American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE:AEO) went up by 1.79% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $23.08. The company’s stock price has collected 12.66% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 01/08/21 that Gap Inc. stock underperforms Friday when compared to competitors
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for AEO is at 1.44. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 8 analysts out of 15 who provided ratings for American Eagle Outfitters Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 7 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $20.80, which is -$2.98 below the current price. AEO currently public float of 154.58M and currently shorts hold a 14.46% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of AEO was 5.03M shares.
AEO’s Market Performance
AEO stocks went up by 12.66% for the week, with a monthly jump of 17.49% and a quarterly performance of 55.30%, while its annual performance rate touched 59.66%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.45% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.71% for American Eagle Outfitters Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 15.06% for AEO stocks with a simple moving average of 80.13% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of AEO
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for AEO stocks, with Loop Capital repeating the rating for AEO by listing it as a “Hold.” The predicted price for AEO in the upcoming period, according to Loop Capital is $15 based on the research report published on October 14th of the previous year 2020.
B. Riley Securities, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see AEO reach a price target of $18, previously predicting the price at $16. The rating they have provided for AEO stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on October 14th, 2020.
Barclays gave a rating of “Overweight” to AEO, setting the target price at $18 in the report published on October 07th of the previous year.
AEO Trading at 28.09% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought AEO to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was able to rebound, for now settling with 1.02% of gains for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.71%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.45%, as shares surge +19.48% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +69.90% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, AEO rose by +12.66%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +186.36% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $20.45. In addition, American Eagle Outfitters Inc. saw 16.14% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at AEO starting from Kessler Charles F, who sale 90,749 shares at the price of $20.02 back on Dec 23. After this action, Kessler Charles F now owns 85,726 shares of American Eagle Outfitters Inc., valued at $1,816,795 using the latest closing price.
Kessler Charles F, the Global Brand President-AE of American Eagle Outfitters Inc., sale 2,866 shares at $20.01 during a trade that took place back on Dec 11, which means that Kessler Charles F is holding 85,726 shares at $57,349 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for AEO
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +7.28 for the present operating margin
- +31.18 for the gross margin
The net margin for American Eagle Outfitters Inc. stands at +4.44. The total capital return value is set at 15.17, while invested capital returns managed to touch 9.97. Equity return is now at value -19.30, with -5.90 for asset returns.
Based on American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO), the company’s capital structure generated 128.29 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 56.20. Total debt to assets is 42.63, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 104.32. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 45.69.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.85, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.44. The receivables turnover for the company is 40.54 and the total asset turnover is 1.51. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.39.