Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) Competitors

$112.00
-3.09 (-2.68%)
(As of 09:51 AM ET)

ANF vs. AEO, GPS, BKE, JWN, NSIT, BECN, AN, SFM, GLBE, and W

Should you be buying Abercrombie & Fitch stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Abercrombie & Fitch include American Eagle Outfitters (AEO), GAP (GPS), Buckle (BKE), Nordstrom (JWN), Insight Enterprises (NSIT), Beacon Roofing Supply (BECN), AutoNation (AN), Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM), Global-E Online (GLBE), and Wayfair (W). These companies are all part of the "retail/wholesale" sector.

Abercrombie & Fitch vs.

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) and Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, community ranking, dividends, profitability, earnings, media sentiment, valuation and risk.

97.3% of American Eagle Outfitters shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.5% of American Eagle Outfitters shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.8% of Abercrombie & Fitch shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

American Eagle Outfitters has a beta of 1.59, meaning that its stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Abercrombie & Fitch has a beta of 1.58, meaning that its stock price is 58% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Abercrombie & Fitch had 7 more articles in the media than American Eagle Outfitters. MarketBeat recorded 14 mentions for Abercrombie & Fitch and 7 mentions for American Eagle Outfitters. Abercrombie & Fitch's average media sentiment score of 0.68 beat American Eagle Outfitters' score of 0.66 indicating that American Eagle Outfitters is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
American Eagle Outfitters
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Abercrombie & Fitch
8 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Abercrombie & Fitch received 63 more outperform votes than American Eagle Outfitters when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 64.34% of users gave American Eagle Outfitters an outperform vote while only 59.80% of users gave Abercrombie & Fitch an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
American Eagle OutfittersOutperform Votes
1142
64.34%
Underperform Votes
633
35.66%
Abercrombie & FitchOutperform Votes
1205
59.80%
Underperform Votes
810
40.20%

American Eagle Outfitters presently has a consensus target price of $21.27, indicating a potential downside of 6.00%. Abercrombie & Fitch has a consensus target price of $122.71, indicating a potential upside of 6.54%. Given American Eagle Outfitters' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Abercrombie & Fitch is more favorable than American Eagle Outfitters.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
American Eagle Outfitters
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33
Abercrombie & Fitch
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.43

Abercrombie & Fitch has lower revenue, but higher earnings than American Eagle Outfitters. Abercrombie & Fitch 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
American Eagle Outfitters$5.26B0.85$170.04M$0.8626.31
Abercrombie & Fitch$4.28B1.37$328.12M$6.2218.52

Abercrombie & Fitch has a net margin of 7.67% compared to Abercrombie & Fitch's net margin of 3.23%. American Eagle Outfitters' return on equity of 38.80% beat Abercrombie & Fitch's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
American Eagle Outfitters3.23% 17.76% 8.66%
Abercrombie & Fitch 7.67%38.80%11.81%

Summary

Abercrombie & Fitch beats American Eagle Outfitters on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding ANF and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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ANF vs. The Competition

MetricAbercrombie & FitchFamily clothing stores IndustryRetail SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$5.88B$16.35B$22.02B$17.42B
Dividend YieldN/A2.58%176.85%3.56%
P/E Ratio18.5216.1426.3525.15
Price / Sales1.370.916.2411.62
Price / Cash12.258.6016.4517.62
Price / Book5.534.414.984.91
Net Income$328.12M$716.94M$720.32M$964.49M
7 Day Performance5.36%0.69%2.11%2.27%
1 Month Performance-4.96%-5.00%-4.57%-2.07%
1 Year Performance401.66%65.14%5.74%91.79%

Abercrombie & Fitch Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
AEO
American Eagle Outfitters
3.2316 of 5 stars
$23.14
+2.8%
$21.27
-8.1%
+64.8%$4.56B$5.26B26.9143,100
GPS
GAP
3.8012 of 5 stars
$20.91
+0.8%
$18.89
-9.7%
+99.6%$7.81B$14.89B15.6085,000
BKE
Buckle
1.9386 of 5 stars
$38.05
+3.7%
$34.00
-10.6%
+9.7%$1.93B$1.26B8.638,000Positive News
JWN
Nordstrom
2.6397 of 5 stars
$19.72
+4.9%
$16.54
-16.1%
+18.5%$3.22B$14.69B24.6554,000
NSIT
Insight Enterprises
2.3064 of 5 stars
$186.27
+1.8%
$198.67
+6.7%
+53.0%$6.06B$9.18B24.6714,437Upcoming Earnings
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BECN
Beacon Roofing Supply
2.8695 of 5 stars
$97.55
+1.6%
$102.92
+5.5%
+61.8%$6.19B$9.12B-207.558,063Upcoming Earnings
AN
AutoNation
0.7595 of 5 stars
$158.36
+2.5%
$173.00
+9.2%
+20.2%$6.60B$26.95B6.9925,300Upcoming Earnings
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SFM
Sprouts Farmers Market
1.3039 of 5 stars
$65.49
+0.1%
$51.14
-21.9%
+92.1%$6.63B$6.84B26.0932,000Upcoming Earnings
GLBE
Global-E Online
1.814 of 5 stars
$33.93
+3.8%
$43.00
+26.7%
+15.2%$5.57B$569.95M-41.89767Gap Down
W
Wayfair
4.0905 of 5 stars
$57.75
+5.5%
$77.03
+33.4%
+42.9%$6.95B$12.00B-8.8614,400Upcoming Earnings
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This page (NYSE:ANF) was last updated on 4/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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