Guess Stock Gaps Down On Today's Open (GES)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Guess (NYSE: GES) were gapping down Friday morning with an open price 10.4% lower than Thursday's closing price. The stock closed at $25.89 Thursday and opened today's trading at $23.20.

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The average volume for Guess has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Guess has a market cap of $2.11 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 16.9% 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 9.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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.

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