Dividend Growth of Abercrombie & Fitch Company(ANF)

Abercrombie & Fitch Company(ANF) is having a Dividend Yield of 6.42% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.8. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.2. Abercrombie & Fitch Company has a 5 year average dividend yield of 2.74% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.8. Abercrombie & Fitch Company(ANF) formally announced its most recent dividend on November 17, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.2. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.8. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 6.42%. Abercrombie & Fitch Company(ANF) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 3.08 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.62. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 2.45. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Abercrombie & Fitch Company(ANF) is at the rate of 3.06% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.56. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Abercrombie & Fitch Company (NYSE:ANF) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 3.21% or 0.4 points. After the session commenced at $12.58, the stock reached the higher end at $12.61 while it hit a low of $12. With the volume soaring to 3,406,269 shares, the last trade was called at $12.07. The company has a 52-week high of $32.83. The company has a market cap of $817 million and there are 67,674,988 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $10.91. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has lost 1.39% in the last five trading days and dropped 0.08% in the last 4 weeks. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has dropped 23.5% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 0.58%.

Currently the company Insiders own 0.85% of Abercrombie & Fitch Company shares according to the proxy statements. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of 32.43%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Sep 9, 2016, Bonadies Fran Horowitz (Pres. & Chief Merch. Officer) purchased 15,000 shares at 17.32 per share price.On Sep 6, 2016, Craig R Stapleton (director) purchased 10,000 shares at 17.65 per share price.On Mar 22, 2016, Diane Chang (EVP of Sourcing) sold 7,600 shares at 32.05 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Abercrombie & Fitch Co. was Upgraded by FBR & Co. on Jan 4, 2017 to Mkt Perform, Price Target of the shares are set at $13.Abercrombie & Fitch Co. was Downgraded by Oppenheimer to Underperform on Jan 3, 2017. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. was Downgraded by Jefferies to Hold on Jan 3, 2017. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. was Downgraded by Deutsche Bank on Nov 23, 2016 to Sell, Lowers Price Target to $ 13 from a previous price target of $14 .Abercrombie & Fitch Co. was Downgraded by RBC Capital Mkts on Nov 21, 2016 to Underperform, Lowers Price Target to $ 12 from a previous price target of $20 .

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 18, 2016. The company reported $0.02 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.22. Analyst had a consensus of $0.24. The company had revenue of $821.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $832.48 million. The companys revenue was down -6.5 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.48 EPS.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is principally engaged in the purchase, distribution and sale of mens, womens and kids casual apparel. The companys retail activities are conducted under the Abercrombie & Fitch and abercrombie trade names through retail stores, a catalogue, a magazine/catalogue and a website, all bearing some form of the company name. Merchandise is targeted to appeal to customers in specialty markets who have distinctive consumer characteristics.


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