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Q12018 revenue of Lululemon Athletica rises 25%
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Jun '18
Courtesy: Lululemon Athletica
Courtesy: Lululemon Athletica
The net revenue of Lululemon Athletica, an athletic apparel company, in the first quarter of 2018 has been recorded at $649.7 million, an increase of 25 per cent compared to the same period previous year. On a constant dollar basis, net revenue increased 23 per cent. Total comparable sales increased 20 per cent, 19 per cent on a constant dollar basis.

For the reported period, gross profit was $344.7 million, an increase of 34 per cent compared to the first quarter of fiscal 2017. Gross profit increased 31 per cent compared to adjusted gross profit for the first quarter of fiscal 2017.

Income from operations was $104.3 million in the first quarter of 2018, an increase of 130 per cent compared to the first quarter of fiscal 2017. Income from operations increased 65 per cent compared to adjusted income from operations for the first quarter of fiscal 2017.

The company ended the first quarter of fiscal 2018 with $966.6 million in cash and cash equivalents compared to $698.3 million at the end of the first quarter of fiscal 2017. Inventories at the end of the first quarter of fiscal 2018 increased 23% to $373.4 million compared to $303.9 million at the end of the first quarter of fiscal 2017. The Company ended the quarter with 411 stores.

"We are pleased with our continued strong results for the first quarter of 2018. This successful start to the year reaffirms our strategic priorities and I would like to thank our team for their passion and commitment to connecting with guests around the world," Glenn Murphy, executive chairman of the board, said.

"Our first quarter results reflect the ongoing strength of our business and our continued focus on product innovation, global growth, digital acceleration, and, most importantly, investing in our people. Our momentum remains strong and we are optimistic for 2018 and beyond." Stuart Haselden, chief operating officer, said.:

For the second quarter of fiscal 2018, the company expects net revenue to be in the range of $660 million to $665 million based on a total comparable sales increase in the high single digits on a constant dollar basis. Diluted earnings per share are expected to be in the range of $0.46 to $0.48 for the quarter.

For the full fiscal 2018, net revenue is likely to be in the range of $3.040 billion to $3.075 billion based on a total comparable sales increase in the high single digits on a constant dollar basis. Diluted earnings per share are expected to be in the range of $3.10 to $3.18 for the full year. (RR)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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