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Bartosiak: Trading Urban Outfitters' (URBN) Earnings with Options

David Bartosiak

On Tuesday, March 7th, Urban Outfitters (URBN) will release its second quarter earnings results after the bell. The company is a Zacks Rank 5 (Strong Sell), and have a Value, Growth, and Momentum score of A.

Dave will look at Urban Outfitters’s past earnings, take a look at what is currently going on with the company, and give us his thoughts on their upcoming earnings announcement.

Furthermore, Dave will uncover some potential options trades for investors looking to make a play on Urban Outfitters ahead of earnings.

Urban Outfitters in Focus

Urban Outfitters, Inc. operates two business segments consisting of a lifestyle-oriented general merchandise retailing segment and a wholesale apparel business. The retailing segment operates through retail stores and direct response, including a catalog and two web sites. The company's wholesale business designs and markets young women's casual wear which it provides to the company's retail operations and sells to specialty retailers worldwide.

Urban Outfitters is expected to report earnings at $0.55 per share according to the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Last quarter they missed earnings expectations by -9.09%, missing estimates by -$0.04 a share. They were expected to report last quarter at $0.44 per share. They have an average earnings surprise of 4.43%

Urban Outfitters, Inc. Price, Consensus and EPS Surprise

Urban Outfitters, Inc. Price, Consensus and EPS Surprise | Urban Outfitters, Inc. Quote

Bottom Line

How should investors play Urban Outfitters ahead of their earnings report? For insights on the best options trades, then tune in 9:00am tomorrow to see David’s thoughts.

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