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Evaluating Insider Trading And Ownership For American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)

An iPad shows how the pants fit on human bodies with an animated looping image Trader's Roundup: American Eagle Outfitters (AEO)
Nellie Chapman | 15 November, 2017, 03:31

(NYSE:AEO) that has shown a discernible change in trend levels over the path of recent market activity.

Prudential Financial Inc. decreased its stake in American Eagle Outfitters Inc. BlackRock Inc. now owns 17,773,025 shares of the apparel retailer's stock valued at $249,355,000 after purchasing an additional 17,572,904 shares in the last quarter. LSV Asset Management increased its stake in American Eagle Outfitters by 25.0% in the second quarter.

The stock decreased 3.87% or $0.07 on November 10, reaching $1.74. The Volatility 12m of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. The current 14-day RSI is noted at 60.42, the 7-day is 54.77, and the 3-day is seen at 43.61.

1492 Capital Management LLC trimmed its ownership by selling 925 shares a decrease of 1.7%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 6.9% per annum. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in American Eagle Outfitters by 8.8% in the third quarter. Hamlin Capital Management LLC now owns 4,601,788 shares of the apparel retailer's stock valued at $73,306,000 after buying an additional 556,632 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 99.33% of the company's stock.

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Examining Institutional Ownership at American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.

Shares of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO)[Trend Analysis] persists its position active in context of investors' investment valuation, price per shares jumped up 4.41% to $13.98 with volume of 4.83 Million. The company shares sank -11.73% from their peak of $ 89.72 and now has a $109.28 billion market value of equity. (NYSE:AEO) traded down 0.467% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $17.055. The company's quarterly EPS surprised Wall Street by as much as 29% to the upside in its last earnings announcement, so investors should note this tendency when assessing consensus estimates. The firm had revenue of $941 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $940.94 million. American Eagle Outfitters's payout ratio is now 51.55%. During the same quarter a year ago, the business earned $0.23 earnings per share.

October 2 investment analysts at Cowen and Company left the stock rating at "Outperform" with a current price target of $16.00.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 30th. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, October 5th. (NYSE:AEO) has a Shareholder Yield of 0.060763 and a Shareholder Yield (Mebane Faber) of 0.06503. American Eagle Outfitters's dividend payout ratio is now 39.06%.

Several research analysts have recently commented on AEO shares.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. on 7/30/2017 reported its EPS as $0.41 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.41. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $0.96 with 177.05M shares now outstanding. Now shares of Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) have an average brokerage recommendation (ABR) of 2.81 number of Recs in ABR is 15 however the company's industry rank by ABR is 190 out of 265. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $15.00 target price on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. (NYSE:AEO), stock is trading $19.00 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 5.30% in last 5 years. On September 5 FBR & Co kept the company rating at "Buy" with a current price target of $15.00.

In other news, insider Jennifer M. Foyle sold 13,500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.22, for a total value of $191,970.00. Verity Asset Management, Inc. owns 32,408 shares valued at $422,000. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. The CCI technical indicator can be used to help determine if a stock is overbought or oversold.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc (AEO Inc) is a multi-brand specialty retailer. The Company operates in the segment of American Eagle Outfitters Brand (AEO Brand) retail stores, Aerie by American Eagle Outfitters retail stores and AEO Direct.