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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 60.03
GES's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. GES: 60.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GES' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.85 Max: N/A
Current: 60.03
Equity to Asset 0.68
GES's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. GES: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GES' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.68
0.03
0.69
Interest Coverage 53.13
GES's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
52% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 42.92 vs. GES: 53.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GES' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.88  Med: 15.10 Max: 332.48
Current: 53.13
1.88
332.48
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.65
M-Score: -2.96
WACC vs ROIC
12.47%
13.45%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.57
GES's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. GES: 5.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GES' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.46  Med: 12.90 Max: 18.45
Current: 5.57
-1.46
18.45
Net-margin (%) 4.21
GES's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. GES: 4.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GES' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.93  Med: 7.01 Max: 13.13
Current: 4.21
-1.93
13.13
ROE (%) 9.01
GES's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. GES: 9.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GES' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -6.56  Med: 23.81 Max: 290.63
Current: 9.01
-6.56
290.63
ROA (%) 6.05
GES's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. GES: 6.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GES' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.17  Med: 11.12 Max: 30.19
Current: 6.05
-3.17
30.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 23.66
GES's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.77 vs. GES: 23.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GES' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.57  Med: 43.32 Max: 140.17
Current: 23.66
-3.57
140.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.80
GES's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. GES: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GES' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.3  Med: 12.30 Max: 31.6
Current: -0.8
-6.3
31.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -19.60
GES's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. GES: -19.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GES' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37.3  Med: 8.30 Max: 63.9
Current: -19.6
-37.3
63.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -27.30
GES's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. GES: -27.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GES' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.4  Med: 0.60 Max: 153.9
Current: -27.3
-38.4
153.9
» GES's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

GES Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 1,336,347 sh (+8.05%)
Chuck Royce 1,702,663 sh (-17.68%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,758 sh (-51.17%)
Jim Simons 94,000 sh (-51.57%)
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Q3 2014

GES Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 9,967 sh (New)
Jim Simons 352,300 sh (+274.79%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,000 sh (+74.22%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,797,056 sh (+34.48%)
Chuck Royce 1,013,903 sh (-40.45%)
» More
Q4 2014

GES Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 17,500 sh (+2.94%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 1,254,873 sh (-30.17%)
Jim Simons 170,900 sh (-51.49%)
Chuck Royce 47,934 sh (-95.27%)
» More
Q1 2015

GES Guru Trades in Q1 2015

James Barrow 168,251 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,022,900 sh (+498.54%)
Joel Greenblatt 2,680,779 sh (+113.63%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,496 sh (+11.41%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
» More
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 16.48
GES's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.40 vs. GES: 16.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GES' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.7  Med: 16.14 Max: 33.38
Current: 16.48
4.7
33.38
Forward P/E 18.42
GES's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
62% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. GES: 18.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.90
GES's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
65% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.10 vs. GES: 16.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GES' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.61  Med: 16.11 Max: 33.22
Current: 16.9
4.61
33.22
P/B 1.57
GES's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. GES: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GES' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.35  Med: 3.06 Max: 9.51
Current: 1.57
1.35
9.51
P/S 0.69
GES's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. GES: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GES' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.16 Max: 3.5
Current: 0.69
0.5
3.5
PFCF 16.96
GES's PFCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.66 vs. GES: 16.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GES' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.77  Med: 14.59 Max: 135.13
Current: 16.96
7.77
135.13
POCF 10.07
GES's POCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.43 vs. GES: 10.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GES' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.57  Med: 9.63 Max: 39.17
Current: 10.07
4.57
39.17
EV-to-EBIT 8.14
GES's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.26 vs. GES: 8.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GES' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.4  Med: 9.40 Max: 19.8
Current: 8.14
2.4
19.8
Shiller P/E 8.27
GES's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 23.15 vs. GES: 8.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GES' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.2  Med: 20.05 Max: 114.98
Current: 8.27
7.2
114.98
Current Ratio 3.77
GES's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. GES: 3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GES' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.13  Med: 2.44 Max: 3.77
Current: 3.77
1.13
3.77
Quick Ratio 2.62
GES's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. GES: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GES' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.8
Current: 2.62
0.56
2.8
Days Inventory 87.81
GES's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
52% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 83.58 vs. GES: 87.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GES' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 66.49  Med: 78.90 Max: 133.31
Current: 87.81
66.49
133.31
Days Sales Outstanding 26.67
GES's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
66% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.58 vs. GES: 26.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GES' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 16.11  Med: 30.66 Max: 53.06
Current: 26.67
16.11
53.06

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.66
GES's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
87% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. GES: 4.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GES' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 2.23 Max: 5.23
Current: 4.66
0.12
5.23
Dividend Payout 0.76
GES's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
77% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. GES: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
GES' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.24 Max: 5.63
Current: 0.76
0.13
5.63
Dividend growth (3y) 4.00
GES's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
55% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. GES: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
GES' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 34.4
Current: 4
0
34.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.21
GES's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
93% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. GES: 8.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GES' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 3.93 Max: 9.22
Current: 8.21
0.21
9.22
Share Buyback Rate 2.60
GES's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. GES: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
GES' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 13.6  Med: 0.20 Max: -2.5
Current: 2.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.86
GES's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.47 vs. GES: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
GES' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.71  Med: 11.31 Max: 300
Current: 2.86
2.71
300
Price/Tangible Book 1.62
GES's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. GES: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GES' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.02  Med: 3.13 Max: 26.5
Current: 1.62
1.02
26.5
Price/Projected FCF 0.59
GES's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. GES: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GES' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.18 Max: 3.82
Current: 0.59
0.47
3.82
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
GES's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. GES: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GES' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.88 Max: 2.71
Current: 0.6
0.23
2.71
Price/Graham Number 1.07
GES's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. GES: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GES' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.49 Max: 7.2
Current: 1.07
0.79
7.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 12.84
GES's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. GES: 12.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GES' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.1  Med: 10.70 Max: 42.2
Current: 12.84
5.1
42.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -2.45
GES's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. GES: -2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GES' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -15.7  Med: 23.10 Max: 72.6
Current: -2.45
-15.7
72.6

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17
Revenue(Mil) 2,231 2,218
EPS($) 1.05 1.10
EPS without NRI($) 1.05 1.10

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
Compare:IDEXY, ARO, TJX, FRCOF, ROST » details
Traded in other countries:GU9.Germany,
Guess? Inc was founded in 1981 and currently operates as a Delaware corporation. The Company designs, markets, distribute and licenses lifestyle collections of contemporary apparel and accessories for men, women and children that reflect the American lifestyle and European fashion sensibilities. Its apparel is marketed under numerous trademarks including Guess, Guess?, Guess U.S.A., Guess Jeans, Guess? and Triangle Design, Question Mark and Triangle Design, a stylized G, Guess Kids, Baby Guess, Yes, G by Guess, Guess by Marciano, and Marciano. The lines include full collections of clothing, including jeans, pants, overalls, skirts, jackets and knitwear and intimate apparel. It also selectively grant licenses to manufactures and distributes products that complements its apparel lines, including eyewear, watches, handbags, footwear, kids' and infants' apparel, swimwear, fragrance, jewelry and other fashion accessories. The Company's products are sold through direct-to-consumer, wholesale and licensing distribution channels. Its core customer is a style-conscious consumer mainly between the ages of 20 and 35. The Company's businesses are grouped into five reportable segments: North American Retail, Europe, Asia, North American Wholesale and Licensing. The Europe segment includes the Company's wholesale, retail and e-commerce operations in Europe and the Middle East. The North American Retail segment includes the Company's retail and e-commerce operations in North America. The Asia segment includes the Company's wholesale, retail and e-commerce operations in Asia. The North American Wholesale segment includes the Company's wholesale operations in North America and export sales to Central and South America. The Licensing segment includes the licensing operations of the Company. The Company along with its partners approximately opened 177 new stores internationally consisting of 89 stores in Europe and the Middle East, 67 stores in Asia, 13 stores in the U.S. and Canada and eight stores in Central and South America. The Company together with its partners closed 159 stores internationally, consisting of 84 stores in Europe and the Middle East, 38 stores in Asia, 31 stores in the U.S. and Canada and six stores in Central and South America. The Company ended fiscal with 1,708 stores. The Company sells through both domestic and international wholesale distribution channels as well as licensee operated retail stores and concessions. The U.S. and Canadian wholesale customers consists of department stores, including Macy's, Bloomingdales and The Bay, and select specialty retailers and upscale boutiques, which have the image and merchandising expertise that it requires for the effective presentation of its products. In Europe, the products are sold in stores ranging from department stores like El Corte Ingles, Galeries Lafayette, Printemps and to small upscale multi-brand boutiques. The Company competes with numerous apparel manufacturers and
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