American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) updated its fourth quarter 2019
Pre-Market earnings guidance on Monday. The company provided EPS guidance of 0.34-0.36 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.36. American Eagle Outfitters also updated its Q4 guidance to $0.34-0.36 EPS.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. B. Riley reiterated a buy rating and issued a $21.00 price objective on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a research note on Tuesday. Citigroup cut shares of American Eagle Outfitters from a buy rating to a neutral rating and reduced their target price for the company from $20.00 to $17.00 in a report on Monday, October 28th. Loop Capital downgraded shares of American Eagle Outfitters from a buy rating to a hold rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $20.00 to $15.00 in a research note on Monday, November 25th. DA Davidson assumed coverage on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a report on Tuesday, September 17th. They set a buy rating and a $21.00 price target for the company. Finally, Barclays assumed coverage on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a research report on Tuesday, November 12th. They issued an equal weight rating and a $17.00 price objective on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. American Eagle Outfitters has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $19.64.

AEO stock opened at $14.73 on Wednesday. The business has a 50 day moving average price of $14.64 and a 200 day moving average price of $15.87. The company has a quick ratio of 0.53, a current ratio of 1.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07. The stock has a market cap of $2.36 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.95, a PEG ratio of 1.67 and a beta of 0.82. American Eagle Outfitters has a fifty-two week low of $13.66 and a fifty-two week high of $24.30.

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, December 11th. The apparel retailer reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.48. American Eagle Outfitters had a net margin of 6.20% and a return on equity of 21.25%. The company had revenue of $1.07 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.06 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.48 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, sell-side analysts anticipate that American Eagle Outfitters will post 1.47 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.1375 per share. This represents a $0.55 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 2nd. American Eagle Outfitters’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 37.16%.

About American Eagle Outfitters

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc operates as a specialty retailer that provides clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle and Aerie brands. The company also provides jeans, and other apparel and accessories for men and women; and intimates, activewear, and swim collections, as well as personal care products for women.

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