AEO Stock Overview
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer that provides clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle and Aerie brands.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$14.11|
|52 Week High||US$38.99|
|52 Week Low||US$13.37|
|1 Month Change||-19.37%|
|3 Month Change||-38.22%|
|1 Year Change||-62.09%|
|3 Year Change||-29.31%|
|5 Year Change||26.66%|
|Change since IPO||1,487.36%|
Recent News & Updates
What Does American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.'s (NYSE:AEO) Share Price Indicate?
While American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. ( NYSE:AEO ) might not be the most widely known stock at the moment, it saw...
American Eagle Outfitters Stock: Clothing Icon Poised For Long-Term Dominance
AEO, a leading clothing manufacturer, is quietly becoming the leader in the mid-cap retail clothing space. The company's proven track record of 29 consecutive quarters of double-digit growth and no debt (pre-COVID) shows consistency worth betting on as a reopening trade. They recently provided a stellar long-term supply chain strategy to compete with large-cap suppliers (like Amazon). The AEO stock is undervalued and should outperform the broader market as vertical integration synergies start to bear fruit. I set a price target of $40/share.
Is American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) Using Too Much Debt?
David Iben put it well when he said, 'Volatility is not a risk we care about. What we care about is avoiding the...
|AEO||US Specialty Retail||US Market|
Return vs Industry: AEO underperformed the US Specialty Retail industry which returned -24.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AEO underperformed the US Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.
|AEO Average Weekly Movement||8.5%|
|Specialty Retail Industry Average Movement||8.3%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: AEO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AEO's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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 women and men; and intimates, apparel, activewear, and swim collections, as well as personal care products for women. It also offers graphic tees and other clothing products under the Tailgate brand name; and menswear products under the Todd Snyder New York brand name.
American Eagle Outfitters Fundamentals Summary
|AEO fundamental statistics|
Is AEO overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|AEO income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$3.02b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jan 29, 2022
Next Earnings Date
May 26, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.49|
|Net Profit Margin||8.37%|
How did AEO perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
5.1%Current Dividend Yield
Is American Eagle Outfitters undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 6/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: AEO ($14.11) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($102.88)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AEO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AEO is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.7x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (6.5x).
PE vs Market: AEO is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.7x) compared to the US market (15.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AEO is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AEO is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (1.9x).
How is American Eagle Outfitters forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AEO's forecast earnings growth (16.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: AEO's earnings (16.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: AEO's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: AEO's revenue (8.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AEO's revenue (8.6% 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 (30.1%)
How has American Eagle Outfitters performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AEO has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AEO became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AEO's earnings have declined by 7.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AEO has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: AEO has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (82.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AEO's Return on Equity (29.5%) is considered high.
How is American Eagle Outfitters's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AEO's short term assets ($1.4B) exceed its short term liabilities ($842.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: AEO's short term assets ($1.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AEO has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if AEO's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AEO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (89.1%).
Interest Coverage: AEO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17.5x coverage).
What is American Eagle Outfitters's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 5/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AEO's dividend (5.1%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.54%).
High Dividend: AEO's dividend (5.1%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.05%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AEO's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AEO's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (27.1%), AEO's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (174.1%), AEO's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jay Schottenstein (67 yo)
Mr. Jay L. Schottenstein has been Executive Chairman and Director at Designer Brands Inc. (formerly known as DSW Inc.) since March 2005. Mr. Schottenstein has been the Executive Chairman of American Eagle...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jay's total compensation ($USD14.88M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.90M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jay's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: AEO's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AEO's board of directors are considered experienced (9.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: AEO insiders have sold more shares than they have bought 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 employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
- Ticker: AEO
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1977
- Industry: Apparel Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Implied Market Cap: US$2.423b
- Shares outstanding: 168.84m
- Website: https://www.aeo-inc.com
Number of Employees
- American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
- 77 Hot Metal Street
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/16 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/16 00:00|
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