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Urban Outfitters Inc URBN

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No-Moat Urban Outfitters’ Outlook Remains Murky After a Tough Q4; Shares Fully Valued

David Swartz Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

| David Swartz |

As anticipated by preliminary results released in January and February (see our previous notes), no-moat Urban Outfitters missed our sales and earnings expectations in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2021. Moreover, the outlook for fiscal 2022 is clouded by the lingering effects of the pandemic, especially as its stores in Europe remain closed. We do not expect to make any material change to our per share fair value estimate of $28.50 on Urban Outfitters and view its shares as fully valued.

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Business Description

Founded in 1970, Philadelphia-based Urban Outfitters is an apparel and home goods retailer that operates more than 600 stores and e-commerce in North America and Europe under the Urban Outfitters, Free People, FP Movement, Anthropologie, Terrain, and Bhldn brands. It also sells products through a wholesale operation, owns some restaurants, and operates a clothing rental business. Urban Outfitters primarily markets to young adults and offers products in categories such as women’s and men’s apparel, home goods, shoes, wedding, and outdoors.

5000 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19112-1495
T +1 215 454-5500
Sector Consumer Cyclical
Industry Apparel Retail
Most Recent Earnings Jan 31, 2021
Fiscal Year End Jan 31, 2022
Stock Type Cyclical
Employees 19,000