Mizuho Increases American Eagle Outfitters Price Target to $12.00 (AEO)
Research analysts at Mizuho raised their price objective on shares of American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) from $10.00 to $12.00 in a report released on Thursday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Mizuho’s price target would indicate a potential downside of 7.55% from the company’s current price.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott upgraded shares of American Eagle Outfitters from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $15.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $10.00. Separately, analysts at SunTrust upgraded shares of American Eagle Outfitters from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, analysts at Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a research note on Wednesday. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $14.13.
American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) opened at 12.98 on Thursday. American Eagle Outfitters has a 52-week low of $10.12 and a 52-week high of $16.95. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $10.88 and its 200-day moving average is $11.84. The company has a market cap of $2.523 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 38.00. American Eagle Outfitters also was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock traders purchased 46,526 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,566% compared to the typical daily volume of 2,793 call options.
American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) last issued its quarterly earnings data 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 $0.53 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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