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American Eagle Outfitters Inc

American Eagle Outfitters is a apparel company located in Pennsylvania, United States, which is part of the Consumer Cyclical sector, and is traded under the ticker AEO on the NYSE exchange.

American Eagle Outfitters stock last closed at $10.68, up 1.81% from the previous day, and has decreased 56.76% in one year. It has underperformed other stocks in the Apparel Retail industry by 0.21 percentage points. American Eagle Outfitters stock is currently +10.89% from its 52-week low of $9.63, and -63.41% from its 52-week high of $29.19.

At the moment, there are 187.33M shares of AEO outstanding. The market capitalization of AEO is $2.00B. In the last 24 hours, 3.89M AEO shares were traded.

How to Buy American Eagle Outfitters Stock

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  1. Figure out where to buy American Eagle Outfitters stock: You need to decide on a stock brokerage, but don't worry - we've analyzed dozens of online brokerages and apps to help you determine where to buy American Eagle Outfitters stock.
  2. Open a brokerage account: Sign up for 0% commission trading with the highest-rated brokerage we've identified. It's the best place to buy AEO stock.
  3. Put funds into your brokerage account: Pick your method of payment and add your information.
  4. Evaluate American Eagle Outfitters stock: The American Eagle Outfitters ticker symbol is AEO. Is American Eagle Outfitters stock a good investment? Should you buy shares of AEO? How do AEO's underlying business fundamentals look? Do top analysts think American Eagle Outfitters is a good buy? Why has AEO's stock price moved recently? (Hint: Our stock research website can help you understand if AEO is a good stock to buy).
  5. Execute your AEO purchase: Decide if you will purchase AEO shares at the current market price or use a limit order to purchase AEO shares at a specific price.
  6. Track your investment in AEO: Create a watchlist to get the latest news on your investment in American Eagle Outfitters shares.

Step 1: Figure out where to buy American Eagle Outfitters stock

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Step 4: Evaluate American Eagle Outfitters stock

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American Eagle Outfitters shares quick numbers

AEO Price
$10.68
1w %
2.79%
1y %
-56.76%
5y %
-22.89%
P/E
9.21x
P/B
1.46x
P/S
0.38x
PEG
0.95x
Revenue
$5.04B
Earnings
$191.93M
Fore. Rev. Growth
2.63%
Fore. Earn. Growth
9.67%
Market Cap
$2.00B
Next Earnings
N/A
Next Dividend
N/A

AEO Overview

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You can view all of the due diligence checks on AEO's stock page.

What is the fair value of AEO stock?

You can use a variety of different financial metrics, analyses, models, and charts to gauge AEO's true value.

Using relative valuations measures:

  • AEO could be undervalued based on its P/E ratio of 9.21x, relative to Apparel Retail industry P/E ratio of 19.76x
  • AEO could be undervalued based on its P/B ratio of 1.46x, relative to Apparel Retail industry P/B ratio of 8.01x
  • AEO could be undervalued based on its PEG ratio of 0.95x

You can do more valuation research on AEO's stock here.

AEO Financial Health Overview

Positive Financial Indicators:

  • There are more short-term assets than short-term liabilities on the AEO balance sheet.
  • AEO has $98.21M in cash and short term investments. This is enough to cover its annual cash burn of $199.01M.

Negative Financial Indicators:

  • AEO has a relatively high debt to equity ratio of 1.64.
  • There are more long-term liabilities than short-term assets on the AEO balance sheet.
  • AEO has cash burn of 199013000. It does not have enough cash and short-term investments to cover this.
  • Total AEO debt is higher than 5 years ago, relative to shareholder equity.
  • AEO profit margin has gone down from 6.1% to 3.8% in the past year.

Do Wall Street analysts think it's a good time to buy American Eagle Outfitters stock

Out of 11 Wall Street analysts who monitor AEO, the consensus analyst rating on AEO is a Hold

Should I buy or sell AEO stock?

Based on 11 analysts offering ratings for American Eagle Outfitters Inc.
Hold
Strong Buy
3 analysts 27.27%
Buy
0 analysts 0%
Hold
6 analysts 54.55%
Sell
1 analysts 9.09%
Strong Sell
1 analysts 9.09%

Most Recent AEO Analyst Upgrades/Downgrades

Adrienne Yih, a top 5% analyst from Barclays maintains AEO with a hold rating and raises their AEO price target from $10.00 to $11.00, on Sep 9, 2022.

Jonna Kim, a bottom 34% analyst from Cowen & Co. maintains AEO with a hold rating and lowers their AEO price target from $13.00 to $11.00, on Sep 8, 2022.

Paul Lejuez, a top 6% analyst from Citigroup maintains AEO with a hold rating and lowers their AEO price target from $13.00 to $10.00, on Sep 8, 2022.

Dana Telsey, a bottom 1% analyst from Telsey Advisory Group maintains AEO with a hold rating and lowers their AEO price target from $15.00 to $13.00, on Sep 8, 2022.

David Buckley, a bottom 50% analyst from Bank of America downgrades AEO to a sell rating and announces their AEO price target of $8.00, on Jul 26, 2022.

You can dig deeper into what analysts are projecting on the American Eagle Outfitters stock forecast page.

AEO Momentum

SMA10
10.23
SMA20
10.52
SMA50
11.51
SMA100
11.92
SMA200
15.89
MACD
-0.35
MACD Signal
-0.41
MACD Histogram
0.06
RSI
48.66
Stochastic %K
50.25
Stochastic %D
32.41
StochRSI %K
89.84
StochRSI %D
65.06

How is AEO performing as a company?

Last year, AEO earnings were $191.93M. Over the past 5 year, AEO's earnings have increased by 3.43% per year. This was slower than the Apparel Retail industry average of 13.05%.

Last year, AEO revenue was $5.04B. In the last 5 year, AEO's revenue has gone up by 6.68% per year. This was slower than the Apparel Retail industry average of 12.5%.

You can research AEO's earnings and revenue performance here.

What are AEO insiders up to?

Over the past year, insiders at AEO have sold more shares than they have bought.

Marisa Baldwin, EVP - CHRO of AEO, was the latest AEO insider to sell. They sold $2,449.92 worth of AEO stock on Sep 13, 2022.

Learn more about who owns AEO shares here.

Can I get consistent income from AEO stock?

American Eagle Outfitters pays a dividend of 6.74%, compared to the Apparel Retail industry's average dividend yield of 3.39%. If you owned $1,000 worth of AEO stock, you would have received $67.42 in the past year.

American Eagle Outfitters dividend payments have not consistently grown over the past decade and have not remained stable.

Find more analysis about American Eagle Outfitters dividend yield and history here.

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Step 5: Execute your AEO purchase

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Step 6: Track your investment in AEO

Now that you own some AEO shares, you'll want to keep up with your new shares.

Create a watchlist to get notified of important updates regarding your AEO stock.

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How to Buy Stock in American Eagle Outfitters

To reiterate, here are the 6 steps you need to take to buy American Eagle Outfitters stock right now:

  1. Figure out where to buy American Eagle Outfitters stock
  2. Open a brokerage account
  3. Put funds into your brokerage account
  4. Evaluate American Eagle Outfitters stock
  5. Execute your AEO purchase
  6. Track your investment in AEO

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NYSE: AEO
$10.68+0.19 (+1.81%)
Updated Oct 5, 2022
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NYSE: AEO
$10.68+0.19 (+1.81%)
Updated Oct 5, 2022
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FAQ

How much does it cost to buy one American Eagle Outfitters share?

As of Oct 5, 2022, it costs $10.68 to buy one share of American Eagle Outfitters stock.

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Is now a good time to buy American Eagle Outfitters stock?

According to 11 Wall Street analysts who monitor American Eagle Outfitters, their consensus recommendation is to hold American Eagle Outfitters stock.

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