Shares of Guess Inc. (NYSE:GES) reached a new 52-week low during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $13.78 and last traded at $14.16, with a volume of 436,800 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $14.18.

GES has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Standpoint Research raised shares of Guess from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 25th. Wunderlich reissued a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 price target on shares of Guess in a research note on Monday, May 23rd. Vetr cut shares of Guess from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.82 price target on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, April 19th. TheStreet cut shares of Guess from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, April 15th. Finally, Odeon Capital Group LLC raised shares of Guess to a “hold” rating in a research note on Sunday, May 29th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. Guess presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.62.

The stock has a market cap of $1.19 billion and a P/E ratio of 22.49. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $14.87 and a 200-day moving average of $17.30.

Guess (NYSE:GES) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 25th. The company reported ($0.23) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.19) by $0.04. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.04 earnings per share. The company had revenue of $448.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $464.84 million. The company’s revenue was down 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts anticipate that Guess Inc. will post $0.61 EPS for the current year.

In related news, Director Anthony Chidoni sold 4,000 shares of Guess stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.54, for a total transaction of $62,160.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 157,744 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,451,341.76. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.

Several large investors recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Rhumbline Advisers raised its stake in shares of Guess by 2.0% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 139,603 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,636,000 after buying an additional 2,707 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System raised its stake in Guess by 1.1% in the fourth quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 274,234 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,178,000 after buying an additional 3,100 shares during the last quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board raised its stake in Guess by 1.0% in the fourth quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 336,334 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,350,000 after buying an additional 3,449 shares during the last quarter. GAM Holding AG raised its stake in Guess by 13.7% in the fourth quarter. GAM Holding AG now owns 82,980 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,567,000 after buying an additional 10,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Russell Frank Co raised its stake in Guess by 236.0% in the fourth quarter. Russell Frank Co now owns 130,942 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,501,000 after buying an additional 91,976 shares during the last quarter.

Guess?, Inc designs, markets, distributes and licenses a lifestyle collection of apparel and accessories for men, women and children. The Company operates through five segments: Americas Retail, which includes its retail and e-commerce operations in North and Central America and its retail operations in South America; Europe, which includes its wholesale, retail and e-commerce operations in Europe and the Middle East; Asia, which includes its retail, e-commerce and wholesale operations in Asia; Americas Wholesale, which includes its wholesale operations in the Americas, and Licensing, which includes licensing operations of the Company across the world.

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