Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) saw an upside of 4.17% to close Tuesday at $38.75 after adding $1.55 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 1,547,060 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $40.29 in the past week. An average of 1,627,380 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 1,950,242.
ANF’s 1-month performance is 8.73% or $3.40 on its low of $34.71 reached on 09/15/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $14.04 and high of $47.29, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 06/25/21. YTD, ANF has achieved 90.32% or $18.39. However, the current price is down -18.06%% from the 52-week high price.
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On May 06, 160 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF). Horowitz Fran (Chief Executive Officer) most recently sold 51,000 shares at $40.00 per share on May 06. This transaction cost the insider $2,040,000. Director, PERRIN CHARLES R, sold 31,268 shares at a price of $37.82 on Apr 29. Then, on Apr 29, Chief Executive Officer Horowitz Fran sold 243,000 shares at a price of $37.83 per share. This transaction amounted to $9,191,560.
The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 477.33 and a low of 7.953. ANF stock has a beta of 1.75. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 0.64 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 2.49, with the price to cash flow ratio at 7.71.
Abercrombie & Fitch Co.’s quick ratio for the period ended July 30 was 1.20, with the current ratio over the same period at 1.70 meaning that ANF stock is able to fulfill its debt obligations. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending July 30 was 0.32, while the total debt to equity was 0.00. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 63.00%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is -0.65% while for the period ending July 30; Abercrombie & Fitch Co.’s operating margin was 9.70%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $1.89 billion against revenue of $3.13 billion.
For the quarterly period ending July 30 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected ANF to announce $0.77 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $1.7, representing a 120.80% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $149.18 million. ANF stock balance sheet for the quarter ending July 30 shows that total liabilities totaled 2.09 billion, with total debt at $1.31 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $59.08 million
Let’s look briefly at Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 12 October was 51.39% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 66.14%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $38.48, reflecting a -1.10% or -$0.43 change from its current price. ANF is currently trading +10.46% above its 20-day SMA, +3.58% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by +3.25% and +92.88% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 31.27% and 40.06% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 1.90. The RSI (14) points at 51.78%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 39.02% with the period’s ATR at 1.86. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at -0.21 and -0.79 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF), Jefferies upgraded it to a Buy rating. They previously had a Hold rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for ANF stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 1 brokerage advisors rate ANF as a “sell,”, while 4 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 0 rates the stock as overweight while 6 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is ANF’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $31.00 and a high of $68.00, with their median price target at $52.50. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) stock is $52.13.