Analyst Ratings for Guess? Inc. (GES)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Hold has been given to Guess? Inc. (NYSE:GES) by analysts covering the stock. GES had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

Of the 7 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 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. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for GES. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 16, which equates to a potential upside of 24.61 percent. The lowest price target was 11, implying a possible loss of -14.33 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -25 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.06 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 19.43 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of GES to grow at a rate of 33.7 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of GES is 1.23.

GES has traded between a high of 18.68 and a low of 9.56 over the past year. Today's price is 34.31 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 31.26 percent. GES has a price/earnings ratio of 41.42. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GES value stock report compares GES to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of GES is $1.03 billion. GES's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.