Abercrombie & Fitch Co.

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    Retail & Wholesale

    Abercrombie & Fitch: Current and Former Owners Shaped the Retail Giant

    Currently, A&F is owned by Abercrombie & Fitch Co. and has selected Fran Horowitz to serve as its CEO. Let's take a look at the company's history.
    By Jennifer Farrington
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    Net Worth

    How Former Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries Built His Net Worth

    The story of how Abercrombie & Fitch ex-CEO Mike Jeffries built the brand is the topic of a new Netflix documentary. Jeffries has a net worth of $300 million.
    By Danielle Letenyei
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    Retail & Wholesale

    Netflix’s ‘White Hot’ Delves Into Abercrombie & Fitch’s Scandal-Ridden Past

    Ambercrombie’s CEO scandal gets another look in Netflix documentary ‘White Hot,’ which details the company’s dramatic Mike Jeffries era.
    By Dan Clarendon
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    Consumer

    Comparing L Brands’ PE Multiple with Peers’

    On January 8, L Brands’ (LB) 12-month forward PE ratio was 10.4x.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Will falling credit card debt affect stocks like Walgreens?

    Consumer credit figures for February will be released by the U.S. Federal Reserve on Monday, April 7. It’s a monthly release, and the headline number for the report is total consumer debt.

    By Phalguni Soni
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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.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    Why L Brands Plunged 17.7% on Tuesday

    L Brands (LB) reported third-quarter results on November 19.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    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.”

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    What Analysts Recommend for Urban Outfitters

    The majority of the analysts covering Urban Outfitters (URBN) stock have maintained a “hold” rating.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Urban Outfitters’ Growth Strategy?

    Urban Outfitters is also trying to boost its top line through overseas expansion.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Financials

    Recommendation: What the shutdown means for mortgage originators

    Mortgage originators are in a tough environment After feasting on the refinance boom of 2012, mortgage originators are finding 2013 to be a much more inhospitable environment. Many banks had added little capacity and were able to make a fine living doing refinance activity, which is a technologically driven business led by price discovery. It’s […]

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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