American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) is on recovery track with 18.71% gain from a 1-year low price of $17. The company lost -4.99% to attain the price of $20.18 on 3/8/2019. Throughout the recent session, the prices were hovering between $19.71 and $21.09. These shares are 23.54% off its target price of $24.93 and the current market capitalization stands at $3.75B. The recent change has given its price a -0.28% deficit over SMA 50 and -32.46% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -6.75% declines, 1.46% gains and -22.59% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found AEO’s volatility during a week at 4.17% and during a month it has been found around 3%.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $3.23 billion or 93.1% in AEO stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Blackrock Inc. owns $418.85 million in American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., which represents roughly 11.17% of the company’s market cap and approximately 12.99% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 19,116,721 shares of the stock are valued at $385.78 million. The third largest holder is Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp, which currently holds $151.92 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 4.05% of its market capitalization.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of December reporting period, 168 institutional holders increased their position in American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) by some 20,202,434 shares, 184 decreased positions by 25,042,378 and 46 held positions by 114,564,535. That puts total institutional holdings at 159,809,347 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 51 new institutional investments totaling 3,090,031 shares while 71 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 8,724,663 shares.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO), with 6 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 3 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 4 buy, 2 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.07 average brokerage recommendation [T1].