Urban Outfitters (URBN)

Overall impact
F (18)

Commentary

Urban Outfitters is a poor overall performer. With an 'F' rating of 18.3 for overall impact (bottom 10% of all companies), Urban Outfitters ranks 47th out of 48 industry peers, behind Chicos, Genesco, Buckle and 43 others, and ahead of AMMO. On top material causes for Urban Outfitters's industry (Retail), Urban Outfitters performs poorly in Healthy Oceans (30.8 score), No Poverty (0.0), Conflict Free Mineral Production (37.9) and 23 other causes where it received a 'D' or 'F' score. Urban Outfitters did not receive an 'A' rating on any cause.
Screens
Advertising
Alcohol
Animal treatment
Anti-abortion support
Anti-personnel mines
Antisemitism
Arctic drilling
Biological and chemical weapons
Cannabis
Carbon emissions intensity
Child safety
Cluster munitions
Coal
Contraceptives
Controversial weapons
Deforestation - financing
Depleted uranium
Discrimination controversies
Environmental controversies
EU sanctions list
Factory farming
Fast food
Firearms
For-profit health care
Fossil fuel
Fur
Gambling
Genetic engineering
Health-related controversies
Human rights controversies
Human trafficking
ILO Conventions
Interest-based products
Interest-bearing debt
Interest-bearing securities
Iran
Military contracting
Misleading communication
Music
Myanmar
Non-sustainable palm oil
Norges Bank exclusion list
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
North Korea
No SBTI commitment
Nuclear
OECD Guidelines
Oil and gas
Opioid controversies
Oppressive governments
Palestinian human rights
Pharma controversies
Pork
Pornography
Predatory lending
Prison involvement
Privacy breaches
Pro-life
Russia
Single-use plastic
Stem cell research
Sudan
Sugar
Syria
Tar sands
Thermal coal
Tobacco
UK sanctions list
Undermining US elections
UN Global Compact
UN Guiding Principles
US OFAC sanctions list
Weapons
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Screens
Advertising
Alcohol
Animal treatment
Anti-abortion support
Anti-personnel mines
Antisemitism
Arctic drilling
Biological and chemical weapons
Cannabis
Carbon emissions intensity
Child safety
Cluster munitions
Coal
Contraceptives
Controversial weapons
Deforestation - financing
Depleted uranium
Discrimination controversies
Environmental controversies
EU sanctions list
Factory farming
Fast food
Firearms
For-profit health care
Fossil fuel
Fur
Gambling
Genetic engineering
Health-related controversies
Human rights controversies
Human trafficking
ILO Conventions
Interest-based products
Interest-bearing debt
Interest-bearing securities
Iran
Military contracting
Misleading communication
Music
Myanmar
Non-sustainable palm oil
Norges Bank exclusion list
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
North Korea
No SBTI commitment
Nuclear
OECD Guidelines
Oil and gas
Opioid controversies
Oppressive governments
Palestinian human rights
Pharma controversies
Pork
Pornography
Predatory lending
Prison involvement
Privacy breaches
Pro-life
Russia
Single-use plastic
Stem cell research
Sudan
Sugar
Syria
Tar sands
Thermal coal
Tobacco
UK sanctions list
Undermining US elections
UN Global Compact
UN Guiding Principles
US OFAC sanctions list
Weapons
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URBN Price
$42.85
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Revenue
$5.15 billion
Market cap
$3.92 billion
Public/private
Public
Hypothetical historical growth of $10,000
Historical performance
Company
Founded
1970
Sector
Consumer Goods
Industry
Retail
Peer group
Apparel Stores
SASB industry
Apparel, Accessories & Footwear
Headquarters
Pennsylvania, United States
Share classes
URBN
Mission
Dedicated to inspiring customers through a unique combination of product, creativity and cultural understanding
Description
Urban Outfitters, Inc. engages in the retail and wholesale of general consumer products. The company operates through three segments: Retail, Wholesale, and Nully. It operates Urban Outfitters stores, which offer women's and men's fashion apparel, activewear, intimates, footwear, accessories, home goods, electronics, and beauty products for young adults aged 18 to 28; and Anthropologie stores that provide women's apparel, accessories, intimates, shoes, and home furnishings, as well as gifts, decorative items, and beauty and wellness products for women aged 28 to 45. The company also operates Terrain stores that provide lifestyle home products, garden and outdoor living products, antiques, live plants, flowers, wellness products, and accessories. In addition, it operates Free People retail stores, which offer casual women's apparel, intimates, activewear, shoes, accessories, home products, gifts, and beauty and wellness products for young women aged 25 to 30; and restaurants, as well as women's apparel subscription rental service under the Nuuly brand. Further, the company is involved in the wholesale of young women's contemporary casual apparel, intimates, activewear, and shoes under the Free People brand; and apparel collections under the Urban Outfitters brand. The company serves its customers directly through retail stores, websites, mobile applications, catalogs and customer contact centers, franchised owned stores, and department and specialty stores, as well as social media and third-party digital platforms. Urban Outfitters, Inc. was founded in 1970 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Material causes
Ethos considers the following causes material for Urban Outfitters, based on its industry peer group Apparel Stores. Learn more about material causes in our methodology overview.

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