Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN)

UK E Retailer Ups Stakes In US Market Despite Amazon's Prowess

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN)

Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of Urban Outfitters, Inc. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 17,906 shares of the apparel retailer's stock worth $332,000 after buying an additional 3,357 shares in the last quarter. "(NASDAQ:URBN)" was first published by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald.

Several other brokerages have also recently issued reports on URBN. Meeder Asset Management Inc. raised its position in Urban Outfitters by 0.6% in the second quarter. Urban Outfitters, Inc.is now trading -7.77% below its 20-day and -31.26% versus the 200-day simple moving averages while -6.27% compared with its 50-day simple moving average. The company's stock had a trading volume of 4,903,574 shares. Analysts anticipate that Urban Outfitters, Inc. will post $1.39 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The P/E ratio is now 10.324 and market capitalization is 2.05B. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 23,100 shares of the apparel retailer's stock worth $428,000 after buying an additional 800 shares in the last quarter. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-one have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Deutsche Bank maintained it with "Hold" rating and $37 target in Wednesday, August 17 report. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 10,691 shares of the apparel retailer's stock worth $198,000 after buying an additional 43 shares in the last quarter. UBS AG reissued a "neutral" rating and set a $21.00 target price (down from $25.00) on shares of Urban Outfitters in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th. FBR Capital maintained the shares of URBN in report on Tuesday, March 8 with "Market Perform" rating. (NASDAQ:URBN). Amer Interest Gp Incorporated stated it has 0% in Urban Outfitters, Inc. Urban Outfitters presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $25.53.

The stock volatility for week was 3.57% while for month was 3.62%.The stock, as of last close, traded 6.17% to its 52 week low and was changed -57.87% from its 52 week high.

Point72 Asia Hong Kong Ltd increased Netease Inc (NASDAQ:NTES) stake by 1,825 shares to 2,625 valued at $565,000 in 2016Q4.

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC decreased its position in Urban Outfitters, Inc. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.66 EPS.

The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: BLACKROCK INC. with 13.41 million shares, MASSACHUSETTS FINANCIAL SERVICES CO /MA/ with 13.19 million shares, VANGUARD GROUP INC with 6.68 million shares, FMR LLC with 5.85 million shares, and BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORP with 3.93 million shares.

New York State Teachers Retirement System divested its ownership by selling 12,500 shares a decrease of 6.8% in the quarter. Shapiro Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Urban Outfitters by 586.5% in the second quarter. Urban Outfitters now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $25.28. The business had revenue of $761.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $768.95 million. The company's revenue was down.2% compared to the same quarter past year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.25 earnings per share. The legal version of this news story can be viewed at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/08/10/urban-outfitters-inc-urbn-upgraded-to-sell-by-bidaskclub-updated.html. If you are accessing this news story on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of worldwide trademark and copyright laws. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $17.00 price objective on Urban Outfitters and gave the company a "hold" rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. Finally, MKM Partners reaffirmed a "sell" rating and set a $16.00 target price (down from $19.00) on shares of Urban Outfitters in a research report on Monday, June 12th.

Insider trading activity is a great indicator of how a stock is performing, so let's take a look at Urban Outfitters, Inc. The Company operates through two segments: Retail and Wholesale. Blackrock Institutional Na owns 0.01% invested in Urban Outfitters, Inc. The Company's Retail segment consists of its Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Free People, Terrain and Bhldn brands, whose merchandise is sold to its customers through retail stores, Websites, mobile applications, catalogs and customer contact centers.

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