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) pushed the Services sector lower today making it today's featured Services laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day up 1.2%. By the end of trading, Abercrombie & Fitch Company fell $8.27 (-17.7%) to $38.53 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 18,288,799 shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,577,600 shares. The stock ranged in price between $36.90-$39.05 after having opened the day at $37.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.80. Other companies within the Services sector that declined today were:
), down 15.4%,
), down 11.9%,
), down 11.1% and
), down 10.7%.
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Abercrombie & Fitch Co., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of casual apparel for men, women, and kids. It operates through three segments: U.S. Stores, International Stores, and Direct-to-Consumer. Abercrombie & Fitch Company has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are down 2.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate Abercrombie & Fitch Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Abercrombie & Fitch Company
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.
- You can view the full Abercrombie & Fitch Company Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
), up 26.3%,
), up 19.6%,
), up 17.0% and
), up 11.2% , were all gainers within the services sector with
) being today's featured services sector leader.
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