The EPS of $0.30 that American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE:AEO) reported in the latest quarter came from sales of 1.1B%. Sales increased -0.80%% from the prior quarter, while EPS increased -29.70% also from the prior quarter.
To generate 1.1B% in sales, the company invested $748.15M, with that being the cost of goods sold. Its gross margin for the quarter came to $349.1M after deducting the cost of goods sold from the sales figure.
Let?s look into the charts of the stock
The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 100% Sell with a Strongest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction. Longer term, the trend strength is in the Top 1%. Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend. The market is in highly oversold territory. Beware of a trend reversal.
Can American Eagle Outfitters Inc. fund its operations in the foreseeable future? The company finished the latest quarter with cash balance of 348.61M%. It generated free cash flow of $108.86M in the quarter, with operating activities producing $162.74M in net cash flow.
Looking deeper into American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s liquidity, you see that its current ratio exiting the most recent quarter was 1.80, which quick ratio for the same period was 1.10.
That said, the company’s long-term debt/equity ratio and debt/equity ratios were at 0.00 and 0.00, respectively.
American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s total assets at the end of the latest quarter were $1.85B, while total liabilities were $649.56M.
Analysts on the average have a recommendation of 2.80 on the stock American Eagle Outfitters Inc.. In deciphering the analyst recommendation, investors should keep in mind that a recommendation of 1 signifies BUY, 3 indicates HOLD and 5 implies SELL.
As for the price target, analysts are expecting the stock to hit $15.95 by the end of the next 12 months. Considering the stock?s prevailing price of $11.05, you can see what analyst expect to happen to the price down the line.
To trade at the current price of $11.05, the stock has over the last 12 months traded in the range of a low of $1.28% and a high of $-42.10%.
Shares of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. AEO plunged 14.7% yesterday, as the company posted lower-than-expected first-quarter fiscal 2017 earnings, which also declined year over year. Moreover, management announced aggressive store closure plans and issued a drab comparable store sales (comps) and earnings outlook for the second quarter, raising investors’ fears.