Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ:URBN – Get Rating) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The apparel retailer reported $0.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.20, Briefing.com reports. The business had revenue of $1.11 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.09 billion. Urban Outfitters had a return on equity of 10.61% and a net margin of 3.73%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.33 earnings per share.
Urban Outfitters Trading Up 17.6 %
URBN stock opened at $31.35 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $2.90 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.16, a PEG ratio of 0.60 and a beta of 1.50. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $27.05 and a 200-day simple moving average of $26.82. Urban Outfitters has a twelve month low of $17.81 and a twelve month high of $32.46.
In related news, insider Azeez Hayne sold 16,116 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, April 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.25, for a total value of $423,045.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. In other news, insider Azeez Hayne sold 16,116 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, April 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.25, for a total value of $423,045.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, COO Frank Conforti sold 42,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.28, for a total value of $1,145,760.00. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 2,361 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $64,408.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 67,189 shares of company stock valued at $1,813,413 in the last ninety days. 31.90% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth
Several research analysts have commented on URBN shares. UBS Group cut shares of Urban Outfitters from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 29th. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on Urban Outfitters from $26.00 to $28.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 15th. BMO Capital Markets raised their price target on Urban Outfitters from $25.00 to $31.00 in a research note on Wednesday. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft upped their price objective on Urban Outfitters from $26.00 to $29.00 in a research report on Wednesday. Finally, Robert W. Baird raised their target price on Urban Outfitters from $30.00 to $32.00 in a research report on Wednesday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $30.33.
About Urban Outfitters
Urban Outfitters, Inc engages in the operation of a general consumer product retail and wholesale business selling to customers through various channels including retail locations, websites, catalogs, and mobile applications. It operates through the following segments: Retail, Wholesale and Subscription.
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