American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)’s Global Brand President-AE Charles Kessler Unloaded 11050 shares of the Company; National Fuel Gas Company (NFG) Covered By 2 Bulls

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National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. National Fuel Gas Co. had 16 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sidoti initiated it with “Hold” rating and $65.0 target in Thursday, October 12 report. The stock of National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 23 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by Sidoti to “Buy” on Tuesday, January 2. As per Wednesday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, February 5. The stock of National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, October 13. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, December 20 report. As per Wednesday, April 19, the company rating was upgraded by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 31 by Jefferies. The stock of National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, April 18. See National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) latest ratings:

05/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
02/01/2018 Broker: Sidoti Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
20/12/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $58.0 Maintain

National Fuel Gas Company operates as a diversified energy company. The company has market cap of $4.39 billion. The firm operates in five divisions: Exploration and Production, Pipeline and Storage, Gathering, Utility, and Energy Marketing. It has a 11.21 P/E ratio. The Exploration and Production segment explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil reserves in California in the Appalachian region of the United States.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.07, from 1.22 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 20 investors sold National Fuel Gas Company shares while 96 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 59.62 million shares or 1.53% less from 60.55 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Virginia-based Virginia Retirement Et Al has invested 0.01% in National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG). Jane Street Group Ltd Liability Corp has 5,759 shares. Ingalls Snyder Ltd Liability has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG). Salem Inv Counselors Incorporated holds 0.01% or 1,100 shares. Earnest Ptnrs Ltd Llc has invested 0% of its portfolio in National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG). Hightower Advisors reported 0.01% in National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG). Dynamic Capital Mgmt Limited owns 7,034 shares. Silvercrest Asset Mngmt Gp Limited Liability owns 0% invested in National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) for 4,200 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio holds 0.01% or 35,096 shares. Moreover, Duncker Streett And Communication has 0% invested in National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG). First Mercantile Trust holds 0.12% or 11,067 shares. Yorktown Mgmt And invested 0.16% of its portfolio in National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG). Weaver C Barksdale Associate accumulated 146 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 0.01% or 30,780 shares. Prudential invested in 0.02% or 247,504 shares.

The stock decreased 0.85% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $51.16. About 279,851 shares traded. National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) has declined 14.76% since April 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.31% the S&P500.

The American Eagle Outfitters Inc’s Global Brand President-AE, Charles Kessler, the well informed person made a sale of – 11,050 American Eagle Outfitters Inc’s shares, estimated based on $22.0 per share. These insider shares lately had a value of exactly $243,122 U.S. Dollars. He also unloaded 17,900 shares worth $393,872 USD in the last month. Right now, Charles Kessler owns 120,079 shares which are roughly 0.07% of the Company’s market cap (share price times the number of shares outstanding).

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer offering on-trend clothing, accessories, and personal care products under the American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie brands. The company has market cap of $3.67 billion. The firm provides jeans, and other apparel and accessories for men and women; and intimates, including bras, undies, swim, sleep, and other products, as well as apparel and personal care products for women. It has a 18.3 P/E ratio. In addition, it offers sports apparel under the Tailgate brand; and menswear products under the Todd Snyder New York brand name.

The stock decreased 2.87% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $20.68. About 4.96M shares traded or 22.21% up from the average. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) has risen 39.60% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.05% the S&P500.

Among 29 analysts covering American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO), 15 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. American Eagle Outfitters has $25 highest and $12 lowest target. $19.29’s average target is -6.72% below currents $20.68 stock price. American Eagle Outfitters had 96 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, August 2 by Bank of America. The firm has “Peer Perform” rating given on Thursday, March 2 by Wolfe Research. The stock of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 11 by Wunderlich. The stock has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, December 15. The stock has “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research on Friday, March 9. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, August 24 by Buckingham Research. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Tuesday, January 2 with “Outperform”. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 23 report. The rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Neutral” on Thursday, January 5. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, January 8 by SunTrust.

Analysts await American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) to report earnings on May, 16. They expect $0.22 earnings per share, up 37.50% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.16 per share. AEO’s profit will be $39.07 million for 23.50 P/E if the $0.22 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.44 actual earnings per share reported by American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -50.00% negative EPS growth.

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