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Shares of American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the thirty analysts that are covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $18.21.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on AEO shares. Analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a research note on Thursday, January 23rd. Separately, analysts at Telsey Advisory Group cut their price target on shares of American Eagle Outfitters from $16.50 to $15.00 in a research note on Thursday, January 23rd. They now have a “not rated” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Stifel Nicolaus downgraded shares of American Eagle Outfitters from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 23rd. They now have a $18.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $14.31.

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) traded down 0.07% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $13.70. 1,270,437 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. American Eagle Outfitters has a 52-week low of $12.59 and a 52-week high of $22.63. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $14.19 and its 200-day moving average is $15.03. The company has a market cap of $2.641 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.17.

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) last released its earnings data on Friday, December 6th. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.19. The company had revenue of $857.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $844.76 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.41 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that American Eagle Outfitters will post $0.73 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc (NYSE:AEO) is a specialty retailer that operates in the United Sates and Canada, and online at ae.

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