News coverage about American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Eagle Outfitters earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the apparel retailer an impact score of 46.5263262432861 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
Shares of American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) traded down $0.28 during trading on Monday, hitting $17.40. The stock had a trading volume of 5,274,633 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,820,000. American Eagle Outfitters has a twelve month low of $10.23 and a twelve month high of $19.48. The firm has a market cap of $3,090.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.12, a PEG ratio of 2.37 and a beta of 1.14.
American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, December 6th. The apparel retailer reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.39 by ($0.02). American Eagle Outfitters had a net margin of 4.50% and a return on equity of 17.42%. The business had revenue of $960.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $960.86 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.41 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that American Eagle Outfitters will post 1.16 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on the company. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Cowen set a $20.00 price target on American Eagle Outfitters and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 18th. BMO Capital Markets set a $21.00 price target on American Eagle Outfitters and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. Finally, Telsey Advisory Group upped their target price on American Eagle Outfitters from $19.00 to $22.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $15.79.
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American Eagle Outfitters Company Profile
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc (AEO Inc) is a multi-brand specialty retailer. The Company offers a range of apparel and accessories for men and women under the American Eagle Outfitters Brand (AEO Brand), and intimates, apparel and personal care products for women under the Aerie brand. AEO Inc operates stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Hong Kong, China and the United Kingdom.
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