American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer that provides clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle and Aerie brands.
Established dividend payer with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has American Eagle Outfitters's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AEO's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Specialty Retail
1 Year Return
US Specialty Retail
Return vs Industry: AEO underperformed the US Specialty Retail industry which returned -5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AEO underperformed the US Market which returned 7.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is American Eagle Outfitters's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StAmerican Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StAt US$11.96, Is American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) Worth Looking At Closely?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StHow Does American Eagle Outfitters's (NYSE:AEO) P/E Compare To Its Industry, After The Share Price Drop?
Is American Eagle Outfitters undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: AEO ($10.72) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($11.45)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AEO is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AEO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Specialty Retail industry average.
PE vs Market: AEO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AEO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AEO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (1.4x).
How is American Eagle Outfitters forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AEO is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: AEO is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: AEO's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: AEO's revenue (7.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AEO's revenue (7.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: AEO's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (21.2%)
How has American Eagle Outfitters performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AEO is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: AEO is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AEO is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -0.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AEO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: AEO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (-12.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AEO has a negative Return on Equity (-10.7%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is American Eagle Outfitters's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AEO's short term assets ($1.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($662.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: AEO's short term assets ($1.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AEO's debt to equity ratio (64.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if AEO's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AEO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.8%).
Interest Coverage: AEO is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is American Eagle Outfitters's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AEO's dividend (5.13%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.66%).
High Dividend: AEO's dividend (5.13%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.49%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AEO's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AEO's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: AEO is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: AEO's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (64.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jay Schottenstein (66yo)
Mr. Jay L. Schottenstein has been Executive Chairman and Director at Designer Brands Inc. (formerly known as DSW Inc.) since March 2005. Mr. Schottenstein has been the Executive Chairman of American Eagle ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jay's total compensation ($USD8.09M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.70M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jay's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman of the Board & CEO||6.5yrs||US$8.09m||6.24% $110.7m|
|Executive VP & COO||8.08yrs||US$2.97m||0.10% $1.8m|
|Executive VP & Global Brand President of American Eagle Outfitters||1.08yrs||US$4.02m||0.061% $1.1m|
|Executive VP & Global Brand President of Aerie||1.08yrs||US$3.96m||0.083% $1.5m|
|Executive Officer||0.25yr||US$2.15m||0.012% $216.3k|
|Executive VP & CFO||0.25yr||no data||0.0027% $48.4k|
|VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller||2.75yrs||no data||0.0068% $119.9k|
|Vice President of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations||20.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Director of Governance & Compliance and Corporate Secretary||6.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & General Counsel||3.67yrs||no data||0.013% $236.1k|
Experienced Management: AEO's management team is considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman of the Board & CEO||6.5yrs||US$8.09m||6.24% $110.7m|
|Independent Director||13.08yrs||US$305.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||16.08yrs||US$300.00k||0.036% $642.6k|
|Independent Director||9.42yrs||US$280.00k||0.0054% $96.7k|
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||US$254.19k||no data|
|Independent Director||7.08yrs||US$260.83k||0.016% $278.9k|
|Lead Independent Director||3.17yrs||US$375.00k||0.0060% $107.2k|
|Independent Director||2.33yrs||US$263.33k||0.013% $229.9k|
Experienced Board: AEO's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
- Ticker: AEO
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1977
- Industry: Apparel Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: US$1.774b
- Shares outstanding: 165.50m
- Website: https://www.aeo-inc.com
Number of Employees
- American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
- 77 Hot Metal Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AFG||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Apr 1994|
|AEO||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Apr 1994|
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer that provides clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle and Aerie brands. The company provides jeans, and specialty apparel and accessories for men and women; and intimates, activewear, and swim collections, as well as personal care products for women. In addition, it offers sports apparel under the Tailgate brand; and menswear products under the Todd Snyder New York brand name. As of February 1, 2020, it operated approximately 940 American Eagle stores, 148 Aerie stand-alone stores, 5 Tailgate stores, and two Todd Snyder stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, and Hong Kong. It also ships to 81 countries through its Websites; and offers its merchandise at 217 locations operated by licensees in 24 countries, as well as provides products through its Websites ae.com, aerie.com, and ToddSnyder.com. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/07/07 23:53|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/07 00:00|
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