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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Lululemon Athletica Inc., LULU

Lululemon Athletica Inc., LULU is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Textile – Apparel Clothing in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in Canada, Lululemon Athletica Inc., LULU  has a market cap of 10691.28. Since its IPO date on the 7/27/2007, Lululemon Athletica Inc., LULU performance year to date is 49.65%. Today Lululemon Athletica Inc., LULU has gained -0.87%, with a current price of 77.84.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 100.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 19.80%, with return on investment at 25.90%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Lululemon Athletica Inc., LULU is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 12.40%, this is combined with a gross margin of 48.30%, and operating margin of 16.80%. Lululemon Athletica Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 4.8, while the quick ratio is 3.4.

For the last year Lululemon Athletica Inc., LULU has seen a EPS growth of 14.20%. A performance for the year of 25.89%. The 52-week high is -1.42%, and the 52-week low is 80.44%. The average volume for Lululemon Athletica Inc., LULU is 402512.

With a target price of 71.93, can Lululemon Athletica Inc., LULU reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Lululemon Athletica Inc., LULU. Lululemon Athletica Inc. has a P/E of 41.44 and a forward P/E of 31. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.56. Lululemon Athletica Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.01 and 9.48 respectively. For P/cash, Lululemon Athletica Inc. has a value of 19.44, while it is 60.99 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 77.84, Lululemon Athletica Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 24.40%.

Looking more long-term Lululemon Athletica Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 16.20%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 18.36% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 14.20% for this year and for the last five years a 17.40% growth has been seen.

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