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Guess? (GES) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$23.94
-0.42 (-1.72%)
(As of 03:33 PM ET)
Today's Range
$23.85
$24.60
50-Day Range
$23.70
$33.40
52-Week Range
$17.92
$33.50
Volume
776,364 shs
Average Volume
1.15 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.28 billion
P/E Ratio
8.26
Dividend Yield
5.01%
Price Target
$31.25

Guess? MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.25 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
29.7% Upside
$31.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
32.55% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.57mentions of Guess? in the last 14 days
Based on 13 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$10.64 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
4.81%
From $2.91 to $3.05 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.64 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

110th out of 273 stocks

Womens', Misses', Childrens', & Infants' Undergarments Industry

1st out of 1 stocks

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About Guess? Stock (NYSE:GES)

Guess?, Inc. designs, markets, distributes, and licenses lifestyle collections of apparel and accessories for men, women, and children. It operates through five segments: Americas Retail, Americas Wholesale, Europe, Asia, and Licensing. The company's clothing collection includes jeans, pants, skirts, dresses, shorts, blouses, shirts, jackets, activewear, knitwear, and intimate apparel. It also grants licenses to design, manufacture, and distribute various products that complement its apparel lines, such as eyewear, watches, handbags, footwear, kids' and infants' apparel, outerwear, fragrance, jewelry, and other fashion accessories, as well as to wholesale partners to operate and sell products through licensed retail stores. The company markets its products under the GUESS, GUESS?, GUESS U.S.A., GUESS Jeans, GUESS? and Triangle Design, MARCIANO, Question Mark and Triangle Design, a stylized G and a stylized M, GUESS Kids, Baby GUESS, YES, G by GUESS, GUESS by MARCIANO, and Gc brand names. It sells its products through direct-to-consumer, wholesale, and licensing distribution channels, as well as through its retail websites. Guess?, Inc. was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

GES Stock Price History

GES Stock News Headlines

Guess: In The Sweet Spot
Guess? (NYSE:GES) Price Target Cut to $29.00
Guess? (NYSE:GES) Shares Gap Down After Analyst Downgrade
3 Fashion Stocks to Buy Before Summer 2024 Heats Up
Guess? Inc's Dividend Analysis
Guess? And WHP Global Closes Acquisition Of Rag & Bone
Guess? Authorized To Buyback Up To $200 Mln Of Shares
Guess? Shares Rise 3% In Pre-market On News Of Share Buyback
Guess? Full Year 2024 Earnings: Beats Expectations
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
3/20/2024
Ex-Dividend for 5/3 Dividend
4/16/2024
Dividend Payable
5/03/2024
Today
5/28/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/29/2024
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2025

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Womens', misses', childrens', & infants' undergarments
Sub-Industry
Apparel Retail
CUSIP
40161710
Employees
12,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$31.25
High Stock Price Target
$37.00
Low Stock Price Target
$29.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+28.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.25
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$198.20 million
Pretax Margin
8.50%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.78 billion
Cash Flow
$4.43 per share
Book Value
$13.68 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
37,264,000
Market Cap
$1.30 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.98
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GES Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Guess? stock right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Guess? in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" GES shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in GES, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Guess?'s stock price target for 2024?

4 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Guess?'s stock. Their GES share price targets range from $29.00 to $37.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $31.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have GES shares performed in 2024?

Guess?'s stock was trading at $23.06 at the beginning of the year. Since then, GES stock has increased by 4.5% and is now trading at $24.09.
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Are investors shorting Guess??

Guess? saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 8,520,000 shares, an increase of 12.8% from the March 31st total of 7,550,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,290,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.6 days. Currently, 31.3% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Guess?'s next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 29th 2024.
View our GES earnings forecast
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How were Guess?'s earnings last quarter?

Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, March, 20th. The company reported $2.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.55 by $0.46. The firm had revenue of $891.05 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $855.54 million. Guess? had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 30.02% and a net margin of 7.14%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.74 earnings per share.

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

Guess? announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 20th. Investors of record on Wednesday, April 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, May 3rd. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.98%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 16th.
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Is Guess? a good dividend stock?

Guess? (NYSE:GES) pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.93%. GES has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 41.38%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, GES will have a dividend payout ratio of 39.34% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for GES.

What ETFs hold Guess?'s stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of Guess? (NYSE:GES) stock in their portfolio include SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) and Direxion Daily Retail Bull 3X Shares (RETL).WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Quality Dividend Growth Fund (DGRS).

How will Guess?'s stock buyback program work?

Guess? announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Monday, April 1st 2024, which permits the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 14.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has Guess? issued on next quarter's earnings?

Guess? updated its FY 2025 earnings guidance on Wednesday, March, 20th. The company provided EPS guidance of 2.560-3.000 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 2.920. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.1 billion-$3.2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.8 billion.

What is Carlos Alberini's approval rating as Guess?'s CEO?

82 employees have rated Guess? Chief Executive Officer Carlos Alberini on Glassdoor.com. Carlos Alberini has an approval rating of 69% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Guess? own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Guess? investors own include Coty (COTY), CVS Health (CVS), Energy Transfer (ET), AT&T (T), Ford Motor (F), Intel (INTC), Carnival Co. & (CCL), Micron Technology (MU), American Airlines Group (AAL) and Invesco Mortgage Capital (IVR).

Who are Guess?'s major shareholders?

Guess?'s stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.26%), LSV Asset Management (2.70%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (2.15%), BNP Paribas Financial Markets (1.46%), Portman Square Capital LLP (0.00%) and Foundry Partners LLC (0.54%). Insiders that own company stock include Anthony Chidoni, Carlos Alberini, Deborah Weinswig, Kathryn Low Anderson, Maurice Marciano and Paul Marciano.
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How do I buy shares of Guess??

Shares of GES stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:GES) was last updated on 5/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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