Guess? Company Profile (NYSE:GES)

About Guess?

Guess? logoGuess?, Inc. designs, markets, distributes and licenses a lifestyle collection of apparel and accessories for men, women and children. The Company operates through five segments: Americas Retail, which includes its retail and e-commerce operations in North and Central America and its retail operations in South America; Europe, which includes its wholesale, retail and e-commerce operations in Europe and the Middle East; Asia, which includes its retail, e-commerce and wholesale operations in Asia; Americas Wholesale, which includes its wholesale operations in the Americas, and Licensing, which includes licensing operations of the Company across the world. Its product lines include a range of clothing, including jeans, pants, skirts, dresses, shorts, blouses, shirts, jackets, knitwear and intimate apparel. Its apparel is marketed under various trademarks, including GUESS, GUESS?, GUESS U.S.A. and GUESS Jeans. It also grants licenses to manufacture and distribute a range of products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Apparel Stores
  • Sub-Industry: Apparel Retail
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: GES
  • CUSIP: 40161710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $12.49
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $12.73
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $14.05
  • 52-Week Range: $11.87 - $22.84
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.82
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.65
  • P/E Growth: 6.31
  • Market Cap: $1.07B
  • Outstanding Shares: 84,361,000
  • Beta: 0.63
  • Net Margins: 2.92%
  • Return on Equity: 4.84%
  • Return on Assets: 3.17%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.02%
  • Current Ratio: 2.90%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.72%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Guess? (NYSE:GES) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 7 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.18)
Consensus Price Target: $16.33 (28.81% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Guess? (NYSE:GES)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/15/2017WunderlichReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
12/6/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$17.00View Rating Details
12/1/2016Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetHold$17.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
12/1/2016MizuhoLower Price TargetNeutral$17.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$16.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
8/21/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetSell$12.00View Rating Details
5/29/2016Odeon Capital Group LLCUpgradeHoldView Rating Details
5/27/2016Miller TabakUpgradeSell -> HoldView Rating Details
5/26/2016Topeka Capital MarketsLower Price TargetHold$19.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
5/25/2016Standpoint ResearchUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
3/19/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
12/3/2015Evercore ISIDowngradeHold -> SellView Rating Details
7/7/2015Maxim GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$24.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Guess? (NYSE:GES)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/30/2016Q317$0.14$0.11$548.37 million$536.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/24/2016Q217$0.07$0.14$550.53 million$545.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/25/2016Q117($0.19)($0.23)$464.84 million$448.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/16/2016Q416$0.58$0.57$660.05 million$658.26 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/24/2015Q316$0.11$0.15$521.68 million$521.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/26/2015Q216$0.15$0.21$537.72 million$546.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/2/2015Q116($0.05)$0.04$478.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/18/2015Q415$0.57$0.63$704.60 million$696.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/3/2014Q315$0.18$0.24$595.30 million$557.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/27/2014Q2$0.29$0.26$617.91 million$608.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/29/2014Q115($0.06)($0.03)$528.44 million$522.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/19/2014Q414$0.80$0.83$762.58 million$768.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/4/2013Q3$0.38$0.40$613.56 million$613.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/28/2013Q2 2014$0.36$0.52$625.15 million$639.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/30/2013Q1 2014$0.08$0.14$550.06 million$548.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/20/2013Q4 2013$0.87$0.95$785.57 million$815.11 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/28/20120.43$0.43$628.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/22/2012$0.50$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/22/2012$0.27$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/30/2011$0.73$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/24/2011$0.81$0.84ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/25/2011$0.44$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/16/2011$1.06$1.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Guess? (NYSE:GES)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.45 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.68 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.60$0.60$0.60
Q2 20162($0.19)($0.18)($0.19)
Q3 20162($0.02)$0.16$0.07
Q4 20162$0.15$0.31$0.23
Q1 20172$0.64$0.65$0.65
Q2 20172$0.05$0.06$0.06
Q3 20172$0.12$0.14$0.13
Q4 20172$0.41$0.46$0.44
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Guess? (NYSE:GES)
Annual Dividend:$0.90
Dividend Yield:7.10%
Dividend Growth:4.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:118.42% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
200.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
132.35% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Guess? (NYSE:GES)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Guess? (NYSE:GES)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 28.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 75.26%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/3/2017Amigo Victor HerreroCEOBuy2,724$12.25$33,369.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2016Kay Isaacson-LeibowitzDirectorSell13,550$13.26$179,673.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2016Amigo Victor HerreroCEOBuy2,177$14.87$32,371.99View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016Anthony ChidoniDirectorSell4,000$15.54$62,160.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2016Amigo Victor HerreroCEOBuy1,233$14.57$17,964.81View SEC Filing  
4/18/2016Amigo Victor HerreroCEOBuy1,031$17.39$17,929.09View SEC Filing  
12/28/2015Amigo Victor HerreroCEOBuy916$19.25$17,633.00View SEC Filing  
12/7/2015Amigo Victor HerreroCEOBuy650$19.33$12,564.50View SEC Filing  
10/13/2015Anthony ChidoniDirectorSell20,000$23.18$463,600.00View SEC Filing  
1/9/2015Paul MarcianoCEOSell200,000$20.89$4,178,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015Anthony ChidoniDirectorSell15,000$20.52$307,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/29/2014Anthony ChidoniDirectorSell14,608$21.07$307,790.56View SEC Filing  
12/18/2014Anthony ChidoniDirectorSell13,000$20.02$260,260.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2014Alex YemenidjianDirectorSell39,000$19.89$775,710.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014Joseph R GromekDirectorBuy15,000$23.61$354,150.00View SEC Filing  
1/16/2014Maurice MarcianoDirectorSell1,000,000$29.48$29,480,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2013Kay Isaacson-LeibowitzDirectorSell6,000$31.13$186,780.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2013Kay Isaacson-LeibowitzDirectorSell10,000$31.76$317,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013Judith BlumenthalDirectorSell25,944$30.84$800,112.96View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Nigel KershawCFOSell7,500$31.15$233,625.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2013Kay Isaacson-LeibowitzDirectorSell2,125$26.97$57,311.25View SEC Filing  
3/27/2013Gianluca BollaDirectorSell2,000$24.65$49,300.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2012Dennis R SecorCFOSell30,000$25.63$768,900.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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What is Guess?'s stock symbol?

Guess? trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GES."

How often does Guess? pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Guess??

Guess? announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.225 per share on Friday, December 30th. This represents a $0.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.10%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 12th.

Where is Guess?'s stock going? Where will Guess?'s stock price be in 2017?

11 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Guess?'s stock. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $21.00. On average, they anticipate Guess?'s stock price to reach $16.33 in the next year.

When will Guess? announce their earnings?

Guess? is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March, 14th 2017.

What are analysts saying about Guess? stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Guess? stock:

  • According to Zacks Investment Research, "Guess’ Inc. succumbed to negative surprise during the third quarter fiscal 2017 wherein it missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate as well as year-ago results by 21.4% and 26.7%, respectively, primarily due to lower margins. Notably, the company has missed estimates in three of the last four trailing quarters.The dismal performance is reflected in the company’s price movement which has underperformed Zacks Categorized Industry in the past one year. Further, sales missed the consensus mark by 4.7% during the quarter. Soft results during the quarter compelled management to lower fiscal 2018 guidance. While the company has a strong eCommerce business and is aggressively opening stores in the Americas Retail category to boost sales, the company’s operations in China have been hampered by tough macroeconomic challenges, which are slowing its expansion to emerging Asian markets." (2/22/2017)

  • Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "challenging" top line.Quarterly ResultsThe company's first-quarter results missed expectations, "driven by a weaker top line, including NA comps of (4 percent) versus the Street of (1.6 percent)."While we continue to see significant LT opportunity, FY'17 should be a reset year for GES and ultimately, we need to see signs of top-line improvement for significant margin expansion to materialize," analyst Randal Konik wrote in a note.While most key regions fell short of expectations, Europe was a bright spot, with comps increasing in the mid-teens, accelerating from high-single-digits in the fourth quarter.Related Link: Mizuho's Take On Retail REITs Following ICSC ConventionGuidanceHowever, the company guided second quarter below the Street and lowered the FY'17 outlook, due to the weaker start to the year and the near-term top-line snags."While we are encouraged by the improving trends in Europe, we remain cautious on the company's ability to improve traffic near term in NA, especially given persistent tourist headwinds. We will also be closely monitoring Asia, which has been hampered by weakness in Greater China," Konik highlighted.Rating And JustificationKonik, who has a Hold rating on the stock, said the company's "sales targets ($3 billion in sales by FY'19 from $2.2 billion in FY'16) will require a significant acceleration in the current sales trend." "Further, we note that the three-year plan is not without some execution risk, as it hinges in large part on new store growth, primarily related to unit expansion in Asia (esp. China), Europe, and Factory and G by Guess in the Americas," (5/26/2016)

Who owns Guess? stock?

Guess?'s stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (14.81%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.54%), State Street Corp (4.92%), RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC (3.47%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.92%) and Royce & Associates LP (0.89%). Company insiders that own Guess? stock include Amigo Victor Herrero, Anthony Chidoni and Kay Isaacson-Leibowitz.

Who sold Guess? stock? Who is selling Guess? stock?

Guess?'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, AQR Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY, Hanson & Doremus Investment Management, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC and Cambria Investment Management L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Guess? stock in the last year include Anthony Chidoni and Kay Isaacson-Leibowitz.

Who bought Guess? stock? Who is buying Guess? stock?

Guess?'s stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ancora Advisors LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Graham Capital Management L.P., RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC, Public Sector Pension Investment Board and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

How do I buy Guess? stock?

Shares of Guess? can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Guess? stock cost?

One share of Guess? stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.68.

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Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by Staff