Analyzing American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) By Technical Indicators

As of Friday close, American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s (NYSE:AEO) stock was up $0.13, moving up 0.91 percent to $14.35. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 7,088,480 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$0.08 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 6,326,165, while in the previous 50 days, it was 6,099,744.

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Since last month, AEO stock retreated -17.86%. Shares of the company fell to $13.36 on 05/12/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $38.99 was reached on 01/03/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $13.36. Since the beginning of this year, AEO’s stock price has dropped by -43.33% or -$10.97, and marked a new high 1 time. However, the stock has declined by -63.20% since its 52-week high.

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) last reported insider trading activity 25 days ago on Apr 19. McLean Andrew J., the EVP & Chief Commercial Officer of the company, disposed of 24,958 shares for $18.00 on Apr 19. It resulted in a $449,244 divestment by the insider. McLean Andrew J. sold 6,915 shares at an average price of $17.40 on Apr 18. The insider now owns 53,343 shares following the transaction. On Mar 18, EVP, Chief Operations Officer Rempell Michael R sold 12,895 shares at $19.12 apiece. The transaction was valued at $246,552.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) has a P/E ratio of about 7.06. The stock’s beta is 1.32. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.51, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.70.

The latest dividend of $0.18 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.18. On Thursday June 3 2021, a $0.0425 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended October 30, American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 1.00, while its current ratio was 1.70, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending October 30 was 0.24, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.24. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 39.80% percent. In the year ended October 30, operating margins totaled 11.80%. Based on annual data, AEO earned $1.99 billion in gross profit and brought in $5.01 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 25.60%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 31.80%.

In American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for October 30, it reported total debt of $341.0 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. AEO’s revenue rose 14.3% to $1.27 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $1.51 billion. While analysts expected American Eagle Outfitters Inc. to report $0.61 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.76 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 24.60%. During the quarter, the company generated $128.2 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. were 2.36 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended October 30, and its total debt was $1.76 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $168.84 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s (AEO) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 56.65%, the RSI 9-day stood at 41.26% on 13 May.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current American Eagle Outfitters Inc. price is down by -0.55% percent or -$0.08. At present, AEO shares trade -18.00% below its 20-day simple moving average and -35.13% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -25.80% below its SMA50 and -58.28% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 24.75% and Stochastic coefficient D was 15.75%, while ATR was 0.87. Given the Stochastic reading of 39.32% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 40.10%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.53, while the 14-day reading stands at -0.78.

Analyst Ratings

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. downgraded its rating on American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO) to an Equal weight in a note to investors on April 01, 2022. The analysts firm previously had an Overweight rating on the stock.


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