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Latest Technicals: Abercrombie And Fitch Company (NYSE: ANF)

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Abercrombie And Fitch Company is part of the retail apparel and specialty industry and consumer cyclical sector. The company CEO is Fran Horowitz-Bonadies. Abercrombie and Fitch Co is a retailer that sells apparel, personal care products and accessories for men, women and kids under Abercrombie and Fitch, Abercrombie kids, and Hollister brands. It operates online stores as well as direct-to-consumer operations.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The ANF stock showed a previous change of -1.81% with an open at 15.52 and a close of 15.23. It reached an intraday high of 15.78 and a low of 15.07.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $1.0b with 66.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 64.1m shares. Trading volume reached 2,278,880 shares compared to its average volume of 3,457,786 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Abercrombie And Fitch Company shares returned -3.36% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -48.57%. Over three months, it changed -42.12%. In one year it has changed -40.09% and within that year its 52-week high was 30.63 and its 52-week low was 15.07. ANF stock is 1.07% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 21.48 and a 50 day moving average of 24.51. Currently ANF stock is trading -29.08% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.08 that ended on 31st of January 2019, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 14.10. Based on 9 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is -0.79. The TTM EPS is 0.96, which comes to a TTM PE of 15.86. Historically, the PE high was 392.20 and the PE low was 14.10. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 13.54, which is a decrease of -11.09%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

Apr19 (Reported on 05/29/2019): -0.29
Jan19 (Reported on 03/06/2019): 1.42
Oct18 (Reported on 11/29/2018): 0.35
Jul18 (Reported on 08/30/2018): -0.06
Apr18 (Reported on 06/01/2018): -0.62

The dividend per share is currently 0.80, which is a dividend yield of 5.25%. ANF stock may not have enough earnings to cover future dividends and still be able to invest in the business, therefore the dividend may be cut in the future.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 7.36, which means it may be overvalued by -107.00%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 15,127,228, which was 22.71% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 4.47. This stock has a high level of short interest and may fall in value in the near term.

The current calculated beta is 0.92.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 8.94%, return on assets is 3.57%, profit margin is 2.84%, price-to-sales is 0.29 and price-to-book is 0.94.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 4  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 6  :Dividend Score
 4  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.