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American Eagle Outfitters GF Value Rank

: 10 (As of Today)
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American Eagle Outfitters has the GF Value Rank of 10.

The GF Value Rank is determined by the price-to-GF-Value (P/GF Value) ratio, a proprietary metric calculated based on historical multiples along with an adjustment factor based on a company's past returns and growth and future estimates of the business' performance.

GuruFocus found that for valuation, we cannot simply give stocks a better GF Value rank simply because they have a lower P/GF Value ratio. Backtesting shows that over the long term, the two worst-performing groups are the most expensive group (with the highest P/GF Value ratio) and the least expensive group (with the lowest P/GF Value ratio).

We can understand why the most expensive group underperforms. We were initially puzzled by the underperformance of the least expensive group, but we realized there is a reason why some stocks are super cheap. If they look too undervalued, it is often because the businesses behind them are poor quality. The market realized this and gave them low valuations. In a way, the market is efficient.

After multiple backtesting analyses, we granted the stocks in third-cheapest percentile the highest GF Value rank, as they have performed the best over a full market cycle. Stock performance is actually not as sensitive to valuation as it is to growth and profitability. On average, the companies in the 20%-50% valuation groups have similar performances. Therefore, we should avoid the most expensive and the least expensive stocks. We can be more tolerant of valuation.

Please click GF Score to see more details on the GF Score's 5 Key Aspects of Analysis.

Competitive Comparison

For the Apparel Retail subindustry, American Eagle Outfitters's GF Value Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and GF Value Rank data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


American Eagle Outfitters GF Value Rank Distribution

For the Retail - Cyclical industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, American Eagle Outfitters's GF Value Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where American Eagle Outfitters's GF Value Rank falls into.

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American Eagle Outfitters Business Description

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Traded in Other Exchanges
77 Hot Metal Street, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 15203-2329
American Eagle Outfitters Inc is an apparel and accessory retailer with company stores in U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Hong Kong. The Company leases all store premises, regional distribution facilities, some of its office space, and certain information technology and office equipment. American Eagle also has an online business that ships worldwide. It operates in two segments: American Eagle and Aerie. The majority of its revenue comes from its primary brand, American Eagle, which offers an assortment of specialty apparel and accessories for women and men. Geographically, it generates the vast majority of its revenue from the United States.
Davis Steven A director 3776 SOUTH HIGH ST COLUMBUS OH 43207
Mathias Michael A. officer: EVP and CFO 77 HOT METAL STREET PITTSBURGH PA 15203
Foyle Jennifer M. officer: Global Brand President-aerie 77 HOT METAL STREET PITTSBURGH PA 15203
Henretta Deborah A director ONE RIVERFRONT PLAZA CORNING NY 14831
Siegal Stacy officer: EVP and General Counsel 800 COMMONWEALTH DRIVE SUITE 100 WARRENDALE PA 15086
Mclean Andrew J. officer: EVP & Chief Commercial Officer 77 HOT METAL STREET PITTSBURGH PA 15203
Chandrasekaran Sujatha director 77 HOT METAL STREET PITTSBURGH PA 15203
Keefer James H Jr officer: VP, Controller & CAO 77 HOT METAL STREET PITTSBURGH PA 15203
Horvath Peter Z officer: Chief Global Cmrcl & Admin Off 77 HOT METAL STREET PITTSBURGH PA 15203
Kessler Charles F officer: EVP-Mdsing&Design Off-AEBrand 6301 FITCH PATH NEW ALBANY OH 43054
Nankervis Simon R. officer: EVP-Amer&GlobalCntry Licensing 77 HOT METAL STREET PITTSBURGH PA 15203
Sable David M. director 77 HOT METAL STREET PITTSBURGH PA 15203-2329
Yung Kitty officer: EVP-Asia/Pacific 77 HOT METAL STREET PITTSBURGH PA 15203-2329

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