Urban Outfitters, Inc. is an American multinational clothing corporation. Its inventory primarily consists of women's and men's fashion apparel, footwear, beauty and accessories, activewear and gear, and housewares, which largely draw from bohemian, hipster, ironically humorous, kitschy, retro, and vintage styles. Their targeted group is young adults aged 18 to 28. The Company has additionally collaborated with designers and luxury brands on several occasions. Urban Outfitters manages five separate brands, including its namesake, Anthropologie, Free People, Terrain, and BHLDN.

Philadelphia, US
Size (employees)
10,320 (est)
Urban Outfitters was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, US
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Urban Outfitters Office Locations

Urban Outfitters has offices in Augusta and Philadelphia
Philadelphia, US (HQ)
5000 S Broad St
Augusta, US
4010 Rose Ln
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Urban Outfitters Financials and Metrics

Urban Outfitters Financials

Urban Outfitters's revenue was reported to be $3.55 b in FY, 2017 which is a 2.9% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2017)

3.5 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Gross profit (FY, 2017)

1.2 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

218.1 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

338.5 m

Market capitalization (21-May-2018)

4.6 b

Closing share price (21-May-2018)


Cash (31-Oct-2017)

234.7 m
Urban Outfitters's current market capitalization is $4.6 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


3.1 b3.3 b3.4 b3.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.2 b2.3 b

Gross profit

1.2 b1.2 b
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


774 m686.3 m811.3 m814.5 m739 m867.5 m825.3 m762.6 m890.6 m862.5 m761.2 m872.9 m892.8 m

Cost of goods sold

481.8 m447.8 m508 m530.9 m492.6 m549.4 m537.1 m500.7 m548.1 m562.6 m521.4 m575.6 m595 m

Gross profit

292.3 m238.5 m303.3 m283.5 m246.4 m318.1 m288.2 m261.9 m342.5 m299.9 m239.8 m297.3 m297.7 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


242.1 m154.6 m265.3 m248.1 m

Accounts Receivable

4.3 m5.4 m


311.2 m358.2 m102.1 m129.1 m

Current Assets

995 m809.1 m834.4 m881.4 m
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


194.9 m191.8 m145.3 m128.2 m176.9 m194.4 m149.6 m228.1 m243.1 m234.9 m252.5 m276.8 m234.7 m


406.7 m349 m362 m467.1 m398 m384.4 m441.6 m359.9 m367.2 m453.8 m359.5 m365.2 m450 m

Current Assets

976.8 m853 m792 m898.1 m844.9 m839.5 m847.2 m809.5 m859.2 m890 m924.9 m937.7 m967.3 m


783.7 m836.2 m868.6 m886.8 m899.3 m900.3 m891.9 m871.5 m878.6 m872.3 m851.3 m843.1 m829.1 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

282.4 m232.4 m224.5 m218.1 m

Depreciation and Amortization

132.7 m138.1 m142.7 m135.3 m


(27.7 m)(69 m)26.7 m(10 m)

Accounts Payable

21 k(28 k)
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

70.3 m37.5 m67.5 m47.1 m32.8 m66.8 m52 m29.6 m106.5 m153.8 m11.9 m61.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

34.8 m68.4 m101.2 m32.1 m64.7 m


362 m467.1 m398 m384.4 m441.6 m(27.4 m)(37.4 m)(126.9 m)(20.4 m)(24.5 m)

Accounts Payable

156.8 m218.3 m145.4 m134.7 m190.5 m152 m134.8 m199.4 m157.2 m
USDY, 2017


354.6 k

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Urban Outfitters Operating Metrics

Urban Outfitters's Stores was reported to be 606 in FY, 2017.
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017Q1, 2018

Catalogs Circulated

27.90 m29.20 m22.40 m


12 12


546 572 606


5 k5 k5 k
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