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Lululemon Athletica (NAS:LULU) Financial Strength

: 8 (As of Oct. 2023)
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Lululemon Athletica has the Financial Strength Rank of 8. It shows strong financial strength and is unlikely to fall into distressed situations.

Good Sign:

Lululemon Athletica Inc shows strong financial strength.

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). The higher, the better.
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.
3. Altman Z-Score.

GuruFocus does not calculate Lululemon Athletica's interest coverage with the available data. Lululemon Athletica's debt to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2023 was 0.13. As of today, Lululemon Athletica's Altman Z-Score is 17.43.


Competitive Comparison

For the Apparel Retail subindustry, Lululemon Athletica's Financial Strength, along with its competitors' market caps and Financial Strength 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 Financial Strength Distribution

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

* The bar in red indicates where Lululemon Athletica's Financial Strength falls into.



Lululemon Athletica Financial Strength Calculation

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

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

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest Coverage (current year). The higher, the better.

Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense:

Lululemon Athletica's Interest Expense for the months ended in Oct. 2023 was $0 Mil. Its Operating Income for the months ended in Oct. 2023 was $413 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2023 was $951 Mil.

Lululemon Athletica's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2023 is

GuruFocus does not calculate Lululemon Athletica's interest coverage with the available data.

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.

2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.

Lululemon Athletica's Debt to Revenue Ratio for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2023 is

Debt to Revenue Ratio=Total Debt (Q: Oct. 2023 ) / Revenue
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Revenue
=(217.138 + 950.954) / 8816.872
=0.13

3. Altman Z-Score.

Z-Score model is an accurate forecaster of failure up to two years prior to distress. It can be considered the assessment of the distress of industrial corporations.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

When Z-Score is less than 1.81, it is in Distress Zones.
When Z-Score is greater than 2.99, it is in Safe Zones.
When Z-Score is between 1.81 and 2.99, it is in Grey Zones.

Lululemon Athletica has a Z-score of 17.43, indicating it is in Safe Zones. This implies the Z-Score is strong.

Good Sign:

Altman Z-score of 17.43 is strong.

* 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.


Lululemon Athletica  (NAS:LULU) Financial Strength Explanation

The maximum rank is 10. Companies with rank 7 or higher will be unlikely to fall into distressed situations. Companies with rank of 3 or less are likely in financial distress.

Lululemon Athletica has the Financial Strength Rank of 8. It shows strong financial strength and is unlikely to fall into distressed situations.


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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