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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
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Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
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This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
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DOW   39,087.38
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American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) Competitors

$24.14
+0.39 (+1.64%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

AEO vs. URBN, JWN, FL, SEE, SON, ANF, GTX, LEVI, GPS, and BKE

Should you be buying American Eagle Outfitters stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of American Eagle Outfitters include Urban Outfitters (URBN), Nordstrom (JWN), Foot Locker (FL), Sealed Air (SEE), Sonoco Products (SON), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF), Garrett Motion (GTX), Levi Strauss & Co. (LEVI), GAP (GPS), and Buckle (BKE).

American Eagle Outfitters vs.

Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ:URBN) and American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, community ranking, valuation, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, risk, earnings and profitability.

Urban Outfitters has a net margin of 5.58% compared to Urban Outfitters' net margin of 4.30%. American Eagle Outfitters' return on equity of 15.32% beat Urban Outfitters' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Urban Outfitters5.58% 15.32% 7.65%
American Eagle Outfitters 4.30%15.23%7.35%

70.2% of Urban Outfitters shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.1% of American Eagle Outfitters shares are held by institutional investors. 31.9% of Urban Outfitters shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.5% of American Eagle Outfitters shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Urban Outfitters has a beta of 1.53, indicating that its stock price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, American Eagle Outfitters has a beta of 1.59, indicating that its stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Urban Outfitters has higher revenue and earnings than American Eagle Outfitters. Urban Outfitters is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than American Eagle Outfitters, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Urban Outfitters$5.15B0.76$159.70M$3.0413.89
American Eagle Outfitters$4.99B0.96$125.14M$1.1121.75

In the previous week, Urban Outfitters had 34 more articles in the media than American Eagle Outfitters. MarketBeat recorded 51 mentions for Urban Outfitters and 17 mentions for American Eagle Outfitters. Urban Outfitters' average media sentiment score of 0.62 beat American Eagle Outfitters' score of 0.28 indicating that American Eagle Outfitters is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Urban Outfitters
11 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
18 Neutral mention(s)
7 Negative mention(s)
2 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
American Eagle Outfitters
3 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Urban Outfitters received 128 more outperform votes than American Eagle Outfitters when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 64.41% of users gave American Eagle Outfitters an outperform vote while only 59.95% of users gave Urban Outfitters an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Urban OutfittersOutperform Votes
1268
59.95%
Underperform Votes
847
40.05%
American Eagle OutfittersOutperform Votes
1140
64.41%
Underperform Votes
630
35.59%

Urban Outfitters presently has a consensus target price of $39.50, suggesting a potential downside of 6.44%. American Eagle Outfitters has a consensus target price of $19.55, suggesting a potential downside of 19.03%. Given American Eagle Outfitters' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Urban Outfitters is more favorable than American Eagle Outfitters.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Urban Outfitters
0 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.27
American Eagle Outfitters
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.25

Summary

Urban Outfitters beats American Eagle Outfitters on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


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AEO vs. The Competition

MetricAmerican Eagle OutfittersFamily clothing stores IndustryRetail SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$4.77B$17.38B$21.27B$17.55B
Dividend Yield2.11%2.43%184.53%3.57%
P/E Ratio21.7536.0123.5424.21
Price / Sales0.961.023.046.87
Price / Cash10.9714.3716.3715.92
Price / Book2.835.305.895.86
Net Income$125.14M$515.53M$654.86M$863.03M
7 Day Performance3.52%0.13%1.43%1.63%
1 Month Performance16.28%4.65%3.36%3.18%
1 Year Performance68.81%49.18%3.58%101.06%

American Eagle Outfitters Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
URBN
Urban Outfitters
3.6672 of 5 stars
$47.18
+2.7%
$38.09
-19.3%
+52.5%$4.38B$4.80B16.3826,000Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
JWN
Nordstrom
2.7048 of 5 stars
$21.68
+4.2%
$16.50
-23.9%
+7.2%$3.52B$15.53B30.1160,000Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
FL
Foot Locker
3.0315 of 5 stars
$34.68
+1.9%
$26.26
-24.3%
-21.4%$3.27B$8.76B41.7815,200Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
SEE
Sealed Air
4.5404 of 5 stars
$35.03
-2.9%
$43.91
+25.3%
-28.7%$5.06B$5.64B16.2917,300Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
SON
Sonoco Products
4.4118 of 5 stars
$56.35
-0.1%
$61.50
+9.1%
-5.0%$5.52B$6.78B11.7422,000Ex-Dividend
Insider Selling
ANF
Abercrombie & Fitch
1.3918 of 5 stars
$125.79
-0.3%
$74.00
-41.2%
+363.5%$6.34B$3.70B31.4529,600Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
GTX
Garrett Motion
0 of 5 stars
$9.43
-2.2%
N/A+24.8%$2.25B$3.89B-7.257,600
LEVI
Levi Strauss & Co.
1.0688 of 5 stars
$18.25
+0.8%
$16.70
-8.5%
+2.2%$7.26B$6.18B28.9619,100
GPS
GAP
2.4728 of 5 stars
$19.70
+1.8%
$14.64
-25.7%
+49.0%$7.31B$15.62B197.0295,000Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
BKE
Buckle
1.36 of 5 stars
$41.54
+1.2%
$34.00
-18.2%
+7.9%$2.10B$1.35B9.079,100Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑
Positive News

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This page (NYSE:AEO) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff