Analyst Ratings for Genesco Inc. (GCO)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Genesco Inc. (NYSE:GCO) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. GCO had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

3 analysts declared GCO a buy, 1 issued an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for GCO. The most optimistic price target was 48, implying a possible profit of 47.24 percent. The lowest price target was 38, implying potential capital losses of 16.56 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -116.23 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -13 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of GCO to grow at a rate of -9.53 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of GCO is -0.77.

In the last 52-weeks, GCO has achieved a high of 74.21 and a low of 28.88. Today's price is 12.88 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 56.07 percent. GCO has a P/E ratio of 7.31. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GCO value stock report compares GCO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of GCO is $0.61329 billion. GCO will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.