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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for GES. The maximum price target given was 16, implying a possible profit of 24.61 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 11, which equates to a potential downside of -14.33 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes -25 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.06 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 19.43 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of GES to grow at a rate of 33.7 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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 a 52-week high of 18.68 and a 52-week low of 9.56. Currently the stock is 34.31 percent higher than its low, and 31.26 percent below the high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.03 billion. GES is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.