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Abercrombie & Fitch

Market Cap

US$2.7b

Last Updated

2021/06/13 03:06 UTC

Data Sources

Company Financials +

Executive Summary

Abercrombie & Fitch Co., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet and slightly overvalued.


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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 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ANF's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

9.1%

ANF

1.1%

US Specialty Retail

0.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

286.9%

ANF

77.0%

US Specialty Retail

44.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: ANF exceeded the US Specialty Retail industry which returned 76.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ANF exceeded the US Market which returned 44.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ANFIndustryMarket
7 Day9.1%1.1%0.8%
30 Day11.9%2.8%4.9%
90 Day26.0%2.4%5.1%
1 Year286.9%286.9%78.1%77.0%46.7%44.3%
3 Year84.2%70.1%86.5%79.6%60.3%50.4%
5 Year171.8%127.1%123.4%108.0%128.3%102.7%

Long-Term 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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Valuation

Is Abercrombie & Fitch undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

15.67x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ANF ($43.1) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($20.19)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ANF is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ANF is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.7x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (15x).

PE vs Market: ANF is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.7x) compared to the US market (19.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: ANF is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ANF is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (3.4x).


Future Growth

How is Abercrombie & Fitch forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?

11.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ANF's forecast earnings growth (11.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: ANF's earnings (11.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (15.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: ANF's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: ANF's revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ANF's revenue (2.7% 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 (15.3%).


Past Performance

How has Abercrombie & Fitch performed over the past 5 years?

-19.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ANF has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ANF became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ANF's earnings have declined by 19.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ANF has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: ANF has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (122.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ANF's Return on Equity (18.7%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Abercrombie & Fitch's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ANF's short term assets ($1.5B) exceed its short term liabilities ($817.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: ANF's short term assets ($1.5B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.3B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ANF's debt to equity ratio (36.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: ANF's debt to equity ratio has increased from 26.9% to 36.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ANF's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (120.4%).

Interest Coverage: ANF's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Abercrombie & Fitch current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.22%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ANF's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ANF'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 ANF's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ANF's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: ANF is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ANF's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

4.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Fran Horowitz (56 yo)

4.33yrs

Tenure

US$11,949,691

Compensation

Ms. Fran Horowitz has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. since February 1, 2017. Ms. Horowitz served as President and Chief Merchandising Officer of Abercrombie & Fitc...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Fran's total compensation ($USD11.95M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.21M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Fran's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ANF's management team is considered experienced (4.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: ANF's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Abercrombie & Fitch Co.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
  • Ticker: ANF
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1892
  • Industry: Apparel Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: US$2.652b
  • Shares outstanding: 61.54m
  • Website: https://www.abercrombie.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
  • 6301 Fitch Path
  • New Albany
  • Ohio
  • 43054
  • United States

Listings


Biography

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 produ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/06/13 03:06
End of Day Share Price2021/06/11 00:00
Earnings2021/05/01
Annual Earnings2021/01/30


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.