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 highest price target was 27.5, implying a possible profit 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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. 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, 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.

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 below the high by 54.31 percent. 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.