Media stories about American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Eagle Outfitters earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the apparel retailer an impact score of 47.2055818619401 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. BMO Capital Markets set a $15.00 price target on shares of American Eagle Outfitters and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Cowen set a $14.00 price target on shares of American Eagle Outfitters and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd. Oppenheimer set a $13.00 price target on shares of American Eagle Outfitters and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd. Finally, Buckingham Research reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a report on Thursday, August 24th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. American Eagle Outfitters has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $14.31.

Shares of American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) traded up $0.64 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $16.30. 5,921,285 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,485,636. American Eagle Outfitters has a 52 week low of $10.23 and a 52 week high of $18.49. The firm has a market cap of $2,772.59, a P/E ratio of 13.62, a PEG ratio of 1.58 and a beta of 1.19.

In other news, insider Jennifer M. Foyle sold 13,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.22, for a total value of $191,970.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 27,531 shares in the company, valued at approximately $391,490.82. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 5.90% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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American Eagle Outfitters Company Profile

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc (AEO Inc) is a multi-brand specialty retailer. The Company offers a range of apparel and accessories for men and women under the American Eagle Outfitters Brand (AEO Brand), and intimates, apparel and personal care products for women under the Aerie brand. AEO Inc operates stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Hong Kong, China and the United Kingdom.

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