Headlines about Guess? (NYSE:GES) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Guess? earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 47.4389952493737 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- Jefferies Group Weighs in on Guess?, Inc.’s Q1 2019 Earnings (GES) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Q1 2019 EPS Estimates for Guess?, Inc. Cut by Analyst (GES) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Analyzing Michael Kors (KORS) and Guess? (GES) (americanbankingnews.com)
- An Israeli and a Palestinian slap a soldier. Guess who’s still in prison? (972mag.com)
- Told he qualified for the Masters, Ian Poulter actually hadn’t. Guess his reaction after learning of the mistake (golfdigest.com)
Shares of Guess? (NYSE:GES) opened at $20.36 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 2.37, a quick ratio of 1.36 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04. The stock has a market cap of $1,675.10, a P/E ratio of -185.09, a P/E/G ratio of 1.21 and a beta of 0.54. Guess? has a 52-week low of $9.56 and a 52-week high of $21.13.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 20th. Investors of record on Wednesday, April 4th will be given a dividend of $0.225 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 3rd. This represents a $0.90 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.42%. Guess?’s dividend payout ratio is -818.18%.
GES has been the topic of several recent research reports. Jefferies Group set a $17.00 target price on shares of Guess? and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Guess? from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. B. Riley set a $20.00 target price on shares of Guess? and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday. Finally, Cowen reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $18.00 target price on shares of Guess? in a report on Thursday. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $17.11.
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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