Worth Watching Stock: Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)


Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) will report its next earnings on Nov 18 – Nov 22 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $-0.25/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $-0.2/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.05/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -25%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. and for the current quarter 25 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.23/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.03/share and a High Estimate of $0.38/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 23 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. as 833.89 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is 791.7 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 865 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 878.57 Million.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for ANF to be -52.1%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 0.9%. For the next 5 years, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is expecting Growth of 16.5% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 6.13% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Abercrombie & Fitch Co., where 3 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 3 analysts have given a Buy signal, 17 said it’s a HOLD, 4 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 23 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. might touch $30 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $19.85 and $14 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. got Downgrade on 6-Oct-16 where investment firm KeyBanc Capital Mkts Downgrade the stock from Overweight to Sector Weight.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. closed its last trading session at $15.6 with the loss of -1.35%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 1.06 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $32.83 and 52-week low of $15.14. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -4.53% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -15.93% and -32.64% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Mar 7, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Oct 17, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.87 and Average Volume (3 months) is 2.92 million. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 23.46 and Forward P/E ratio of 20.2.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 2%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 3.7%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 3.5%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -3.51%, where Monthly Performance is -11.19%, Quarterly performance is -22.04%, 6 Months performance is -46.23% and yearly performance percentage is -23.92%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is -41.38%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 3.06% and Monthly Volatility of 2.97%.