American Eagle Outfitters Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages (NYSE:AEO)
Shares of American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the twenty-nine analysts that are covering the company, Analyst Ratings News reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eleven have given a hold recommendation and eleven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $13.96.
A number of research firms have recently commented on AEO. Analysts at Wunderlich initiated coverage on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a research note on Tuesday, August 12th. They set a “hold” rating and a $11.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at FBR Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of American Eagle Outfitters from $11.49 to $17.00 in a research note on Friday, June 27th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Stephens initiated coverage on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a research note on Friday, June 20th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $12.00 price target on the stock.
Shares of American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) opened at 10.72 on Wednesday. American Eagle Outfitters has a 1-year low of $10.12 and a 1-year high of $16.95. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $10.83 and its 200-day moving average is $11.89. The company has a market cap of $2.084 billion and a P/E ratio of 35.38.
American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May 21st. The company reported $0.02 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $646.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $648.73 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.18 earnings per share. American Eagle Outfitters’s revenue was down 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that American Eagle Outfitters will post $0.53 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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