The stock decreased 1.38% or $0.66 during the last trading session, reaching $47.16. About 2.63 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 3.35% the S&P500. (AEO) by 1.2% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mackay Shields Llc sold 686,330 shares as the company's stock rose 3.61% while stock markets declined. Accern also gave news articles about the apparel retailer an impact score of 47.0347679899706 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. The stock decreased 29.09% or $11.17 during the last trading session, reaching $27.23. The NYSE-listed company saw a recent bid of $19.93 on volume of 3,758,275 shares. Also, insider Jennifer M. Foyle sold 22,000 shares of American Eagle Outfitters stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 22nd. (NYSE:AEO) has risen 39.60% since April 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.05% the S&P500. Therefore 75% are positive. Finally, B. Riley reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $22.00 price objective (up previously from $20.00) on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a research note on Thursday, March 8th. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Telsey Advisory Group given on Thursday, December 7. Citigroup maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $20 target in Friday, March 9 report.
The Company now has ROA (Return on Assets) of 11.8 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 17.6 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 16% with Gross margin of 36.1 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 7.8% and 5.4% respectively. (NYSE:AEO) on Tuesday, October 3 with "Buy" rating. The firm shows the market capitalization of $109.33 Billion. The firm has "Underweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, March 9. (NYSE:AEO) earned "Buy" rating by SunTrust on Wednesday, December 6. In a research report issued on 11 December, RBC Capital kept their "Buy" rating on shares of AEO. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, August 5 report. American Eagle Outfitters's dividend payout ratio is presently 43.10%. Cowen & Co maintained American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. The apparel retailer reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.44. AEO's profit will be $39.08M for 22.65 P/E if the $0.22 EPS becomes a reality.
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Among 23 analysts covering Ingersoll-Rand Plc (NYSE:IR), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 34% are positive.
Several other research analysts have also issued reports on AEO. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:AEO) have come into focus recently. (NYSE:VZ) earned "Buy" rating by Moffett Nathanson on Tuesday, February 21. The stock of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) has "Market Perform" rating given on Monday, May 16 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has "Hold" rating by Oppenheimer given on Thursday, August 3. The company was maintained on Monday, December 18 by Jefferies. The firm has "Sell" rating by UBS given on Friday, September 11. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 5th. Cowen & Co maintained Verizon Communications Inc. As per Wednesday, January 18, the company rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank. In general, if the reading goes above -20, the stock may be considered to be overbought. On Monday, June 19 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy".
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.01, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 57 investors sold VZ shares while 662 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 192 raised stakes. Pcj Investment Counsel Limited holds 82,960 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. 79,442 are held by Wellington Shields Cap Mgmt Lc. The apparel retailer reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.44. Mraz Amerine & Associate Inc holds 0.15% or 9,537 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:VZ) for 7,861 shares. Wealth Enhancement Advisory Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.21% of its portfolio in PepsiCo, Inc. Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) was raised too. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. Century holds 2.45M shares. Wells Fargo & Mn holds 0.46% or 29.99M shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:VZ) for 12,897 shares. First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca owns 2,500 shares.
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