American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [AEO] gain 26.16% so far this year. What now?

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American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [NYSE: AEO] closed the trading session at $25.32 on 11/01/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $23.90, while the highest price level was $25.37. The company report on September 22, 2021 that American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. Launches AE77, an Artfully Designed and Sustainably Crafted Premium Denim Brand.

A NEW BREED OF DENIM, THAT CAPTURES THE STYLE AND SOUL OF NEW YORK CITY.


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American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) announced the launch of AE77, a new premium denim brand for men and women inspired by the convergence of artistic vision and a planet-first mindset. The brand will debut with its first store in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood designed by Stefan Beckman Studio, with an e-commerce site to follow on October 15th and a second store by year end.

The stocks have a year to date performance of 26.16 percent and weekly performance of 2.80 percent. The stock has been moved at -29.69 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -3.14 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -26.33 percent over the most recent 3-months.

If compared to the average trading volume of 4.80M shares, AEO reached to a volume of 6259327 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [AEO]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for AEO shares is $39.67 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on AEO stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Wedbush have made an estimate for American Eagle Outfitters Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on August 12, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Telsey Advisory Group raised their target price from $35 to $38. The new note on the price target was released on May 27, 2021, representing the official price target for American Eagle Outfitters Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $37, while RBC Capital Mkts analysts kept a Outperform rating on AEO stock. On April 15, 2021, analysts increased their price target for AEO shares from 28 to 35.

The Average True Range (ATR) for American Eagle Outfitters Inc. is set at 0.93, with the Price to Sales ratio for AEO stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.96. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.32, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 4.79. Price to Free Cash Flow for AEO in the course of the last twelve months was 32.99 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.40.

AEO stock trade performance evaluation

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [AEO] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 2.80. With this latest performance, AEO shares dropped by -3.14% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -29.69% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 84.68% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for AEO stock in for the last two-week period is set at 49.88, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 56.34, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 46.05 for American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [AEO]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 26.70, while it was recorded at 24.39 for the last single week of trading, and 30.50 for the last 200 days.

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [AEO]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [AEO] shares currently have an operating margin of +0.23 and a Gross Margin at +26.22. American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -5.57.

Return on Total Capital for AEO is now 0.30, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -8.19. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -17.93, with Return on Assets sitting at -5.52. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [AEO] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 165.89. Additionally, AEO Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 62.39, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 47.10. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 135.65, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 51.02.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [AEO] managed to generate an average of -$5,656 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 28.35 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.99.American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.40 and a Current Ratio set at 2.10.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [AEO] stock

With the latest financial reports released by the company, American Eagle Outfitters Inc. posted 0.35/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.34/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 2.90%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for AEO. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for American Eagle Outfitters Inc. go to 7.70%.

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [AEO]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $4,753 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of AEO stocks are: FMR LLC with ownership of 25,005,915, which is approximately 0.612% of the company’s market cap and around 1.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 19,451,096 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $492.5 million in AEO stocks shares; and SELECT EQUITY GROUP, L.P., currently with $449.68 million in AEO stock with ownership of nearly 265.524% of the company’s market capitalization.

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Positions in American Eagle Outfitters Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of December and at the time of the December reporting period, where 169 institutional holders increased their position in American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [NYSE:AEO] by around 33,886,474 shares. Additionally, 178 investors decreased positions by around 25,278,580 shares, while 34 investors held positions by with 128,567,751 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 187,732,805 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. AEO stock had 68 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,114,566 shares, while 49 institutional investors sold positions of 9,183,133 shares during the same period.