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Guess? (GES) Competitors

$23.74
+0.33 (+1.41%)
(As of 12:39 PM ET)

GES vs. AEO, URBN, FL, BKE, CAL, SCVL, DBI, ZUMZ, GCO, and CTRN

Should you be buying Guess? stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Guess? include American Eagle Outfitters (AEO), Urban Outfitters (URBN), Foot Locker (FL), Buckle (BKE), Caleres (CAL), Shoe Carnival (SCVL), Designer Brands (DBI), Zumiez (ZUMZ), Genesco (GCO), and Citi Trends (CTRN). These companies are all part of the "apparel retail" industry.

Guess? vs.

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) and Guess? (NYSE:GES) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, community ranking, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings.

In the previous week, American Eagle Outfitters had 13 more articles in the media than Guess?. MarketBeat recorded 29 mentions for American Eagle Outfitters and 16 mentions for Guess?. Guess?'s average media sentiment score of 0.47 beat American Eagle Outfitters' score of 0.41 indicating that American Eagle Outfitters is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
American Eagle Outfitters
5 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
12 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Guess?
4 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

American Eagle Outfitters presently has a consensus price target of $24.44, indicating a potential upside of 1.68%. Guess? has a consensus price target of $31.25, indicating a potential upside of 33.49%. Given American Eagle Outfitters' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Guess? is more favorable than American Eagle Outfitters.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
American Eagle Outfitters
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33
Guess?
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.25

American Eagle Outfitters has a beta of 1.6, suggesting that its share price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Guess? has a beta of 1.98, suggesting that its share price is 98% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Guess? has a net margin of 7.14% compared to Guess?'s net margin of 3.23%. American Eagle Outfitters' return on equity of 30.02% beat Guess?'s return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
American Eagle Outfitters3.23% 17.76% 8.66%
Guess? 7.14%30.02%6.96%

American Eagle Outfitters pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Guess? pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.1%. American Eagle Outfitters pays out 58.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Guess? pays out 41.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. American Eagle Outfitters has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Guess? has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Guess? is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Guess? has lower revenue, but higher earnings than American Eagle Outfitters. Guess? is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than American Eagle Outfitters, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
American Eagle Outfitters$5.26B0.90$170.04M$0.8627.95
Guess?$2.78B0.45$198.20M$2.908.07

97.3% of American Eagle Outfitters shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.7% of Guess? shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.3% of American Eagle Outfitters shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 30.3% of Guess? shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

American Eagle Outfitters received 666 more outperform votes than Guess? when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 64.34% of users gave American Eagle Outfitters an outperform vote while only 54.26% of users gave Guess? an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
American Eagle OutfittersOutperform Votes
1144
64.34%
Underperform Votes
634
35.66%
Guess?Outperform Votes
478
54.26%
Underperform Votes
403
45.74%

Summary

American Eagle Outfitters beats Guess? on 11 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding GES and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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GES vs. The Competition

MetricGuess?Womens', misses', childrens', & infants' undergarments IndustryDiscretionary SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$1.28B$1.16B$6.81B$17.69B
Dividend Yield5.02%3.20%2.84%3.54%
P/E Ratio8.0713.1114.6921.54
Price / Sales0.450.675.9510.09
Price / Cash5.4010.6733.8819.27
Price / Book1.711.376.475.82
Net Income$198.20M$50.94M$187.19M$975.72M
7 Day Performance-1.22%-0.31%0.18%-0.51%
1 Month Performance-12.62%-3.77%3.02%2.67%
1 Year Performance19.44%22.43%6.18%22.10%

Guess? Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
AEO
American Eagle Outfitters
2.6519 of 5 stars
$23.16
+1.0%
$23.00
-0.7%
+123.6%$4.55B$5.26B26.9343,100Earnings Report
Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Gap Down
URBN
Urban Outfitters
4.4416 of 5 stars
$41.75
+3.5%
$42.82
+2.6%
+31.6%$3.89B$5.15B13.3428,000Analyst Forecast
Insider Selling
FL
Foot Locker
3.7739 of 5 stars
$22.07
+0.7%
$24.20
+9.7%
-14.3%$2.09B$8.17B-6.3146,846Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Gap Up
BKE
Buckle
1.7743 of 5 stars
$36.73
+0.7%
$32.00
-12.9%
+15.0%$1.87B$1.26B8.338,000Earnings Report
Analyst Downgrade
CAL
Caleres
3.3722 of 5 stars
$37.60
+4.0%
$40.00
+6.4%
+100.4%$1.32B$2.82B7.829,200Dividend Announcement
SCVL
Shoe Carnival
2.2834 of 5 stars
$37.07
+2.1%
$36.50
-1.5%
+87.5%$1.01B$1.18B13.685,300Earnings Report
Analyst Revision
DBI
Designer Brands
3.6606 of 5 stars
$9.67
+4.3%
$9.00
-6.9%
+40.6%$553.51M$3.07B25.4514,000Analyst Forecast
ZUMZ
Zumiez
1.5911 of 5 stars
$18.40
+4.5%
$16.00
-13.0%
+12.3%$373.30M$875.49M-5.668,900Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
GCO
Genesco
3.0694 of 5 stars
$26.53
+2.0%
$31.00
+16.8%
+40.7%$308.54M$2.32B-20.1018,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
CTRN
Citi Trends
0.568 of 5 stars
$23.32
+5.7%
$27.67
+18.6%
+50.9%$199.15M$747.94M-15.864,800Upcoming Earnings
Positive News

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This page (NYSE:GES) was last updated on 5/30/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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