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American Eagle

$17.95

-0.11 (-0.61%)

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American Eagle Outfitters backs Q4 EPS view 42c-44c, consensus 44c

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. announced that fourth quarter comparable sales to date have increased 8%. The company is reiterating its previously issued fourth quarter EPS guidance in the range of 42c-44c per diluted share. Jay Schottenstein, Chief Executive Officer commented, "We are extremely pleased to report a successful holiday season with record sales and strong momentum across the American Eagle and Aerie brands. Customers responded well to our merchandise offerings, which fueled positive traffic both online and in stores." Earnings guidance excludes the impact of tax reform and potential asset impairment and restructuring charges. The company will release fourth quarter and fiscal 2017 results on March 8, 2018 and will host a conference call to review financial results on that date.

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AEO American Eagle
$17.95

-0.11 (-0.61%)

11/09/17
WOLF
11/09/17
UPGRADE
WOLF
Peer Perform
American Eagle upgraded to Peer Perform from Underperform at Wolfe Research
11/24/17
RHCO
11/24/17
NO CHANGE
RHCO
American Eagle, Old Navy look like holiday 'winners' based on SunTrust checks
SunTrust analyst Pamela Quintiliano said the mall she visited during her Thanksgiving checks was the most crowded she has seen on the holiday in years and that American Eagle (AEO) and Gap's (GPS) Old Navy appeared to be "winners" as they consistently had the longest register lines. Among big box retailers visited, Wal-Mart (WMT) and Kohl's (KSS) had more activity than others, added Quintiliano.
12/06/17
JEFF
12/06/17
NO CHANGE
Target $20
JEFF
Buy
Jefferies ups American Eagle target to $20 on 'strong' Q3
Jefferies analyst Randal Konik raised his price target for American Eagle to $20 from $18 citing the company's "strong" Q3 results. The analyst is encouraged that the retailer's trends have accelerated into the holiday season and continues to see the company benefitting from a consolidating space and "strong bottoms cycle." Konik reiterates a Buy rating on American Eagle. The stock in midday trading is up 15c to $16.26.
12/07/17
COWN
12/07/17
NO CHANGE
Target $19
COWN
Outperform
American Eagle price target raised to $19 from $16 at Cowen
Cowen analyst Oliver Chen raised his price target on American Eagle to $19 from $16 as he was encouraged by its strong Black Friday and Cyber Monday performance. He said women's bottoms saw record results, store traffic outpaced the mall in Q3, and he sees solid momentum heading into the holidays. Chen reiterated his Outperform rating on American Eagle shares.

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