Consider Both Bulls and Bears Before Trade – American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)

    Foyle Jennifer M., Global Brand President-aerie, subtracted 117,051 shares of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) from its portfolio at the rate of $23.53 per share valuing $2,754,210 on May 06. The insider left behind 63,692 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) was $17.82. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $18.05, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $18.29. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $17.49 and a 2nd Support Level at $17.16. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) stock has gained $1.22, or 7.35%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$2.18, or -10.90%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$2.90, or -14.00%. This year-to-date, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) shares have lost -$1.51, or -7.81%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) stock, 40% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 75% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

    With 172,224 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $3,043,198K. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) generates $4,036 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $261,900 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -24.23%, a 3-Year Total Return of 16.17%, and a 5-year Total Return of 54.29%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 44.74%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.138 per share on 04/11/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 3.06%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.55.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Apr-19, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) reported earnings of $0.24 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.21 per share, representing a 0.03 difference and 14.72% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Jan-19, the reported earnings of $0.43 represented a 0.01 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.42 per share, which was a 2.55% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 07/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.32 per share. This estimate came from a total of 8 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.33 and the low estimate was $0.30. In the year-ago quarter, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) generated per-share earnings of $0.34. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -5.88% .

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 20 purchases (256,043 shares in total) and 20 sale (199,657 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 32 insider buys amounting to 462,850 shares and 30 insider sales amounting to 281,627 shares. In the past full year, 44 insider purchases were made (involving 674,970 shares) and 46 insider sell-offs equivalent to 1,340,210 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) has a Current Ratio of 1.93, a Quick Ratio of 1.15 and a Cash Ratio of 0.78.