Guess Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (GES)

Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model.

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Guess (NYSE: GES) hit a new 52-week low Friday as it is currently trading at $24.17, below its previous 52-week low of $24.23 with 267,173 shares traded as of 12 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.5 million shares over the past 30 days.

Guess has a market cap of $2.09 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 17.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Guess , Inc. designs, markets, distributes, and licenses lifestyle collections of contemporary apparel and accessories for men, women, and children that reflect the American lifestyle and European fashion sensibilities. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.7, equal to the average retail industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

  • ACTIVE STOCK TRADERS: Get full access to Jim Cramer's thoughts for less than $3/week - sometimes before he says them on TV! Start with a 14-Day Free Trial.

TheStreet Ratings rates Guess as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Guess Ratings Report.

See all 52-week low stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.

FREE from Real Money's Jim Cramer: Winners and Losers Election 2012 - Steps to take NOW so you can profit no matter who is in charge! Free download now.
null

If you liked this article you might like

What's Doing Best in New Portfolio? Take a Guess

Random Action as Market Prepares for Jackson Hole

We're Seeing the First Signs of Serious Efforts on Tax Reform: Market Recon

Happy Early Returns From This Value-Oriented Dividend Portfolio