Forward PE multiples
On January 10, Under Armour’s (UAA) 12-month forward PE ratio was 58.4x. It’s trading at a higher PE multiple than its peers.
EPS projections for Under Armour
For 2018, Wall Street analysts expect Under Armour’s adjusted EPS to increase 15.8% YoY to $0.22. For 2018, Under Armour’s management forecast its adjusted EPS at $0.21–$0.22. Earlier, it guided for adjusted EPS of $0.19–$0.22. Increases in sales could offer support to the bottom line amid rising expenses.
For 2018, Under Armour’s management expects the year-end inventory to be down in a mid-single-digit rate. Also, driven by restructuring measures undertaken in 2017 and 2018, Under Armour projects annual savings of $200 million from 2019 to 2023.
For 2019, analysts expect the company’s adjusted EPS to rise 50% YoY to $0.33.
A look at EPS projections for peers
Analysts expect Nike’s adjusted EPS to rise 10.5% YoY to $2.64 in fiscal 2019. For fiscal 2020, its EPS are expected to increase by 18.6% YoY to $3.13.
For Columbia Sportswear, analysts’ adjusted EPS growth estimate for fiscal 2018 stands at 21.5% to $3.62. For fiscal 2019, its EPS are forecast to rise 12.4% to $4.07.
For fiscal 2018, Wall Street projects that Skechers’ adjusted EPS will increase 3.8% to $1.85. For fiscal 2019, its EPS are expected to rise 8.0% to $1.99.
For Gap’s fiscal 2018, analysts project EPS to be up 20.2% to $2.56, and for fiscal 2019, EPS is forecast to increase 3.5% to $2.65.