News articles about Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ:URBN) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Urban Outfitters earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the apparel retailer an impact score of 45.8770022173496 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ URBN) traded up 3.32% on Friday, reaching $17.76. 4,907,501 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $18.41 and a 200-day moving average price of $21.84. Urban Outfitters has a 12 month low of $16.19 and a 12 month high of $40.80. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.06 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.37 and a beta of 0.66.

Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ:URBN) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 16th. The apparel retailer reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $761.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $768.95 million. Urban Outfitters had a return on equity of 15.88% and a net margin of 5.66%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.25 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts expect that Urban Outfitters will post $1.39 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Urban Outfitters in a research note on Tuesday, May 16th. UBS AG reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $21.00 target price (down from $25.00) on shares of Urban Outfitters in a research note on Wednesday, May 17th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Urban Outfitters from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating and set a $18.00 target price (down from $19.00) on shares of Urban Outfitters in a research note on Friday. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Urban Outfitters from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, May 19th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-one have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $25.28.

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About Urban Outfitters

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

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