American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) Releases Q4 Earnings Guidance
American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.34-0.36 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.36. American Eagle Outfitters also updated its Q4 2019
Pre-Market guidance to 0.34-0.36 EPS.
Several research analysts have recently commented on the company. Barclays assumed coverage on American Eagle Outfitters in a research report on Tuesday, November 12th. They set an equal weight rating and a $17.00 price target for the company. ValuEngine upgraded American Eagle Outfitters from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, December 3rd. B. Riley reiterated a buy rating and issued a $21.00 target price on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a report on Tuesday. Citigroup lowered American Eagle Outfitters from a buy rating to a neutral rating and decreased their target price for the company from $20.00 to $17.00 in a report on Monday, October 28th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada decreased their target price on American Eagle Outfitters from $18.00 to $16.00 and set a sector perform rating for the company in a report on Thursday, December 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $19.64.
AEO opened at $14.73 on Wednesday. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $14.64 and its 200-day simple moving average is $15.87. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 0.53 and a current ratio of 1.33. American Eagle Outfitters has a one year low of $13.66 and a one year high of $24.30. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.36 billion, a P/E ratio of 9.95, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.67 and a beta of 0.82.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 17th. Stockholders 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 dividend yield of 3.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 2nd. American Eagle Outfitters’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 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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