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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for URBN. The highest price target was 27.5, implying potential capital gains of 47.53 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 16, implying potential capital losses 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average 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. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of URBN to grow at a rate of -16.15 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of URBN is -0.67.

URBN has a 52-week high of 40.80 and a 52-week low of 16.19. Today's price is 15.13 percent above the 52-week 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.