Guess’, Inc. (NYSE:GES) traded at $9.65 at last check on Monday, Jun 29, making an upward move of 3.65% on its previous day’s price.
Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $9.31 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 1.7 with the day’s price range being $9.10 – 9.77. In terms of its 52-week price range, GES has a high of $23.58 and a low of $3.64. The company’s stock has gained about 0.84% over that past 30 days.
Guess’, has a market cap of $652.37 Million and is expected to release its quarterly earnings report on Aug 26, 2020- Aug 31, 2020. With its Forward Dividend at 0.45 and a yield of 4.83%, the company’s investors could be anxious for the GES stock to gain ahead of the earnings release. Estimates by analysts give the company expected earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.57, with the EPS growth for the year declined at -$1.15 for 2020 and $1.13 for next year. These figures represent -1.79% and at -1.98% growth in EPS for the two years respectively.
On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the GES stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 50% Sell, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 50% Sell. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 100% Sell.
Looking further, we note that the PEG ratio for the GES stock currently stands at 0, and the current price level is -8.73% off its SMA20 and 6.59% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 47.44 while the volatility over the past week is 5.66% and jumps to 8.41% over the past one month. The beta value is 1.7, while the average true range (ATR) is currently pointing at 0.9. The average price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $12.2, with the estimates having a low of $10 and a high of $15. These price ends are 3.63% and +55.44% off the current price level respectively, although investors could be excited at the prospect of a +34.72% if the GES share price touches on the median price of $13.
Let’s briefly compare Guess’, (GES) stock to its peers. We find that today’s price change of +3.65% and -40.25% over the past 12 months for GES competes that of Lululemon Athletica (LULU), which has seen its stock price rise 1.66% in the latest trading session and is +63.34% over the last one year. Another of its peers V.F. Corp (VFC) has climbed 5.64% today, but is -30.9% down over the past year, while Columbia Sprtswr (COLM) is also up 3.65% yet its price remains in the red at -40.25% over the same period. Lululemon has a P/E ratio of 66.67 compared to Guess’,’s 0 and V.F.’s 46.79. In contrast to these companies, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial are today at 2.32% and 1.47%, respectively, in early deals.
Coming back to Guess’, Inc. (NYSE:GES), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 1.78 Million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 1.96 Million. Current shares outstanding are 67.6 Million.
According to data from Thomson Reuters, insiders hold 39.75% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 74.43%. The data shows that short shares as of June 14, 2020, stood at 9.16 Million at a short ratio of 4.3. This represents a 13.55% Short interest in Shares outstanding on June 14, 2020. Shares short rose in June from the previous month at 8.2 Million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with today’s price pushing the stock -56.88% down in year-to-date price movement.