$0.39 EPS Expected for American Eagle Outfitters (AEO)


Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) shares traded down -5.6% during most recent session.

A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in AEO. As of quarter end 1492 Capital Management LLC had disposed of a total of 925 shares trimming its holdings by 1.7%. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in American Eagle Outfitters by 8.8% in the third quarter. United Services Automobile Association now owns 30,410 shares of the apparel retailer's stock valued at $427,000 after acquiring an additional 6,740 shares during the last quarter. American Eagle Outfitters's quarterly revenue was up 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. Acadian Asset Management LLC increased its stake in American Eagle Outfitters by 63,983.9% in the third quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 32,350 shares of the apparel retailer's stock valued at $454,000 after purchasing an additional 3,110 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 99.33% of the company's stock. (NYSE:AEO) was down -0.93% (-$0.13) to $13.85 and showed a volume of 3.18 mln shares.

ATR value of the company was 0.45 and Relative Strength Index (RSI) was 60.46. The stock's price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 0.64 and price to book ratio for the most recent quarter is 2.18, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter are 12.19.

Media coverage about American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The apparel retailer reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.41. American Eagle Outfitters had a return on equity of 18.25% and a net margin of 4.85%. The firm had revenue of $941 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $940.94 million. Similarly, the company's last 5 years high P/E ratio is 31.71 and low P/E is 12.69, whereas, the industry's and sector's high P/E for the past year is 115.8 and 35.08 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 27.13 for the industry and 13.31 for the Sector. The stock ended last trade at $0.16 a share and the price is up more than -83.30% so far this year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 6th were given a $0.125 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 14th. American Eagle Outfitters's payout ratio is 51.55%.

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In other news, insider Jennifer M. Foyle sold 13,500 shares of American Eagle Outfitters stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 27th. The formula uses ROIC and earnings yield ratios to find quality, undervalued stocks. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. The company's 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 5.3 and 5.68.

A number of analysts recently commented on AEO shares. (AEO) has the market capitalization of $2.53 Billion.

American Eagle Outfitters is trading down by 0.57% at $13.90 giving it a place as a top gainer in the market today. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, September 28 by Cowen & Co.

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Outperform is an analyst recommendation which means that a stock is expected to do slightly better than the market return. This is the consensus price target based on the analysts polled by Thomson Reuters' First Call, the average is taken from the individual analysts which provided targets and are short term projections for the 12 months. American Eagle Outfitters earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. "(AEO) Position Trimmed by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC" was reported by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. If you are accessing this story on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of global copyright laws. (AEO Inc.), launched on January 26, 1972, is a multi-brand specialty retailer. The Company offers a range of apparel and accessories for men and women under the American Eagle Outfitters Brand (AEO Brand), and intimates, apparel and personal care products for women under the Aerie brand.