Wolfe Research Boosts Rating On American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) To "Market Perform"


Institutional investors and hedge funds own 83.47% of the company's stock. United Services Automobile Association now owns 30,410 shares of the apparel retailer's stock valued at $427,000 after purchasing an additional 6,740 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of American Eagle Outfitters by 8,781.1% during the first quarter.

For this year, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. LSV Asset Management now owns 7,339,955 shares of the apparel retailer's stock valued at $88,446,000 after acquiring an additional 76,600 shares during the period. Engineers Gate Manager LP purchased a new stake in shares of American Eagle Outfitters in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $2,016,000. The value of the investment in (AEO) decreased from $16,264,000 to $3,145,000 a change of $13,119,000 since the last quarter. Approximately 11.7% of the company's stock are sold short. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $19 and touched its 52-Week Low of $10.23.

Day traders strive to make money by exploiting minute price movements in individual assets (usually stocks, though currencies, futures, and options are traded as well), usually leveraging large amounts of capital to do so, therefore they trade on Stocks in Play. The company's a year ago sales total was 940610. The stock has a market cap of $2,475.15, a PE ratio of 12.16, a PEG ratio of 1.41 and a beta of 1.10. The legal version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/american-eagle-outfitters-inc-aeo-stock-rating-upgraded-by-wolfe-research/1770255.html. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.23 EPS. equities research analysts expect that American Eagle Outfitters will post 1.13 earnings per share for the current year. American Eagle Outfitters had a net margin of 4.85% and a return on equity of 18.25%. The firm had revenue of $941 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $940.94 million.

The company is so far trading down by 0.79% since yesterday's close of 13.98.

October 2 investment analysts at Cowen and Company kept the stock rating at "Outperform" targeting a price of $16.00. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 6th were given a $0.125 dividend. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.58%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 14th. American Eagle Outfitters's payout ratio is 51.55%. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.22, for a total value of $191,970.00. Company insiders own 5.90% of the company's stock. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 5.80% of the company's stock. (AEO). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Following previous thoughts, shifting focus on performance of the American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.

On September 10, 2017 Jefferies Group LLC released guidance on AEO stating a rating of "Buy" and establishing a price target of $18.00.

October 2 investment analysts at SunTrust Banks made no change to the company rating of "Buy" with a current price target of $15.00. RBC Capital Markets maintained American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) rating on Monday, May 15. Also, the Hold rating count is 3 as of 11/10/17. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock.

6 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Nov 28, 2017- Dec 4, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 776.21 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 785.1 million and 761.27 million respectively.

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American Eagle Outfitters, Inc (AEO Inc) is a specialty retailer, operating over 1,000 retail stores and online at ae.com and aerie.com in the United States and internationally.