Stock in Focus: Urban Outfitters Inc (URBN)

Company Profile:

Urban Outfitters, Inc., offers lifestyle-oriented general merchandise and consumer products and services through a portfolio of global consumer brands comprised of 245 Urban Outfitters stores in the United States, Canada and Europe and websites; 227 Anthropologie Group stores in the United States, Canada and Europe, catalogs and websites; 134 Free People stores in the United States, Canada and Europe, catalogs and websites, 12 Food and Beverage restaurants, 4 Urban Outfitters franchisee-owned stores and 1 Free People franchisee-owned store, as of March 31, 2019. The company was founded in 1970 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Recent News:

The company reported net income of $33 million and earnings per diluted share of $0.31 for the three months ended April 30, 2019. Total net sales increased 1.0% over the same period last year to a record $864 million.

The company reported net income of $86 million and $298 million for the three months and year ended January 31, 2019. Total net sales for the three months ended January 31, 2019, increased 3.7% over the same period last year to a record $1.13 billion.

Urban Outfitters trades on a P/E ratio of 8.87, which is below the US market average of 18.2. It grew its EPS nicely over the last year, and the healthy balance sheet implies there is more potential for growth.

Fundamental Analysis:

Ninestocks analyzes several different financial aspects: Growth, Profitability, solvency and efficiency.

Growth – Measures the growth of both the company’s income statement and cash flow.

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Profitability – Measures the historical price movement of the stock.

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Solvency – Measures the solvency of the company based on several ratios.

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Efficiency – Measures the strength and historic growth of a company’s return on invested capital.

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Conclusion:

URBN’s strengths can be seen in its better profitability compared with its peers. Its revenue has increased over recent several years. Technical indicators signal the bullish signs, as there is a bullish crossover in MACD and Stochastic oscillator, the RSI(14) stands at 48.15 with positive bias. We rate Urban Outfitters Inc (URBN) a STRONG BUY.

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