|9/17/12||iPhone 5 Event Suggests No iPad Mini in Production (Phil’s Stock World)|
Courtesy of Benzinga. The following are the M&A deals, rumors and chatter circulating on Wall Street for Wednesday September 12, 2012: Abercrombie & Fitch Hires Goldman Sachs as Adviser [...]
|8/27/12||(ANF) Abercrombie & Fitch Beats on Earnings (Stock Blog Hub)|
Casual apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) reported earnings of 19 cents per share for the second quarter of fiscal 2012, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 17 cents per share. However, the quarterly earnings dipped substantially from the year-ago earnings of 35 cents per share due to higher average unit costs along with increased [...]
|5/8/12||Retail Stocks Nose Dive Lower (The Market Financial)|
Until about four trading days ago the important retail sector was leading the industry group in the stock market.. This morning, the retail sector is leading the major stock market indexes lower. The important Market Vectors Retail HOLDRS ETF (NYSEARCA:RTH) is trading lower by 0.38 cents to $41.34. This ETF will have intra-day support around [...]
|3/14/12||Third Point's 2011 Letter: Rationale for Owning UniCredit, Skyworks, Abercrombie & More (market folly)|
Dan Loeb 's $8.9 billion hedge fund firm Third Point is out with its year-end 2011 letter. They see the bullish ramp up of 2012 continuing but are obviously still doing work on the short side as well. Third Point writes, "The start of this year has created one especially welcome dynamic: a fall in correlations. For the first time in nearly a year, single name stock picking is being rewarded. We have steadily increased capital invested in event-driven situations in equities, corporate...
|1/11/12||5 Stocks Seeing Big Analyst Downgrades (Investment Underground » Page not found)|
By Larry Gellar Today we’ll be taking a look at the latest rating downgrades from Wall Street analysts. Abercrombie & Fitch and TJX Companies are both competitive retailers, but we think one of them is better positioned for the future. Meanwhile, AFLAC and Huntington Bancshares are hurting due to headwinds affecting the financial industry as a [...]
|11/16/11||CVI, ANF, GPRO, BMC Among Charts to Watch (Wall Street Sector Selector)|
It was quite a negative day on Wall Street on Wednesday, and since we didn’t go over the Boxer Shorts on Tuesday, we‘ll take a look at some of the ones that are looking pretty ominous. CVR Energy, Inc. (CVI) dropped down 3.57, or...
|11/16/11||Abercrombie (ANF) Falls $7.40 (13.3%) to $48.30 on Poor Earnings ()|
Price change: Abercrombie (ANF) is falling, down $7.40 (13.3%) to $48.30 on revenues weak Q3 Earnings. Thesis: Even though ANF came in a penny above last year’s earnings, $.57 vs $.56, they fell way below analysts expectations of $.71 per share Related: CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOOGLE EMAIL ALERTS WHEN WE POST A NEW ARTICLE Bottom line: The pain [...]
|11/16/11||Abercrombie: Not the "Situation" You Want (Benzinga)|
It's not "the situation" you want to be in if you are an Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE: ANF) shareholder. The Ohio-based teen retailer reported third quarter earnings that badly missed Wall Street estimates, and shares are down more than 14% this morning as of the time of this article. Abercrombie reported third quarter earnings of 57 cents per share on $1.08 billion in revenues. Wall Street was looking for sharply higher earnings, 71 cents per share, on $1.07 billion in revenues. ...
|8/25/11||ANF, PLL, GPRO, UFS Among Charts to Watch (Wall Street Sector Selector)|
It was another bad day on Wall Street on Thursday as there was a huge reversal that sent some of stocks straight down. So, we’re going to focus on the short side as the indices looks very vulnerable here. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A...
|6/8/11||US Hot Stocks: NOK, ANF, COG, IPXL (Stock Wizard)|
Shares of Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) slumped more than 3% on Wednesday after Samsung Electronics Co. declined to comment on market speculation that it could be preparing a bid for ailing Finland-based handset maker. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) plunged more han 4% after the teen retailer said that rising costs will hurt profit margins in the second quarter. Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE: COG) surged more than 6% after Canaccord Genuity upgraded its rating on the company to...
|6/8/11||Dow ETF Lower as Traders Eye McDonald’s, Retail Stocks (Wall Street Sector Selector)|
An exchange traded fund tracking the Dow was in negative territory Wednesday morning along with McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD), which said its May sales were hit by rising gas prices. Retail ETFs were also weak as Gap (NYSE: GPS) and Abercrombie & Fi...
|5/27/11||Stock Market Analysis Video (The Iconoclast Investor)|
In this week's Stock Market Analysis Video, Cabot Top Ten Trader Editor Mike Cintolo says the market found some support this week, but the overall trend remains negative. Mike thinks you should be taking a break from active trading and focus on building your watch list. Mike also discusses how to determine which stocks are [...]
|5/19/11||(ANF) Company News for May 19, 2011 – Corporate Summary (Stock Blog Hub)|
• Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF) reported Q1 EPS of $0.27, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.11 per share. Revenues for the quarter rose 22% year-over-year to $836.7 million, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $783.0 million • Board of directors of Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE:DPS) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.32 per share of [...]
|5/18/11||Market Bounces From 50-Day Averages (In The Money)|
Yesterday I commented that the major averages had come down to test support at their 50-day averages. So far, that support has held and the indexes are bouncing from those levels. The question is will the bounce last, or is it just an oversold rally? There were some solid earnings reports that are boosting related stocks today, including the likes of DELL, ADI, and Abercrombie ( ANF ). One report that looked good but is not helping the stock is Deere (DE). The big bank stocks are lower on...
|5/18/11||Retail Earnings: Target, Abercrombie Impress, Staples Stumbles (Wall Street Sector Selector)|
A batch of retail-related earnings news this morning, and it is a pretty jumbled affair, reflecting the ragged sledding for consumer-facing businesses in an environment of expensive gasoline. Target and Abercrombie & Fitch both had positive news, w...
|5/17/11||Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF): Q1 Earnings Preview 2011 (Stock Wizard)|
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) is scheduled to release first-quarter earnings before the opening bell on Wednesday, May 18, 2011. Analysts, on average, expect the company to report earnings of 12 cents per share on revenue of $825.64 million. In the year ago quarter, the company reported a loss of 13 cents per share on revenue of $687.80 million. Abercrombie & Fitch Co., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of casual apparel for men, women, and kids....
|5/16/11||Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF): A Bullish Outlook (The Iconoclast Investor)|
If you keep up with the news, you probably know that retail stocks have been faring better lately as the economy recovers and consumers start spending again. Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) has benefited from that in a big way and the stock shows it! Abercrombie is known for catering to brand- and fashion-conscious teens and has [...]
|5/11/11||標普頭肩底可測試1440點 (Capital Essence's Investment Blog- 錢途集團 » Page not found)|
|4/18/11||Charting Surging Stock Abercrombie and Fitch ANF into Weekly Resistance (Wall Street Sector Selector)|
Earlier, I mentioned that retailer Abercrombie & Fitch snuck its way onto the “Top 5 Most Extended Stocks from the 200d SMA” list and that it was worth checking out for more analysis. Indeed, ANF is at a critical pivot or turning point on its weekly chart that will determine whether this strong power-rally continues… or [...]
|4/13/11||(ANF) Company News for April 13, 2011 – Corporate Summary (Stock Blog Hub)|
• According to a report, Citigroup (NYSE:C) plans to sell 12 million shares of Primerica, Inc.'s (NYSE:PRI) common stock. The bank will receive all of the proceeds from the offering • Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) reported Q1 EPS of $0.54, ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.52 per share. Revenues for the quarter rose 23% year-over-year to $640.6 million, [...]
|4/12/11||Analyst Actions: AAPL, CAT, LVLT, ANF, BIIB (Stock Wizard)|
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL): Jefferies on Tuesday reiterated its Buy rating and $450 price target on shares of Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) as it believes that the company is preparing to launch a new video-focused cloud-based service. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT): Buckingham upgraded Caterpillar to Buy from Neutral with a price target of $135. Level 3 Communications Inc (NASDAQ: LVLT): UBS this morning upgraded its rating on the company to Neutral from Sell. Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE: ANF): Argus...
|4/7/11||NYSE Stocks Trading at High RSI: (ANF, AG, CHS) (Penny Stock DD)|
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) went up by 3.08% and closed at $67.59 whereas overall traded volume stood at 7.54 million shares for the day. The company maintains strong short term liquidity position with current ratio of 2.56 times. The company stands in profit with the profit margin of 4.33%. First Majestic Silver Corp. Ordinary Shares [...]
|4/5/11||Hot Stocks Of The Day: AIG, ANF, CIEN, ISPH, QCOR (Stock Wizard)|
Below we highlight few companies whose shares are actively trading in Tuesday's session. Shares of American International Group (NYSE: AIG) jumped as much 4% on Tuesday after Chief Executive Bob Benmosche said tha the bailed-out insurer is working hard to invest cash it set aside for a failed deal to buy back assets from the Federal Reserve.But the company is still looking at taking part in the auction the Fed set up for the nearly $16 billion pool of mortgage-backed securities,...
|3/14/11||Amer. Eagle Outfitters looks dressed for buyout (Penny Stock DD)|
Dissed by the cool kids at the mall, American Eagle Outfitters may soon be pursued by packs of private-equity investors. The depressed teen retailer -- which had for years traded as a lower-price alternative to Abercrombie & Fitch -- has seen its profits pummeled as Abercrombie has cut prices and new low-price competitors [...]
|3/3/11||Abercrombie Results Confirm International Focus and Solid Growth Outlook (Penny Stock DD)|
Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) is a leading apparel company that primarily targets teens and young adults in the United States. It competes with retailers like Aeropostale (ARO), Gap (GPS), J.Crew Group (JCG) and Urban Outfitters (URBN), and owns apparel brands such as A&F, Hollister and Gilly Hicks. Our price estimate for Abercrombie & [...]
|2/21/11||Abercrombie & Fitch Growing Globally, Improving Margins (Penny Stock DD)|
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) is a leading apparel company that primarily targets teens and young adults in the U.S. It competes with retailers like Aeropostale, Gap, J.Crew Group and Urban Outfitters, and owns apparel brands such as A&F, Hollister and Gilly Hicks. Looking at the Holiday Season Our price estimate for Abercrombie & Fitch stock is [...]
|2/11/11||The Numbers Retail Doesn’t Want You to Know (Penny Stock DD)|
Once a month, many retailers report their monthly same-store sales and net sales data. Unfortunately, investors may now have to wait a lot longer to get an idea of how their retail stocks' businesses are faring. Teen retailers Aeropostale (NYSE: ARO), Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE: ANF), and American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO) [...]
|2/10/11||Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF): Q4 Earnings Preview 2010 (Stock Wizard)|
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) is scheduled to release fourth-quarter earnings before the opening bell on Wednesday, February 16, 2011. Analysts, on average, expect the company to report earnings of $1.32 per share on revenue of $1.14 billion. In the year ago quarter, the company reported earnings of 91 cents per share on revenue of $935.99 million. Abercrombie & Fitch Co., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of casual apparel for men, women, and kids....
|12/7/10||Abercrombie Reports Robust November Comparables (Penny Stock DD)|
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF), a specialty retailer of casual apparel, reported solid sales for the four-week period ended November 27, 2010. After a smart increase of 12% in September, the comparables moderated to a 2.0% growth in October before recording a whopping increase of 22.0% in November [...]
|12/7/10||(ANF) U.S. Employment Report In-Depth (part 1) (Stock Blog Hub)|
The economy added a total of 39,000 jobs in November. That is far below consensus expectations for a gain of 130,000. Government payrolls declined by 11,000 and the private sector added a total of 50,000. The consensus was looking for a decline of 10,000 Government jobs and thus a gain of 140,000 private sector jobs. [...]
|12/2/10||(ANF) Company News for December 2, 2010 – Corporate Summary (Stock Blog Hub)|
• PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) announced plans to acquire a 66% stake in Wimm-Bill-Dann (NYSE:WBD) for $3.8 billion • Toll Brothers (NYSE:TOL) reported fiscal fourth quarter earnings of $0.30 a share that included a tax benefit, versus consensus expectations for a loss of $0.08. Revenues of $402.6 million beat estimates of $393.2 million • Costco (NASDAQ:COST) reported monthly sales up 9% in [...]
|11/17/10||(ANF) Company News for November 16, 2010 – Corporate Summary (Stock Blog Hub)|
• Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) posted third quarter earnings of $0.95 that included a $0.05 tax credit, compared to estimates of $0.90, as revenues rose 2.6% YoY to $101.2 billion, off estimates of $102.3 billion. The firm said it sees FY11 EPS of $4.08 to $4.12 • Home Depot (NYSE:HD) posted third quarter earnings of $0.51 that topped estimates by [...]
|11/15/10||Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF): Q3 Earnings Preview 2010 (Stock Wizard)|
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) is scheduled to release third-quarter earnings before the opening bell on Tuesday, November 16, 2010. Analysts, on average, expect the company to report earnings of 51 cents per share on revenue of $881.26 million. In the year ago quarter, the company reported earnings of 55 cents per share on revenue of $753.26 million. Abercrombie & Fitch Co., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of casual apparel for men, women, and kids....
|11/4/10||Story Stocks: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM), Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF), Unilev... (Jutia Group)|
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) piggybank, stuffed with $51 billion in cash and investments, is earning a lower return than a typical U.S. savings account. Some investors say Steve Jobs should put that money to better use. Apple got a 0.75 percent return on the investments in the past fiscal year, according to a [...]
|10/22/10||Time To Buy J. Crew (JCG, ANF, ARO) (Benzinga)|
J. Crew (NYSE: JCG) is an outstanding retailer. But, the performance of its stock has been nothing less than horrific. Here are the numbers: YTD to the stock is down 27.60%. In the last three months as the markets have rallied the stock has fallen 11.6% while the Dow (DJIA) has rallied nearly 8%. The stock trades for less than 13x next year's earnings estimates and is expected to grow 18% next year. The company outperformed during the Great Recession and stole market share from...
|10/19/10||Abercrombie Being Sold, And Rightly So! (ANF) (Benzinga)|
Most sell-side analysts are grossly optimistic in their assumptions about future growth and the price targets they assign to individual stocks. This is often becauase they have to "follow the crowd" and upgrade when everyone else upgrades, and because they cannot risk their careers by making outlandish calls. Today, Brean Murray downgraded Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE: ANF) to Sell from Hold and set their price target at $36. Finally, a return to rational analysis! They note that shares of...
|10/11/10||Benzinga's Top Upgrades (EMC, BLK, ANF, ACLI) (Benzinga)|
EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) was upgraded by Deutsche Bank from “hold” to "buy." EMC's shares closed at $19.87 on Friday. Shares of EMC Corporation have gained 13.74% year-to-date. Deutsche Bank upgraded BlackRock Inc (NYSE: BLK) from "hold” to "buy.” BLK's shares closed at $174.50 on Friday. Shares of BlackRock Inc have moved down 23.50% so far this year. Argus upgraded Abercombie & Fitch Co (NYSE: ANF) from "hold" to "buy." ANF's shares closed at $42.87 on Friday. Shares of...
|10/8/10||Abercrombie & Fitch Shines Among Retailers (Benzinga)|
Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE: ANF) ANF reported a 13% comp, above our/consensus estimates of 4.0%/3.6%, and compares to 18% last year. Each division, A&F adult, A&F kids, Hollister, comped positively, with guys consistently outperforming girls. Sales were in line with company expectations reflecting sufficient inventory positioning to support demand. Combined with improved product, proactive promotional cadence, compelling sales events and premium-brand positioning, ANF is well positioned...
|10/8/10||Oppenheimer Raising Target On Abercrombie (ANF) (Benzinga)|
Oppenheimer & Co. is raising the price target on Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) to $48, as it expects momentum to continue for the teen retailer. It rates shares at Outperform. In an investment note sent to clients, Oppenheimer writes, "ANF reported a 13% comp, above our/consensus estimates of 4.0%/3.6%, and compares to (18)% ly. Each division (A&F adult, A&F kids, Hollister) comped positively, with guys consistently outperforming girls. Sales were in line with company expectations...
|10/8/10||Newly Released Data Makes This Sector Even More of a Long-Term Buy (Jutia Group)|
If you are a close watcher of retail stocks, you have every right to throw up your hands in exasperation. With all of the distress taking place among consumers, who would have guessed that the back-to-school season would be so good?Some retailers, such as Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE: ANF) and Limited Brands (NYSE: LTD), posted [...]
|10/7/10||Retail Round-Up (ANF, AEO, ZUMZ, BKE) (Benzinga)|
A number of retail names are moving higher on Thursday after same-store sales numbers came in better than expected. Among the biggest movers on the session have been American Eagle (NYSE: AEO), Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE: ANF), The Buckle (NYSE: BKE), and Zumiez (NASDAQ: ZUMZ). American Eagle (AEO) has jumped 8.06% to $16.23 on very heavy volume. Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) has gained 8.78% and is one of the leading stocks on the S&P 500. The Buckle (NYSE: BKE) has surged nearly 11% to $29.63...
|10/7/10||Abercrombie Up Huge (ANF) (Benzinga)|
Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) are jumping higher today, up nearly 9% on much better than expected September same-store-sales. Abercrombie blew away estimates, reporting stores open at least a year reported 13% growth, versus the 3.6% expected. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is a specialty retailer of casual apparel for men, women, and kids. The company sells casual sportswear apparel, including knit and woven shirts, graphic t-shirts, fleece, jeans and accessories. At last...
|10/7/10||Abercrombie & Fitch Reports September Comparable Store Sales up 13% (Benzinga)|
Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE: ANF) today reported net sales of $305.3 million for the five-week period ended October 2, 2010, a 25% increase from net sales of $244.0 million for the five-week period ended October 3, 2009. September comparable store sales increased 13%. For the fiscal month, total Company direct-to-consumer net merchandise sales increased 42% to $31.3 million. For the fiscal month, total Company international net sales, including direct-to-consumer net sales, increased 94% to...
|10/5/10||Jefferies Remains Constructive On Specialty Retailers (AEO, ANF) (Benzinga)|
Jefferies remain more constructive on the Specialty Retail space as valuations are low, expectations muted, and sentiment negative. Heading into September sales results, we would buy the teen names (AEO, ANF) and sell the off-price (ROST, TJX) retailers. Jefferies checks suggest the month started strong with a very good Labor Day weekend. It believes Sep. trends remained robust as people returned to the malls for "need" based shopping. The environment was quite promotional in...
|10/4/10||Piper Jaffray Believes Abercrombie Will Outperform (ANF) (Benzinga)|
Piper Jaffray believes that Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE: ANF) will outperform in the retailers in the back to school sales, when September same-store-sales are released. In the research report, Piper Jaffray writes, "The BTS season leaves the teen sector without a significant shopping event to drive traffic and sales; as such, our index points to a slight increase in comps versus last year's (1.2%) comp decline. Within our index, we estimate ANF and AEO will outperform the group due to...
|9/23/10||Teen Apparel Stocks Try To Rebound For Holiday Season (ANF, ARO) (Benzinga)|
A recent report from J.P. Morgan discusses how the teen space has been hit hard recently as consumer spending has been at a stand still. Abercrombie and Fitch's (NYSE: ANF) margins have troughed following the economic downturn and the bulls believe management's goal of at least 15% operating margin should be achievable in the next 2-3 years. The company has said that they expect margin trends to improve beginning this holiday season. Aeropostale has also been beaten down lately. The...
|9/6/10||(ANF) Sales at U.S. Retailers Gain in August 2010 (Stock Blog Hub)|
The nation's retailers have reported unexpectedly strong August sales numbers as back-to-school requirements kept shoppers from restraining their spending plans. Retailers posted strong results on the heels of solid traffic and sales, albeit backed by heavy promotion and discounting in the back-to-school season. Further, tax-free holidays also provided a boost to the overall sales of [...]
|9/2/10||Story Stocks: Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF), Burger King (NYSE:BKC), Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), PepsiC... (Jutia Group)|
Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF) said Thursday its August same-store sales rose 6%, compared to the forecast of 5.9% in a survey of analysts by Thomson Reuters. Total sales for the four-week period ending Aug. 28 rose 14% to $353.7 million. In other news, Burger King (NYSE:BKC) said Thursday it will be [...]
|8/26/10||Abercrombie & Fitch CEO is Selling Stock and So Should You (Wall Street Sector Selector)|
We doubt that the CEOs stock sale has much to do with his view of the company going forward, and is most likely do to external factors. However, at Ockham we have an Overvalued stance on ANF at the current price level. We may raise our view of this stock to Fairly Valued or neutral if they can continue to quickly grow fundamentals or it the price were to fall into the high $20’s given current fundamentals.
|8/24/10||TLP: What the FCUK? Abercrombie, Bebe and Blockbuster Also in Retail Fail (Jr Deputy Accountant)|
Nothing says recovery like massive store closings. So shop those going-out-of-business sales and scoop up all the hip and edgy formerly overpriced clothing, DVDs and canned goods (?) you can. AOL Daily Finance: Your next shopping trip may not be as convenient as it used to be. The second quarter earnings season brought news from several major retailers that they will be shutting down stores. Both Saks (SKS) and Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) said they were closing stores in several parts of the...