Urban Outfitters (URBN) Given Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.19

Media headlines about Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ:URBN) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Urban Outfitters earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the apparel retailer an impact score of 46.131539697898 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ URBN) opened at $34.64 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $3,706.43, a PE ratio of 23.09, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.83 and a beta of 0.73. Urban Outfitters has a one year low of $16.19 and a one year high of $36.10.

Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ:URBN) last posted its earnings results on Monday, November 20th. The apparel retailer reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $892.77 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $860.64 million. Urban Outfitters had a net margin of 4.81% and a return on equity of 13.34%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.40 EPS. equities analysts forecast that Urban Outfitters will post 1.56 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. B. Riley reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Urban Outfitters in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Buckingham Research reissued a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 price objective (up from $32.00) on shares of Urban Outfitters in a research report on Thursday. Wolfe Research raised shares of Urban Outfitters from a “peer perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $30.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and set a $21.00 price objective on shares of Urban Outfitters in a research report on Monday, September 18th. Finally, SunTrust Banks set a $35.00 target price on shares of Urban Outfitters and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, December 11th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty have issued a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $26.10.

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Urban Outfitters Company Profile

Urban Outfitters, Inc is a lifestyle specialty retail company. The Company operates through two segments: Retail and Wholesale. The Company’s Retail segment consists of its Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Free People, Terrain and Bhldn brands, whose merchandise is sold to its customers through retail stores, Websites, mobile applications, catalogs and customer contact centers.

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