Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) – The Long Game That Investors Are Missing

TRAVIS NIGEL, Director, added 2,917 shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) to its portfolio at the rate of $25.70 per share valuing $74,966 on Mar 08. The insider has now 2,917 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 Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) was $16.29. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $16.51, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $16.72. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $16.05 and a 2nd Support Level at $15.81. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) stock has gained $0.94, or 6.12%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$9.85, or -37.68%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$9.20, or -36.09%. This year-to-date, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) shares have lost -$3.76, or -18.75%.

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 Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) stock, 40% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 25% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

With 65,688 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $1,052,322K. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) generates $3,590 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $74,540 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -40.83%, a 3-Year Total Return of -8.33%, and a 5-year Total Return of -62.15%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.200 per share on 06/06/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 5.08%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.80.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Apr-19, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) reported earnings of -$0.29 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of -$0.43 per share, representing a 0.14 difference and -31.91% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Jan-19, the reported earnings of $1.35 represented a 0.2 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $1.15 per share, which was a 17.51% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 07/2019, the average earnings estimate is -$0.52 per share. This estimate came from a total of 8 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was -$0.47 and the low estimate was -$0.60. In the year-ago quarter, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) generated per-share earnings of $0.06. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -966.67% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 14 purchases (101,991 shares in total) and 7 sale (28,213 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 22 insider buys amounting to 298,008 shares and 12 insider sales amounting to 110,423 shares. In the past full year, 26 insider purchases were made (involving 373,099 shares) and 15 insider sell-offs equivalent to 138,686 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) has a Current Ratio of 2.39, a Quick Ratio of 1.61 and a Cash Ratio of 1.29. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 24.55, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 19.71, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 12.44. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 24.55 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 19.71.