Analyst Rating Update on American Eagle Outfitters (AEO)

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) : Zacks Investment Research ranks American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) as 2, which is a Buy recommendation. 9 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 1 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 7 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 17 research analysts is 2.06, which indicates as a Buy.

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) : The highest short term price target forecast on American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) is $25 and the lowest target price is $13. A total of 17 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $17.88 with a standard deviation of $2.91.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, Major Brokerage house, Jefferies maintains its ratings on American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO). In the latest research report, Jefferies raises the target price from $24 per share to $25 per share. According to the latest information available, the shares are now rated Buy by the analysts at the agency. The rating by the firm was issued on May 27, 2016.


American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $17.62 and $17.16 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $18.08. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $18.02, notching a gain of 0.45% for the day. The total traded volume was 4,082,043 . The stock had closed at $17.94 on the previous day.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. is an apparel and accessories retailer. The Company offers clothing, accessories and personal care products. The Company operates under the American Eagle Outfitters and aerie by American Eagle Outfitters brands. The American Eagle Outfitters brand offers denims, pants, shorts, sweaters, fleece, outerwear, graphic t-shirts, footwear and accessories. The aerie brand is a collection of intimates and personal care products for women, such as bras and undies at the core, and offerings in sleep, swim and apparel. The Company offers its products online at and and at various international store locations managed by third-party operators. The Company operates around 1,000 retail stores in the United States and internationally, 955 American Eagle Outfitters stores, 101 aerie stand-alone stores and 99 third-party operated stores. The Company has stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Hong Kong, China and the United Kingdom.

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