The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Lululemon Athletica's revenues will grow 19.5% and EPS will wane -6.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $341.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.30.
Last quarter, Lululemon Athletica reported revenue of $485.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 31% higher than the prior-year quarter's $371.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.75. GAAP EPS of $0.74 for Q4 were 45% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.51 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 56.5%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 31.4%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 22.5%, 270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.64 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.02.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,024 members out of 1,358 rating the stock outperform, and 334 members rating it underperform. Among 382 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 288 give Lululemon Athletica a green thumbs-up, and 94 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Lululemon Athletica is outperform, with an average price target of $79.37.
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