Is Another Urban Outfitters Stumble in Store?

Urban Outfitters Inc (NASDAQ:URBN) reported disappointing sales figures for the third quarter, missing analysts’ expectations. The company operates namesake stores as well as Anthropologie and Free People locations.

Net sales increased by 6% to $610 million while analysts estimate was $629 million. This was primarily due to a fall of 7% in sales at same store Anthropologie. However, there were two bright spots: net sales in the direct-to-consumer and wholesale segments rose 15% and 13% respectively.

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The company suffered weaker margins due to increased markdowns and higher commodity costs. The full earnings results are expected in a week.

Here’s how teen retailers are trading on the news:

  • Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN): The shares recently traded at $26.50, down $0.71, or 2.61%. Its market capitalization is $4.08 billion. They have traded in a 52-week range of $21.47 to $39.26. Volume today was 2,564,878 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 4,493,100 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 17.94, while trailing earnings are $1.48 per share. About the company: Urban Outfitters, Inc. operates retail stores and direct response, including a catalog and Web sites. The Company’s Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie retail concepts sell fashion apparel, accessories, and household and gift merchandise. Urban also designs and markets young women’s casual wear which it provides to the Company’s retail operations and sells to retailers worldwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE:ARO): The shares recently traded at $17.25,. Its market capitalization is $1.39 billion. They have traded in a 52-week range of $9.16 to $27.73. Volume today was 404,092 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 3,659,130 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 9.28, while trailing earnings are $1.86 per share. About the company: Aeropostale, Inc. is a mall-based retailer of casual apparel and accessories that targets young women and men in the pre-teen and teenage market. The Company’s stores provide active-oriented, fashion basic merchandise. Aeropostale operates stores throughout the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF): The shares recently traded at $58.00, down $0.31, or 0.53%. Its market capitalization is $5.04 billion. They have traded in a 52-week range of $44.31 to $78.25. Volume today was 859,077 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 3,025,970 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 26.33, while trailing earnings are $2.20 per share. The company pays a dividend of $0.70 per share for a dividend yield of 1.20%. About the company: Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is a specialty retailer that operates stores selling casual apparel, such as knit shirts, graphic t-shirts, jeans, woven shirts and personal care and other accessories for men, women and kids. The Company operates stores in the United States and Canada as well as retails its products over the Internet. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO): The shares recently traded at $14.10, up $0.08, or 0.57%. Its market capitalization is $2.75 billion. They have traded in a 52-week range of $10.00 to $17.37. Volume today was 241,185 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 4,786,170 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 16.65, while trailing earnings are $0.85 per share. The company pays a dividend of $0.44 per share for a dividend yield of 3.10%. About the company: American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. retails men’s and women’s casual apparel, footwear, outerwear, and accessories. The Company’s products include jeans, khakis, T-shirts, and other similar apparel. American Eagle operates in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Gap Inc. (NYSE:GPS): The shares recently traded at $19.96, up $0.06, or 0.3%. Its market capitalization is $10.18 billion. They have traded in a 52-week range of $15.08 to $23.73. Volume today was 781,642 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 8,115,170 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 10.88, while trailing earnings are $1.83 per share. The company pays a dividend of $0.45 per share for a dividend yield of 2.30%. About the company: The Gap, Inc., is an international specialty retailer operating retail and outlet stores. The Company sells casual apparel, accessories and personal care products for men, women, and children. The Gap operates stores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Ireland, and Japan. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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