Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) went up by 6.24% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $18.83. The company’s stock price has collected 18.52% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 09/29/20 that Charting a corrective bounce: S&P 500 hesitates at 50-day average
Is It Worth Investing in Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE :ANF) Right Now?
Plus, the 36-month beta value for ANF is at 1.58. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 4 analysts out of 13 who provided ratings for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 7 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $13.82, which is -$2.96 below the current price. ANF currently public float of 61.01M and currently shorts hold a 15.34% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of ANF was 2.62M shares.
ANF’s Market Performance
ANF stocks went up by 18.52% for the week, with a monthly jump of 16.02% and a quarterly performance of 66.77%, while its annual performance rate touched 17.34%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 5.41% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.60% for Abercrombie & Fitch Co.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 11.50% for ANF stocks with a simple moving average of 31.36% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of ANF
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for ANF stocks, with Wedbush repeating the rating for ANF by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for ANF in the upcoming period, according to Wedbush is $18 based on the research report published on October 05th of the current year 2020.
UBS, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see ANF reach a price target of $10. The rating they have provided for ANF stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on August 12th, 2020.
B. Riley FBR gave a rating of “Buy” to ANF, setting the target price at $11 in the report published on April 03rd of the current year.
ANF Trading at 31.89% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought ANF to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -12.32% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.60%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.41%, as shares surge +13.55% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +64.44% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, ANF rose by +18.52%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -0.42% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $14.91. In addition, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. saw -4.51% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at ANF starting from Horowitz Fran, who purchase 15,000 shares at the price of $10.46 back on Mar 13. After this action, Horowitz Fran now owns 299,371 shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., valued at $156,900 using the latest closing price.
ANDERSON KERRII B, the Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., purchase 2,000 shares at $10.17 during a trade that took place back on Mar 12, which means that ANDERSON KERRII B is holding 14,548 shares at $20,340 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for ANF
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +3.47 for the present operating margin
- +54.32 for the gross margin
The net margin for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. stands at +1.09. The total capital return value is set at 5.78, while invested capital returns managed to touch 1.94. Equity return is now at value -16.40, with -4.40 for asset returns.
Based on Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF), the company’s capital structure generated 166.93 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 62.54. Total debt to assets is 49.79, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 140.21. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 52.53.
Currently, EBITDA for the company is -11.70M with total debt to EBITDA at 0.77. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.60, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.81. The receivables turnover for the company is 47.25 and the total asset turnover is 1.22. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.55.