Analytical Lens: Exploring American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO)’s Financial Story Through Ratios

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The closing price of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO) was $21.39 for the day, down -0.70% from the previous closing price of $21.54. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.70 from its previous closing price. On the day, 3.22 million shares were traded. AEO stock price reached its highest trading level at $21.65 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $21.25.


Our analysis of AEO’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 13.98 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 10.88. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.81 and its Current Ratio is at 1.70. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.75 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.57.

On March 08, 2024, Telsey Advisory Group reiterated its Market Perform rating and also lowered its target price recommendation from $22 to $25.

Telsey Advisory Group reiterated its Market Perform rating for the stock on January 09, 2024, while the target price for the stock was revised from $19 to $22.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Apr 05 ’24 when MCMILLAN CARY D sold 1,908 shares for $24.59 per share. The transaction valued at 46,927 led to the insider holds 0 shares of the business.

Foyle Jennifer M. sold 16,971 shares of AEO for $433,253 on Apr 02 ’24. The Global Brand President-aerie now owns 226,497 shares after completing the transaction at $25.53 per share. On Mar 28 ’24, another insider, Keefer James H JR, who serves as the SVP, Controller & CAO of the company, sold 7,000 shares for $25.82 each. As a result, the insider received 180,747 and left with 17,266 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 4201637632 and an Enterprise Value of 5207260160. As of this moment, American’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 19.38, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 11.09. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.53. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.79 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.40. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.978 whereas that against EBITDA is 8.118.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for AEO is 1.51, which has changed by 0.82352936 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.23232913 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, AEO has reached a high of $26.44, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $11.37. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -9.53%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 4.24%.

Shares Statistics:

AEO traded an average of 4.69M shares per day over the past three months and 6171550 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 196.94M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 179.92M. Insiders hold about 8.41% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 99.76% stake in the company. Shares short for AEO as of 1715731200 were 23442932 with a Short Ratio of 5.00, compared to 1713139200 on 24546599. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 23442932 and a Short% of Float of 22.15.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 0.45, AEO has a forward annual dividend rate of 0.45. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.020891363The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.98. The current Payout Ratio is 49.19% for AEO, which recently paid a dividend on 2024-04-11 with an ex-dividend date of 1720742400. Stock splits for the company last occurred on 2006-12-19 when the company split stock in a 3:2 ratio.

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