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Preview: Guess Q4 Earnings

Guess? (NYSE: GES) announces its next round of earnings this Wednesday, March 18. Here is Benzinga's everything-that-matters guide for the Q4 earnings announcement.

Benzinga · 03/18/2020 11:19

Guess? (NYSE: GES) announces its next round of earnings this Wednesday, March 18. Here is Benzinga's everything-that-matters guide for the Q4 earnings announcement.

Earnings and Revenue

Analysts expect Guess earnings of $1.12 per share. Revenue will likely be around $851.19 million, according to the consensus estimate.

Guess reported a per-share profit of 70 cents when it published results during the same quarter last year. Sales in that period totaled $837.13 million. The Wall Street estimate would represent a 60% increase in the company's earnings. Sales would be up 1.68% on a year-over-year basis.

Guess's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past like this:

 

QuarterQ3 2020Q2 2020Q1 2020Q4 2019
EPS Estimate0.2000.290-0.2600.75
EPS Actual0.2200.380-0.2500.7

Stock Performance

Over the last 52-week period, shares are down 67.21%. Given that these returns are generally negative, long-term shareholders are likely a little upset going into this earnings release.

Over the past 90 days, analysts have generally adjusted their estimates higher for EPS and revenues. Analysts seem to have settled on a Neutral rating with Guess. The strength of this rating has maintained conviction over the past three months.

Conference Call

Don't be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. Guess is scheduled to hold the call at 4:45 p.m. ET and can be accessed here: https://edge.media-server.com/mmc/p/3h22b8bp