American Eagle Outfitters Target of Unusually High Options Trading (AEO)
Shares of American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) saw unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders acquired 46,526 call options on the stock, ARN reports. This is an increase of approximately 1,566% compared to the average daily volume of 2,793 call options.
AEO has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. 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. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $13.96.
American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) traded up 3.92% on Monday, hitting $11.14. The stock had a trading volume of 7,168,193 shares. American Eagle Outfitters has a 1-year low of $10.12 and a 1-year high of $16.95. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $10.82 and a 200-day moving average of $11.86. The company has a market cap of $2.166 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.15.
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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