Susquehanna Reiterates a Buy Rating on Lululemon

By Ryan Adsit

In a report released yesterday, Sam Poser from Susquehanna reiterated a Buy rating on Lululemon (NASDAQ: LULU), with a price target of $77. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $56.99.

According to TipRanks.com, Poser is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 11.3% and a 57.9% success rate. Poser covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Wolverine World Wide, Deckers Outdoor, and Foot Locker Inc.

Lululemon has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $70.

Based on Lululemon’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending July 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $515 million and quarterly net profit of $53.63 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $480 million and had a net profit of $53.15 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 17 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of LULU in relation to earlier this year. Most recently, in June 2016, Martin Michael Casey, a Director at LULU bought 15,926 shares for a total of $110,049.

lululemon athletica, inc. designs and retails athletic apparels primarily in North America and Australia. It offers a comprehensive line of apparel and accessories, including fitness pants, shorts, tops and jackets designed for athletic pursuits such as yoga, running and general fitness. The company operates through corporate owned stores and direct to consumer segments. Its yoga-inspired apparel is marketed under the Lululemon Athletica brand name. lululemon athletica was founded by Dennis J. Wilson in 1998 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.