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Abercrombie & Fitch

Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Moderate growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.


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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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-9.6%

ANF

-3.2%

US Specialty Retail

-1.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

-12.5%

ANF

18.5%

US Specialty Retail

15.0%

US Market

Return vs Industry: ANF underperformed the US Specialty Retail industry which returned 19% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ANF underperformed the US Market which returned 15.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ANFIndustryMarket
7 Day-9.6%-3.2%-1.1%
30 Day1.5%2.7%2.9%
90 Day47.1%8.6%5.7%
1 Year-10.1%-12.5%19.7%18.5%17.6%15.0%
3 Year30.6%17.3%81.2%73.2%38.9%29.7%
5 Year-25.2%-39.1%60.0%47.6%78.4%58.4%

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?

1.1x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ANF ($14.92) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($3.98)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ANF is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Specialty Retail industry average.

PE vs Market: ANF 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 ANF's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ANF is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (1.9x).


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Future Growth

How is Abercrombie & Fitch forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?

109.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ANF is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: ANF is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: ANF's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: ANF's revenue (7.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ANF's revenue (7.9% 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 (4.6%).


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Past Performance

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

-22.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ANF is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: ANF is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ANF is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 22.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ANF's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: ANF is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ANF has a negative Return on Equity (-17.88%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Abercrombie & Fitch's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ANF's short term assets ($1.4B) exceed its short term liabilities ($921.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: ANF's short term assets ($1.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.6B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ANF's debt to equity ratio (42.2%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: ANF's debt to equity ratio has increased from 26.5% to 42.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ANF's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (126.1%).

Interest Coverage: ANF is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

2.85%

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?

3.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Fran Horowitz (56 yo)

3.58yrs

Tenure

US$8,389,027

Compensation

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 ($USD8.39M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.92M).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Fran Horowitz
CEO & Director3.58yrsUS$8.39m1.05%
$ 9.3m
Scott Lipesky
Senior VP & CFO3yrsUS$2.07m0.034%
$ 300.9k
Gregory Henchel
Senior VP2yrsUS$1.30m0.0059%
$ 51.8k
John Gabrielli
SVP & Chief Human Resources Officerno dataUS$1.76m0.11%
$ 988.5k
Kristin Scott
President of Global Brands4.17yrsUS$4.72m0.24%
$ 2.2m
Pamela Quintiliano
Vice President of Investor Relations1.83yrsno datano data
Willie Smith
Chief Marketing Officer3.75yrsno datano data
David Leino
Senior Vice President of Global Real Estate20.67yrsUS$1.83mno data
David Cupps
Senior Vice President and Senior Counsel13.5yrsUS$1.25mno data
James Bierbower
Executive Vice President of Human Resources6.75yrsno datano data
Ronald Grzymkowski
Senior Vice President of Human Resourcesno datano datano data
Aaron Levine
Senior Vice President of Men's & Women's Designno datano datano data

3.8yrs

Average Tenure

53.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: ANF's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Fran Horowitz
CEO & Director3.58yrsUS$8.39m1.05%
$ 9.3m
Nigel Travis
Independent Director1.58yrsUS$291.31k0.024%
$ 215.6k
Kerrii Anderson
Independent Director2.58yrsUS$248.67k0.039%
$ 345.7k
Michael Greenlees
Independent Director9.58yrsUS$270.00k0.018%
$ 160.9k
Charles Perrin
Independent Director6.75yrsUS$248.93k0.098%
$ 866.3k
Archie Griffin
Independent Director20.17yrsUS$252.50k0.041%
$ 358.8k
James Goldman
Independent Director0.42yrno datano data
Terry Burman
Independent Non-Executive Chairman2.58yrsUS$440.00k0.11%
$ 961.3k
Helen McCluskey
Independent Director1.58yrsUS$279.47k0.020%
$ 174.2k
Sarah Gallagher
Independent Director6.33yrsUS$240.00k0.058%
$ 508.4k
Felix Carbullido
Independent Director1.17yrsUS$161.38k0.012%
$ 106.6k
Suzanne Coulter
Independent Director0.42yrno datano data

2.6yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: ANF's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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

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$883.828m
  • Shares outstanding: 62.37m
  • Website: https://www.abercrombie.com

Number of Employees


Location

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

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ANFNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDSep 1996
AFTDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockDEEURSep 1996
AFTXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesClass A Common StockDEEURSep 1996
0R32LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockGBUSDSep 1996
ANFBASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)CEDEAR EACH 1 REP 1 COM USD0ARARSApr 2019

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 Analysis2020/10/29 00:29
End of Day Share Price2020/10/28 00:00
Earnings2020/08/01
Annual Earnings2020/02/01


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.