Trading Day Triumph: American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) Ends at 22.21, a 1.09 Surge/Plunge

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American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO) closed the day trading at $22.21 up 1.09% from the previous closing price of $21.97. In other words, the price has increased by $1.09 from its previous closing price. On the day, 6.83 million shares were traded. AEO stock price reached its highest trading level at $22.85 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $21.965.


For a better understanding of AEO, let’s look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 14.52 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 11.30. 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:

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 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 4362710016 and an Enterprise Value of 5368302080. As of this moment, American’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 20.12, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 11.52. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.58. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.82 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.49. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.008 whereas that against EBITDA is 8.332.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, AEO has reached a high of $26.44, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $10.05. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -7.12%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 8.87%.

Shares Statistics:

Over the past 3-months, AEO traded about 4.71M shares per day on average, while over the past 10 days, AEO traded about 5830190 shares per day. 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 99.77% stake in the company. Shares short for AEO as of 1715731200 were 23442932 with a Short Ratio of 4.97, 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

AEO’s forward annual dividend rate is 0.45, up from 0.45 a year ago. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.020482477The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.98.

Earnings Estimates

The stock of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) is currently in the spotlight, with 10.0 analysts actively rating and assessing its market standing.On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.37 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.42 and a low estimate of $0.35, while EPS last year was $0.25. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.5, with high estimates of $0.54 and low estimates of $0.47.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $1.85 and $1.65 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $1.78. EPS for the following year is $1.94, with 10.0 analysts recommending between $2.05 and $1.67.

Revenue Estimates

For the next quarter, 9 analysts are estimating revenue of $1.31B. There is a high estimate of $1.32B for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $1.29B.

A total of 10 analysts have provided revenue estimates for AEO’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $5.46B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $5.37B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $5.41B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $5.26BBased on 10 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $5.61B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $5.67B and the low estimate is $5.51B.

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