Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF), FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI)

Andrew Cummings
February 25, 2017

Hence, the surprise factor was -25 percent. Also, comps returned to the positive territory, while also improving sequentially, backed by solid Hollister comps and strong global performance. (NYSE:ANF) reached 9.81% versus a 1-year low price of $10.91. This Company belongs to Retail-Wholesale sector. The analysts' present consensus range is $-0.82-$-0.46 for EPS.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co.is now showing -104.5% EPS growth this year. Telsey Advisory Group decreased their target price on Abercrombie & Fitch Company from $19.00 to $16.00 and set a "market perform" rating for the company in a research report on Monday, November 21st.

01/03/2017 - Abercrombie & Fitch Company was downgraded to "hold" by analysts at Jefferies. (NYSE:ANF) last ended at $12.05, sending the company's market cap near $815.42M. The Closing price before the company posted its earnings was $16.7. Argus downgraded Abercrombie & Fitch Company from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Friday, December 9th. Current stock price is in the upbeat territory taking into account of 20 days moving average with -0.74% and continued bullish run for 50 days moving average with -7.24%. Excluding a tax settlement, L Brands earned $2.03 per share, above the average analysts' estimate of $1.90 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of the stock market's total return.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. had a net margin of 0.38% and a return on equity of 1.50%.

Taking look on ratio analysis, G has forward price to earnings ratio of 14.27, compare to its price to earnings ratio of 19.26. A month ago, analyst EPS consensus estimated earnings of US$0.77 per share.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 13th. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 6.5% compared to the same quarter a year ago.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. and for the current quarter 23 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.75/share. The Q1 2017 consensus earnings estimates for the company have stabilized at US$-0.6 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 1st. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.70%.

11/28/2016 - Abercrombie & Fitch Company had its "underweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. On other hand, keeping in mind stable cash flows but few growth prospects make traders to value lower. State Treasurer State of MI increased its stake in Abercrombie & Fitch Company by 0.4% in the third quarter. Abercrombie & Fitch Company has a 12-month low of $10.91 and a 12-month high of $32.83. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI now owns 30,340 shares of the apparel retailer's stock worth $482,000 after buying an additional 430 shares during the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 150,833 shares of the apparel retailer's stock worth $2,397,000 after buying an additional 78,106 shares during the period. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI increased its stake in Abercrombie & Fitch Company by 1.4% in the third quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 3,552,806 shares of the apparel retailer's stock valued at $56,454,000 after buying an additional 218,534 shares during the period. Finally, Scopus Asset Management L.P. acquired a new position in Abercrombie & Fitch Co. during the fourth quarter worth approximately $26,595,000. (A&F) is a specialty retailer that operates stores and direct-to-consumer operations. Through these channels, the Company sells products, including casual sportswear apparel, including knit tops and woven shirts, graphic t-shirts, fleece, jeans and woven trousers, shorts, sweaters and outerwear; personal care products, and accessories for men, women and kids under the Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids and Hollister brands.

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