American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [AEO] shares are up more than 2.40% this year and recently decreased -0.02% or -$0.35 to settle at $15.02. Analysts expect AEO to shrink earnings at a -3.39% annual rate over the next 5 years. AEO has a short ratio of 5.16. This implies that the market is currently less bearish on the outlook for AEO.

On 30, September 2020, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. Appoints Steven A. Davis to Its Board of Directors. According to news published on Yahoo Finance, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) today announced the appointment of Steven A. Davis to the company’s board of directors as an independent director, effective October 1, 2020. This appointment expands the company’s board to nine directors, including eight independents and builds on the board’s expertise and diversity.

Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [NYSE:AEO] stock was on October 14, 2020, when it was Reiterated with a Buy rating from B. Riley Securities, which also raised its 12-month price target on the stock from $16 to $18. Before that, on October 14, 2020, Loop Capital Recapitulated a Hold rating and elevated its amount target to $15. On October 07, 2020, Barclays Upgrade an Overweight rating and boosted its price target on this stock to $18. On October 02, 2020, BofA Securities Upgrade a Neutral rating and increased its price target from $10 to $16. On September 10, 2020, Telsey Advisory Group Reiterated a Market perform rating and increased its price target to $14. On August 12, 2020, JP Morgan Upgrade an Overweight rating and boosted its amount on this stock to $17. On July 30, 2020, Citigroup Upgrade a Buy rating and boosted its target amount on this stock from $12 to $14. On June 04, 2020, Morgan Stanley Upgrade an Equal-weight rating and amplified its amount target to $11.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $6.53 and a peak of $16.83. Right now, the middling Wall Street analyst 12-month amount mark is $15.50. At the most recent market close, shares of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [NYSE:AEO] were valued at $15.02. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of -1.61%.

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [NYSE:AEO] most recently reported quarterly sales of 884.0 million, which represented growth of -15.10%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $93,657 per employee, while its income is $4,158 per employee. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 29.00%, its Operating Margin is -7.00%, its Pretax Margin is +5.69, and its Net Margin is +4.44. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at 6.69, 15.09, 15.17 and 9.97 respectively.

If looking now at the Principal structure of this organization, it shows its whole liability to the whole Principal at 56.20 and the whole liability to whole assets at 42.63. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 45.69 and enduring liability to assets at 0.35 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 14.96 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 14.55. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 15.58 and at 15.79 for 2nd resistance point.

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [AEO] reported its earnings at -$0.03 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 7/30/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at -$0.16/share signifying the difference of 0.13 and 81.20% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 4/29/2020, the stated earnings were -$0.84 calling estimates for -$0.3/share with the difference of -0.54 depicting the surprise of -180.00%.

Important Ratio’s To Watch

Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for American Eagle Outfitters Inc. [NYSE:AEO] is 1.90. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 0.55. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 0.57 and it’s amount to book ratio is 1.93.

Insider Stories

The most recent insider trade was by Foyle Jennifer M., Global Brand President-aerie, and it was the sale of 32467.0 shares on Oct 09. Keefer James H JR, the VP, Controller & CAO, completed a sale of 3036.0 shares on Oct 07. On Sep 16, Kessler Charles F, Global Brand President-AE, completed a sale of 15000.0 shares.