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|8/31/12||(AEO) American Eagle Outfitters Profits Jump – Guides Higher (Stock Blog Hub)|
American Eagle Outfitters Inc.'s (AEO) adjusted earnings of 21 cents per share for the second quarter of fiscal 2012 climbed nearly 62% from the prior-year quarter’s adjusted earnings of 13 cents. The year-over-year growth in earnings were driven by a double-digit growth in top line, coupled with lower input and operating expenses. Moreover, quarterly adjusted [...]
|8/22/12||AEO (Samurai Trader)|
AEO was one of few earnings breakouts today, this one getting a pretty good gain with nice volume. This is a pretty interesting pattern in that, since May, despite what looks like a pretty strong pattern here, this really has not out performed the market other than the gap ups (the first two of which were given right back). This is a fairly strong stock, but just not a leader.This earnings gap up may change that, but I think the chances of that are pretty low.
|5/28/12||(AEO) American Eagle Outfitters to Exit 77kids Business (Stock Blog Hub)|
American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO), a specialty retailer of casual apparel, accessories and footwear for men, women and kids, announced its plans to do away with its children’s brand (77kids). The business generated net sales of $40 million in the fiscal year 2011, on which it incurred a loss of around $24 million. Management further said [...]
|5/2/12||AEO (Samurai Trader)|
The only reason I looked at AEO was because it was on the relative strength list and reporting today. When I did, it really leaped out at me. It has a strong price relative line, and the last breakout it had was a couple of weeks ago, when it was climbing the right side of the short bace it formed (which is part of a longer pattern. Normally I would put the bottom of a trading range at the top of a gap up, but in this case the low of the day was at what has to be a pretty obvious pivot point....
|3/7/12||American Eagle Profits Fall in Fourth Quarter (Benzinga)|
Wednesday saw American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO) release fiscal fourth quarter numbers, with profit falling 41% as the clothing retailer posted approximately $20.7 million in store impairment charges while input costs rose sharply. Revenue improved, but that did not do enough to save the profits. Things are hardly desperate for AEO, with shares recently rising 2.2% premarket ay $14.95, with earnings reaching the high end of company guidance. On Tuesday evening, stock was down 4.4% for...
|1/31/12||Steve Cohen's SAC Capital Boosts Positions in American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) & Peet's Coffee (PE... (market folly)|
Steve Cohen 's hedge fund SAC Capital filed two 13G's with the SEC regarding transactions in American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) and Peet's Coffee & Tea (PEET) this month. American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) Per their 13G filing, SAC increased its position size by 1056% since the close of the third quarter. SAC Capital now owns 9,418,880 shares of AEO, or 4.9% of the company. This is up massively from the 814,560 shares they owned at the end of Q3. This 13G filing was triggered due to...
|1/6/12||Profit Warnings at Target, Kohl’s, J. C. Penney, American Eagle (Phil’s Stock World)|
Courtesy of Mish It easy enough to increase sales if you discount enough. Profits are another matter as I have warned repeatedly throughout the Christmas season. Nordstrom and Macy's did well but 4th quarter earnings estimates missed guidance in a number of high-profile retailers. The New York Times reports Retail Sales Edged Up in December After Stores Cut Prices [...]
|1/6/12||Profit Warnings at Target, Kohl ’s, J. C. Penney, American Eagle (Phil's Favorites)|
Courtesy of Mish It easy enough to increase sales if you discount enough. Profits are another matter as I have warned repeatedly throughout the Christmas season. Nordstrom and Macy's did well but 4th quarter earnings estimates missed guidance in a number of high-profile retailers. The New York Times reports Retail Sales Edged Up in December After Stores Cut Prices Sharply Sales at stores open at least a year at major retail chains rose 3.4 percent compared with December 2010,...
|12/23/11||(AEO) American Eagle Outfitters – Bull of the Day (Stock Blog Hub)|
A solid comparable-store sales performance helped American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) to register strong top-line growth of 10.7% during third-quarter 2011. American Eagle leverages its sturdy line of well-established brands and their premium positioning to uphold its unique niche in the specialty retailing sector. Moreover, the company's cost-saving initiatives and long-term growth strategy will not only provide [...]
|12/2/11||5 Stocks That Just Entered A Bull Market Trend (Investment Underground » Page not found)|
We’ve identified 5 stocks whose 20-day moving average crossed above their 200-day moving average. That means a bullish trend could be under way, making now a good entry point.
|11/30/11||(AEO) American Eagle Outfitters 2011 Third Quarter Earnings Preview (Stock Blog Hub)|
American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) is scheduled to report its third-quarter 2011 financial results before the opening bell on November 30, 2011. The current Zacks Consensus Estimate for the quarter is earnings of 27 cents a share. For the quarter under review, revenue is expected to be 819.0 million, according to the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Second-Quarter [...]
|11/2/11||Closing AEO and TEF Option Trades (The Enlightened American)|
And here I thought we were just going to coast into year-end ... As mentioned in my portfolio review, I was looking to close out a few naked put positions which had minimal value left. I closed out my TEF and AEO naked puts on 10/31 and good timing too in the wake of [...]
|8/25/11||(AEO) Company News for August 25, 2011 – Corporate Summary (Stock Blog Hub)|
• Retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s (NYSE:AEO) shares declined 8.78% to $10.60 after the teen-clothing retailer lowered its earnings outlook for the year 2012• US listed shares of beer maker Heineken NV (PINK:HINKY) fell 6.53% after the brewer revealed that its profit for 2011 is unlikely to grow • Share prices of semiconductor manufacturer Inphi Corporation [...]
|7/15/11||Make Money Buying These 4 Retail Takeover Rumors (Investment Underground » Page not found)|
By Lucas Scholhamer Mergers and acquisitions can be a useful tool for management teams. The recession hit the retail industry hard as tight-fisted Americans increasingly cut back on their spending, and many weaker brands did not survive. Now, some downtrodden companies that managed to maintain brand recognition are looking to M&A as a quick way out [...]
|5/26/11||Analyst Actions: ORCL, RSH, FITB, AEO, CMA (Stock Wizard)|
Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL): ThinkEquity on Thursday upgraded its rating on the company to Buy from Hold. RadioShack (NYSE: RSH): Goldman Sachs this morning downgraded its rating on the stock to Neutral from Buy. In a research note to clients, Goldman cited RadioShack's Q1 results for its decision. Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB): Sanford C. Bernstein upgraded the company to Outperform from Market Perform. American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO): Lazard Capital...
|5/16/11||Analyst Actions: F, AEO, MGM, AMR, SLE (Stock Wizard)|
Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F): Citigroup on Monday upgraded its rating on the company to Buy from Hold. The firm maintained its $18 price target on the stock. American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO): Susquehanna upgraded its rating on the stock to Positive from Neutral. The firm raised its price target on the stock to $18 from $15. MGM Mirage (NYSE: MGM): Jefferies this morning upgraded its rating on the company to Buy from Hold. The firm also raised its price target on the stock to...
|5/12/11||Analyst Actions: RIG, STX, AEO, FITB, CVS (Stock Wizard)|
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG): JPMorgan on Thursday upgraded its rating on the company to Neutral from Underweight. The firm maintained a $70 price target on the stock. Seagate Technology PLC (NYSE: STX): Auriga this morning initiated this coverage on the company at Buy. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO): Jefferies & Co. on Thursday downgraded its rating on the company to Hold from Buy. In a research note to clients, the firm cited, "lack of revenue visibility, which is...
|3/18/11||Analyst Actions: F, MMI, GM, AEO (Stock Wizard)|
Several stocks were upgraded, downgraded and initiated by analysts and rating agencies on Friday, March 18, 2011. Ford Inc. (NYSE: F): Jefferies & Co. on Friday initiated coverage on the company with a Buy rating and a price target of $19. In a research note to clients, the firm said, Expectations appear to be low enough for Ford in 2011 that it offers an attractive means to participate in continued upside risk to industry sales volumes, with below-average downside risk due to the...
|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 [...]
|3/11/11||American Eagle Ripe for Buyout Shopper with Cash Flow Discount: Real M&A (Penny Stock DD)|
For the discriminating private- equity shopper, there may be no better bargain in retail than American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) American Eagle, known for jeans and preppy shirts, trades at 10.2 times free cash flow, the cheapest among U.S. retailers that sell clothes to teenagers, and holds the most cash relative to its market value, according [...]
|3/10/11||(AEO) Company News for March 10, 2011 – Corporate Summary (Stock Blog Hub)|
• Navistar (NYSE:NAV) reported Q1 EPS of $0.16, ex-items, lower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.20 per share • AeroVironment Inc (NASADQ:AVAV), a company which makes remote controlled planes for the military, reported a 76% rise in its quarterly profit • Retailer American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) said its Chief Executive Jim O’Donnell is retiring and also reported an increase [...]
|3/9/11||Market Update: Toyota (NYSE:TM), American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO), Walgreen (NYSE:WAG), Johns... (Jutia Group)|
Sales of Toyota (NYSE:TM) gas-electric hybrid vehicles have passed 3 million units worldwide, according to Nikkei Business and several other media accounts. The company's Prius, the first mass-produced hybrid car, was introduced in Japan in 1997 and launched in the U.S. in 2001. Most major car companies have introduced hybrids of [...]
|3/1/11||American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO): Q4 Earnings Preview 2010 (Stock Wizard)|
American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO) is scheduled to release its fourth-quarter earnings before the opening bell on Wednesday, March 9, 2011. Analysts, on average, expect the company to report earnings of 43 cents per share on revenue of $922.97 million. In the year ago quarter, the company reported earnings of 33 cents per share on revenue of $971.98 million. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as an apparel and accessories retailer in the United States and...
|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) [...]
|2/6/11||(AEO) Company News for February 04, 2011 – Corporate Summary (Stock Blog Hub)|
• MasterCard (NYSE:MA) reported Q4 EPS of $3.16, lower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $3.98 per share. Revenues for the quarter rose 10.7% year-over-year to $1.44 billion, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.436 billion • Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) reported Q4 EPS of $0.51, lower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.06 per share. Revenues for the [...]
|1/11/11||NYSE Movers on Insider Buying: (PNC, FDX, AEO, BBY, PCX) (Penny Stock DD)|
PNC Financial Services (NYSE:PNC) witnessed the correction of 0.52% and closed at $61.62 whereas overall traded volume stood at 2.29 million shares for the day. The share price is likely to move by 1.24 times against 1 point change in market index. Its dividend yield is 0.65%. FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) went up by 0.98% to close at [...]
|12/2/10||Story Stocks: American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO), Target (NYSE:TGT), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Amazo... (Jutia Group)|
American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) said Thursday that its November sales at stores open at least one year were flat. Analysts, on average, had expected same-store sales to rise 1.4%, according to Thomson Reuters. Total sales for the four weeks ended Nov. 27 rose 2% to $272 million. Target (NYSE:TGT) said [...]
|11/4/10||American Eagle Outfitters October Sales up 1% (Benzinga)|
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) today announced that total sales for the four weeks ended October 30, 2010 decreased 1% to $188 million, compared to $190 million for the four weeks ended October 31, 2009. Comparable store sales decreased 2% for the month, compared to a 5% decrease for the same period last year. Total sales for the third quarter ended October 30, 2010 increased 2% to $752 million, compared to $736 million for the third quarter ended October 31, 2009. Comparable...
|10/29/10||Calls Active In American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) (Benzinga)|
With no fresh news though a rumor of private equity have sent options traders after American Eagle (NYSE: AEO) calls. The stock is nearly flat on the day (up 8c to 16.14) with average volume for this time of the day. Options traders focused on the November 17 calls with nearly 3600 trading vs only 1000 puts. Volatility is slightly elevated in front month strikes to the 67 level. Out of the money call buying is indicative of futre upside speculation. Day's Range: 16.03 - 16.32 52wk...
|10/11/10||Jefferies Is Bullish On American Eagle (AEO) (Benzinga)|
Analysts at Jefferies released a research report this morning on American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO). They wrote, "After showing progress with Q2 results, we expect the stock to work its way higher due to the end of negative EPS revisions and a solid back-to-school season. Upside/Downside attractive at >30+%/-10%. Reiterate Buy." The firm has a $21 price target on the stock. During today's trading session, AEO shares have risen 1.13% to $16.96. In the last month alone, AEO has surged...
|10/8/10||Dark Horse Hedge – Time for Me to Fly, AEO (Wall Street Sector Selector)|
Dark Horse Hedge – Time for Me to Fly, AEO By Scott Brown at Sabrient, and Ilene, at Phil’s Stock World I’ve been around for you I’ve been up and down for you But I just can’t get any relief I’ve swallowed my pride for you I’ve lived and lied for you But you still make me feel like a thief I make you laugh and you make me cry I believe it’s time for me to fly REO Speedwagon On Monday, October 4, we recommended readers purchase AEO following a...
|10/8/10||S&P Upgrades American Eagle (AEO) From Strong Sell to Hold (Benzinga)|
S&P Upgraded American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO) From Strong Sell to Hold, yesterday. They upgraded their fiscal-year 2011 (Jan) and 2012 EPS estimates to $0.96 and $1.08 from $0.94 and $1.07. They raised their target price to $17 from $10. Since American Eagle is trading at $16.66 today, S&P has already missed this current move. AEO did trade close to $20 back in March. Here are a few quotes from the report: “AEO reports better than expected September sales- a 4% comparable gain...
|10/8/10||Piper Jaffray Updates American Eagle (AEO) (Benzinga)|
Piper Jaffray updated its earnings model on American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO), which reported strong September same-store-sales yesterday. It rates shares at Neutral, with a $16 price target. In the research note, Piper states, "We are updating our financial model to reflect AEO management's revised FQ3 EPS guidance of $0.27-$0.28 from prior guidance of $0.23-$0.26. The earnings raise is predicated on flat to slightly positive comps, reflecting the conservative traffic levels assumed...
|10/8/10||AEO Ready For Holiday Season (Benzinga)|
Oppenheimer has published a research report for American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO) and believes the company is well positioned for a strong holiday season. In the report, Oppenheimer writes "AEO reported September comps of 4%, above both our and consensus estimates of 1% and (0.1)%, respectively, and against 0% ly. In conjunction with the release, management raised FY3Q10 EPS guidance to $0.27-$0.28 from $0.23-$0.26, predicated on a flat to slightly positive comp. Reflecting strong...
|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||American Eagle Raises EPS And Comparable Store Sales Guidance (AEO) (Benzinga)|
This morning, American Eagle (NYSE: AEO) raised its third quarter guidance and expects earnings from continuing operations to a range of $0.27 to $0.28 per diluted share from prior guidance of $0.23 to $0.26 per diluted share and comparable store sales of flat to slightly positive, reflecting conservative traffic during the non-peak selling period of October. During the current trading session, AEO shares have surged 8% to $16.22. Volume has been very heavy with nearly 7 million shares...
|10/7/10||Market Update: American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO), Target (NYSE:TGT), PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) (Jutia Group)|
American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) said that its September sales at stores open at least one year rose 4% as it also lifted its third-quarter earnings guidance. Analysts, on average, had expected same-store sales to fall 0.8%, according to Thomson Reuters. Total sales for the five weeks ended Oct. 2 rose [...]
|10/7/10||News Summary (Benzinga)|
Shares of American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO) gained about 5.3% after the company reported a 4% rise in its September sales at stores open at least one year. However, analysts were expecting a decline of 0.8% in same-store sales. American Eagle has also lifted its Q3 earnings from continuing operations projection to $0.27 to $0.28 per share, up from its earlier forecast of $0.23 to $0.26 per share. According to the US Labor Department, the number of people who filed new claims for state...
|10/7/10||American Eagle Outfitters Raises Guidance (Benzinga)|
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) is raising its third quarter earnings guidance from continuing operations to a range of $0.27 to $0.28 per diluted share from prior guidance of $0.23 to $0.26 per diluted share. This is based on a view of third quarter comparable store sales of flat to slightly positive, reflecting conservative traffic during the non-peak selling period of October. Third quarter guidance compares to adjusted earnings from continuing operations for the third...
|10/7/10||American Eagle Outfitters September Sales $251 Million (Benzinga)|
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) today announced that total sales for the five weeks ended October 2, 2010 increased 4% to $251 million, compared to $241 million for the five weeks ended October 3, 2009. Comparable store sales increased 4%, compared to flat for the same period last year. Total sales for the 35 week year-to-date period ended October 2, 2010 increased 4% to $1.86 billion, compared to $1.79 billion for the 35 weeks ended October 3, 2009. Comparable store sales...
|10/7/10||American Eagle sales rise in September - Pittsburgh Business Times (Phil's Favorites)|
Sales at American Eagle Outfitters Inc. rose 4 percent in September, the company announced today. Sales for the five weeks that ended Oct. 2 were $251 million, compared with $241 million during a comparable time period last year. Comparable store sales were also up 4 percent; a year ago, they were flat. For the first 35 weeks of the year, the company posted sales of $1.86 billion, compared with $1.79 billion during the same time a year ago. Comparable store sales were up 2...
|10/6/10||Oppenheimer Rates American Eagle At Outperform (AEO) (Benzinga)|
Oppenheimer & Co. rates shares of American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO) at Outperform, as it previews September same-store-sales. In the research note, Oppenheimer writes, "Turning to holiday, we expect markdowns/promotions to be early and aggressive, customers to shop even closer to need and electronics (particularly the IPad and IPod) to take softline market share. As such, we are more constructive on those names with differentiated product (ZUMZ) and/or those that will be taking more of...
|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...
|10/1/10||7 Reasons To Own AEO (Benzinga)|
In a recent note, Jefferies gives reasons why investors should own American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO). It recently upgraded AEO on 6/11/2010 and with the stock up 18% since then continues to see meaningful upside. AEO showed with Q2 results that it is serious about removing excess costs and improving profit margins in the organization. Also, inventories are staying low to drive margin stability in 2H, there is a quantifying cost cutting program, stock buybacks will likely accelerate...
|10/1/10||MKM Partners Discusses September Same-Store-Sales (AEO) (Benzinga)|
MKM Partners discusses September same-store-sales (SSS), saying there could be some disappointments in September, as expectations ran high. It discusses American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO), which it rates at Neutral, with a $14 price target. In the research report, MKM writes, "We think September back-to-school (BTS) shopping across retail started strong, but finished weaker, which is in line with expectations, given the trend of shopping closer to need and higher sales concentration...
|9/30/10||Even More Thoughts On American Eagle (AEO) (Benzinga)|
Wall Street Strategies analyst and noted retail expert Brian Sozzi weighs in with some thoughts on the American Eagle (NYSE: AEO) rumor from earlier today. There were rumors abounding on Wall St. today that the teen retailer may be the subject of a takeover, either through private equity or perhaps the company itself. Sozzi noted that the rumors are picking back up today, and that the resignation of American Eagle's chief designer was interesting. Nothing has been finalized yet on talks...
|9/30/10||Some Thoughts On American Eagle (AEO) (Benzinga)|
There are quite a few rumors out today that American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO) might be the subject of takeover rumors, as the options action indicates severe bullishness on the stock. There are unconfirmed takeover rumors regarding American Eagle today, with possible price targets in the low $20.00 range. Patty Edwards, a noted retail expert, and frequent CNBC contributor, recently noted that the chairman picked up 500,000 shares of the teen retailer, and a leveraged buyout might be...
|9/30/10||American Eagle Pops; Calls Active (AEO) (Benzinga)|
Shares of American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO) are higher on the session by 3.15%, currently trading at $15.38. The stock has been moving largely higher over the past three months, off of a base around $12.00. The stock has now regained the 18, 50, and 200-day moving averages. There has been some unconfirmed takeover chatter regarding AEO today with potential price targets in the low $20.00 range. Options traders are picking up calls on the name today, regardless. The October $16.00...
|9/17/10||Daily Dividend Report: AEO, PCG, MJN, DFS, IRM (Penny Stock DD)|
Daily Dividend Report: AEO, PCG, MJN, DFS, IRM Thursday, September 16, 1:28 PM ET This morning, American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) declared its quarterly dividend of 11 cents per share, maintaining the amount paid to shareholders last quarter. Based on the current stock price, investors can expect a yield of about 3% [...]
|9/10/10||American Eagle (AEO) Chairman Makes a Major Share Purchase (Penny Stock DD)|
American Eagle Outfitter (NYSE: AEO) shares are rising today, up about 6% to $14.25, as a Form 4 filed with the U.S. SEC showed that their Chairman, Jay Schottenstein, increased his stake in the company. Schottenstein disclosed the purchase of 500,000 shares of the company stock, for an average price of $13.58. [...]