Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) shares traded down -5.6% during most recent session.
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Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.as $960210 in the Current Quarter. The insider now holds 35,673 shares of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. LSV Asset Management now owns 7,339,955 shares of the apparel retailer's stock worth $88,446,000 after acquiring an additional 76,600 shares in the last quarter. The Volatility 12m of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
Tracking moving averages is one of the most universally used techniques for performing technical stock analysis. Hamlin Capital Management LLC raised its stake in American Eagle Outfitters by 34.0% during the 2nd quarter.
The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: BLACKROCK INC. with 17.64 million shares, VANGUARD GROUP INC with 13.84 million shares, LSV ASSET MANAGEMENT with 7.34 million shares, DIMENSIONAL FUND ADVISORS LP with 7.22 million shares, and HAMLIN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC with 6.68 million shares. Finally, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans lifted its stake in shares of American Eagle Outfitters by 10.6% in the 1st quarter. The value of the investment in AEO decreased from $16,264,000 to $3,145,000 a change of $13,119,000 quarter to quarter.
Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company.
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Performance Evaluation of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
Checking in on some valuation rankings, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) traded up $0.59 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $13.98. The company has a market capitalization of $2,475.15, a P/E ratio of 12.16, a PEG ratio of 1.41 and a beta of 1.10. Over the 52-week time span, the stock notched a high price of $19 and its minimum price was $10.23. American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) has declined 31.50% since November 12, 2016 and is downtrending. The company's quarterly EPS surprised Wall Street by as much as 29% to the upside in its last earnings announcement, so investors should note this tendency when assessing consensus estimates. The business had revenue of $845.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $823.84 million. American Eagle Outfitters's payout ratio is now 51.55%. The Firm has ATR of 0.45 that is explaining range of a day's trading is high-low; ATR expands it to yesterday's closing price if it was outside of current range. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 6th were given a $0.125 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, October 5th. The firm has dividend yield of 5.57% that is also considered as effective indicator. American Eagle Outfitters's payout ratio is 51.55%.
A number of analysts recently commented on AEO shares. American International Group Inc augmented its holdings by buying 15,667 shares an increase of 3.6% in the quarter. Cowen and Company set a $19.00 target price on shares of American Eagle Outfitters and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, December 1st. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reiterated a buy rating and issued a $15.00 target price on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. Of those analysts, 5 rate stock as a Strong Buy, 5 rate it as Hold, and just no analyst rates it as a Moderate Sell.
In other American Eagle Outfitters news, insider Jennifer M. Foyle sold 13,500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 27th. Verity Asset Management, Inc. now holds 32,408 shares with a value of $422,000. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.