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Genesco's Earnings: A Preview

GCO is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Thursday , 2021-09-02. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement. Analysts estimate that Genesco will likely report an Earnings Per Share (EPS) of $-0.01

Benzinga · 09/01/2021 11:15

GCO is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Thursday , 2021-09-02. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement.

Analysts estimate that Genesco will likely report an Earnings Per Share (EPS) of $-0.01

Genesco bulls will hope to hear the company to announce they've not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the next quarter.

New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).

Past Earnings Performance

Last quarter the company missed on EPS by $-251.92, which was followed by a 2.88 drop in the share price the next day.

Here's a look at Genesco's past performance and the resulting price change:

Quarter Q1 2022 Q4 2021 Q3 2021 Q2 2021
EPS Estimate -0.52 1.96 -0.14 -1.85
EPS Actual 0.79 2.76 0.85 -1.23
Revenue Estimate 449.15 M 617.55 M 457.21 M 369.29 M
Revenue Actual 538.70 M 636.80 M 479.28 M 391.22 M

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Stock Performance

Shares of Genesco were trading at $62.03 as of August 31. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 172.32%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders should be satisfied going into this earnings release.

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