Metric Analysis: American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO)’s Key Ratios in the Limelight

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In the latest session, American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO) closed at $19.82 down -4.25% from its previous closing price of $20.70. In other words, the price has decreased by -$4.25 from its previous closing price. On the day, 8.67 million shares were traded. AEO stock price reached its highest trading level at $20.71 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $19.435.


For a deeper understanding of American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 12.96 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 10.09. 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:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. 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 4066112512 and an Enterprise Value of 4898864640. As of this moment, American’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 17.96, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 10.28. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.41. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.73 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.22. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.92 whereas that against EBITDA is 7.637.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for AEO is 1.49, which has changed by 0.7279861 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2586832 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 -13.67%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -4.28%.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, AEO has traded an average of 4.41M shares per day and 5068600 over the past ten days. A total of 196.94M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 179.86M. Insiders hold about 8.44% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 99.74% stake in the company. Shares short for AEO as of 1715731200 were 23442932 with a Short Ratio of 3.98, 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

According to the company, the forward annual dividend rate for AEO is 0.45, from 0.45 in the trailing year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.021739129The 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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