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

Last updated: Sep 23, '17

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 forward dividend yield is 4.01%, higher than the industry (0.62%) and sector (0.56%) forward dividend yields.

2. AEO forward P/E ratio is 10.54, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios.

3. AEO average analyst rating is Buy.

Here are AEO stock sell reasons/signals:

1. AEO profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -0.31pp.

2. AEO PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 36.80, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios.

3. AEO average analyst price target ($13.47) is below its current price ($13.84).

4. AEO short share of float is 12.97%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

5. AEO short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 5.42. 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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