Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
Comparing L Brands’ PE Multiple with Peers’
On January 8, L Brands’ (LB) 12-month forward PE ratio was 10.4x.
What Wall Street Is Saying about American Eagle Outfitters
Most of the analysts providing a recommendation on American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) stock have maintained a “hold” rating.
A Look at American Eagle Outfitters’ Q1 2018 Revenue Performance
AEO’s fiscal first-quarter revenues of $823.0 million beat the analyst estimate of $809.8 million.
American Eagle Outfitters’ Top-Line Performance in Fiscal 4Q17
Strength in the American Eagle and Aerie brands along with a robust digital business contributed to its top-line growth.
What Analysts Recommend for Abercrombie & Fitch
Most of the analysts providing recommendations for Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) have maintained a “hold” rating for the stock.
Why Abercrombie & Fitch’s Price Target Is Rising
Many analysts have upped their price targets for Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) after the apparel retailer raised its fiscal 4Q17 guidance.
American Eagle and Its Peers Enter the CBD Space
American Eagle partnered with Green Growth Brands (GGBXF) to sell CBD-infused body care products in about 500 of its stores and online.
American Eagle Outfitters’ Fiscal 4Q17 Bottom-Line Performance
American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) reported adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.44, which was in line with analysts’ projections.
Analysts Recommend ‘Hold’ for American Eagle Outfitters
Ahead of American Eagle Outfitters’ (AEO) upcoming fiscal first-quarter results on May 31, most (53.0%) of the 19 analysts covering the stock recommend “hold.”
Abercrombie & Fitch Stock Soars 5.5% on Q1 Results
On June 1, Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) stock had risen 5.5% as of 8:22 AM Eastern Time after the company announced its fiscal first-quarter results.
How Did Urban Outfitters’ First-Quarter Sales Shape Up?
Urban Outfitters’ fiscal Q1 2019 sales of $855.7 million topped analysts’ estimate of $838.1 million.
Will falling credit card debt affect stocks like Walgreens?
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Why apparel sales may boost April earnings for retailers like Gap
Both the International Council of Shopping Centers (or ICSC) Goldman Sachs Store Sales report and the Johnson Redbook Index report for the week ended April 5 will be released on Tuesday, April 8.
What went wrong (and right!) for Abercrombie & Fitch in 2013
Abercrombie & Fitch reported net sales of $1.033 billion for the third quarter of full-year 2013, a decrease of 12% from net sales of $1.170 billion during the third quarter of fiscal 2012.
Retail Stocks Crash as Trump Announces More Tariffs
Retail stocks sank yesterday after Donald Trump tweeted that the US would impose a 10% tariff on $300 billion in Chinese imports, effective September 1.
Abercrombie & Fitch Stock Sinks on Weak Q1 Same-Store Sales
Abercrombie & Fitch stock was down 24.5% as of 10:38 AM EST today.
A Look at L Brands’ Margin and Bottom-Line Expectations
For the first three quarters of 2018, L Brands’ (LB) gross margin contracted by 240 basis points to 35.0% due to the lower gross margin at Victoria’s Secret.
L Brands Stock Has Had a Disappointing Run in 2018
Intimate apparel retailer L Brands has had a tough year. Its stock has shed 51.8% of its value as of December 18.
L Brands Found a Buyer for La Senza
On December 13, L Brands announced that it will transfer ownership and control of its entire La Senza business to Regent LP.
Why L Brands Plunged 17.7% on Tuesday
L Brands (LB) reported third-quarter results on November 19.
How Has L Brands Stock Performed This Year?
As of November 15, L Brands’ (LB) stock price is down 40.7% on a YTD basis to $35.69.
Discussion of Apparel Retailers’ Margin Performances
In the first half of fiscal 2018, American Eagle Outfitters’ (AEO) gross margin expanded 130 basis points to 36.8%.
What’s the Word on Wall Street for Apparel Retailers?
As of September 27, 56% of the 18 analysts covering American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) stock have given it “hold” ratings.
Apparel Retailers Have Delivered Strong Top Line Growth
Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) delivered YoY (year-over-year) sales growth in both the first and second quarters of fiscal 2018.
American Eagle Outfitters: Analysts Are on the Sidelines
Of the 18 analysts covering American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) stock, 56.0% have recommended a “hold” rating.
American Eagle Outfitters Stock Slides 6.5% on Q2 Results
On August 29, American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) stock fell 6.5% to close at $25.50 despite better-than-expected second-quarter results.
A Look at Urban Outfitters’ Fiscal Q2 2019 Sales Performance
On a YoY (year-over-year) basis, Urban Outfitters’ (URBN) sales rose 13.7% due to its robust digital business and strength in its three brands.
Analysts Revise Target Prices for Urban Outfitters post Fiscal Q2
Urban Outfitters (URBN) reported its fiscal Q2 2019 results on August 21. It beat analysts’ estimates for sales and adjusted EPS.
Comparing Apparel Retailers’ Dividend Yields
Dividend yield refers to the cash flow an investor gets for each dollar invested in a company’s stock.
Apparel Retailers’ Past EPS Performance and Future Expectations
In the first quarter of fiscal 2018, Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) had EPS of -$0.56, much narrower than the -$0.77 analysts had expected.
Analysts Are Upbeat on Apparel Retailers’ Top Lines
Analysts are upbeat on Abercrombie & Fitch’s (ANF) American Eagle Outfitters’ (AEO), Urban Outfitters’ (URBN), and Gap’s (GPS) top lines.
Abercrombie & Fitch’s First-Quarter Sales Jumped 11%
Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) reported first-quarter sales of $730.9 million, up 11% on a YoY basis.
Most Analysts Maintain a ‘Hold’ on Abercrombie & Fitch
Of the 16 analysts covering Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) stock, 44% retained a “hold” rating as of June 4.
Abercrombie & Fitch Stock Has Surged 10.4% since Q1 Results
Abercrombie & Fitch reported robust top-line and bottom-line performances in the first quarter. Sales of $730.9 million beat analysts’ projection of $695.7 million.
How Has American Eagle Outfitters Stock Moved since Q1 2018?
On June 1, American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) stock rose ~1.6% after its announcement of better-than-expected first-quarter results on May 31.
Q1 2018 Results: Analysts Bullish on American Eagle Outfitters
After its first-quarter earnings, seven analysts raised their price targets for American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) stock.
Digging Deeper into L Brands’ First-Quarter Performance
L Brands stock had already fallen ~44% YTD before the earnings release. The fashion retailer is among the biggest apparel losses this year.
What Could Drive American Eagle Outfitters Stock Going Forward?
As of May 21, American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) stock had risen 21.1% year-to-date.
Where Is Urban Outfitters Stock Heading?
As of May 16, Urban Outfitters stock price is up 20.7% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis.
Comparing Apparel Retailers’ Valuation
As of April 11, 2018, apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) had a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of ~36.0x, much higher than peers’ and the S&P 500’s.
How Analysts View American Eagle Outfitters after Fiscal 4Q17
As of March 12, 2018, there were 18 analysts covering American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) stock, and 50% of them were recommending a “hold.”
Why American Eagle Outfitters’ Fiscal 4Q17 Margin Disappointed
In fiscal 4Q17, American Eagle Outfitters’ (AEO) gross margin fell 80 bps (basis points) to 34.6%, negatively impacted by an intense promotional environment.
American Eagle Outfitters Stock: Why It Fell after Fiscal 4Q17
American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) stock fell 4.6% on March 12, 2018, after it posted its fiscal 4Q17 results on March 8, 2018.
How Analysts View Abercrombie & Fitch after Fiscal Q4 Results
As of March 9, 2018, most of the analysts that covered Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) maintained a “hold” rating.
Abercrombie & Fitch Stock Rose on Solid Fiscal 4Q17 Results
Abercrombie & Fitch stock is up 27.9% on a year-to-date basis as of March 9, 2018.
Urban Outfitters Stock Falls after Its Fiscal 4Q18 Results
As of March 8, 2018, Urban Outfitters stock had fallen 5% since the release of its fiscal 4Q18 results on March 6.
What Analysts Recommend for Urban Outfitters
The majority of the analysts covering Urban Outfitters (URBN) stock have maintained a “hold” rating.
What’s Urban Outfitters’ Growth Strategy?
Urban Outfitters is also trying to boost its top line through overseas expansion.
What Are Analysts Recommending for Express Stock?
All seven analysts that cover Express (EXPR) stock have recommended a “hold” rating as of January 12, 2018.
Where Abercrombie & Fitch’s Margins Stand
In fiscal 3Q17, Abercrombie & Fitch’s (ANF) gross margin fell 90 basis points to 61.3%.
Abercrombie & Fitch’s Initiatives Boost Sales Trajectory
Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) has witnessed sales growth in all three quarters of fiscal 2017 as its strategic initiatives gain traction.
Abercrombie & Fitch’s Turnaround Efforts
After years of disastrous campaigns by past CEO (chief executive officer) Michael Jeffries, Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) has now embarked on an ambitious turnaround.
Why Abercrombie & Fitch Stock Is Rising
After Abercrombie & Fitch’s (ANF) troubled beginning to the year, its woes seem to be somewhat abating. On November 17, 2017, it reported strong fiscal 3Q17 results.
Versum to Be Added to the S&P Mid-Cap 400
Versum Materials (VSM), a spin-off company of Air Products and Chemicals, will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 after the close of trading on September 26.
How Does American Eagle Outfitters Compare to Its Peers?
American Eagle Outfitters has outperformed its peers based on price-to-earnings ratio and price-to-book value ratio as of December 2, 2015.
Sales Projections: Lululemon Athletica’s Performance in 3Q16
Lululemon Athletica (LULU) expects to generate sales ranging between $477 million to $482 million in fiscal 3Q16, up from $419 million in the comparable quarter of fiscal 2015.
Lululemon’s Retail Inventory Management Strategies Are Crucial
These changes should lower future inventory levels and probably result in higher inventory turnover and lower inventory-to-cash days.