American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer that provides clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle and Aerie brands.
6 star dividend payer with excellent balance sheet.
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 has not had significant price volatility in 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 17.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AEO underperformed the US Market which returned 20.1% 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?
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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 ($14.82) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($14.83)
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 good value based on its PE Ratio (9.7x) compared to the Specialty Retail industry average (16.7x).
PE vs Market: AEO is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.7x) compared to the US market (18.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AEO's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AEO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (1.5x).
How is American Eagle Outfitters forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AEO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-6.5% per year).
Earnings vs Market: AEO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-6.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: AEO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: AEO's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AEO's revenue (3.6% 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 low in 3 years time (19.7%).
How has American Eagle Outfitters performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AEO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AEO's current net profit margins (6.2%) are lower than last year (7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AEO's earnings have grown by 16.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AEO's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: AEO had negative earnings growth (-6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Specialty Retail industry average (5.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AEO's Return on Equity (20.8%) is considered high.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is American Eagle Outfitters's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AEO's short term assets ($1.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($810.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: AEO's short term assets ($1.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AEO is debt free.
Reducing Debt: AEO has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AEO has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: AEO has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: AEO has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: AEO's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 4.7436186176675E+15x debt).
What is American Eagle Outfitters's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: AEO's dividend (3.71%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.44%).
High Dividend: AEO's dividend (3.71%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.69%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AEO's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AEO's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (35.9%), AEO's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: AEO's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (51.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jay Schottenstein (65yo)
Mr. Jay L. Schottenstein has been Executive Chairman and Director at DSW Inc. since March 2005. Mr. Schottenstein has been the Executive Chairman of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. since March 1992 and has ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jay's total compensation ($USD10.21M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.88M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jay's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Executive Chairman of the Board & CEO||6.1yrs||US$10.21m||6.13% $151.7m|
|Executive VP & CFO||3.3yrs||US$4.99m||0.0057% $140.3k|
|Executive VP & COO||7.7yrs||US$5.31m||0.086% $2.1m|
|Executive VP & Global Brand President of American Eagle Outfitters||0.7yrs||US$7.06m||0.090% $2.2m|
|Executive VP & Global Brand President of Aerie||0.7yrs||US$6.88m||0.049% $1.2m|
|VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller||2.3yrs||no data||0.0051% $126.5k|
|Vice President of Investor Relation||20.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Director of Governance & Compliance and Corporate Secretary||6.4yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & General Counsel||3.3yrs||no data||0.0066% $162.1k|
|Chief Marketing Officer & Executive VP||3.7yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: AEO's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman of the Board & CEO||6.1yrs||US$10.21m||6.13% $151.7m|
|Independent Director||12.7yrs||US$325.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||15.7yrs||US$320.00k||0.033% $809.2k|
|Independent Director||9yrs||US$302.50k||0.0054% $133.6k|
|Independent Director||1yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||6.7yrs||US$247.50k||0.016% $385.6k|
|Lead Independent Director||2.8yrs||US$395.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.9yrs||US$211.80k||0.0096% $238.6k|
Experienced Board: AEO's board of directors are considered experienced (7.8 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.
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$2.475b
- Shares outstanding: 166.98m
- 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 also provides jeans, and other 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 March 6, 2019, it operated approximately 934 American Eagle stores, 262 Aerie stores, 5 Tailgate stand-alone stores, and 1 Todd Snyder stand-alone store in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, and Hong Kong. It also ships to 81 countries through its Websites; and offers its merchandise at 231 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||2020/02/17 00:20|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/14 00:00|
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