American Eagle Outfitters’s “Market Perform” Rating Reaffirmed at Oppenheimer (AEO)
American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO)‘s stock had its “market perform” rating reissued by analysts at Oppenheimer in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. They currently have a $12.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $11.00. Oppenheimer’s target price would suggest a potential downside of 7.55% from the stock’s previous close.
Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $10.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $9.00. Separately, analysts at CRT Capital reiterated a “fairly valued” rating on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $13.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $11.00. Finally, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $13.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $11.00. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. American Eagle Outfitters currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $14.16.
Shares of American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) traded up 2.66% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $13.325. 4,193,181 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. American Eagle Outfitters has a one year low of $10.12 and a one year high of $16.95. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $10.88 and a 200-day moving average of $11.84. The company has a market cap of $2.591 billion and a P/E ratio of 42.56. American Eagle Outfitters also was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock investors purchased 46,526 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,566% compared to the typical daily volume of 2,793 call options.
American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 20th. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company had revenue of $711.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $689.95 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.09 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that American Eagle Outfitters will post $0.56 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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