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|lululemon athletica inc. Sets Record Date for Two-for-One Stock Split|
VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- lululemon athletica inc. [NASDAQ:LULU; TSX:LLL] today announced that its Board of Directors has established July 8, 2011 as the record date for the previously announced two-for-one stock split of the Company's Common Stock. The Company's Common Stock is expected to commence trading on a post-split basis on the Toronto Stock Exchange on July 6, 2011, and on a post-split basis on the Nasdaq Stock Market on July 12, 2011. Following the effectiveness of the stock split, the Company will have approximately 108 million shares of Common Stock issued and outstanding.
Stockholders may retain their existing share certificates and need not return their share certificates to the Company's transfer agent. Stock certificates or book-entries dated as of a date prior to the effective time of the stock split representing outstanding shares of Common Stock will, immediately after the effective time of the stock split, and without any further action by the stockholder, represent a number of shares equal to the same number of shares of Common Stock as is reflected on the face of such certificates or book-entries, multiplied by two.
About lululemon athletica inc.
lululemon athletica (NASDAQ:LULU; TSX:LLL) is a yoga-inspired athletic apparel company that creates components for people to live a long, healthy and fun life. By producing products that help keep people active and stress free, lululemon believes that the world will be a better place. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional designs, lululemon works with yogis and athletes in local communities for continuous research and product feedback. For more information, visit www.lululemon.com.
Certain statements in this release, including without limitation the consummation, effectiveness and completion of the stock split and the timing thereof and statements regarding lululemon's business strategy are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the rules and regulations of the SEC. These statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. Actual results may differ materially from those included in these statements due to a variety of factors, including without limitation (i) the successful consummation and completion of the stock split, including the required stock exchange and related notices and requirements, and (ii) the precautionary statements included in lululemon's filings with the SEC, including without limitation the "Risk Factors" section of lululemon's 2010 Form 10-K. Although the Company expects to file the amendment to its Certificate of Incorporation to effect the stock split as soon as practicable, the exact timing of this filing will be determined by the Company's Board of Directors based on its evaluation as to when and if such action will be the most advantageous to the Company and its stockholders. The Board of Directors reserves the right, notwithstanding stockholder approval and without further action by the stockholders, to elect not to proceed with the stock split if, at any time prior to filing the amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation, the Board of Directors, in its sole discretion, determines that it is no longer in the best interests of the Company and its stockholders to proceed with the stock split.
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