Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky held its stake in Abercrombie & Fitch Company (NYSE:ANF) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 23,300 shares of the apparel retailer’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky’s holdings in Abercrombie & Fitch were worth $278,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Point72 Asia Hong Kong Ltd bought a new stake in Abercrombie & Fitch during the first quarter worth $149,000. Suntrust Banks Inc. raised its stake in Abercrombie & Fitch by 7.9% in the first quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 12,765 shares of the apparel retailer’s stock worth $152,000 after buying an additional 931 shares in the last quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC raised its stake in Abercrombie & Fitch by 7.0% in the first quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 15,825 shares of the apparel retailer’s stock worth $189,000 after buying an additional 1,037 shares in the last quarter. First Financial Equity Corporation bought a new stake in Abercrombie & Fitch during the first quarter worth $223,000. Finally, Credit Agricole S A raised its stake in Abercrombie & Fitch by 95.0% in the first quarter. Credit Agricole S A now owns 19,500 shares of the apparel retailer’s stock worth $233,000 after buying an additional 9,500 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Company (NYSE:ANF) traded down 3.823% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $9.685. 678,242 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $10.57 and a 200 day moving average price of $11.72. The stock’s market cap is $658.74 million. Abercrombie & Fitch Company has a one year low of $8.81 and a one year high of $23.29.

Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 25th. The apparel retailer reported ($0.91) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.70) by $0.21. Abercrombie & Fitch had a negative net margin of 0.55% and a negative return on equity of 1.26%. The business had revenue of $661.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $651.25 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned ($0.53) EPS. Abercrombie & Fitch’s quarterly revenue was down 3.6% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that Abercrombie & Fitch Company will post ($0.30) earnings per share for the current year.

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ANF has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Vetr raised Abercrombie & Fitch from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.91 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd. TheStreet lowered Abercrombie & Fitch from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 15th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $13.00 price objective on shares of Abercrombie & Fitch in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised Abercrombie & Fitch from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Finally, FBR & Co reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $13.00 price objective on shares of Abercrombie & Fitch in a research report on Friday, May 26th. Eleven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Abercrombie & Fitch has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $13.85.

Abercrombie & Fitch Company Profile

Abercrombie & Fitch Co is a specialty retailer who primarily sells its products through store and direct-to-consumer operations, as well as through various wholesale, franchise and licensing arrangements. The Company operates through two segments: Abercrombie, which includes the Company’s Abercrombie & Fitch and abercrombie kids brands, and Hollister, which includes the Company’s Hollister and Gilly Hicks brands.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF)

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