As of Friday close, American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s (NYSE:AEO) stock was down -$0.59, moving down -4.41 percent to $12.80. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 4,649,440 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$0.52 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 4,560,810, while in the previous 50 days, it was 3,953,878.
Since last month, AEO stock retreated -17.74%. Shares of the company fell to $12.48 on 03/13/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $19.47 was reached on 02/02/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $9.46. Since the beginning of this year, AEO’s stock price has dropped by -8.31% or -$1.16, and marked a new high 8 times. However, the stock has declined by -34.24% since its 52-week high.
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AEO stock investors should be aware that American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 16 days ago on Mar 02. Rempell Michael R, the EVP, Chief Operations Officer of the company, disposed of 18,997 shares for $14.65 on Mar 02. It resulted in a $278,306 divestment by the insider. Rempell Michael R sold 33,642 shares at an average price of $15.99 on Feb 08. The insider now owns 171,973 shares following the transaction. On Feb 02, Global Brand President-aerie Foyle Jennifer M. sold 70,214 shares at $16.88 apiece. The transaction was valued at $1,184,861.
Right now, American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) has a P/E ratio of about 21.30. The stock’s beta is 1.52. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.50, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.63.
The latest dividend of $0.10 per share was paid out, which is -44.44% less than last year’s $0.18. On Tuesday February 28 2023, a $0.08 dividend decrease was announced.
In the three months ended October 30, American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 0.70, while its current ratio was 1.90, showing that the company is not able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending October 30 was 0.28, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.28. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 35.00% percent. In the year ended October 30, operating margins totaled 6.90%. Based on annual data, AEO earned $1.75 billion in gross profit and brought in $4.99 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 13.60%.
In American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for October 30, it reported total debt of $8.91 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 fell -0.79% to $1.24 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $1.5 billion. While analysts expected American Eagle Outfitters Inc. to report $0.22 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.42 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 90.90%. The liabilities of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. were 1.82 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended October 30, and its total debt was $1.83 billion.
This quick technical analysis looks at American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s (AEO) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 43.85%, the RSI 9-day stood at 30.71% on 17 March.
With respect to its five-day moving average, the current American Eagle Outfitters Inc. price is down by -3.90% percent or -$0.52. At present, AEO shares trade -15.96% below its 20-day simple moving average and +23.43% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -16.39% below its SMA50 and +5.70% above its SMA200.
Stochastic coefficient K was 27.12% and Stochastic coefficient D was 28.31%, while ATR was 0.60. Given the Stochastic reading of 12.70% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 33.52%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.20, while the 14-day reading stands at -0.47.
American Eagle Outfitters Inc. downgraded its rating on American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO) to a Hold in a note to investors on February 15, 2023. The analysts firm previously had a Buy rating on the stock.American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) has been rated Hold by analysts. According to 1 brokerage firm, AEO is a sell, and 8 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 1 analyst who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate American Eagle Outfitters Inc. stock as buy, with 2 recommending it as overweight.
With a median target price of $16.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $12.00 – $22.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) will achieve an average price target of $15.91.