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American Eagle Outfitters’ Revenue Projected to Rise 5.7%

18h marketrealist
Apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) is scheduled to report its fiscal first-quarter earnings on May 31. Wall Street expects the company’s revenue to grow 5.7% to $805.2 million, marking a significant improvement over the 1.7% growth seen in the prior-year quarter.

 
Analysts Recommend ‘Hold’ for American Eagle Outfitters

18h marketrealist
Ahead of American Eagle Outfitters’ (AEO) upcoming fiscal first-quarter results on May 31, most (53.0%) of the 19 analysts covering the stock recommend “hold,” 42.0% recommend “buy,” and 5.0% recommend “sell.” In the quarter, analysts expect American Eagle Outfitters’ top and bottom lines to grow 5.7% and 37.5%, respectively.

 
What Could Drive American Eagle Outfitters Stock Going Forward?

18h marketrealist
As of May 21, American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) stock had risen 21.1% year-to-date. In comparison, Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) and Urban Outfitters (URBN) had rise 50.4% and 20.6%, respectively, while Gap (GPS) had fallen 6.9%. The S&P 500 had risen 2.2%.

 
What Analysts Expect for American Eagle Outfitters’ Earnings

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Analysts expect American Eagle Outfitters’ (AEO) EPS (earnings per share) to grow 37.5% to $0.22 in the fiscal first quarter, marking a significant improvement over the 27% decline witnessed in the prior-year quarter. Improved revenue and profits are expected to cushion its bottom line.

 
GameStop (GME) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in the Offing?

2018-05-22 zacks
GameStop Corp. (GME - Free Report) is expected to report first-quarter fiscal 2018 results on May 24. In the trailing four quarters, this consumer electronics’ retailer has outperformed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by an average of 12.7%. In the last reported quarter, the company delivered a positive earnings surprise of 3.1%. Let’s delve deep and take a look at the factors that will be influencing the quarterly results.

 
Factors Setting the Tone for Hibbett (HIBB) in Q1 Earnings

2018-05-21 zacks
Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB - Free Report) is slated to release first-quarter fiscal 2019 results on May 25, before the market opens. The company boasts an impressive earnings surprise history with a beat in each of the last four quarters by an average of 26.1%. Notably, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for the first quarter is pegged at $1.13, which has been stable in the last 30 days but reflects a year-over-year increase of 16.

 
Analysts Maintain ‘Hold’ on Urban Outfitters ahead of Q1 Results

2018-05-18 marketrealist
The majority of the analysts covering Urban Outfitters (URBN) stock have maintained a “hold” rating ahead of its upcoming fiscal Q1 2019 results, which the company plans to release on May 22. As of May 16, of the 22 analysts covering the stock, 55% recommended a “hold,” 41% recommended a “buy,” and 4% recommended a “sell.”

 
What Analysts Project for Urban Outfitters’ First-Quarter Sales

2018-05-18 marketrealist
Urban Outfitters (URBN) plans to report first-quarter fiscal 2019 results on May 22. Analysts expect the company to report sales of $837.4 million, representing growth of 10.0% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis.

 
What Analysts Project for Urban Outfitters’ First-Quarter Earnings

2018-05-18 marketrealist
Analysts expect Urban Outfitters’ adjusted EPS to be $0.30 in the first quarter of fiscal 2019, more than double the EPS in the corresponding quarter last year. Further, analysts expect the company to report a gross margin of 32.6%, up 110 basis points on a YoY basis in the first quarter of fiscal 2019. The company’s adjusted SG&A (selling, general, and administrative) expenses are projected to be up 3.

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Tracking George Soros' Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

2018-05-17 seekingalpha
Soros' 13F portfolio value increased from $4.37B to $6.16B this quarter. The number of positions increased from 196 to 219.

 
Will Gap's (GPS) Strategic Actions Drive Earnings in Q1?

2018-05-17 zacks
The Gap, Inc. (GPS - Free Report) is slated to report first-quarter fiscal 2018 results on May 24. The company has delivered a positive earnings surprise in each of the trailing four quarters, with an average of 11.1%. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for first-quarter earnings is pegged at 45 cents, mirroring a year-over-year improvement of 25%. However, the estimate has moved down by a penny in the last seven days.

 
Will Strong Order Activity Drive Deere's (DE) Q2 Earnings?

2018-05-15 zacks
Deere & Company (DE - Free Report) is scheduled to report second-quarter fiscal 2018 results on May 18, before the market opens. In the last reported quarter, Deere posted earnings of $1.31 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by around 13%. Moreover, the company’s earnings surpassed estimates in each of the trailing four quarters, recording an average positive earnings surprise of 17.25%.

 
Druckenmiller Bets on China Tech While Former Boss Soros Buys Banks - Bloomberg

2018-05-15 bloomberg
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L Brands: So Much More Than Victoria's Secret

2018-05-15 seekingalpha
The Bath & Body Works segment within L Brands is overlooked due to its revenue base being much lower than the Victoria's Secret segment.

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2018-05-12 seekingalpha
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