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After finishing at $11.78 in the prior trading day, American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO) closed at $11.55, down -1.95%. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.23 from its previous closing price. On the day, 7030374 shares were traded. AEO stock price reached its highest trading level at $11.81 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $11.52.

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Our goal is to gain a better understanding of AEO by taking a closer look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 14.75 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 31.33. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.70 and its Current Ratio is at 1.40. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.01 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.01.

Upgrades & Downgrades

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Apr 10 when Rempell Michael R sold 2,967 shares for $13.56 per share. The transaction valued at 40,233 led to the insider holds 172,003 shares of the business.

Rempell Michael R sold 5,761 shares of AEO for $76,794 on Mar 31. The EVP, Chief Operations Officer now owns 172,003 shares after completing the transaction at $13.33 per share. On Mar 27, another insider, Rempell Michael R, who serves as the EVP, Chief Operations Officer of the company, sold 12,510 shares for $13.13 each. As a result, the insider received 164,256 and left with 172,003 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, AEO now has a Market Capitalization of 2.56B and an Enterprise Value of 3.76B. As of this moment, American’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 19.28, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 9.37. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.27. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.50 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.38. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.75 whereas that against EBITDA is 8.00.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, AEO has reached a high of $17.09, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $9.46. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 13.17, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 13.20.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 3.95M shares per day over the past 3-months and 4.92M shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 191.20M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 175.68M. Insiders hold about 0.20% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 93.70% stake in the company. Shares short for AEO as of Apr 27, 2023 were 14.2M with a Short Ratio of 14.20M, compared to 14.75M on Mar 30, 2023. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 7.20% and a Short% of Float of 11.38%.

Dividends & Splits

In the trailing 12 months, AEO’s forward annual dividend rate was 0.36, compared to 0.40 this year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 3.06%, it implies a Forward Annual Dividend Yield of 3.40%. The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 3.10. The current Payout Ratio is 68.20% for AEO, which recently paid a dividend on Apr 20, 2023 with an ex-dividend date of Apr 04, 2023. Stock splits for the company last occurred on Dec 18, 2006 when the company split stock in a 3:2 ratio.

Earnings Estimates

Its stock is currently analyzed by 10 different market analysts. On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.17 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.21 and a low estimate of $0.14, while EPS last year was $0.16. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.18, with high estimates of $0.26 and low estimates of $0.04.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $1.23 and $0.97 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $1.13. EPS for the following year is $1.23, with 11 analysts recommending between $1.45 and $0.87.

Revenue Estimates

9 analysts predict $1.07B in revenue for the current quarter. It ranges from a high estimate of $1.09B to a low estimate of $1.05B. As of the current estimate, American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s year-ago sales were $1.06B, an estimated increase of 1.30% from the year-ago figure. For the next quarter, 9 analysts are estimating revenue of $1.22B, an increase of 1.60% over than the figure of $1.30% in the same quarter last year. There is a high estimate of $1.23B for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $1.2B.

A total of 11 analysts have provided revenue estimates for AEO’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $5.16B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $4.97B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $5.05B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $4.99B, up 1.30% from the average estimate. Based on 11 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $5.23B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $5.45B and the low estimate is $5.01B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 3.40% from the average revenue estimate for this year.