Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.48-0.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.52. The company issued revenue guidance of +10-12% to ~$747-761 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $753.75 million.

Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) traded up $0.12 on Tuesday, hitting $17.78. The stock had a trading volume of 1,662,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,396,883. The company has a market cap of $1,470.50, a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.57, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.77 and a beta of 0.41. The company has a current ratio of 2.78, a quick ratio of 1.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04. Guess?, Inc. has a 52-week low of $9.56 and a 52-week high of $18.20.

Guess? (NYSE:GES) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 23rd. The company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $573.69 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $559.82 million. Guess? had a return on equity of 4.14% and a net margin of 0.43%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.14 EPS. research analysts forecast that Guess?, Inc. will post 0.57 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 3rd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 13th will be given a $0.225 dividend. This represents a $0.90 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.06%. Guess?’s payout ratio is 818.18%.

GES has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Cowen and Company set a $11.00 target price on Guess? and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. BidaskClub upgraded Guess? from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Saturday, August 5th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Guess? from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Standpoint Research downgraded Guess? from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a $13.91 price target on the stock. in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC set a $11.00 price target on Guess? and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $13.77.

In other news, Director Kay Isaacson-Leibowitz sold 6,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.03, for a total value of $96,180.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 42,433 shares in the company, valued at $680,200.99. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 29.60% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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Guess? Company Profile

Guess?, Inc designs, markets, distributes and licenses a lifestyle collections of apparel and accessories for men, women and children. The Company operates through five segments: Americas Retail, Europe, Asia, Americas Wholesale and Licensing. The Americas Retail segment includes the Company’s retail and e-commerce operations in North and Central America and its retail operations in South America.

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