes, and markets athletic apparel 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 550 company-owned stores in 17 countries, e-commerce, outlets, and wholesale accounts. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.
Executives
Neuburger Nicole officer: Chief Brand Officer C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC. 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7
Loehnis Alison director C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC. 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE VANCOUVER A1 V6J1C7
Maestrini Andre officer: EVP, International C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC. 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7
Choe Michelle Sun officer: Chief Product Officer C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC. 1818 CORNWALL AVE VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7
Burgoyne Celeste officer: Pres Americas&Global Guest C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC. 1818 CORNWALL AVE VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7
Frank Meghan officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC. 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7
Gibson Kourtney director C/O MARKETAXESS HOLDINGS INC. 55 HUDSON YARDS, 15TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10001
White Emily director C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC. 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7
Ferris Stephanie director C/O VANTIV, INC. 8500 GOVERNORS HILL DRIVE CINCINNATI OH 45249
Murphy Glenn director C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC. 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE VANCOUVER A1 V6J1C7
Mcneill Jon director 45500 FREMONT BLVD FREMONT CA 94538
Casey Martin Michael director
Morfitt Martha A M director P.O. BOX 1441 MINNEAPOLIS MN 55440-1441
Henry Kathryn director C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA, INC. 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7
Mcdonald Calvin director, officer: Chief Executive Officer C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC. 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7

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