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Technical Snapshots for These Apparel Stores Stocks -- L Brands, Urban Outfitters, Abercrombie & Fitch, and DSW Inc.


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NEW YORK, June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

A subset of the retail industry, Apparel Stores companies sells clothing, footwear, and accessories to consumers. Companies in this space usually make and sell their own clothing brands. For today, recalls the most recent performances of these four stocks: L Brands Inc. (NYSE: LB), Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN), Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF), and DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW). Access's complimentary reports for today's stocks line-up at:

L Brands 

Columbus, Ohio headquartered L Brands Inc.'s stock finished last Friday's session 3.65% higher at $52.30. A total volume of 2.57 million shares was traded. The Company's shares have advanced 3.98% over the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 5.10%. Additionally, shares of L Brands, which operates as a specialty retailer of women's intimate and other apparel, beauty and personal care products, and accessories, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 57.45.

On June 01 st, 2017, L Brands reported May 2017 sales. Net sales for the four weeks ended May 27 th, 2017, decreased 5% to $774.3 million, and comparable sales decreased 7%. During the month, the exit of the swim and apparel categories had a negative impact of 10 percentage points  and 14 percentage points to total Company and Victoria's Secret comparable sales, respectively. Visit us today and access your complete report on LB for free at:

Urban Outfitters 

On Friday, shares in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based Urban Outfitters Inc. ended the session 7.77% higher at $17.62. The stock recorded a trading volume of 9.58 million shares which was higher than its three months average volume of 3.64 million shares. The Company's shares are trading 18.47% below their 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Urban Outfitters, which engages in the retail and wholesale of general consumer products, have an RSI of 34.30.

On May 16 th, 2017, Urban Outfitters reported Q1 2018 results. Net income was $12 million and earnings per diluted share were $0.10 for the three months ended April 30 th, 2017. Net sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 were $761 million, and comparable retail segment net sales, which include the comparable direct-to-consumer channel, decreased 3.1%. Additionally, total inventory was $359 million, which is flat on a year-over-year basis, as of April 30 th, 2017.

On June 09 th, 2017, research firm Telsey Advisory Group reiterated its 'Market Perform' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $26 a share to $20 a share. The complimentary research report on URBN can be accessed at:

Abercrombie & Fitch 

New Albany, Ohio headquartered Abercrombie & Fitch Co.'s shares gained 3.41%, closing the session at $12.72. A total volume of 4.23 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 3.66 million shares. The stock has gained 6.18% over the previous three months and 6.00% on an YTD basis. Shares of the Company, which through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer, and are trading 3.70% above their 50-day moving average. Additionally, Abercrombie & Fitch's stock has an RSI of 50.15.

On May 26 th, 2017, research firm Telsey Advisory Group reiterated its 'Market Perform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $13 a share to $15 a share.

On June 06 th, 2017, the Company announced that Fran Horowitz, CEO, and Joanne Crevoiserat, COO, will present at the Jefferies 2017 Global Consumer Conference on June 20 th, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. EDT. The live, audio portion of the presentation and the accompanying slides will be available under the Investors section of the Company's website. Register for free on and download the research report on ANF at:

DSW Inc. 

Last Friday at the close, shares in Columbus, Ohio headquartered DSW Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.76 million shares. The stock ended the session 3.73% higher at $17.52. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 8.62%. Furthermore, shares of DSW, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as a branded footwear and accessories retailer in the US, have an RSI of 46.51.

On May 24 th, 2017, research firm Susquehanna upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Negative' to 'Neutral'.

On May 24 th, 2017, DSW Inc. announced that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share. The dividend will be paid on June 29 th, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 15 th, 2017. Get free access to your research report on DSW at:

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