B. Riley Comments on Guess?, Inc.’s Q3 2024 Earnings (NYSE:GES)

Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GESFree Report) – Stock analysts at B. Riley issued their Q3 2024 earnings per share estimates for shares of Guess? in a research note issued to investors on Monday, September 11th. B. Riley analyst J. Lick expects that the company will post earnings per share of $0.59 for the quarter. B. Riley currently has a “Buy” rating and a $31.00 target price on the stock. The consensus estimate for Guess?’s current full-year earnings is $3.05 per share. B. Riley also issued estimates for Guess?’s Q4 2024 earnings at $1.66 EPS, Q2 2025 earnings at $0.84 EPS, Q4 2025 earnings at $1.55 EPS and FY2025 earnings at $3.10 EPS.

Guess? (NYSE:GESGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 23rd. The company reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.32. The firm had revenue of $664.51 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $640.50 million. Guess? had a return on equity of 31.02% and a net margin of 5.40%. Guess?’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.39 EPS.

Several other research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Telsey Advisory Group reissued a “market perform” rating and set a $23.00 price objective on shares of Guess? in a report on Thursday, August 24th. StockNews.com raised Guess? from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. TheStreet raised shares of Guess? from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd. 888 reiterated an “initiates” rating on shares of Guess? in a research report on Friday, June 16th. Finally, UBS Group started coverage on shares of Guess? in a report on Friday, June 16th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $22.00 target price for the company. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Guess? currently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average target price of $25.33.

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Guess? Stock Down 2.6 %

Shares of Guess? stock opened at $22.60 on Wednesday. Guess? has a 1-year low of $14.27 and a 1-year high of $24.84. The business has a 50-day moving average of $21.12 and a 200-day moving average of $20.08. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.77, a current ratio of 1.47 and a quick ratio of 0.82. The company has a market capitalization of $1.21 billion, a PE ratio of 10.61 and a beta of 1.89.

Guess? Announces Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 22nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 6th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 5th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.31%. Guess?’s payout ratio is presently 56.34%.

Insider Buying and Selling at Guess?

In related news, Director Deborah Weinswig sold 6,896 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, September 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.03, for a total transaction of $158,814.88. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 19,173 shares in the company, valued at $441,554.19. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 49.10% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Trading of Guess?

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Coppell Advisory Solutions Corp. acquired a new stake in shares of Guess? in the fourth quarter worth $40,000. Quarry LP acquired a new position in Guess? in the first quarter worth about $45,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC lifted its position in shares of Guess? by 732.9% during the 1st quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 2,807 shares of the company’s stock worth $55,000 after buying an additional 2,470 shares during the period. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Guess? by 27.5% in the 1st quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 2,692 shares of the company’s stock valued at $59,000 after purchasing an additional 581 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dark Forest Capital Management LP bought a new stake in Guess? during the first quarter worth about $96,000. 61.74% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Guess?

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Guess?, Inc designs, markets, distributes, and licenses lifestyle collections of apparel and accessories for men, women, and children. It operates through five segments: Americas Retail, Americas Wholesale, Europe, Asia, and Licensing. The company's clothing collection includes jeans, pants, skirts, dresses, shorts, blouses, shirts, jackets, activewear, knitwear, and intimate apparel.

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