Guess’ Inc. (NYSE:GES) has a beta of 2.25. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 54.64, with weekly volatility at 5.61% and ATR at 1.52. The GES stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $8.40 and a $31.12 high. Its shares traded lower over the last trading session, losing -4.61% on 05/28/21. The shares fell to a low of $28.37 before closing at $29.37. Intraday shares traded counted 1.49 million, which was -97.77% lower than its 30-day average trading volume of 753.19K. GES’s previous close was $30.79 while the outstanding shares total 63.03M.
Investors have identified the Apparel Retail company Guess’ Inc. as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $2.00 billion, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.
Guess’ Inc. (GES) Fundamentals that are to be considered.
When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 1.23 billion total, with 762.54 million as their total liabilities.
GES were able to record 190.17 million as free cash flow during the 09/01/2021 quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 184.52 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of 209.05 million as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for Guess’ Inc. (GES)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the 09/01/2021 quarter of the year, Guess’ Inc. recorded a total of 648.46 million in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with -29.89% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the 09/01/2021 quarter increasing by 12.21%.
What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 372.13 million trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 276.32 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 63.03M with the recently reported earning now reading 1.06 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their 09/01/2021 (0.21 cents a share).
Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 2.41 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on GES sounds very interesting.
Is the stock of GES attractive?
In related news, Chief Creative Officer, MARCIANO PAUL sold 30,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on Apr 15. The sale was performed at an average price of 27.43, for a total value of 822,900. As the sale deal closes, the Director, Bolla Gianluca now sold 2,963 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 80,001. Also, Chief Creative Officer, MARCIANO PAUL sold 40,000 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on Apr 14. The shares were price at an average price of 26.98 per share, with a total market value of 1,079,200. Following this completion of acquisition, the Chief Creative Officer, MARCIANO PAUL now holds 30,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 803,100. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 2.20%.
2 out of 4 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 2 have maintained a Hold recommendation on Guess’ Inc.. 0 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the GES stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $30.00.