|Company name||Lululemon Athletica inc.|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]LULU[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Fair|
|Confident Investor Rating||Fair|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$187.74|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$257.66|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$177.43|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$49.32|
The following company description is from Reuters: https://www.reuters.com/finance/stocks/company-profile/lulu
lululemon athletica inc., incorporated on November 21, 2005, is a designer, distributor, and retailer of athletic apparel. The Company operates through two segments: Company-operated stores and Direct to the consumer. The Company is also engaged in the sale from outlets, showrooms, sales from temporary locations, sales to wholesale accounts, warehouse sales, and license and supply arrangements. As of January 29, 2017, the Company had operated 406 stores located in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Germany, Puerto Rico and Switzerland. Its direct to consumer segment generates revenue from its lululemon and ivivva e-commerce websites, www.lululemon.com and www.ivivva.com, and other country and region-specific websites. The Company operates and distributes finished products from its owned or leased distribution facilities in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The Company owns its distribution center in Columbus, Ohio, and leases its other distribution facilities.
The Company offers a range of apparel and accessories for women, men and female youth. Its apparel assortment includes items, such as pants, shorts, tops, and jackets designed for healthy lifestyle and athletic activities, such as yoga, running, training, most other sweaty pursuits, and athletic wear for female youth. It also offers fitness-related accessories, including an array of items, such as bags, socks, underwear, yoga mats and water bottles. Most of its Company-operated stores are branded lululemon, 55 of its Company-operated stores are branded ivivva and specialize in athletic wear for female youth. Its retail stores are located primarily in street locations, in lifestyle centers, and in malls.
The Company competes with Nike, Inc., adidas AG, Under Armour, Inc., The Gap, Inc. and L Brands, Inc.
Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Lululemon Athletica inc. as long as the price is correct and the indicators that I describe in my book The Confident Investor are favorable. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.
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