Share price has been rallying. Its portfolio of retail stores that hedge short term poor performing products within the store. And Zacks says that most analysts see close to 20% earnings in the next quarter. So, they recommend this a BUY.
Third quarter performance at Urban Outfitters far exceeded expectations. A profits increase of 32% and a same-store sales increase of 8% put the company ahead of its competition in the area of growth. Given that Urban Outfitters' has far to go before it reaches market saturation, and its plans to launch a new brand next year, it seems like this growth will be sustainable for quite some time.
URBN's projected earnings-per-share (EPS) growth rate for the next five years is 20.18%, significantly higher than the industry average of 13.43% for Apparel Stores during the same period. Analysts expect URBN to outperform weakened competitors because of the discipline the company has exercised during the recession regarding inventory and cost management as well as its ability to gain significant market share from its competitors.