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Short Interest in American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) Decreases By 12

14 November 2017

The total value of its holdings increased 18.2%. With short interest at 17,361,181 and short average daily volume at 3,172,387, the short-interest ratio is 5.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.10% on October 31. Approximately 11.7% of the company's stock are sold short.

The following firms have recently changed their position in AEO. If a stock does not have good liquidity then it may take some time before a broker is able to negotiate a deal to buy or sell a stock and the broker may not be able to get the sell or buy price that the trader is looking for. Principal Financial Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of American Eagle Outfitters by 2.1% in the 1st quarter. September 13 investment analysts at BMO Capital Markets made no change to the company rating of "Buy" with a current price target of $15.00. On October 2 Cowen and Company held the stock rating at "Outperform" targeting a price of $16.00. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock's last price was higher from the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $13.4 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average price was $13.06. American Eagle Outfitters Ne now has $2.48B valuation. American Eagle Outfitters has a 1 year low of $10.23 and a 1 year high of $19.00. The stock has a market cap of $3.10 billion, a P/E ratio of 13.241 and a beta of 0.85. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.35 earnings per share. The business had revenue of $845.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $823.84 million. The company's past year sales total was 940610. The company's quarterly EPS surprised Wall Street by as much as 29% to the upside in its last earnings announcement, so investors should note this tendency when assessing consensus estimates.

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The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 20th. The firm has dividend yield of 5.57% that is also considered as effective indicator. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 14th. American Eagle Outfitters's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 51.55%.

In other news, insider Jennifer M. Foyle sold 13,500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 27th. Because there must be a beginning, the first TR value is simply the High minus the Low, and the first 14-day ATR is the average of the daily TR values for the last 14 days. The number of shares now owned by investors are 169.58 mln.

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Here are some institutional investors who have increased or decreased their stake in (AEO). (NYSE:AEO) belongs to Services sector, other than individual factors many other macro and micro factors also effects whole sector and industries. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 138,705 shares of the apparel retailer's stock valued at $1,671,000 after acquiring an additional 63,583 shares during the period. Verity Asset Management, Inc. claims 32,408 shares valued at $422,000. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 27,531 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $391,490.82. Finally, State Street Corp boosted its holdings in American Eagle Outfitters by 4.5% in the second quarter.

Always volatility measures make charm for active trader; price volatility of stock was 3.95% for a week and 3.38% for a month. Finally, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans lifted its stake in shares of American Eagle Outfitters by 10.6% in the 1st quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 14,893 shares of the apparel retailer's stock valued at $210,000 after acquiring an additional 290 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 83.47% of the company's stock. If you are accessing this news story on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of global trademark & copyright laws. If you happen to be reading this article on another website, it was stolen and illegally republished in violation of US and worldwide copyright law.

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