LULU : Analysis & Opinions

  1. The Latest In College Trends: The Retail Sector

    April 9, 2014
    Sometimes even experienced investors and traders get so bogged down by top-down growth trends that they miss the grassroots ...
  2. Bear of the Day: lululemon (LULU) - Bear of the Day

    April 2, 2014
    Bear of the Day: lululemon (LULU) - Bear of the Day
  3. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  4. Bear of the Day: lululemon (LULU) - Bear of the Day

    January 31, 2014
    Bear of the Day: lululemon (LULU) - Bear of the Day
  5. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of December 9

    December 8, 2013
    Quarterly reports from Adobe Systems (NASDAQ: TOL) will be among the highlights on the earnings front this week. Below is ...
  6. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of December 2

    December 1, 2013
    Quarterly reports from retailers Kroger (NYSE: DG) will be among the highlights this week. A couple of Chinese solar companies ...
  7. How To Benefit When CEOs Step Down

    September 17, 2013
    We’ve picked five examples of recent (last five years) CEO retirements that caused an unusually large move - up or down - ...
  8. Is Europe Faltering Again? - Ahead of Wall Street

    September 12, 2013
    Weak economic data out of the Euro-zone raise questions about the sustainability in the region???s nascent recovery.
  9. Urban Outfitters Plunges, Five Below Soars: Which Is The Better ...

    September 11, 2013
    The two retailers went in opposite directions September 10 after both made earnings-related announcements. Mr. Market felt ...
  10. Citi Trends Held at Underperform - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    On Jul 8, 2013, we reiterated our long-term recommendation on Citi Trends at Underperform with a target price of $14.00, ...
  11. Men's Wearhouse Fires Its Chairman - Analyst Blog

    June 20, 2013
    The board of directors of Men's Wearhouse has abruptly terminated the company's founder and executive chairman George Zimmer. ...
  12. Lululemon's 1Q Earnings Beat - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    Lululemon Athletica Inc. posted better-than-expected first-quarter fiscal 2013 results on the back of robust sales growth. ...
  13. Nike Continues To Just Do It

    March 22, 2013
    Nike seems nearly immune to thinner consumer wallets.
  14. Fifth & Pacific's Bill McComb Looks To Kate Spade For Ultimate ...

    February 15, 2013
    Recent rumors suggest that FNP will sell Juicy Couture and Lucky Brand Jeans. The company's best hope lies in its Kate Spade ...
  15. Market to Remain Tentative - Analyst Blog

    January 15, 2013
    A strong retail sales reading, weak economic growth in Germany, and reassuring words out of Ben Bernanke Monday evening provide ...
  16. Ahead of Wall Street - January 15, 2012 - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 15, 2013
    Tuesday, January 15, 2013 A strong retail sales reading, weak economic growth in Germany, and reassuring words out of ...
  17. China's Sluggish, But Nike's Growing Well Everywhere Else

    December 28, 2012
    China is a drag, but Nike's busienss is doing well on the whole.
  18. Among Services' Biggest Movers on December 26, 2012

    December 26, 2012
    The Nasdaq is trading down 1.1%, the S&P 500 has slipped 0.6% and the Dow has decreased 0.3% on a bad morning for the market. ...
  19. Retail Stocks To Watch In 2013

    December 21, 2012
    Here's a list of retail stocks to watch for 2013.
  20. Lululemon Athletica and Other Services Stocks Making Big Moves ...

    November 14, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq slipping 0.4%, the S&P 500 down 0.5% and the Dow declining 0.7%. The Services ...
  21. SanDisk and Other Big Movers on the Nasdaq on October 19, 2012

    October 19, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the market is not looking good. The Nasdaq has fallen 1.6%; the S&P 500 is trading down 1%; ...
  22. McDonald's and Other Services Stocks Making Big Moves on October ...

    October 19, 2012
    The Nasdaq has fallen 1.6%, the S&P 500 has fallen 1% and the Dow has declined 1.1% on a bad morning for the market. The ...
  23. Nasdaq Stocks, Including Lululemon Athletica, Making Big Moves ...

    September 7, 2012
    The Nasdaq has fallen 0.2%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.3% and the Dow has moved little this morning. The recent surge in ...
  24. Las Vegas Sands and More Big Movers in Services on August 20, ...

    August 20, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq has decreased 0.2%, the S&P 500 is down 0.3% and the Dow has declined 0.2%. The Services ...
  25. Marvell Technology Among the Nasdaq's Biggest Movers on August ...

    August 17, 2012
    The Nasdaq has increased 0.2%, the S&P 500 has remained steady and the Dow has decreased 0.2% this morning. The Nasdaq Composite ...
  26. Biggest Nasdaq Movers for June 28, 2012

    June 28, 2012
    After a bad morning, the Nasdaq is down 1.5%, the S&P 500 has slipped 0.9% and the Dow has decreased 1%. Most stocks on the ...
  27. Services Stocks Making Big Moves on June 28, 2012

    June 28, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far. The Nasdaq has decreased 1.5%; the S&P 500 has declined 0.9%; and the Dow is down ...
  28. Earnings Review: FRAN, LULU, SJM, MW

    June 11, 2012
    Another week at the office for U.S. equities has come to a close and it was another week in which traders and investors were ...
  29. Company News for June 8, 2012 - Corporate Summary

    June 8, 2012
    "    Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) reported second quarter earnings per share of $0.77, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of ...
  30. Bernanke Back in the Spotlight - Analyst Blog

    June 7, 2012
    Fed Chair Ben Bernanke is in the spotlight today as the market looks for any hints of further Fed support in his congressional ...
  31. Ahead of Wall Street - June 7, 2012 - Ahead of Wall Street

    June 7, 2012
    Thursday, June 7, 2012   Fed Chair Ben Bernanke is in the spotlight today as the market looks for any hints of further ...
  32. Earnings Preview: SJM, LULU, ULTA, PNY, ABM

    June 4, 2012
    Marquee earnings reports have all but dried up, but this week does have three S&P 500 constituents delivering their latest ...
  33. NASDAQ's Top YTD Performers, Ex-Apple

    May 10, 2012
    The past week has been none too kind to the PowerShares QQQ (NASDAQ: QQQ), also known as the NASDAQ 100 tracking ETF. QQQ ...
  34. 3 Small Caps with Good Earnings Records

    April 19, 2012
    Not only are large, liquid market leaders earnings winners, but so are some of the little-known small caps. Here are three ...
  35. Nike Running Away From Everything

    March 26, 2012
    Nike keeps building upon its strengths.
  36. 5 Myths About Dividend Growth Investing

    March 22, 2012
    Like most investing, you’re not protected from market meltdowns…and there’s always the risk of missing ...
  37. Skullcandy: Don't Sell It Short

    February 16, 2012
    Skullcandy's short interest is extremely high. Investors shouldn't sell the headphone manufacturer short.
  38. Why Payout Ratios Could Rise Soon

    February 14, 2012
    Dividends depend on the industry, the company’s stage of growth, and what investors demand, but the current proportion ...
  39. 11 Growth Stocks with Robust Charts

    January 30, 2012
    There are several categories of weak and strong stocks that market analyst John Boik features in his newsletter. He discusses ...
  40. 3 Reasons Saks Makes Sense

    January 17, 2012
    Sak's stock is priced to move.
  41. 6 'Liquid Glamours' for a Choppy Market

    August 5, 2011
    Professional investor Kevin Marder notes that some high-profile growth names with good liquidity have held up well amid market ...
  42. 7 Growth Stocks with Upside Potential

    July 20, 2011
    These are treacherous waters for individuals and institutions to navigate, says Andrew Horowitz, who tells’s ...
  43. Retail Will Benefit From Healed Balance Sheets

    July 18, 2011
    With total household debt dropping and some spending pressures beginning to ease, many analysts are predicting a revived ...
  44. 4 Consumer Leaders to Buy on a Dip

    July 15, 2011
    Despite the barrage of negative news about spending, consumers are opening their wallets for these companies’ products…and ...
  45. 14 Growth Stocks Beating the Market

    July 15, 2011
    Joel Klein of Klein Asset Management gives Kate Stalter his view on growth names that are currently outperforming the indices. ...
  46. 8 Growth Names to Watch Now

    July 9, 2011
    With the new market uptrend, a number of growth names with strong fundamentals are showing healthy chart action. Kier McDonough ...
  47. Nike Still Winning

    June 28, 2011
    Nike continues to exploit a dominant brand and new markets.
  48. Waiting For A Clearance Sale On Ulta

    June 8, 2011
    Ulta is a great growth concept, but investors need to maintain price discipline.
  49. Wooly And T-Dawg Go Gucci

    May 2, 2011
    PPR's acquisition of Volcom follows a familiar pattern of buying once-hot brands.
  50. 3 Reasons To Get True Religion

    April 11, 2011
    Find out why this stock is poised to test its 52-week high by year's end.
  51. Nike Grows But Growth May Slow

    March 22, 2011
    Nike's third quarter demonstrated continued growth in the face of rising commodity input costs, but the market slammed the ...
  52. 5 Important Earnings Announcements For March 17

    March 16, 2011
    Earnings reports are significant events for every stock. Here are 5 earnings announcement for March 17 to check out.
  53. 6 High P/E stocks to Consider

    March 15, 2011
    6 High Price to Earning Stocks that are worth taking a look at.
  54. Urban Warfare

    March 11, 2011
    A stumble in merchandising does not mean Urban's long-term growth story is over.
  55. Can Chico's Be Chic Again?

    February 28, 2011
    Chico's won't impress anybody with trailing same-store sales growth of 1%, but the future looks brighter.
  56. 6 High P/E stocks to Consider

    January 10, 2011
    6 High Price to Earning Stocks that are worth taking a look at.
  57. Unsustainable Valuations

    September 24, 2010
    As the market often reveals, a great business can often be a lousy investment, due to the overly optimistic stock price.
  58. Cash Conversion Cycle Sends Misleading Message

    September 3, 2010
    The cash conversion cycle can be a tricky metric, especially when you dig deeper.
  59. Three Ways To View Value Retail

    September 1, 2010
    These three methods will help us determine which is the best value in retail.
  60. Retail's Canadian Expansion

    June 9, 2010
    Canada is a land of opportunity for smart U.S. retailers.
  61. Retail's Magic Numbers

    November 20, 2009
    The Z-Score is a formula for predicting whether a company will go bankrupt within two years. Look at some retailer/wholesalers ...
  62. Nike Stock: Just Do It

    September 30, 2009
    Nike is financially fit, allowing it to pull ahead of the competition under trying economic conditions.
  63. Advent International Loves Retail

    July 15, 2009
    While you can't invest in Advent directly, you can invest in some of its current and previous investments.
  64. Performance And Fashion A Winning Combination In 2009

    December 31, 2008
    Putting comfort and style into sportswear has been a winning combination for a number of apparel stocks.
  65. Companies That Turn Dimes Into Dollars

    May 28, 2008
    Efficient use of capital can turn a mediocre company into a great one. We examine the thriftiest in the textile and personal ...
  66. Five Must-Ask Questions Before Taking The IPO Bait

    May 16, 2008
    IPOs often make great discussion but lousy investments. Learn how to avoid getting burned.
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