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Sunday Sep 14 | Seeking Alpha

Breaking It Down: Lululemon's Q2 2014 Earnings Call

On September 11, 2014, Lululemon Athletica, Inc. reported Q2 2014 net income of $48.7 million on sales of $390 million compared to net income of $56.5 million on sales of $344.5 million in the same quarter of 2013. These results were below Estimize -reported consensus earnings estimates of $0.37 on sales of $392.5 million.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga

Fri Sep 12, 2014

PR-inside.com

Profile of Lululemon Athletica: A Specialist in Stylish Fitness...

The company has carved out a lucrative niche in the athletic apparel market by supplying high performance, stylish yoga wear which has attracted a cult-like following among women. Over the past four years, its sales and operating profit have risen at compound annual growth rates of more than 40% and 60%, respectively This enviable growth has attracted a number of major sportswear companies -- including Nike and Adidas -- into a market in which Lululemon once enjoyed a virtual monopoly.

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Benzinga

Lululemon Athletica inc. Rallies But Fails To Impress Analysts

Lululemon Athletica inc. shares opened sharply higher Friday on both an apparent short squeeze and investor enthusiasm for better-than-expected second-quarter results.

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SchaeffersResearch.com

Nasdaq, S&P Climb Out of the Red; Dow Jones Industrial Average Sheds 20 Points

Stocks spent most of the session in the red, as traders weighed cooling Chinese inflation , a surprise uptick in jobless claims, and escalating geopolitical tensions. President Barack Obama last night said the U.S. "will lead a broad coalition to roll back [the ISIS] terrorist threat in Syria and Iraq," and tomorrow will outline additional sanctions against Russia.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Opinion, Day Trading, Personal Finance

Theflyonthewall.com

Lululemon raises FY14 outlook as Q2 earnings beat analysts' estimates

Narrows FY14 revenue guidance to $1.78B-$1.8B from $1.77B-$1.8B, consensus $1.78B. Sees FY14 total comparable sales up in the low single digits on a constant-dollar basis.

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Related Topix: Banking, Deutsche Bank AG, Financial Services

Benzinga

Fast Money Picks For September 12 - Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Lululemon Athletica inc. And More

CNBC Fast Money's Tim Seymour suggested on the show that investors should buy iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index on Friday and they should add to the position after the Fed next week. EEM dropped 0.67 percent Thursday andclosed at $44.26.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Canada.com

Lululemon Athletica Inc aims to woo 'next generation' with Ivivva expansion

The Vancouver yogawear company has seen several quarters of double-digit sales growth in its budding Ivivva brand stores, athletic wear for girls ages four to 14. A drive to woo the next generation comes as the retailer beat second-quarter analyst estimates Thursday and seeks to reclaim its cachet after a year of strategic missteps and brand snags. "We are creating the next generation of Lululemon guests," chief executive Laurent Potdevin told analysts on a company conference call Thursday about Ivivva, whose sales at established stores grew 36% during the period ended Aug. 2 and are closing in on an enviable $1,000 in sales per square foot at its stores.

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Seeking Alpha

Lululemon's (LULU) CEO, Laurent Potdevin on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Lululemon Athletica Second Quarter 2014 Results conference call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode.

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Insider Monkey

Is Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) an Acquisition Target?

Lululemon Athletica inc. posted better than expected earnings today, but how does this play for the Canadian company that has been seeing a decline in its stock price for about a year now, in terms of it being an acquisition target? CNBC 's Sara Eisen asked this question Sam Poser, who is a senior research analyst at Sterne Agee.

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SchaeffersResearch.com

Stocks On the Move: Lululemon Athletica inc., Gogo Inc, and Finisar Corporation

Around midday, three of the top market movers are yoga apparel maker Lululemon Athletica inc. , in-flight Internet provider Gogo Inc , and optical components expert Finisar Corporation .

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Related Topix: Finisar, Startups, Personal Finance, Day Trading

The Motley Fool

Lululemon Athletica Shapes Up, But Is Growth Back for Good?

This article originally appeared as part of ongoing coverage in our premium Motley Fool Hidden Gems and Motley Fool Rule Breakers services...we hope you enjoy this complimentary peek! ) reported its fiscal second-quarter earnings this morning, and the company impressed shareholders with strong results and an optimistic look forward for the remainder of the year. After all the issues the retailer has struggled through, though, it might take more than a single quarter's positive report to reassure long-term investors that lululemon is back on track for good.

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Investor's Business Daily

Stock Futures Sharply Lower; Lululemon, GoPro Rising

Dow futures dived 62.7 points below fair market value. Nasdaq 100 futures fell 13 points.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

New York Post

Lululemon bounces back after too-sheer pants debacle

A jump in online sales helped yogawear chain Lululemon Athletica report a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and increase its full-year earnings forecast on Thursday, sending its stock higher and reversing some damage from a high-profile recall last year. Shares of the one-time investor darling jumped 14 percent in pre-market trading.

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Related Topix: Canada

Nanaimo Daily News

TSX to head lower amid weak Chinese data, forecasts for lower oil demand

Energy stocks could help pull the Toronto stock market lower Thursday in the wake of a report indicating the world will be needing a lot less oil for the rest of this year. The International Energy Agency expects global oil demand to grow by 0.9 million barrels a day in 2014, a decrease of 65,000 barrels a day compared with last month's forecast and down by 300,000 barrels a day since July.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)

Benzinga

Stocks To Watch For September 11, 2014

Wall Street expects Lululemon Athletica to report its Q2 earnings at $0.29 per share on revenue of $376.80 million. Lululemon shares rose 1.75% to $39.06 in after-hours trading.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Startups, JDSU, JDS Uniphase Corporation, Kroger, Retail, Grocery

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Theflyonthewall.com

Earnings Preview: Lululemon could report 'sharply' lower Q2 profit

Deutsche sees a lack of visibility on when comps will improve and remains cautious on the stock with a Hold rating and $35 price target. lululemon expected to report sharply lower profit, WSJ reports lululemon is expected to report a sharply lower profit, with analysts expecting a profit of $42.7M in the latest quarter, reports the Wall Street Journal.

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Related Topix: Banking, Deutsche Bank AG, Financial Services

Benzinga

Lululemon Athletica inc. Could Beat Q2 Views; Outlook Cloudy

Lululemon Athletica inc. shares have seen some recovery in recent weeks, but whether fiscal second-quarter results will show a positive inflection is unclear.

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Barron's

Thinking of Trading Lululemon's Earnings? Don't.

Lululemon Athletica is scheduled to release its earnings tomorrow morning, and analysts have been coming out with their bullish and bearish takes on the stock. Susquehanna's Thomas Filandro considers the good and the bad, and decides not to place a bet: From a trading perspective into 2Q14 earnings, Lululemon is a tough one to call.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga

Seeking Alpha

Lululemon: Should Investors Keep Their Pants On?

Should investors keep their pants on when owning lululemon ? Investing alone takes patience, but Lulu is requiring a little more patience than usual. The stock of Canadian retailer of athletic apparel, most notably yoga pants, has started to recover slightly from their June lows, but we're still a long way from the $80/share price in 2013.

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Related Topix: Startups, Advent International

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Insider Monkey

Will Bullish Attitude Towards Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) Be Worth the Risk?

Lululemon Athletica inc. announced today that its financial results for the second quarter will be made available on Thursday, September 11. The results will be discussed during a conference call at 9:00 Eastern Time.

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