Urban Outfitters, Inc. engages in the retail and wholesale of general consumer products. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Urban Outfitters's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: URBN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: URBN's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Specialty Retail
1 Year Return
US Specialty Retail
Return vs Industry: URBN exceeded the US Specialty Retail industry which returned 106.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: URBN exceeded the US Market which returned 50.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Urban Outfitters's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Urban Outfitters undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: URBN ($37.36) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($29.66)
Significantly Below Fair Value: URBN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: URBN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (2956.9x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (17.4x).
PE vs Market: URBN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (2956.9x) compared to the US market (19.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: URBN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (87.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: URBN is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.5x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (3.2x).
How is Urban Outfitters forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: URBN's forecast earnings growth (33.8% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: URBN's earnings (33.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: URBN's revenue (8.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: URBN's revenue (8.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: URBN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.3%).
How has Urban Outfitters performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: URBN has a large one-off loss of $30.1M impacting its January 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: URBN's current net profit margins (0.04%) are lower than last year (4.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: URBN's earnings have declined by 21.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: URBN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: URBN had negative earnings growth (-99.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Specialty Retail industry average (48.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: URBN's Return on Equity (0.08%) is considered low.
How is Urban Outfitters's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: URBN's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($906.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: URBN's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: URBN is debt free.
Reducing Debt: URBN has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 13%.
Debt Coverage: URBN has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: URBN has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Urban Outfitters's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate URBN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate URBN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if URBN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if URBN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of URBN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dick Hayne (72 yo)
Mr. Richard A. Hayne also known as Dick, co-founded Urban Outfitters, Inc. in 1970 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since January 10, 2012. Mr. Hayne served as the President of Urban Outfitters, In...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dick's total compensation ($USD47.82K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.35M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dick's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: URBN's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: URBN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: URBN insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Urban Outfitters, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Urban Outfitters, Inc.
- Ticker: URBN
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1970
- Industry: Apparel Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: US$3.669b
- Shares outstanding: 98.22m
- Website: https://www.urbn.com
Number of Employees
- Urban Outfitters, Inc.
- 5000 South Broad Street
- United States
Urban Outfitters, Inc. engages in the retail and wholesale of general consumer products. The company operates through three segments: Retail, wholesale, and Subscription. It operates Urban Outfitters store...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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