What is Recommendation from Analysts on Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)?

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) fell -8.11% during previous trade. Wolfe Research issued rating on the stock of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) in a research note issued to investors on Mar-03-17, the stock received “Downgrade” rating from Peer Perform to Underperform at $10. Additionally FBR & Co.. issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Jan-04-17 the stock was “Upgraded” from Underperform to Mkt Perform at $13 besides that on Jan-03-17 Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) was “Downgraded” by Oppenheimer from Perform to Underperform. Furthermore on Jan-03-17 the stock was “Downgraded” by Jefferies from Buy to Hold.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) shares ended last trading session at the price of $12.24 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $13.32 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 03/02/17. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s highest estimates of price target are $19 and low forecast is $10 based on the opinion of 19 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 2.81. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 3.39 based on calls of 18 experts, where 2 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 10 suggest Hold, 1 are rating the stock as Sell while 5 as Strong Sell.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 5/25/17. The company is expected to release $-0.63 EPS for current quarter according to 17 analysts whereas the company reported $-0.59EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $-0.82 and high estimate of $-0.53. For the current year Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) has set to release EPS of $0.09 as per the sentiments of 22 analysts, however according to 13 analysts, the company expected to release $0.25 EPS for next year.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $656.33M according to 14 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $634.79M and highest revenue estimates are $684M. A year ago the company’s sales were $685.48M. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -4.30%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $760.65M, according to the sentiments of 14 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $3.28B revenues, as per the opinion of 21 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $3.14B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $3.49B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $3.25B by 11 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 10.12M shares versus average trading capacity of 3.97M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $943.84M along with 67.67M outstanding shares. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) shares were trading -60.75% below from the 52-week high price mark of $31.19 and +14.10% above from the 52-week price bottom of $10.73. However the company observed 52 week high price on 03/07/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 01/31/17. The company’s price sits 3.38% above from its 50-day moving average of $11.93 and -23.43% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $14.96. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.24, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 0.69. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 1.77. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 10.95.

Stock to Watch for Earnings: Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)

Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) jumped 13.94% to reach at $13.32 during previous trading session. The company has experienced volume of 19,990,500 shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 3.60M share.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) on March 2, 2017 reported GAAP net income per diluted share of $0.71 for the fourth quarter ended January 28, 2017, compared to GAAP net income per diluted share of $0.85 for the fourth quarter last year.

In addition, the company reported GAAP net income per diluted share of $0.06 for the full year, compared to GAAP net income per diluted share of $0.51 for the full year last year. Excluding certain items, the company reported adjusted non-GAAP net loss per diluted share of $0.06 for the full year, compared to adjusted non-GAAP net income per diluted share of $1.12 for the full year last year.

The net effect of changes in foreign currency exchange rates on a year-over-year basis adversely impacted fourth quarter and full year results by approximately $0.05 and $0.25 per diluted share, respectively.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) holds the market capitalization of $881.08M along with 67.67M outstanding shares. During the last trade, stock’s minimum price has been reached out at $12.40 while the maximum trading price moved at $13.75. Currently the stock price is moving -57.29% off from the highest level of twelve months and +24.17% above from twelve months low. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) marked 52-week highest price level of $31.19 on 03/07/16 and 52-week lowest price level of $10.73 on 01/31/17. For the stock, price target value has been calculated at $13.32 based on calls of 19 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $10.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $19.00.

As of current trade, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) has shown weekly upbeat performance of 16.98%. Its six months performance indicated a bearish movement while its yearly performance reflected a negative trend of -53.89%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate upbeat trend of 12.89%. Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) currently have an ABR of 3.39, derived from a total of 18 opinions. The company’s price sits 12.55% above from its 50-day moving average of $11.93 and -16.93% below from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $14.96. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 65.28 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.62. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 6.53%, 4.58% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 1.24.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) currently has a PEG ratio of 4.51 where as its P/E ratio is 79.76. The company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 0.27 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 0.75, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 1.93. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 11.91. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.20 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.20. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.28 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.28. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) has a Return on Assets of 0.50%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 1.00% and Return on Investment of 3.50%.

Earnings Estimates Highlights: Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) plunged -2.26% or -0.27 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $11.86, a total of 10.41M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 3.14M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $770.51M and it has 67.67M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 22 analysts Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) will report earnings per share of $0.75 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 3/2/17 Before Market Open. The stock lost almost -28.4% in price since last earning report, when its share price was $16.70. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $1.06 and low forecast is $0.42. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.08 earnings per share.

Earnings reaction history indicates that share price went up 14 times out of last 28 quarters. In Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s last 12 earnings reports, it has beaten EPS estimates 66% of the time. However it has meet the estimates 0 time and missed 4 times.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 10/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $0.19 while Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) reported $0.02 EPS on 11/18/2016 Before Market Open with a difference of -0.17 marking a surprise factor of -89.47%. The stock’s next day closing price was $14.40 with the loss of -13.77% in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was -10.00%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 7/2016, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s expected mean EPS was $-0.23, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $-0.25 on 8/30/2016 Before Market Open, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate by -0.02 with surprise factor of -8.70%. The stock’s closing price was $17.84 with the loss of -20.29% in its share price on the day following the earning announcement. However price change of the stock was -25.34% on seventh day of the earnings report.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s mean EPS estimate was $-0.5 for the quarter ended on 4/2016, while it reported EPS of $-0.59 on 5/26/2016 Before Market Open, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate by -0.09 with surprise factor of -18.00%. On next day when data was publically announced, the stock’s closing price was $20.42 with -15.65% decline in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was down -21.35%.

Back on 3/2/2016 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.96 and it reported $1.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 1/2016. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 12.50% by 0.12.

Average EPS forecast for the current year is $-0.05 according to 22 analysts making projections for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF). The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $0.25 while the conservative estimates kept at $-0.36 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $1.12 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is $3.33B, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) setting the highest revenues estimates of $3.39B and indicating lowest revenues at $3.28B according to agreement of 21 number of analysts. Current quarter revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of $1.05B covering forecast of 20 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of $1.1B and $986.5M at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of -30.60% whereas for next quarter it has -5.10% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are -104.50% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 400.00%. Past 5 years growth of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) observed at -17.63%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 19.00%.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) reached at $11.69 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is -2.36%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is -3.11% while it has a distance of -28.56% from the 200 days simple moving average. One year trading price range hit the peak level of $31.72 and touched the lowest level of $10.91. The company’s distance from 52-week high price is -63.14% and current price is above +7.15% from 52-week low price.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF): Check on Ratings and Recommendations

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) rose 0.92% during previous trade. Oppenheimer issued rating on the stock of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) in a research note issued to investors on Jan-03-17, the stock received “Downgrade” rating from Perform to Underperform. Additionally Jefferies issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Jan-03-17 the stock was “Downgraded” from Buy to Hold besides that on Nov-23-16 Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) was “Downgraded” by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Sell from $14 to $13. Furthermore on Nov-21-16 the stock was “Reiterated” by Telsey Advisory Group as Market Perform from $19 to $16.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) shares ended last trading session at the price of $12.11 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $14.75 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 12/22/16. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s highest estimates of price target are $24 and low forecast is $10 based on the opinion of 20 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 3.64. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 3.25 based on calls of 20 experts, where 3 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 11 suggest Hold, 1 are rating the stock as Sell while 5 as Strong Sell.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 3/1/17. The company is expected to release $0.79 EPS for current quarter according to 24 analysts whereas the company reported $1.08 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.42 and high estimate of $1.06. For the current year Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) has set to release EPS of $-0.01 as per the sentiments of 24 analysts, however according to 24 analysts, the company expected to release $0.23 EPS for next year.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.05B according to 22 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $986.5M and highest revenue estimates are $1.1B. A year ago the company’s sales were $1.11B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -5.40%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $662.07M, according to the sentiments of 11 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $3.34B revenues, as per the opinion of 23 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $3.28B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $3.39B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $3.32B by 23 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 4.62M shares versus average trading capacity of 3.91M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $817.50M along with 67.67M outstanding shares. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) shares were trading -61.82% below from the 52-week high price mark of $31.72 and +2.19% above from the 52-week price bottom of $11.85. However the company observed 52 week high price on 03/07/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 01/03/17. The company’s price sits -16.35% below from its 50-day moving average of $14.19 and -37.73% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $17.13. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.24, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 0.68. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 1.75. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 10.81.

Analytical Report on Rating and Recommendation: Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) fell -0.65% during previous trade. Deutsche Bank issued rating on the stock of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) in a research note issued to investors on Nov-23-16, the stock received “Downgrade” rating from Hold to Sell from $14 to $13. Additionally Telsey Advisory Group issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Nov-21-16 the stock was “Reiterated” as Market Perform from $19 to $16 besides that on Nov-21-16 Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) was “Downgraded” by RBC Capital Mkts from Sector Perform to Underperform from $20 to $12. Furthermore on Nov-18-16 the stock was “Reiterated” by Mizuho as Neutral from $20 to $15.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) shares ended last trading session at the price of $15.39 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $15.30 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 11/21/16. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s highest estimates of price target are $24 and low forecast is $10 based on the opinion of 22 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 4.67. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.95 based on calls of 20 experts, where 4 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 12 suggest Hold, 1 are rating the stock as Sell while 3 as Strong Sell.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 3/1/17. The company is expected to release $0.82 EPS for current quarter according to 25 analysts whereas the company reported $1.08 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.42 and high estimate of $1.09. For the current year Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) has set to release EPS of $0.02 as per the sentiments of 24 analysts, however according to 24 analysts, the company expected to release $0.26 EPS for next year.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.05B according to 23 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $986.5M and highest revenue estimates are $1.1B. A year ago the company’s sales were $1.11B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -5.30%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $662.56M, according to the sentiments of 12 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $3.34B revenues, as per the opinion of 24 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $3.28B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $3.39B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $3.32B by 24 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 3.33M shares versus average trading capacity of 3.32M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $1.09B along with 67.66M outstanding shares. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) shares were trading -52.12% below from the 52-week high price mark of $32.14 and +9.93% above from the 52-week price bottom of $14. However the company observed 52 week high price on 03/07/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 11/09/16. The company’s price sits -2.66% below from its 50-day moving average of $15.49 and -28.64% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $18.67. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.35, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 0.85. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 2.65. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 13.99.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF): Check on Rating & Recommendations

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) rose 1.10% during previous trade. Telsey Advisory Group issued rating on the stock of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) in a research note issued to investors on Nov-21-16, the stock received “Reiterated” rating as Market Perform from $19 to $16. Additionally RBC Capital Mkts issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Nov-21-16 the stock was “Downgraded” from Sector Perform to Underperform from $20 to $12 besides that on Nov-18-16 Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) was “Reiterated” by Mizuho as Neutral from $20 to $15. Furthermore on Nov-15-16 the stock was “Downgraded” by FBR & Co. from Mkt Perform to Underperform from $19 to $14.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) shares ended last trading session at the price of $14.76 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $18.41 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 11/18/16. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s highest estimates of price target are $30 and low forecast is $14 based on the opinion of 21 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 4.26. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.85 based on calls of 20 experts, where 4 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 13 suggest Hold, 1 are rating the stock as Sell while 2 as Strong Sell.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 11/18/16. The company is expected to release $0.21 EPS for current quarter according to 24 analysts whereas the company reported $0.48 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.05 and high estimate of $0.37. For the current year Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) has set to release EPS of $0.46 as per the sentiments of 24 analysts, however according to 25 analysts, the company expected to release $0.72 EPS for next year.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $830.6M according to 22 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $800.5M and highest revenue estimates are $854.5M. A year ago the company’s sales were $878.57M. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -5.50%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $1.07B, according to the sentiments of 22 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $3.36B revenues, as per the opinion of 24 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $3.28B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $3.43B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $3.38B by 24 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 7.46M shares versus average trading capacity of 3.05M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $861.24M along with 67.66M outstanding shares. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) shares were trading -54.08% below from the 52-week high price mark of $32.14 and +5.43% above from the 52-week price bottom of $14. However the company observed 52 week high price on 03/07/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 11/09/16. The company’s price sits -7.21% below from its 50-day moving average of $15.51 and -31.84% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $18.76. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.33, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 0.82. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 2.54. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 13.42.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) to Report Quarterly Earnings: What’s in the Cards?

Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) fell -13.76% to reach at $14.60 during previous trading session. The company has experienced volume of 17.96M shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 2.57M share.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) on November 18, 2016 reported GAAP net income per diluted share of $0.12 for the third quarter ended October 29, 2016, compared to GAAP net income per diluted share of $0.60 for the third quarter last year. Excluding certain items, the company reported adjusted non-GAAP net income per diluted share of $0.02 for the third quarter, compared to adjusted non-GAAP net income per diluted share of $0.48 last year. The adverse impact from year-over-year changes in foreign currency exchange rates for the quarter was approximately $0.09 per diluted share.

Third Quarter Sales Results:

Net sales for the third quarter of $821.7 million were down 6% over last year, with comparable sales for the third quarter down 6%.

By brand, net sales for the third quarter decreased 13% to $358.3 million for Abercrombie and decreased 1% to $463.5 million for Hollister over last year.

By geography, net sales for the third quarter decreased 7% to $531.4 million in the U.S. and decreased 5% to $290.3 million in international markets over last year.

Direct-to-consumer and omnichannel sales grew to approximately 23% of total company net sales for the third quarter, compared to approximately 21% of total company net sales last year.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) holds the market capitalization of $885.37M along with 67.66M outstanding shares. During the last trade, stock’s minimum price has been reached out at $14.19 while the maximum trading price moved at $15.30. Currently the stock price is moving -54.58% off from the highest level of twelve months and +4.29% above from twelve months low. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) marked 52-week highest price level of $32.14 on 03/07/16 and 52-week lowest price level of $14.00 on 11/09/16. For the stock, price target value has been calculated at $18.41 based on calls of 21 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $14.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $30.00.

As of current trade, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) has shown weekly downbeat performance of -10.32%. Its six months performance indicated a bearish movement while its yearly performance reflected a negative trend of -22.39%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate downbeat trend of -44.39%. Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) currently have an ABR of 2.85, derived from a total of 20 opinions. The company’s price sits -8.52% below from its 50-day moving average of $15.54 and -32.72% below from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $18.94. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 41.37 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.80. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 5.72%, 4.04% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 1.23.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) currently has a PEG ratio of 1.35 where as its P/E ratio is 22.26. The company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 0.29 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 0.81, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 2.18. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 11.49. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.30 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.20. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.28 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.27. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) has a Return on Assets of 2.00%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 3.70% and Return on Investment of 3.50%.

Can Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) Run Higher on Earnings Estimates?

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) soared 3.93% or +0.64 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $16.39, a total of 4.09M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 2.54M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.12B and it has 67.66M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 24 analysts Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) will report earnings per share of $0.21 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 11/18/16 Before Market Open. The stock lost almost -28.2% in price since last earning report, when its share price was $22.69. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.37 and low forecast is $0.05. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.48 earnings per share.

Earnings reaction history indicates that share price went up 14 times out of last 27 quarters. In Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s last 12 earnings reports, it has beaten EPS estimates 75% of the time. However it has meet the estimates 0 time and missed 3 times.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 7/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $-0.23 while Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) reported $-0.25 EPS on 8/30/2016 Before Market Open with a difference of -0.02 marking a surprise factor of -8.70%. The stock’s next day closing price was $18.09 with the loss of -20.27% in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was -25.34%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 4/2016, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s expected mean EPS was $-0.5, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $-0.59 on 5/26/2016 Before Market Open, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate by -0.09 with surprise factor of -18.00%. The stock’s closing price was $20.70 with the loss of -15.68% in its share price on the day following the earning announcement. However price change of the stock was -21.38% on seventh day of the earnings report.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.96 for the quarter ended on 1/2016, while it reported EPS of $0.96 on 3/2/2016 Before Market Open, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.12 with surprise factor of 12.50%. On next day when data was publically announced, the stock’s closing price was $29.77 with 4.35% gain in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was up 8.45%.

Back on 11/20/2015 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.19 and it reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 10/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 152.63% by 0.29.

Average EPS forecast for the current year is $0.46 according to 24 analysts making projections for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF). The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $0.67 while the conservative estimates kept at $0.11 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $1.12 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is $3.36B, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) setting the highest revenues estimates of $3.43B and indicating lowest revenues at $3.28B according to agreement of 24 number of analysts. Current quarter revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of $830.6M covering forecast of 22 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of $854.5M and $800.5M at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of -56.30% whereas for next quarter it has -0.90% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are -58.90% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 56.50%. Past 5 years growth of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) observed at 6.13%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 16.50%.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) reached at $16.93 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 10.75%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 6.04% while it has a distance of -22.12% from the 200 days simple moving average. One year trading price range hit the peak level of $32.14 and touched the lowest level of $14.00. The company’s distance from 52-week high price is -47.33% and current price is above +20.93% from 52-week low price.

Brokerage Recommendations on Rating: Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) fell -1.93% during previous trade. Telsey Advisory Group issued rating on the stock of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) in a research note issued to investors on Aug-31-16, the stock received “Reiterated” rating as Market Perform from $24 to $21. Additionally RBC Capital Mkts issued their Verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Aug-31-16 the stock was “Reiterated” as Sector Perform from $23 to $20 besides that on Aug-31-16 Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) was “Reiterated” by FBR Capital from Mkt Perform from $22 to $19. Furthermore on Aug-31-16 the stock was “Downgraded” by Stifel from Buy to Hold.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) shares ended last trading session at the price of $17.74 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $20.82 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 08/30/16. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s highest estimates of price target are $30.00 and low forecast is $15.00 based on the opinion of 24 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 4.10. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.44 based on calls of 16 experts, where 6 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 8 suggest Hold, 1 are rating the stock as Sell while 1 as Strong Sell.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 11/18/16. The company is expected to release $0.26 EPS for current quarter according to 26 analysts whereas the company reported $0.48 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has a lowest EPS estimates of $0.03 and high estimate of $0.45. For the current year Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) has set to release EPS of $0.56 as per the sentiments of 27 analysts, however according to 27 analysts, the company expected to release $0.83 EPS for next year.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $839.39M according to 24 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $791.7M and highest revenue estimates are $885M. A year ago the company’s sales were $878.57M. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -4.50%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $1.08B, according to the sentiments of 24 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $3.38B revenues, as per the opinion of 25 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $3.25B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $3.47B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $3.42B by 25 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 7.22M shares versus average trading capacity of 2.52M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $955.96M along with 67.62M outstanding shares. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) shares were trading -45.42% below from the 52-week high price mark of $32.50 and +7.58% above from the 52-week price bottom of $16.49. However the company observed 52 week high price on 03/07/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 06/27/16. The company’s price sits -11.97% below from its 50-day moving average of $20.87 and -27.35% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $24.27. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.34, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 0.96. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 2.44. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 9.00.

Analyst Perspectives on Price Target History: Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) soared 4.79% during previous trade, a total of 1.73M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 2.05M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.50B along with 67.62M outstanding shares. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $32.83 and touched the lowest level of $15.42.

Most recently Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)’s price target was revised on 07/25/16 and according to 24 analysts stock’s price will reach at $22.91 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 4.81. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $17.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $35.00, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 65% from its latest closing price of $21.22.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions during last one month, three weeks ago stock’s price target was revised on 07/07/16 by the analysts. The bullish price estimates of the stock is set at $35.00 while the bearish estimates kept at $17.00 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $24.07, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 4.93. After that the stock’s target price was revised on 07/18/16, approximately two weeks ago. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) highest price target was set at $35.00 and lowest target was at $17.00. The company’s one year price target was secure at $24.07 and its standard deviation of 4.93. Moreover one week ago on 07/25/16 the company’s price target was revised at $23.80 with 52 week price target range of $35.00 – $17.00. The estimates signifies a standard deviation of 4.81.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.50. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 18 brokerage recommendations 6 rate Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 10 rate Hold, 1 rate Sell and 1 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 6/15/2016 the stock of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) upgraded by Deutsche Bank from Sell to Hold. However previously on 1/7/2016 it was upgraded by Wolfe Research Peer Perform to Outperform from Peer Perform to Peer Perform. A research note issued on 11/20/2015 the stock was upgraded by Topeka Capital Markets from Sell to Hold.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) performance over the past one year advanced 11.28%, during the last six months the stock slipped -11.62%. Quarterly performance of the company shows declining momentum of -14.43% while its last one month trend is positive with 16.47%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 2.46%.

According to consensus agreement of 26 analysts Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) will report earnings per share of $-0.2 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 8/24/16 BMO. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $-0.47 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $-0.47. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.12 EPS.