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Urban Outfitters Inc. (URBN)

URBN is now overvalued by 7.44% relative to the average 1-year price target of $21.11 taken from a group of Wall Street Analysts.

A number of research firms recently commented on URBN.

The company reported its EPS on 7/30/2017.

Is Urban Outfitters, Inc. Telsey Advisory Group decreased their target price on shares of Urban Outfitters from $26.00 to $20.00 and set a market perform rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, June 9th. The mean target price as estimated by the analysts for the company has been recorded at $21.11. The firm presently has a "hold" rating on the apparel retailer's stock. The stock has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $22.20. (NASDAQ:URBN) shares were down -0.35% to reach $22.68.

August 15 investment analysts at FBR Capital kept the stock rating at "Neutral" and lowered the price expectation to $16.00 from $29.00. URBN's latest closing price was 0.11% away from the average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance of 17.81% from the 50 Day Moving Average and 8.20% away compared to its SMA 20. The company has market cap of $2.53 billion.

Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ:URBN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 15th. The company's quarterly EPS surprised Wall Street by as much as 19% to the upside in its last earnings announcement, so investors should note this tendency when assessing consensus estimates. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 13.3% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 16.6 percent.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Urban Outfitters Inc.as $860200 in the Current Quarter. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.66 EPS. MN boosted its stake in Urban Outfitters by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This story was published by StockNewsTimes and is owned by of StockNewsTimes. If you are reading this news story on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide copyright law. This buyback authorization authorizes the apparel retailer to reacquire up to 0.9% of its shares through open market purchases. The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was $3.58 a share in the trailing twelve months.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company.

Urban Outfitters, Inc is a lifestyle specialty retail company. $1.06 million worth of TE Connectivity Ltd (NYSE:TEL) shares were sold by Jenkins John S. On Wednesday, May 31 Ott Robert J sold $2.48M worth of TE Connectivity Ltd (NYSE:TEL) or 31,400 shares. Finally, Empirical Finance LLC lifted its holdings in Urban Outfitters by 0.5% in the second quarter. Currently, 303.18 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 207.83 million shares have been available to trade. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its stake in Urban Outfitters by 1.9% during the 2nd quarter.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -4.16% per annum.

Urban Outfitters (URBN) opened at 23.09 on Monday. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 3,926,812 shares of the apparel retailer's stock worth $72,803,000 after purchasing an additional 10,249 shares in the last quarter. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Urban Outfitters from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. As of the end of the quarter Engineers Gate Manager Lp had acquired a total of 131,472 shares growing its holdings by 1,537.1%. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund owns 0.11% invested in TE Connectivity Ltd (NYSE:TEL) for 78,289 shares. The Company operates through two segments: Retail and Wholesale. The Company's Retail segment consists of its Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Free People, Terrain and Bhldn brands, whose merchandise is sold to its clients through retail stores, Websites, mobile applications, catalogs and customer contact centers.



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