American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) is expecting 20.60% growth in the next quarter: What can investors do to maximize their returns?

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO) kicked off on Friday, up 22.48% from the previous trading day, before settling in for the closing price of $21.85. Over the past 52 weeks, AEO has traded in a range of $9.95-$21.68.

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Consumer Cyclical Sector giant saw their annual sales surged by 6.72% over the last five years. While this was happening, its average annual earnings per share was recorded 44.10%. With a float of $181.11 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $195.06 million.

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American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) Insider Activity

Our next focus will be how large-scale investors are participating in this stock of the Apparel Retail Industry. The insider ownership of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. is 8.32%, while institutional ownership is 92.28%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Jan 19, was worth 488,163. In this transaction Global Brand President-aerie of this company sold 24,271 shares at a rate of $20.11, taking the stock ownership to the 232,459 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Jan 18, when Company’s Director sold 2,363 for $19.91, making the entire transaction worth $47,050. This insider now owns 0 shares in total.

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) Earnings and Forecasts

In the latest quarterly report, which was put into the public domain on 10/30/2023, the organization reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS), higher than consensus estimate (set at $0.48) by $0.01. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.23 per share during the current fiscal year.

According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 44.10% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 17.70% during the next five years compared to -10.85% drop over the previous five years of trading.

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO) Trading Performance Indicators

Take a look at American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s (AEO) current performance indicators. Last quarter, stock had a quick ratio of 0.70. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 0.87. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 7.64.

For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 1.11, a number that is poised to hit 0.49 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 1.56 in one year’s time.

Technical Analysis of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO)

Analysing the last 5-days average volume posted by the [American Eagle Outfitters Inc., AEO], we can find that recorded value of 3.52 million was lower than the volume posted last year of 4.19 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 97.25%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 0.66.

During the past 100 days, American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s (AEO) raw stochastic average was set at 99.75%, which indicates a significant increase from 99.28% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 29.01% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 43.40% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.

At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $20.55, while its 200-day Moving Average is $16.20. Now, the first resistance to watch is $22.82. This is followed by the second major resistance level at $23.15. The third major resistance level sits at $23.81. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $21.83, it is likely to go to the next support level at $21.17. Should the price break the second support level, the third support level stands at $20.84.

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO) Key Stats

The company with the Market Capitalisation of 4.44 billion has total of 197,538K Shares Outstanding. Its annual sales at the moment are 4,990 M in contrast with the sum of 125,140 K annual income. Company’s last quarter sales were recorded 1,301 M and last quarter income was 96,700 K.