LULU : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Should Investors Squeeze Into The Gap?

    June 22, 2015
    The Gap is closing stores and conducting layoffs. Will investor panic lead to opportunity?
  2. 5 Things lululemon athletica Wants You to Know

    June 15, 2015
    When lululemon athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) announced strong fiscal-first-quarter results last week, investors had every reason ...
  3. Lululemon Athletica Posts a Solid Beat and Raise

    June 10, 2015
    You can exhale now, lululemon athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) investors. Though Wall Street was anticipating fiscal-first-quarter ...
  4. Sears, Lululemon Highlight Off-Season Earnings Reports

    June 7, 2015
    A sprinkling of off-season earnings reports are on the schedule for this week. While there are no real market movers among ...
  5. What to Listen for When Lululemon Reports Earnings

    June 5, 2015
    Take a deep breath, lululemon athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) investors. Your favorite yoga-apparel specialist is set to announce ...
  6. Sports Stocks to Pump Up Your Portfolio

    June 2, 2015
    Want to play some sports stocks? Here's a handful of known names to consider.
  7. Understanding Lululemon's Business Model

    May 27, 2015
    Lululemon has succeeded in marketing more than just fitness apparel. The company has strategies for continued growth, but ...
  8. 3 Reasons lululemon athletica Stock Could Rise

    May 27, 2015
    lululemon athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) stock has risen an impressive 33% over the past year, handily outpacing the S&P 5 ...
  9. 3 Reasons lululemon athletica Stock Could Fall

    May 22, 2015
    When lululemon athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) announced quarterly results almost two months ago, investors were rightly encouraged ...
  10. Should You Buy or Sell These Troubled Retailers?

    May 8, 2015
    Retail is in trouble, but the companies that survive could reward investors down the road.
  11. Are lululemon's Margins About to Rise?

    April 20, 2015
    In the wake of lululemon athletica's (NASDAQ: LULU) fourth-quarter results last month, it was not surprising that shares ...
  12. Why Lululemon Investors Are Ignoring Weak Guidance

    March 31, 2015
    When lululemon athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) released fourth-quarter 2014 results last Thursday, the market initially recoiled ...
  13. 15 Upcoming Earnings Reports To Keep An Eye On

    March 22, 2015
    A relatively quiet week on the earnings front will be highlighted by the most recent quarterly results from BlackBerry Ltd ...
  14. 3 Things I Learned From lululemon Athletica's 10-K

    March 13, 2015
    Lululemon athletica has emerged not only as one of the nation's fastest-growing retailers, but also as one of the market's ...
  15. What If Donald Sterling Ran Your Company?

    September 18, 2014
    A chief executive officer can seem to have it all: power, influence and gravitas. But all of that hard-earned respectability ...
  16. A Bet Against The Crowd Could Double Your Money With This Apparel ...

    August 18, 2014
    Sometimes the most profitable investments are made by going against the grain -- selling when everyone else is buying and ...
  17. 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 ...
  18. 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 ...
  19. 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 - ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. Lululemon Faces Second Lawsuit: Should Investors Be Worried?

    July 5, 2013
    A class-action lawsuit was filed July 2 by Robbins, Geller, Rudman & Dowd, LLP, on behalf of individual investor Houssam ...
  22. Nike Stretches Its Lead

    June 28, 2013
    Nike continues to be Nike, matching strong growth with excellent execution
  23. As One Problem Fades at lululemon athletica, Another One Emerges

    June 11, 2013
    More unsettling news from lululemon sends the shares down hard.
  24. Is Lululemon's Chief Product Officer to Blame For Sheer Debacle?

    April 5, 2013
    Lululemon announced April 3 that Chief Product Officer Sheree Waterson was leaving the company as of April 15. Assigning ...
  25. Nike Continues To Just Do It

    March 22, 2013
    Nike seems nearly immune to thinner consumer wallets.
  26. Is it Time To See Through Lululemon?

    March 20, 2013
    Lululemon has pulled 17% of its women's bottoms due to a quality problem. It turns out that its latest batch of black luon ...
  27. 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 ...
  28. Yahoo! Finance Names Gap Company Of The Year

    December 28, 2012
    In its first ever "Company of the Year" award, Gap wins fot its remodel.
  29. 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.
  30. Retail Stocks To Watch In 2013

    December 21, 2012
    Here's a list of retail stocks to watch for 2013.
  31. Lululemon Continues To Deliver High-Priced Performance

    December 7, 2012
    Lululemon is making the right moves, but growth investors are a demanding bunch.
  32. 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. ...
  33. China Still A Pebble In Nike's Shoe

    October 1, 2012
    China remains a stumbling block for Nike.
  34. 3 Reasons David Einhorn Might Short Lululemon

    September 25, 2012
    Lululemon stock dropped on rumors David Eihhorn was shorting the yoga retailer. Here are three reasons why he'd want to.
  35. Bonkers Expectations May Still Be lululemon athletica's Biggest ...

    September 10, 2012
    Performance at lululemon is great, but the expectations are insane.
  36. 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 ...
  37. What's Up With Ann?

    August 22, 2012
    Ann Inc. jumped more than 20% Friday on strong Q2 sales. Out of nowhere, the women's retailer has blasted through its 52-week ...
  38. 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 ...
  39. Lululemon Bearish Signs

    June 22, 2012
    New York, June 22nd (TradersHuddle.com) - Shares of Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) ended the trading session lower ...
  40. lululemon Chooses "Jam Tomorrow"

    June 11, 2012
    lululemon's decision to focus on innovation at the cost of sales may be a decision that compromises near-term growth, but ...
  41. 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 ...
  42. 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 out on a non-dividend-paying ...
  43. Iconix Brand Group Goes Global

    March 12, 2012
    Iconix continues its profitable growth and international expansion leads the way.
  44. Skullcandy: Don't Sell It Short

    February 16, 2012
    Skullcandy's short interest is extremely high. Investors shouldn't sell the headphone manufacturer short.
  45. 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 of ...
  46. Value And Value Traps

    February 13, 2012
    Finding value in stocks comes in a variety of ways. The fine line is deciphering between value opportunity and value trap.
  47. 3 Reasons Saks Makes Sense

    January 17, 2012
    Sak's stock is priced to move.
  48. Lululemon: Large Cap In Waiting?

    January 13, 2012
    Lululemon raised fourth quarter guidance January 10 and its stock took off. The company is now $1.3 billion shy of reaching ...
  49. Rally Running Out of Steam? Why No News Is Good News

    January 13, 2012
    US stocks rose higher for a fourth day as borrowing costs at debt auctions in Europe dropped. In fact, the news overshadowed ...
  50. Nike Asks, “What Slowdown?”

    September 28, 2011
    Nike defies a tough consumer market with a very strong performance in its last quarter.
  51. Lululemon – Does Success Have To Make Sense?

    September 9, 2011
    Lululemon just continues to put up the numbers.
  52. Build a Winning Watch List

    September 1, 2011
    A good watch list of equities can help traders act quickly and decisively when a set-up is presented, while ensuring they ...
  53. 3 Reasons David Einhorn Bought Aeropostale Shares

    August 31, 2011
    David Einhorn bought 3.4 million shares of the hurting retailer in the second quarter. I'll hypothesize why.
  54. A Covered Call for You Athletic Types

    July 24, 2011
    Using Lululemon Athletica (LULU) as an example, see how a covered call option strategy allows the trader to profit from an ...
  55. 7 Growth Stocks with Upside Potential

    July 20, 2011
    These are treacherous waters for individuals and institutions to navigate, says Andrew Horowitz, who tells MoneyShow.com’s ...
  56. 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 ...
  57. The Fallacy of Earnings Estimates

    July 2, 2011
    When you're looking for growth, sometimes value can get in the way, notes Timothy Lutts of Cabot Wealth Advisory. Last week, ...
  58. Glenn Murphy: Here's How You Fix The Gap

    June 29, 2011
    Gap CEO, Glenn Murphy, is on the right track, but we have a few suggestions on how to fix Gap Inc.
  59. Nike Still Winning

    June 28, 2011
    Nike continues to exploit a dominant brand and new markets.
  60. Lululemon's Growth Moots The Valuation

    June 13, 2011
    Can Lululemon keep growing fast enough to satisfy the momentum crowd?
  61. Waiting For A Clearance Sale On Ulta

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

    May 2, 2011
    PPR's acquisition of Volcom follows a familiar pattern of buying once-hot brands.
  63. 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.
  64. How Far Can Lululemon Stretch?

    March 21, 2011
    Lululemon is an exceptional retailer with a great stock price, but the risk for LULU is that the bigger they are they harder ...
  65. 6 High P/E stocks to Consider

    March 15, 2011
    6 High Price to Earning Stocks that are worth taking a look at.
  66. 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.
  67. Retail Rivals: Ascena Retail Group Vs. Urban Outfitters

    February 22, 2011
    Check out this head-to-head comparison of these retail companies and learn which stock is the better investment right now.
  68. 6 High P/E stocks to Consider

    January 10, 2011
    6 High Price to Earning Stocks that are worth taking a look at.
  69. Lululemon Talks A Good Game

    January 3, 2011
    Lululemon's Q3 earnings report was pristine. Christine Day, the company's CEO, talks a great game, but several things continue ...
  70. Shortcuts To The Z-Score

    November 29, 2010
    The Z-Score can successfully determine a company's volatility by using five distinct calculations, and these three are the ...
  71. Making The Case For Lululemon's Rich Valuation

    November 25, 2010
    Though Lululemon has been criticized for its incomplete reporting of revenues, there's a case to be made for those who support ...
  72. Lululemon Vs. Morningstar: Which Is The Better Stock?

    November 18, 2010
    Lululemon and Morningstar have similar revenues and operating margins. Through a head-to-head comparison, we'll find out ...
  73. Apparel Stocks Showing Accumulation

    November 18, 2010
    Apparel Stocks Showing Accumulation
  74. Cash Conversion Cycle Sends Misleading Message

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

    September 1, 2010
    These three methods will help us determine which is the best value in retail.
  76. The Best Bang For Your Buck In Apparel

    August 13, 2010
    True Religion's recent drop might just make it the best buy in apparel.
  77. 5 Reasons To Ignore Analysts

    August 6, 2010
    Here are five stock calls that illustrate why investors should ignore analysts.
  78. Investing Like A Hippie

    June 18, 2010
    If you want to invest like a hippie, I have listed my top stocks to help you along your way.
  79. Retail's Canadian Expansion

    June 9, 2010
    Canada is a land of opportunity for smart U.S. retailers.
  80. 5 Reasons Lululemon's Stock Is Overstretched

    May 27, 2010
    Find out why Lululemon may have problems justifying its rich valuation.
  81. 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 ...
  82. A Closer Look At Lululemon's Numbers

    October 29, 2009
    Lululemon just announced guidance for its Q3 ended Nov. 1 that is very bullish. But this one's not a slam dunk.
  83. Nike Stock: Just Do It

    September 30, 2009
    Nike is financially fit, allowing it to pull ahead of the competition under trying economic conditions.
  84. 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.
  85. Retail Sector Hits Resistance

    December 10, 2008
    Overbought technical indicators suggest that the retail sector could see another move lower.
  86. Find True Religion In A World Full Of Crocs

    August 6, 2008
    There were signs of trouble at Crocs and Heelys before their declines. Learn how to tell the difference between a fad and ...
  87. 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 ...
  88. 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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