Analyst Ratings for Urban Outfitters Inc. (URBN)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, URBN received an average rating of Hold.

6 analysts declared URBN a buy, 1 issued an overweight rating, 19 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 2 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 3. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for URBN by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 27.5, which equates to a potential upside of 47.53 percent. The lowest price target was 16, implying a possible loss of -14.16 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -3.78 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -35.04 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.04 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -17.67 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of URBN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -16.15 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of URBN is -0.67.

URBN has traded between a high of 40.80 and a low of 16.19 over the past year. Currently the stock is 15.13 percent higher than its low, and 54.31 percent below the high. URBN has a price/earnings ratio of 10.9. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The URBN value stock report compares URBN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.13 billion. URBN's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.