Why Abercrombie & Fitch Company Shares Are Trading Higher Today

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Abercrombie & Fitch Company ANF shares are trading higher today after the company raised its fourth-quarter net sales guidance.

What to know

On Monday, Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F) raised its fourth-quarter sales and operating margin outlook. Fourth-quarter net sales are now expected to increase 1 to 2 percent compared to the prior outlook of a decrease of 2 to 4 percent. 

A&F attributed this improved outlook to strong performance and sales trend increases, including:

  • The women’s business is on track to deliver its highest fourth-quarter sales ever
  • An acceleration in men’s growth from third-quarter trends
  • Sales trend improvement within the Hollister business

CEO Fran Horowitz stated "The strong momentum we have seen all year at the Abercrombie & Fitch brand continued in the holiday season.”

Abercrombie & Fitch Co is a specialty retailer that sells casual clothing, personal-care products, and accessories for men, women, and children.

According to data from Benzinga Pro, Abercrombie & Fitch shares were up 12.1% to $28.25 at the time of publication. It has a 52-week high of $42.09, and a 52-week low of $14.02.

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