Abercrombie & Fitch Co., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer.
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Excellent balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Abercrombie & Fitch's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ANF'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: ANF underperformed the US Specialty Retail industry which returned -24.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ANF underperformed the US Market which returned -12.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Abercrombie & Fitch's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Abercrombie & Fitch 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: ANF ($9.91) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($13.36)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ANF is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ANF is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.2x) compared to the Specialty Retail industry average (8.5x).
PE vs Market: ANF is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.2x) compared to the US market (13x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ANF's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ANF is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (0.8x).
How is Abercrombie & Fitch forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ANF's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-26.3% per year).
Earnings vs Market: ANF's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-26.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ANF's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ANF's revenue (0.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ANF's revenue (0.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ANF's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (0.6%).
How has Abercrombie & Fitch performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ANF has a large one-off loss of $66.4M impacting its February 1 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: ANF's current net profit margins (1.1%) are lower than last year (2.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ANF's earnings have grown significantly by 22.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ANF's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ANF had negative earnings growth (-47%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Specialty Retail industry average (6.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ANF's Return on Equity (4.2%) is considered low.
How is Abercrombie & Fitch's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ANF's short term assets ($1.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($815.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: ANF's short term assets ($1.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ANF's debt to equity ratio (21.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ANF's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 24.8% to 21.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ANF's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (104.3%).
Interest Coverage: ANF's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17.6x coverage).
Inventory Level: ANF has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: ANF's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 5.5x debt).
What is Abercrombie & Fitch's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ANF's dividend (8.07%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.98%).
High Dividend: ANF's dividend (8.07%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.49%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ANF's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ANF's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (131%), ANF's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ANF's dividends in 3 years are not forecast to be well covered by earnings (137.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Fran Horowitz (55yo)
Ms. Fran Horowitz has been the Chief Executive Officer of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. since February 1, 2017. Ms. Horowitz served as President and Chief Merchandising Officer of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. from De ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Fran's total compensation ($USD8.48M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.18M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Fran's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||3yrs||US$8.48m||0.61% $3.8m|
|Senior VP & CFO||2.42yrs||US$1.84m||0.019% $120.2k|
|Senior VP||1.42yrs||US$816.38k||0.0026% $16.2k|
|President of Global Brands||3.58yrs||US$3.94m||0.12% $776.8k|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer||3.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||no data||no data||0.064% $397.3k|
|Senior Vice President of Global Real Estate||20yrs||US$1.83m||no data|
|Senior Vice President and Senior Counsel||12.92yrs||US$1.25m||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Human Resources||6.17yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ANF's management team is considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||3yrs||US$8.48m||0.61% $3.8m|
|Independent Director||16.67yrs||US$269.82k||0.089% $556.1k|
|Independent Director||1yr||no data||0.0085% $53.1k|
|Independent Director||2yrs||US$273.11k||0.023% $144.2k|
|Independent Director||9yrs||US$265.38k||0.0024% $14.9k|
|Independent Director||6.17yrs||US$279.61k||0.082% $508.3k|
|Independent Director||20.17yrs||US$247.88k||0.025% $153.3k|
|Non-Executive Chairman||2yrs||US$468.30k||0.082% $509.7k|
|Independent Director||1yr||no data||0.0039% $24.2k|
|Independent Director||6.17yrs||US$235.38k||0.041% $257.9k|
Experienced Board: ANF's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ANF 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.
Abercrombie & Fitch Co.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
- Ticker: ANF
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1892
- Industry: Apparel Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: US$622.209m
- Shares outstanding: 62.79m
- Website: https://www.abercrombie.com
Number of Employees
- Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
- 6301 Fitch Path
- New Albany
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ANF||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||US||USD||Sep 1996|
|AFT||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||DE||EUR||Sep 1996|
|AFT||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||CH||CHF||Sep 1996|
|0R32||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||GB||USD||Sep 1996|
|ANF||BASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)||CEDEAR EACH 1 REP 1 COM USD0||AR||ARS||Apr 2019|
Abercrombie & Fitch Co., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer. The company operates in two segments, Hollister and Abercrombie. It offers an assortment of apparel, personal care products, intimates, and accessories for men, women, and children under the Hollister, Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, and Gilly Hicks brands. As of March 15, 2020, it operated approximately 850 stores in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The company sells products through its stores and direct-to-consumer channels; various third-party wholesale, franchise, and licensing arrangements; and e-commerce platforms. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in New Albany, Ohio.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/30 00:17|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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