American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.13 (AEO)

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. AEO's profit will be $69.14 million for 8.86 P/E if the $0.39 EPS becomes a reality. Capstone Asset Management Co. raised its holdings in shares of American Eagle Outfitters by 0.4% in the first quarter.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "American Eagle Outfitters, Inc". Research analysts expect American Eagle Outfitters to earn $1.15 per share next year, which means the company should continue to be able to cover its $0.50 annual dividend with an expected future payout ratio of 43.5%. For the next year, analysts forecast that the company will post earnings of $1.15 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.00 to $1.25. With short interest at 21,324,348 and short average daily volume at 7,835,094, the short-interest ratio is 3.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.12% on August 31. American Eagle Outfitters had a return on equity of 18.25% and a net margin of 4.85%. The business had revenue of $845.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $823.84 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.23 EPS. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown 37.5%, while the company's earnings per share has grown 15.3%.

A number of analysts have recently commented on AEO shares.

Among 4 analysts covering Western Forest Products (TSE:WEF), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold.

On August 15 the stock rating was upgraded to "Buy" from "Peer Perform" in a report issued by FBR Capital. BMO Capital Markets maintained American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) rating on Wednesday, July 5. American Eagle Outfitters presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $14.84. (AEO) price hitting a mean target of $13.5 a share, meaning the stock still has potential that could drag the price another -1.24% Also, the recent close suggests the stock is underpriced by 31.68% compared to the most bullish target. On Monday, January 11 the stock rating was maintained by Wolfe Research with "Outperform". The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $14.84. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of American Eagle Outfitters by 2.2% during the first quarter. Next quarter's EPS is estimated at $0.39 with next year's EPS projected to be $1.16. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its position in shares of American Eagle Outfitters by 9.3% during the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 8,533 shares of the apparel retailer's stock worth $103,000 after purchasing an additional 729 shares during the last quarter. LLC lifted its position in shares of American Eagle Outfitters by 3.1% during the second quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 23,960 shares of the apparel retailer's stock valued at $336,000 after purchasing an additional 18,360 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 83.87% of the company's stock.

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 23rd. Shares saw a steep decrease in trading volume of 97.87% under the normal average daily volume. The stock has a market cap of $2.42 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.03 and a beta of 1.07. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$19 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$10.23. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $10. (NYSE:AEO) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 7th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Friday, October 6th will be paid a dividend of 0.125 per share by the apparel retailer on Friday, October 20th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 5th. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.62%. If you are accessing this piece of content on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide copyright legislation. American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) has $2.45B valuation.

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