Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)

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Vetr downgraded American Eagle Outfitters from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $15.00 price objective on the stock.in a report on Thursday, April 20th. SunTrust Banks, Inc.'s price target indicates a potential upside of 37.87% from the company's previous close.

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) floats -43.67% below the 52-week top level and its EPS growth rate was 5.30% over prior 5 years with earnings growth of -29.70% yoy. Bessemer Group Inc. raised its position in shares of American Eagle Outfitters by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Buy rating has been given by 5 analysts to the company stock whereas 1 analyst given UNDERPERFORM rating to stock and 6 analysts given HOLD rating.

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) traded down 0.74% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $10.80.

The company's expected revenue in the current quarter to be 825.93 Million, seeing a projected current quarter growth of -21.7%, and per annum growth estimates over the next 5 year period of around -1.65%.

Stock is now moving with a negative distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately -31.63%, and has a poor year to date (YTD) performance of -27.59% which means the stock is constantly subtracting to its value from the previous fiscal year end price. The Beta for the stock stands at 1.25. The share last price represents downtick move of -4.09% in value from company's 52-Week high price and shows 67.35% above change in value from its 52-Week low price.

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 17th. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.30. Revenue during the period amounted to $1.1B, while analysts were anticipating $1.11B. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.'s ROE is 17.97%, while industry's is 11.06%.

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Many longterm investors follow a dividend-growth investing strategy which requires investment in the stocks of companies that not only pay dividends, but consistently increase their dividends from year to year. The remaining authorization under the current repurchase program is 19.00M shares.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 21st. Investors of record on Friday, April 7th were given a $0.125 dividend. A rating of 4 or 5 would indicate a consensus Sell.

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Based on recent analysis, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 15,667 shares of the apparel retailer's stock valued at $220,000 after buying an additional 60 shares in the last quarter.

Comparable store sales in the quarter dropped 3.1%, comparable store sales in Free People segment increased 1.5% but at Urban Outfitters stores comparable sales fell 3.1% and fell 4.4% Anthropologie Group. The company saw 28.42 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Northern Trust Corp raised its stake in shares of American Eagle Outfitters by 0.5% in the third quarter. It is a known fact that owning high quality companies with a consistent dividend policy produces superior longer term returns versus the averages, especially when considering risk. Finally, Elkfork Partners LLC boosted its position in American Eagle Outfitters by 2.2% in the first quarter. Buckingham Research started coverage on American Eagle Outfitters in a research note on Tuesday, January 24th.

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO)'s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $828.54 Million according to 19 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $848.5 Million in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $810.22 Million.

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