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. 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -35.04 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.04 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -17.67 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of URBN to grow at a rate of -16.15 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies 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 P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.