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LULU Up 15% After Stretching Past Expectations

|Includes: Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU)

Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ:LULU) traded 15% higher on Friday morning, after reporting earnings that beat Wall Street estimates.

The company recorded earnings per share of $0.55 and total revenue of $649 million, above analyst expectations of $0.46 and $615 million. Same store sales rose 20%. Lulu provided Q2 guidance of $0.46-$0.48 and $660-$665 million, above analyst expectations of $0.45 and $651 million.

In analyzing the market cycles on the LULU chart, we can see the stock is in the rising phase of its current cycle. However, it is now near the 161% Fibonacci extension level and appears overbought. This suggests the stock may stall in the near future, followed by a minor correction. For an introduction to cycle analysis, check out our Stock Market Cycles video.

Lululemon Athletica (LULU) Stock Chart with Weekly Bars