Log in
E-mail
Password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 
OFFON

4-Traders Homepage  >  Equities  >  Nasdaq  >  Urban Outfitters, Inc.    URBN

URBAN OUTFITTERS, INC. (URBN)
Mes dernières consult.
Most popular
  Report  
Delayed Quote. Delayed  - 06/15 10:00:00 pm
45.75 USD   -0.52%
05/22URBAN OUTFITTER : Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot
AQ
05/22URBN EPS Jumps 280%
GL
05/04URBAN OUTFITTER : First Friday brings art of healing, self discovery
AQ
SummaryQuotesChartsNewsAnalysisCalendarCompanyFinancialsConsensusRevisions 
News SummaryMost relevantAll newsofficial PublicationsSector newsTweets
OFFRE ETE Zonebourse : Jusqu'à 6 mois offerts sur tous les portefeuilles

Urban Outfitters : Officials sang praises of new grant funds for music programs

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
09/05/2017 | 11:50pm CEST

When it comes to musical performances, audiences often want the best seat in the house, which is usually front and center.

To determine the importance of music to a school district, Tina Vafiadis is in the prime location.

Vafiadis, music teacher and band director of Ridley High School, stands front and center, guiding students through their performances. She's also been on the other side as a band member playing clarinet, baritone saxophone, and as a drum major. Vafiadis, a Ridley High School graduate, enjoyed the camaraderie of the band and calls the experience fulfilling.

"Those friendships are ones I still carry today," she said.

During her time as a student from 2002-2006, Vadiadis saw that the band had more members than when she returned as director seven years ago. Some of the reasons for the decline, she says, are kids not being able to afford instruments and the yearlong demands of sports. Woodlyn and Eddystone elementary schools have the lowest high school band enrollment. When they looked at the data, it was clear the families needed assistance acquiring instruments for their children.

On a recent Tuesday morning, for Vafiadis and other members of the Ridley School District, any spot, even crisscross-legged floor seating for students, was the best seat. At Woodlyn Elementary School's gymnasium, VH1 Save The Music Foundation

and Urban Outfitters' Community Cares initiative gave Woodlyn and Eddystone elementary schools a set of new musical instruments, equipment, professional development and program supports totaling more than $60,000 to start new band programs.

"In Ridley we are a unique community and have a varying degree of economic needs," noted Vafiadis. "Accepting this grant is going to make it possible for kids in Woodlyn and Eddystone to be able to be a part of our instrumental music program. Some kids may not have had that opportunity before. It's extremely important for these schools. I'm excited to see how many kids we get in the band over the years solely because of this grant."

The two grants in the Ridley School District are part of VH1 Save The Music's 2017 class of grant recipient schools across the country. The Foundation is awarding a total of 80 grants this fall in communities that span from coast to coast. All schools have committed to hiring a certified music teacher to teach the music program as part of the regular school day and support their growing music program for years to come.

Superintendent Lee Ann Wentzel pointed out, "Since 2008, we saw a significant decline of

students participating in instrumental music at Eddystone and Woodlyn elementary schools. The help from Urban Outfitters and the VH1 Save the Music Foundation will rebuild our bands, not just in these schools, but also at our middle and high schools for years to come. We are going to have the opportunity we haven't had for a long time. Everyone will have the opportunity to learn how to play an instrument. We want them to take advantage of it."

To date, Save The Music has donated more than $53 million for new musical instruments to more than 2,000 public schools in 257 school districts around the country.

"It's impossible for me to tell you all the way music benefits kids; it's life changing," said Vafiadis. "We know it connects closely to their academic progress. Students who are involved in music tend to use more parts of their brain simultaneously. The social aspects are important. I also see it teaches kids responsibility and time management."

The Ridley High School band plays old standbys like the Notre Dame fight song and ""Louie Louie" but also has added "Despacito" and Twenty One Pilots to their repertoire.

"I liked listening to music so I thought I would be able to play," says Thomas Mastroddi, a Ridley High School junior who is the battery leader and plays snare drum.

"I think it's great. Music is a fun hobby."

© Copyright (c) 2017 The Spirit, All rights reserved., source Blogs

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
Latest news on URBAN OUTFITTERS, INC.
06/11URBAN OUTFITTERS INC : Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Othe..
AQ
06/11URBAN OUTFITTERS : Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition a..
AQ
05/23URBAN OUTFITTERS INC : Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K..
AQ
05/22URBAN OUTFITTERS : Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot
AQ
05/22URBN EPS Jumps 280%
GL
05/14URBAN OUTFITTERS : Grace VanderWaal Is a 14-Year-Old Music and Vintage Shopping ..
AQ
05/04URBAN OUTFITTERS : First Friday brings art of healing, self discovery
AQ
05/01URBAN OUTFITTERS : Sophistication Is Expanding Its Viral-Worthy Clothing With Ne..
AQ
04/20URBAN OUTFITTERS : Stephen Fry returns with a mesmerising series about progress ..
AQ
04/20URBAN OUTFITTERS : 13 of the best vinyl record players from Amazon, HMV and more..
AQ
More news
News from SeekingAlpha
06/15The Winners (And Losers) Of The May Retail Sales Report 
06/11After Hours Gainers / Losers (06/11/2018) 
06/11Urban Outfitters updates on Q1 sales 
06/08Is American Eagle Flying A Little Too High Again? 
06/05Solid gains in the mall sector 
Financials ($)
Sales 2019 3 911 M
EBIT 2019 355 M
Net income 2019 261 M
Finance 2019 719 M
Yield 2019 -
P/E ratio 2019 19,10
P/E ratio 2020 17,48
EV / Sales 2019 1,09x
EV / Sales 2020 0,98x
Capitalization 4 979 M
Chart URBAN OUTFITTERS, INC.
Duration : Period :
Urban Outfitters, Inc. Technical Analysis Chart | URBN | US9170471026 | 4-Traders
Technical analysis trends URBAN OUTFITTERS, INC.
Short TermMid-TermLong Term
TrendsBullishBullishBullish
Income Statement Evolution
Consensus
Sell
Buy
Mean consensus OUTPERFORM
Number of Analysts 23
Average target price 46,1 $
Spread / Average Target 0,73%
EPS Revisions
Managers
NameTitle
Richard A. Hayne Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Carnie President Home Garden & Intl Anthropologie Group
Calvin B. Hollinger Chief Operating & Administrative Officer
Francis John Conforti Chief Financial Officer
Joel S. Lawson Independent Director
Sector and Competitors
1st jan.Capitalization (M$)
URBAN OUTFITTERS, INC.30.49%4 979
INDITEX - INDUSTRIA DE DISEÑO TEXTIL3.39%108 290
KERING30.28%75 058
FAST RETAILING CO LTD12.66%49 229
ROSS STORES5.30%32 237
ZALANDO7.61%13 693