American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) was Upgraded by Wunderlich to ” Buy” according to the research note released today. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 22 from a previous price target of $13 . Earlier the firm had a rating of “Hold ” on the company shares. Wunderlich advised their investors in a research report released on Aug 11, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on American Eagle Outfitters. American Eagle Outfitters was Upgraded by BofA/Merrill to ” Buy” on Aug 2, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Wolfe Research on May 20, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 20 from a previous price target of $19 .Company shares were Reiterated by Piper Jaffray on May 19, 2016 to “Overweight”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 21 from a previous price target of $20 .
On the company’s financial health, American Eagle Outfitters reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04 according to the earnings call on May 18, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.18. The company had revenue of $749.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $731.07 million. The company’s revenue was up 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.15 EPS.
American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) witnessed a volatile trading activity on Monday , and eventually ended flat at 0.00% or 0 points without letting the bulls or bears take much advantage. The trading began at $18.41 and reached the intraday high at $18.595. The bulls started the profit booking and pushed the shares to intraday low of $18.265. The trading session was marked by a volume range of 43,14,764 shares exchanging hands. The 52-week high of the shares is $18.595 and the 52-week low is $12.78. The market cap of the company stands at $3,328 M and there are 18,08,94,780 shares in public circulation.
In a different news, on May 24, 2016, Jennifer M. Foyle (Global Brand President-aerie) sold 13,568 shares at $15.73 per share price. According to the SEC, on May 24, 2016, Charles F Kessler (Global Brand President-AE) sold 4,784 shares at $15.85 per share price. On Jan 13, 2016, Jay L Schottenstein (CEO) purchased 164,257 shares at $13.22 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
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 ae.com and aerie.com and at various international store locations managed by third-party operators. The Company operates around 1000 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.