American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) : Harvest Capital Strategies reduced its stake in American Eagle Outfitters by 30.0% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 700,000 shares of American Eagle Outfitters which is valued at $13,251,000 after selling 300,000 shares in American Eagle Outfitters , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 15, 2016.American Eagle Outfitters makes up approximately 2.18% of Harvest Capital Strategies’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Putnam Investments reduced its stake in AEO by selling 26,560 shares or 7.24% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 340,068 shares of AEO which is valued at $6,437,487. American Eagle Outfitters makes up approx 0.02% of Putnam Investments’s portfolio.Riverhead Capital Management reduced its stake in AEO by selling 17,339 shares or 58.09% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 12,507 shares of AEO which is valued at $236,758. Martingale Asset Management L P sold out all of its stake in AEO during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 57,500 shares of AEO which is valued $1,088,475. Bnp Paribas Investment Partners S.a. added AEO to its portfolio by purchasing 12,439 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $233,853.
American Eagle Outfitters closed down -0.36 points or -1.94% at $18.18 with 44,27,221 shares getting traded on Thursday. Post opening the session at $18.49, the shares hit an intraday low of $18.02 and an intraday high of $18.5 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Thursday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, American Eagle Outfitters reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on Aug 17, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.21. The company had revenue of $822.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $821.16 million. The company’s revenue was up 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.17 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on American Eagle Outfitters. Company shares were Reiterated by FBR Capital on Aug 18, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 22 from a previous price target of $19 .Company shares were Reiterated by Mizuho on Aug 17, 2016 to “Neutral”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 18 from a previous price target of $16 .Company shares were Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on Aug 15, 2016 to “Market Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 22 from a previous price target of $18 .
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.