American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO): Price and Financial Metrics

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO): $34.39

-0.08 (-0.23%)

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  • AEO scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 97.39% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AEO is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • AEO ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 22nd percentile.

AEO Stock Summary

  • American Eagle Outfitters Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 87.73% of US listed stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, American Eagle Outfitters Inc is reporting a growth rate of -231.04%; that's higher than only 8.98% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, AEO is more volatile than 83.06% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to American Eagle Outfitters Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be SMLR, ATSG, DKS, LJPC, and EQX.
  • AEO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit American Eagle Outfitters Inc's official web site, go to

AEO Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, AEO's price/sales ratio is 7.14% lower, now standing at 1.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, AEO's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 12.7.
  • Over the past 243 months, AEO's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 12.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AEO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AEO 2016-02-09 0.7 2.1 13.1 7.0
AEO 2009-07-23 1.0 2.1 19.5 10.8
AEO 2005-11-08 1.8 3.3 13.9 8.0
AEO 2005-03-22 2.3 5.0 27.4 15.4
AEO 2002-11-21 0.9 2.5 13.7 8.0
AEO 2002-03-18 1.5 4.4 18.0 10.9

AEO Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AEO, see our AEO price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $42.23 Average Broker Recommendation 1.54 (Moderate Buy)

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AEO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $34.39 52-week high $38.99
Prev. close $34.47 52-week low $9.85
Day low $34.25 Volume 1,253,518
Day high $35.03 Avg. volume 4,387,755
50-day MA $35.02 Dividend yield 2.09%
200-day MA $27.23 Market Cap 5.77B

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) Company Bio

American Eagle Outfitters operates as a retailer of apparel and accessories in the United States and internationally, aimed at the 15-25 year old demographic. The company was founded in 1977 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

AEO Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$34.39$0.88 -97%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for AEO, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that American Eagle Outfitters Inc ranked in the 7th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for American Eagle Outfitters Inc ended up being:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.54 years comes in at -0.15%; that's greater than just 10.63% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • American Eagle Outfitters Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -10.88. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 6.58% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • As a business, American Eagle Outfitters Inc experienced a tax rate of about 24% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Consumer Cyclical), this tax rate is higher than 80.27% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Consumer Cyclical that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as AEO, try CNTY, HGV, IHG, JAX, and SCOR.

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Latest AEO News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about American Eagle Outfitters Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AEO as an investment opportunity.

American Eagle Unveils ‘Future Together. Jeans Forever’ Celebrating the Timelessness of Jeans, Optimism and Togetherness

NEW YORK, July 28, 2021--American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) announced today the launch of the American Eagle (AE) brand’s Back-to-School (BTS) ‘21 ‘Future Together. Jeans Forever’ campaign, aimed at getting people excited to show off new styles as they head back into the world together. Actors Caleb McLaughlin and Jenna Ortega join AE’s current headliners Addison Rae, Chase Stokes and Madison Bailey, for a cast that represents authenticity and optimism. New fashion trends coupled with i

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: American Eagle Goes Back to School With Snapchat

The fall 2021 campaign stars Chase Stokes, Madison Bailey, Addison Rae, Caleb McLaughlin and Jenna Ortega.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know

In the latest trading session, American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) closed at $34.83, marking a -1.14% move from the previous day.

Yahoo | July 27, 2021

Is American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) Stock Outpacing Its Retail-Wholesale Peers This Year?

Is (AEO) Outperforming Other Retail-Wholesale Stocks This Year?

Yahoo | July 27, 2021

Meme stock Express skyrockets nearly 20%; CEO strikes bullish tone on turnaround

Express CEO Tim Baxter tells Yahoo Finance Live the retailer's turnaround remains on track. Retail investors react accordingly.

Yahoo | July 26, 2021

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AEO Price Returns

1-mo -7.67%
3-mo -4.01%
6-mo 45.18%
1-year 249.79%
3-year 43.52%
5-year 116.71%
YTD 73.03%
2020 38.83%
2019 -22.09%
2018 5.51%
2017 28.48%
2016 0.89%

AEO Dividends

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Continue Researching AEO

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