Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ: URBN):

  • 9/10/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/7/2016 – Urban Outfitters was upgraded by analysts at Wolfe Research from a “peer perform” rating to an “outperform” rating. They now have a $43.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $36.00.
  • 9/6/2016 – Urban Outfitters was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $37.50 price target on the stock.
  • 9/2/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group. They now have a $45.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $40.00.
  • 8/31/2016 – Urban Outfitters was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $37.50 price target on the stock.
  • 8/23/2016 – Urban Outfitters was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating. They now have a $42.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Urban Outfitters remains committed toward improving comps, investing in direct-to-consumer business, enhancing productivity in existing channels as well as adding new brands, and optimizing the inventory level. The company intends to increase wholesale operations and augment e-Commerce activities. These helped the company to deliver improved top-line and bottom-line performance during the second quarter of fiscal 2017 that also came ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate. The company is making all possible efforts to enhance the performance of its brands through store refurbishment and creation of compelling assortments. However, fashion obsolescence remains the primary concern for Urban Outfitters' business model. Moreover, the company’s expansion in regions where it already has a presence could cannibalize its sales performance and lower traffic counts at its existing stores in the area.”
  • 8/22/2016 – Urban Outfitters was downgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating. They now have a $35.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $33.00. They wrote, “Not Paying A Premium”
  • 8/18/2016 – Urban Outfitters was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet to a “buy” rating.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its price target raised by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. from $29.00 to $33.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They now have a $34.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters was upgraded by analysts at Evercore ISI from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $40.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $38.00.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its price target raised by analysts at Mizuho from $28.00 to $32.00. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its price target raised by analysts at Telsey Advisory Group from $31.00 to $39.00. They now have a “market perform” rating on the stock.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its “market perform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at FBR & Co. They now have a $31.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $29.00.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its price target raised by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from $29.00 to $34.00. They now have a “sector perform” rating on the stock.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its price target raised by analysts at Wedbush from $29.00 to $34.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its price target raised by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from $35.00 to $42.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its price target raised by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from $35.00 to $40.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its price target raised by analysts at Nomura from $30.00 to $33.00. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its price target raised by analysts at Jefferies Group from $38.00 to $40.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its price target raised by analysts at Wunderlich from $26.00 to $31.00. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from $32.00 to $37.00. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its price target raised by analysts at Robert W. Baird from $33.00 to $38.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its “market perform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings Inc..
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its price target raised by analysts at BMO Capital Markets from $28.00 to $34.00. They now have a “market perform” rating on the stock.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its “fair value” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Cos.. They now have a $42.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $32.00.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters was upgraded by analysts at Buckingham Research from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its “sector perform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at RBC Capital Markets. They now have a $34.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $29.00.
  • 8/17/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its “market perform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. They now have a $37.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $28.00.
  • 8/10/2016 – Urban Outfitters was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Urban Outfitters remains committed toward improving comps, investing in direct-to-consumer business, enhancing productivity in existing channels as well as adding new brands and optimizing the inventory level. The company intends to increase wholesale operations and augment e-Commerce activities. These helped the company to deliver improved top-line performance during the first quarter of fiscal 2017 that also came ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate, after missing the same in the preceding four quarters. However, fashion obsolescence remains the primary concern for Urban Outfitters' business model. The company’s pioneering position may be hurt by delays in its product launches. Moreover, the company’s expansion in regions where it already has a presence could cannibalize its sales performance and lower traffic counts at its existing stores in the area.”
  • 7/26/2016 – Urban Outfitters was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Fashion obsolescence remains the primary concern for Urban Outfitters' business model. The company’s pioneering position may be hurt by delays in its product launches. Moreover, the company’s expansion in regions where it already has a presence could cannibalize its sales performance and lower traffic counts at its existing stores in the area. Urban Outfitters remains committed toward improving comps, investing in direct-to-consumer business, enhancing productivity in existing channels as well as adding new brands and optimizing the inventory level. The company intends to increase wholesale operations and augment e-Commerce activities.  We also observed that estimates have been stable lately ahead of the company’s second quarter of fiscal 2017 earnings release.”
  • 7/25/2016 – Urban Outfitters had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from $28.00 to $32.00. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) opened at 35.76 on Thursday. Urban Outfitters, Inc. has a 52 week low of $19.26 and a 52 week high of $37.82. The firm has a market cap of $4.19 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.41 and a beta of 1.00. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $34.54 and a 200 day moving average price of $30.76.

Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ:URBN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 16th. The apparel retailer reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.10. Urban Outfitters had a return on equity of 19.57% and a net margin of 6.63%. The firm earned $890.57 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $886.39 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.52 EPS. Urban Outfitters’s quarterly revenue was up 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts expect that Urban Outfitters, Inc. will post $2.06 EPS for the current year.

In related news, CFO Frank Conforti sold 4,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.42, for a total value of $149,680.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 4,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $149,680. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. 24.30% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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

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