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NYSE:AEO

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$24.14
+0.39 (+1.64%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$23.45
$24.21
50-Day Range
$19.83
$24.14
52-Week Range
$9.95
$24.47
Volume
3.57 million shs
Average Volume
4.05 million shs
Market Capitalization
$4.77 billion
P/E Ratio
21.75
Dividend Yield
2.07%
Price Target
$19.55

American Eagle Outfitters MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.22 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
19.0% Downside
$19.55 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
7.57% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.67
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.65mentions of American Eagle Outfitters in the last 14 days
Based on 17 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.98 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.22%
From $1.41 to $1.54 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.53 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

18th out of 205 stocks

Family Clothing Stores Industry

1st out of 11 stocks


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About American Eagle Outfitters Stock (NYSE:AEO)

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer that provides clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle and Aerie brands in the United States and internationally. The company provides jeans, apparel and accessories, and personal care products for women and men; and intimates, apparel, activewear, and swim collections. It also offers menswear products under the Todd Snyder New York brand; and fashion clothing and accessories under the Unsubscribed brand. The company sells its products through retail stores; digital channels, such as www.ae.com, www.aerie.com, www.toddsnyder.com, and www.unsubscribed.com; and applications. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

AEO Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/21/2023
Ex-Dividend for 1/19 Dividend
1/04/2024
Dividend Payable
1/19/2024
Today
3/01/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
3/07/2024
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2025

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Family clothing stores
Sub-Industry
Apparel Retail
CUSIP
02553E10
Employees
40,000
Year Founded
1977

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$19.55
High Stock Price Target
$29.00
Low Stock Price Target
$10.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-19.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.22
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$125.14 million
Pretax Margin
5.82%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.99 billion
Cash Flow
$2.22 per share
Book Value
$8.54 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
182,723,000
Market Cap
$4.77 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.55

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Jay L. Schottenstein (Age 70)
    Executive Chairman of the Board & CEO
    Comp: $1.98M
  • Mr. Michael A. Mathias (Age 49)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $789.96k
  • Ms. Marisa A. Baldwin (Age 53)
    Executive VP & Chief HR Officer
    Comp: $559.84k
  • Ms. Jennifer M. FoyleMs. Jennifer M. Foyle (Age 57)
    President and Executive Creative Director of AE & Aerie
    Comp: $1.38M
  • Mr. James H. Keefer Jr. (Age 45)
    Senior VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
  • Ms. Judy Meehan
    Vice President of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
  • Ms. Jennifer B. Stoecklein
    Senior Director of Governance & Compliance and Corporate Secretary
  • Mr. Dennis R. Parodi (Age 72)
    Head of Stores-US and Executive Vice President
    Comp: $626.22k
  • Ms. Sherry Harris
    Executive Vice President - Chief Talent and Culture Officer
  • Ms. Kitty Yung (Age 61)
    Executive Vice President and President of Asia Pacific
    Comp: $905.73k














AEO Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell American Eagle Outfitters stock right now?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Eagle Outfitters in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" AEO shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AEO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is American Eagle Outfitters' stock price target for 2024?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for American Eagle Outfitters' stock. Their AEO share price targets range from $10.00 to $29.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $19.55 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 19.0%.
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How have AEO shares performed in 2024?

American Eagle Outfitters' stock was trading at $21.16 at the beginning of the year. Since then, AEO shares have increased by 14.1% and is now trading at $24.14.
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Are investors shorting American Eagle Outfitters?

American Eagle Outfitters saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 15,270,000 shares, a decrease of 24.4% from the January 15th total of 20,210,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,950,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.1 days.
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When is American Eagle Outfitters' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 7th 2024.
View our AEO earnings forecast
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How can I listen to American Eagle Outfitters' earnings call?

American Eagle Outfitters will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, March 7th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were American Eagle Outfitters' earnings last quarter?

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 21st. The apparel retailer reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.01. The apparel retailer had revenue of $1.30 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.28 billion. American Eagle Outfitters had a net margin of 4.30% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.23%. The company's revenue was up 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.42 earnings per share.

How often does American Eagle Outfitters pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Eagle Outfitters?

American Eagle Outfitters announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.125 per share on Friday, January 19th. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.07%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 4th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.10.
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Is American Eagle Outfitters a good dividend stock?

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.12%. The dividend payout ratio is 45.05%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AEO will have a dividend payout ratio of 32.47% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for AEO.

How will American Eagle Outfitters' stock buyback program work?

American Eagle Outfitters declared that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Thursday, February 1st 2024, which permits the company to buyback 30,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What is Jay Schottenstein's approval rating as American Eagle Outfitters' CEO?

1,054 employees have rated American Eagle Outfitters Chief Executive Officer Jay Schottenstein on Glassdoor.com. Jay Schottenstein has an approval rating of 81% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of American Eagle Outfitters own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other American Eagle Outfitters investors own include Bank of America (BAC), Intelsat (I), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF), Coty (COTY), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Ciena (CIEN), Fossil Group (FOSL), AMC Entertainment (AMC) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

Who are American Eagle Outfitters' major shareholders?

American Eagle Outfitters' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.37%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.57%), Cooke & Bieler LP (3.47%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (3.08%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.46%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.13%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew J Mclean, Andrew J Mclean, Cary D Mcmillan, Charles F Kessler, David M Sable, Jennifer M Foyle, Michael R Rempell, Michael R Rempell, Noel Joseph Spiegel, Revathi Advaithi, Stacy Siegal, Steven A Davis and Thomas R Ketteler.
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How do I buy shares of American Eagle Outfitters?

Shares of AEO stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does American Eagle Outfitters have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of American Eagle Outfitters: AE Admin Services Co LLC, AE Corporate Services Co., AE Direct Co. LLC, AE Holdings Co., AE North Holdings Co, AE Outfitters Retail Co., AE Retail West LLC, AEH Holding Company, AEO Asia Hold Co. LLC, American Eagle Outfitters (China) Commercial Enterprise Co. Ltd., American Eagle Outfitters Asia Limited, American Eagle Outfitters Canada Corporation, American Eagle Outfitters Dutch Op Co B.V., American Eagle Outfitters European Hold Co C.V., American Eagle Outfitters Holland Hold Co B.V., American Eagle Outfitters Hong Kong Limited, American Eagle Outfitters UK Limited, BSI Imports Company LLC, Blue Heart Enterprises LLC, Blue Star Imports L.P., Blue Star Imports Ltd., Linmar Realty Company II LLC, NS Holdings Co., National Logistics Services, North Sails Americas LLC, Retail Distribution East LLC, Retail Distribution West LLC, Retail Royalty Company, Tailgate Clothing, Tailgate Clothing Company Corp., Thrifty's Inc., and Todd Snyder.
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This page (NYSE:AEO) was last updated on 3/2/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff