Morningstar Rating

Stock Research and Analysis

by Bridget Weishaar

Bulls Say

With easy comps and improvements to inventory and store format, fundamentals could rebound.
The relationship with Sycamore Partners may lead to better sourcing and inventory management.
International licensing provides a high-margin, low-risk growth vehicle. Read more 

Bears Say

The teen retailing space is unattractive with a fickle consumer base crushed by the economy.
Turnaround efforts have not staved off continuing market share losses.
The U.S. market is oversaturated with Aeropostale brand stores. Read more 

Management

Thomas Johnson has served as the CEO since December 2010 and has had numerous senior roles in the retail industry, including 10 years at Aeropostale and additional experience with other retailers. Because of poor company performance in 2012, he received   Read more 

Profile

Aeropostale is a specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories, operating under the two brand names of Aeropostale and P.S. from Aeropostale. As of fiscal 2013, the   Read more 

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