American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) earnings: expect 4% revenue growth

1:39 am ET, 03 Jun 2019

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) is announcing earnings on June 05 before market opening. We combed through analyst estimates to understand what the company revenue and earnings are predicted to look like.

What should you expect from the upcoming earnings?

Revenue for the next quarter is expected to be $855M, which implies a 4% growth rate year-over-year.

Earnings per share are expected to come in at $0.21. If this materializes, EPS will decline -11% year-over-year.

How did the stock do last month?

Over the last month, American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) returned -19.98%.

How is the stock valued?

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) forward P/E ratio is 11.66, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios.

What do analysts say about the stock?

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) average analyst price target is 28.59% above its current price ($18.89).

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American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) Stock Guide

Updated at: 10:14 am ET, 17 Sep 2020

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Looking to buy or sell American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)? Interested in getting the full scoop on AEO, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this AEO stock guide, we'll address key questions about AEO, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are AEO earnings?
2. What is AEO dividend?
3. What is AEO dividend yield?
4. What is AEO stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
5. AEO buy or sell? What is AEO Finny Score?
6. What are the reasons to buy AEO? Why should I buy AEO stock?
7. What are the reasons to sell AEO? Why should I sell AEO stock?
8. What are AEO key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are AEO earnings?

AEO trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is -$0.63.

2. What is AEO dividend?

AEO forward dividend is $0.14.

3. What is AEO dividend yield?

AEO forward dividend yield is 1.11%.

Analyst Predictions

4. What is AEO stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on AEO analyst price targets, AEO stock forecast is $13.26 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for AEO stock is $13.26. The prediction is based on 19 analyst estimates.

The low price target for AEO is $7.00, while the high price target is $20.00.

AEO analyst rating is Hold.

Analysis

5. AEO buy or sell? What is AEO Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:33}Our quantitative analysis shows 3 reasons to buy and 6 reasons to sell AEO, resulting in Finny Score of 33.

6. What are the reasons to buy AEO? Why should I buy AEO stock?

Here are the reasons to buy AEO stock:

  • AEO profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 1.11 percentage points. See AEO profitability chart.
  • AEO forward dividend yield is 1.11%, higher than the industry (0.63%) and sector (0.55%) forward dividend yields. See AEO forward dividend chart.
  • AEO cash to debt ratio is 0.39, higher than the average industry (0.16) and sector (0.13) cash to debt ratio. See AEO cash to debt chart.

7. What are the reasons to sell AEO? Why should I sell AEO stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell AEO stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • AEO stock price ($15.11) is close to the 52-week high ($15.39). Perhaps now is a good time to sell? See AEO price chart.
  • AEO quarterly revenue growth was -37.80%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (0.23% and 0.78%, respectively). See AEO revenue growth chart.
  • AEO PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 4.59, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See AEO PEG chart.
  • AEO average analyst price target ($13.26) is below its current price ($15.11). See AEO price target chart.
  • AEO short share of float is 28.64%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See AEO short share of float chart.
  • AEO short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 5.39. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See AEO short interest ratio chart.

Key Stats

8. What are AEO key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for AEO:

Metrics AEO
Price $14.06
Average Price Target / Upside $13.26 / -5.69%
Average Analyst Rating Hold
Forward Dividend Yield 1.11%
Industry Apparel Stores
Sector Consumer Cyclical
Number of Employees 40,700
Market Cap $2.12B
Forward P/E Ratio 13.18
Price/Book Ratio 0.53
Revenue (TTM) $3.97B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth -37.80%
Profit Margin -2.68%

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