American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO – Get Rating) saw unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Traders acquired 7,451 call options on the company. This is an increase of 19% compared to the average daily volume of 6,254 call options.
American Eagle Outfitters Trading Up 17.8 %
American Eagle Outfitters stock traded up $2.32 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $15.32. The company had a trading volume of 397,115 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,031,431. American Eagle Outfitters has a 12-month low of $9.46 and a 12-month high of $29.19. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27, a quick ratio of 0.68 and a current ratio of 1.64. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $10.89 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $11.80. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.87 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.37, a PEG ratio of 1.71 and a beta of 1.34.
American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO – Get Rating) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 22nd. The apparel retailer reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.19. The business had revenue of $1.24 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.21 billion. American Eagle Outfitters had a return on equity of 19.05% and a net margin of 3.81%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.76 EPS. As a group, equities analysts expect that American Eagle Outfitters will post 0.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Analysts Set New Price Targets
Institutional Inflows and Outflows
Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of AEO. Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky acquired a new stake in shares of American Eagle Outfitters in the third quarter valued at about $348,000. Cooke & Bieler LP grew its holdings in American Eagle Outfitters by 10.1% during the 3rd quarter. Cooke & Bieler LP now owns 8,399,160 shares of the apparel retailer’s stock valued at $81,724,000 after purchasing an additional 771,320 shares in the last quarter. Verity Asset Management Inc. purchased a new position in American Eagle Outfitters in the 3rd quarter valued at about $232,000. State Street Corp raised its position in shares of American Eagle Outfitters by 9.5% in the 3rd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 5,737,774 shares of the apparel retailer’s stock valued at $55,829,000 after purchasing an additional 499,560 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans increased its holdings in shares of American Eagle Outfitters by 303.0% in the 3rd quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 162,855 shares of the apparel retailer’s stock valued at $1,585,000 after acquiring an additional 122,444 shares during the last quarter.
About American Eagle Outfitters
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc operates as a specialty retailer that provides clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle and Aerie brands. The company provides jeans, and specialty apparel and accessories for women and men; and intimates, apparel, activewear, and swim collections, as well as personal care products for women.
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