URBN stock: buy or sell?
September 20th, 2019
Urban Outfitters, Inc. engages in the retail and wholesale of general consumer products. It operates through two segments, Retail and Wholesale.
Should I buy URBN stock?Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose and when is the best time to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with Urban Outfitters stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Urban Outfitters stock a buy?
Financial institutions and banks publish stock ratings everyday.At Stocks2.com, we gathered 15 ratings published for URBN stock in the last month.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-8-21||Robert W. Baird||n/a||Neutral|
|2019-8-21||Bank of America||n/a||Buy|
|2019-5-22||Wells Fargo & Co||n/a||Market Perform|
|2019-3-6||Wells Fargo & Co||n/a||Market Perform|
|2019-3-6||Telsey Advisory Group||Market Perform||Market Perform|
|2019-3-6||Telsey Advisory Group||n/a||Market Perform|
URBN stock analysis
Urban Outfitters gained a beatiful 1.21% and closed at $24.21.
Urban Outfitters shares gained 1.21% to $24.21 today. URBN is retaking the upward trend marking a new rising bottom heading to break out over $27.32.
After climbing for 4 weeks, this week Urban Outfitters plummed a hair-raising -9.50%, closing at $24.21. Last week URBN climbed an astounding 10.80% in just one week.
Since price and 40-weeks moving average lines crossed down early October, URBN fell $-16.69 per share (-40.81%). Stocks below the 40-weeks moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.
URBN stock price history
URBN stock went public on November 9th, 1993 with a price of $1.441. Since then, URBN stock grew a 1,581.30%, with a yearly average of 63.30%. If you had invested $1,000 in URBN stock in 1993, it would worth $15,813.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
URBN stock historical price chart
URBN stock reached 52-week highs at $42.50, and all-time highs 2018-08-22 with a price of 52.5.
URBN stock price target is $29.30Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. We detected 15 price targets for URBN stock published in the last 30 days:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-9-13||Loop Capital||Raises Target||n/a||$35.00||-|
|2019-8-21||Wolfe Research||Lowers Target||$30.00||$26.00||-13.3%|
|2019-8-21||Robert W. Baird||Lowers Target||$26.00||$25.00||-3.8%|
|2019-8-21||Loop Capital||Lowers Target||n/a||$25.00||-|
|2019-8-21||Bank of America||Reiterates||$33.00||$28.00||-15.2%|
|2019-8-19||Morgan Stanley||Lowers Target||$42.00||$34.00||-19%|
|2019-5-22||Wells Fargo & Co||Lowers Target||$30.00||$28.00||-6.7%|
|2019-4-5||Wedbush||Set Price Target||$30.00||$35.00||16.7%|
|2019-3-7||DA Davidson||Lowers Target||n/a||$30.00||-|
|2019-3-6||Wells Fargo & Co||Reiterates||$35.00||$30.00||-14.3%|
|2019-3-6||Telsey Advisory Group||Reiterates||$35.00||$33.00||-5.7%|
|2019-3-6||Telsey Advisory Group||Lowers Target||$35.00||$33.00||-5.7%|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareUrban Outfitters presented good results for 2019-Q1 on March. Urban Outfitters raised Earnings per Share (EPS) by 6.40%, beating experts of $0.78. Urban Outfitters posted $0.83.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2019, Urban Outfitters annual turnover jumped an impressive 9.25% to $3,950.62 million USD from $3,616.01 marked in 2018. When comparing 2019 vs 2018, in contrast, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) grew a 4.55% to 7.54%.
|2014||$3,090 M||-||$282 M9.1%||-|
|2014||$3,320 M||7.44%||$232 M7.0%||-17.68%|
|2015||$3,323 M||0.09%||$232 M7.0%||0.00%|
|2015||$3,450 M||3.82%||$224 M6.5%||-3.42%|
|2016||$3,445 M||-0.14%||$224 M6.5%||0.00%|
|2016||$3,550 M||3.04%||$218 M6.1%||-2.84%|
|2017||$3,546 M||-0.12%||$218 M6.2%||0.00%|
|2017||$3,620 M||2.09%||$108 M3.0%||-50.37%|
|2018||$3,616 M||-0.11%||$108 M3.0%||0.00%|
|2019||$3,951 M||9.25%||$298 M7.5%||175.26%|
Quarterly financial resultsUrban Outfitters reported $1,128.95 M in sales for 2019-Q1, a 15.96% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $86.41 M with a profit margin of 7.65%. Profit margin stayed stable a -0.31% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 7.96%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Urban Outfitters sales marked a decent increase and appreciated a 3.66%.
|2017-Q2||$761 M||-||$12 M1.6%||-|
|2017-Q3||$873 M||14.68%||$50 M5.7%||318.09%|
|2017-Q4||$893 M||2.27%||$45 M5.1%||-9.67%|
|2018-Q1||$1,089 M||21.99%||$1 M0.1%||-97.08%|
|2018-Q2||$856 M||-21.43%||$41 M4.8%||3,030.50%|
|2018-Q3||$992 M||15.98%||$93 M9.4%||124.94%|
|2018-Q4||$974 M||-1.91%||$78 M8.0%||-16.47%|
|2019-Q1||$1,129 M||15.96%||$86 M7.7%||11.47%|
Urban Outfitters ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in shares of a company, it's always worth to overview its ownership structure.
Urban Outfitters shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 37.70% of all shares.
Bearish positions for URBN stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Urban Outfitters:
|Market cap||$2.4 B||$2.9 B||$1.0 B||$977.0 M||$177.6 M|
|Total shares||98.0 M||172.2 M||63.2 M||49.2 M||67.3 M|
|Float shares||70.8 M||152.6 M||62.4 M||28.0 M||60.5 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||81.2%||94.6%||115.6%||76.1%||128.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||37.7%||5.9%||1.1%||41.7%||2.7%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Friday, September 20th, 2019|
|Day range||$23.87 - $24.69|
|Average true range||$1.13|
|50d mov avg||$23.07|
|100d mov avg||$23.91|
|200d mov avg||$27.71|
Urban Outfitters performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. In the following table, we compare Urban Outfitters to American Eagle Outfitters, Abercrombie & Fitch, Buckle, Express, Guess?, Gap, Nordstrom, TJX Companies, Tilly's and Zumiez:
|AEOAmerican Eagle Ou...||-7.41%||-15.68%||-28.21%|
|ANFAbercrombie & Fit...||0.06%||-33.46%||-18.08%|