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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for URBN. The maximum price target given was 27.5, which equates to a potential upside of 47.53 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 16, which equates to a potential downside of -14.16 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -3.78 percent. That number becomes -35.04 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.04 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -17.67 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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.

URBN has an estimated earnings growth rate of -16.15 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. URBN has a PEG ratio of -0.67.

In the last 52-weeks, URBN has achieved a high of 40.80 and a low of 16.19. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 15.13 percent, 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 market cap of URBN is $2.13 billion. URBN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.