Telsey Advisory Group raised the price target for the American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE:AEO) stock to “a Market perform”. The rating was released on May 27, 2021. The research report from Telsey Advisory Group has reiterated the stock to Market Perform, with a price target set at $35. The stock was upgraded by Cowen, who disclosed in a research note on February 24, 2021, from Market Perform to Outperform and set the price objective to $31. In their research brief published January 25, 2021, RBC Capital Mkts analysts upgraded the American Eagle Outfitters Inc. stock from Sector Perform to Outperform with a price target of $30.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE:AEO) raised 4.38% to close Friday’s market session at $36.47, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $35.35 and $36.47 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 3778307 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 4.21 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -3.03% within the last five trades and 8.28% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 64.43% in the last 6 months and 11.94% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. AEO stock is trading at a margin of 2.06%, 3.58% and 42.95% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, AEO deals in the Consumer Cyclical domain. The stock is trading -6.46 percent below its 52-week high and 294.27 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is 214.42. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.
What Does American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 5.20 percent and the profit margin is 3.40 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 36.70 percent. The profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross profit ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the business’s profitability by comparing net income and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $5.86 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The price-to-earnings ratio for American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE:AEO) is 50.94. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 15.77. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 1.38 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 5.19, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
McLean Andrew J., the EVP & Chief Commercial Officer at American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) has sold 18,549 shares of firm on Jun 14 at a price of $35.00 against the total amount of $0.65 million. In another inside trade, Foyle Jennifer M., Global Brand President-aerie of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE:AEO) sold 11,305 shares of the firm on Jun 07 for a total worth of $0.38 million at a price of $33.74. An inside trade which took place on Jun 07, EVP & Chief Commercial Officer of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. McLean Andrew J. sold 2,268 shares of firm against total price of $75955.0 at the cost of $33.49 per share.