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GES Guess PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current PE ratio for Guess stock as of Sep 28, 2023 is 8.18. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $2.6 and the stock price of $21.28 per share. The current PE ratio is about the same compared to the last four quarters average.

GES PE ratio history

How has GES's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Guess for the last ten years is 62.56. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 8.18 is 87% less than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, GES's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Aug 2018 quarter at 1,108.5, when the price was $22.17 and the EPS was $0.02. The lowest point was recorded in the Oct 2021 quarter, when it reached 7.76 with a price of $20.71 and an EPS of $2.67.


Guess PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 138.41% in 2017

Maximum annual decrease: -85.91% in 2020

Year PE ratio Change
2023 8.68 7.43%
2022 8.08 N/A
2021 N/A N/A
2020 15.77 -85.91%
2019 111.94 N/A
2018 N/A N/A
2017 45.56 138.41%
2016 19.11 12.94%
2015 16.92 9.16%
2014 15.5 17.07%

GES average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of GES for the past years

The current PE ratio of GES is under its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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GES PE vs peers

What is GES's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peer stocks ROST and APP, GES's PE ratio is lower. Guess's PE ratio is trading below the peer average of 20.75.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
GES Guess Inc 8.26 $1.15B
CRI Carters Inc 12.87 $2.56B
URBN Urban Outfitters Inc 13.44 $3.03B
SHOO Steven Madden Ltd 14.42 $2.39B
AEO American Eagle Outfitters Inc 15.32 $3.27B
ROST Ross Stores Inc 23.8 $38.2B
ANF Abercrombie & Fitch Co 25.78 $2.83B
PVH Pvh Corp 26.02 $4.61B
GPS Gap Inc 35.53 $3.94B
APP Applovin Corp 793.6 $13.8B

Frequently asked questions

What is Guess's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for GES stock as of Sep 28, 2023, stands at 8.18.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Guess (GES)?

The 3-year average PE ratio for GES stock is 9.51.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Guess (GES)?

The 5-year average PE ratio for GES stock is 30.09.

What is the highest PE ratio for GES?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 1,108.5 and it was in the Aug 2018 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for GES compare to its historical average?

The current PE ratio of GES is 87% lower than the 10-year historical average.

Why is Guess's PE ratio so low?

A company with a lower PE ratio may indicate that the market has lower growth expectations for the company's future earnings.

How is GES's PE ratio calculated (Guess PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the earnings per share(EPS) for the last 12 months. As of today (Sep 28, 2023), Guess's share price is $21.28. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jul 2023 is $2.6. Therefore, Guess's price to earnings ratio for today is 8.18. PE RATIO(8.18) = STOCK PRICE($21.28) / TTM EPS($2.6)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.