Apparel Stores: Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR), American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO), The Gap Inc. (NYSE:GPS), Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN)

Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR) has announced its plans to open its franchisees in South Africa. The new franchisee will commence the stores in the various cities including Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town in year 2014. Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR) stock performance was 3.17% in last session and finished the day at $13.01. Traded volume was 4.80million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 2.13million shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.40. Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR) insider ownership is 2.70%.

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) on May 29 announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per share, marking the company’s 40th consecutive quarterly dividend. The $0.125 dividend was declared on May 29, 2014 and is payable on July 15, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on July 2, 2014. American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) dropped -1.03 percent to $10.62 Monday on volume of 4.16million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $10.52 to $10.88. American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) has a market capitalization of $2.06billion.

The Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS) major shareholder John J. Fisher unloaded 152,379 shares of The Gap stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, May 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $41.27, for a total value of $6,288,681.33. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 14,649,102 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $604,568,440.The Gap Inc. (NYSE:GPS)’s stock on 02 June, 2014 reported a increase of 0.68% to the closing price of $41.51. Its fifty two weeks range is $36.13 -$46.56. The total market capitalization recorded $18.51billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 2.71million shares. In its share capital, GPS has 443.00million outstanding shares.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) has been in trouble in the past for being big copycats and they’ve done it again. This time, they’re being sue for taking a print from an artist’s website. Woops. On Monday, shares of Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) dropped -0.09% to close the day at $33.49. Company return on investment (ROI) is 16.60% and its monthly performance is recorded as -10.74%. Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) quarterly revenue growth is -10.74%.