FBR & Co Reiterates Hold Rating for Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN)

Mizuho downgraded shares of Urban Outfitters to a "hold" rating in a report on Saturday, March 11th.

Equities researchers at William Blair dropped their Q2 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Urban Outfitters in a report released on Wednesday.

A number of other analysts have also recently commented on URBN. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Urban Outfitters from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. Wunderlich set a $20.00 price target on shares of Urban Outfitters and gave the company a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC restated a "buy" rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of Urban Outfitters in a report on Wednesday, March 8th. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Urban Outfitters Inc., where 6 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 3 analysts have given a Buy signal, 20 said it's a HOLD, 2 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell.

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The Relative Volume of the company is 2.83 and Average Volume (3 months) is 3.53 million. Urban Outfitters has a one year low of $18.76 and a one year high of $40.80. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $22.84 and a 200-day moving average price of $27.47.

Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or the price to earnings ratio. Urban Outfitters also was the target of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Stock traders bought 24,603 put options on the company. The average true range is typically based on 14 periods and may be calculated daily, weekly, monthly, or intraday.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. announced its recent quarter financial results after the market close on 16/05/2017, crushing consensus estimates with both its revenue and earnings. The company reported EPS of $0.12, below the consensus estimate calling for EPS of $0.16 - a positive surprise of 24.24%. The business had revenue of $761.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $768.95 million.

While looking at the Stock's Performance, Urban Outfitters Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of -17.26%, where Monthly Performance is -14%, Quarterly performance is -28.26%, 6 Months performance is -50.06% and yearly performance percentage is -22.96%. For the next 5 years, Urban Outfitters Inc.is expecting Growth of 13% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 7.14% per annum. During the same quarter past year, the firm posted $0.25 EPS. Robecosam AG increased its position in Urban Outfitters by 25.0% in the third quarter.

Prologis Inc (NYSE:PLD) stock price declined -1.01% to finalize at $54.77 throughout previous buying and selling session. Pacer Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Urban Outfitters by 3.0% in the third quarter. Bank of Nova Scotia bought a new position in Urban Outfitters during the first quarter worth about $251,000. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 1,406,494 shares of the apparel retailer's stock worth $48,552,000 after buying an additional 62,098 shares during the period. LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Urban Outfitters by 117.7% in the first quarter. Tdam USA Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Urban Outfitters by 1.8% in the first quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 8,436 shares of the apparel retailer's stock worth $200,000 after buying an additional 4,561 shares during the period. 774,646 shares of the company were exchanged.

Urban Outfitters, Inc is a lifestyle specialty retail company.

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