Published: Wed, May 16, 2018
Markets | By Otis Pena

Analysts See $0.22 EPS for American Eagle Outfitters, Inc


Buckingham Research maintained American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. Wall Street forecasts -50.00 % negative EPS growth as of May, 16. The institutional investor held 1.87 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $35.24 million, down from 2.56 million at the end of the previous reported quarter.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc operates as a specialty retailer that provides clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie brands. Since May 8, 2017 AEO has risen 39.60% and is uptrending. AEO outperformed the S&P500 by 28.05%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.39 EPS. Analysts have expectation on stock's earnings per share of $0.22. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. now owns 2,553,018 shares of the apparel retailer's stock valued at $47,997,000 after purchasing an additional 149,425 shares in the last quarter. These shares are worth $243,100 and were traded at $22 each. It has underperformed by 37.28% the S&P500.

Resonant Inc., a late-stage development company, creates software tools, and intellectual property and licensable blocks that enable the development of filter creates for radio frequency front-ends used in the mobile device industry in the United States. The stock witnessed -6.23% declines, 15.38% gains and 48.46% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. This represents a $0.55 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.66%. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Telsey Advisory Group given on Wednesday, January 25. Its up 2.00, from 1.5 in 2017Q3. Insiders sold 210,487 shares of company stock valued at $4,395,043 in the last quarter. The insider now directly owns 142,381 shares worth $2,809,177. Morgan Stanley reported 0% of its portfolio in Resonant Inc. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 13th were given a dividend of $0.1375 per share. Royal State Bank Of Canada holds 0% or 23 shares. The SEC filing shows that Kessler Charles F performed a sale of 17,900 shares. Blackrock reported 32,300 shares. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have assigned a hold recommendation, eleven have assigned a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. Therefore 54% are positive. Resonant had 15 analyst reports since October 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, December 19 report.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 27th. The stock of Akorn, Inc. On Thursday, March 8 the stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $19.37.

Shares of NYSE:AEO opened at $19.73 on Tuesday. For a total of 35.20 million shares it increased its holding in Oasis Pete Inc New (Prn) by 7.18 million shares in the quarter, and has risen its stake in Nuvasive Inc (Prn). The other Globenewswire.com's article was titled "Market Trends Toward New Normal in Anadarko Petroleum, Edwards Lifesciences, American Eagle Outfitters, Express ..." and published on May 07, 2018. Therefore 52% are positive. Zacks' EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that follow American Eagle Outfitters. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, February 24 by Jefferies. In Thursday, April 12 report Oppenheimer maintained it with "Hold" rating and $1900 target.

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Mackay Shields Llc decreased its stake by 26.8% in American Eagle Outfitters Ne (AEO), according to 2017Q4 SEC form. Cowen set a $20.00 target price on American Eagle Outfitters and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, January 18th.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on AEO shares. Also, COO Michael R. Rempell sold 9,467 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 23rd. As per Tuesday, August 29, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, December 7 the company was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group. (NYSE:AEO) produced a 92.86% rally since recording the worst price of $10.23. Buckingham Research has "Buy" rating and $23 target. Wolfe Research maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $22 target in Monday, January 11 report.

Another recent and important American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) to report earnings on May, 16. That's up 37.50 % from last year's $0.16 EPS. AEO's profit could reach $38.76M with 22.79 P/E in case $0.22 earnings per share is revealed. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.21 per share for the quarter.

Phocas Financial Corp increased First Tr Exch Traded Fc Iii stake by 17,000 shares to 277,364 valued at $5.59M in 2017Q4. Carolina Financ (NASDAQ:CARO) was raised too.

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