Aeropostale, Inc (NYSE:ARO) share on Thursday moved down in aftermarket trading session after the teen retailer gave a unsatisfactory Q3 estimates, mention back-to-school sales have been frail.
Aeropostale reported that the retail business was very competitive and discounts were steep during the fiscal Q2. It estimates a smaller-than-forecasted profit for the present quarter, identifying a soft start to the important back-to-school selling season.
The corporation anticipates net income in the range of 25 to 30 cents a share in the Q3. FactSet analysts were anticipating 38 cents a share.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. rue21, inc (NASDAQ:RUE) rose +1.07% to settle at 27.40, Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc (NASDAQ:PSUN) traded a flat to end at $35.14 while Zumiez Inc (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) jumped +2.39% to finish on Thursday at $35.14.
Aeropostale, Inc (NYSE:ARO) last session volume of 963,693 million shares was lower than its average volume of 2.76 million shares. The stock after opening at $13.60 hit high price of $13.79 and then closed at 13.66 by scoring 13.66%.
ARO generated revenue of 2.37 billion in the following twelve months and earned $63.72 million. The Company showed a positive 2.69% in the net profit margin and as well as in its operating margin which remained 4.33%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 10.63%.
The ARO past twelve months price to sales ratio was 0.47 and price to cash ratio remained 5.48. As far as the returns are concern, the ARO return on equity was recorded as 16.48% and increased 12.29% return on investment while its return on asset stayed at 9.20%.
The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of +3.33% which was maintained for the month at -32.58%. Likewise the negative performance for the quarter was recorded as -22.87% and for the year was +6.80% while the YTD performance remained at -10.43%.
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