American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Jun 03, '18

The analysis below may be helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about AEO stock:

  • Is AEO a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold AEO stock today?
  • Is AEO a good buy / a good investment?
  • What are AEO analyst opinions, recommendations, ratings?

Here are AEO stock buy reasons/signals:

1. AEO quarterly revenue growth was 12.00%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.87% and 4.96%, respectively).

2. AEO forward dividend yield is 2.54%, higher than the industry (0.68%) and sector (0.58%) forward dividend yields.

3. AEO average analyst rating is Buy.

Here are AEO stock sell reasons/signals:

1. AEO stock price ($22.56) is close to the 52-week high ($23.14). Perhaps now is a good time to sell?

2. AEO profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -0.51pp.

3. AEO forward P/E ratio is 14.75, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios.

4. AEO PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 2.81, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios.

5. AEO average analyst price target ($21.50) is below its current price ($22.56).

6. AEO short share of float is 12.66%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

7. AEO short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 6.13. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

What are your thoughts on AEO?

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