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How to buy Genesco stock | $60.72

Learn how to easily invest in Genesco stock.

Genesco Inc is an apparel retail business based in the US. Genesco shares (GCO) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Genesco employs 5,700 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in Genesco

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – GCO – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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Genesco stock price (NYSE: GCO)

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Genesco shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-17.
Latest market close$60.72
52-week range$17.54 - $67.26
50-day moving average $59.70
200-day moving average $57.00
Wall St. target price$67.00
PE ratio 7.372
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $8.11

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Is it a good time to buy Genesco stock?

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Genesco price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $60.72 from 2021-10-21

1 week (2021-10-14) 0.71%
1 month (2021-09-22) -2.96%
3 months (2021-07-22) 7.20%
6 months (2021-04-22) 29.30%
1 year (2020-10-22) 192.63%
2 years (2019-10-22) 48.60%
3 years (2018-10-22) 43.11%
5 years (2016-10-21) 8.91%

Is Genesco under- or over-valued?

Valuing Genesco stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Genesco's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Genesco's P/E ratio

Genesco's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 7x. In other words, Genesco shares trade at around 7x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Genesco's PEG ratio

Genesco's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.69. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Genesco's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Genesco's EBITDA

Genesco's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $144.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Genesco's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Genesco financials

Revenue TTM $2.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 4.54%
Gross profit TTM $804.5 million
Return on assets TTM 3.66%
Return on equity TTM 22.36%
Profit margin 5.3%
Book value $38.87
Market capitalisation $902.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Genesco shares

There are currently 744,311 Genesco shares held short by investors – that's known as Genesco's "short interest". This figure is 8.5% up from 685,771 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Genesco shares can be evaluated.

Genesco's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Genesco's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Genesco shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Genesco shares traded daily (recently around 171105.97701149). Genesco's SIR currently stands at 4.35. In other words for every 100,000 Genesco shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4350 shares are currently held short.

However Genesco's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Genesco shares, or, against the total number of tradable Genesco shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Genesco's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Genesco shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0524% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Genesco shares, roughly 52 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Genesco.

Find out more about how you can short Genesco stock.

Genesco share dividends

We're not expecting Genesco to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Genesco's shares ever split?

Genesco's shares were split on 14 March 2006.

Genesco share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Genesco's shares have ranged in value from as little as $17.54 up to $67.26. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GCO.US volatility(beta: 2.2)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Genesco's is 2.1952. This would suggest that Genesco's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Genesco overview

Genesco Inc. operates as a retailer and wholesaler of footwear, apparel, and accessories. The company operates through four segments: Journeys Group, Schuh Group, Johnston & Murphy Group, and Licensed Brands. The Journeys Group segment offers footwear and accessories through the Journeys, Journeys Kidz, and Little Burgundy retail chains, as well as through e-commerce and catalogs for young men, women, and children. The Schuh Group segment operates Schuh retail footwear stores that offer casual and athletic footwear, as well as sells footwear through e-commerce. The Johnston & Murphy Group segment is involved in the retail, e-commerce, and catalog operations; and wholesale distribution of footwear, apparel, and accessories primarily for men. The Licensed Brands segment markets footwear under the Levi's, Dockers, and G.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Genesco is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 5.619% of Genesco shares are held by insiders and 94.17% by institutions.
How many people work for Genesco?
Latest data suggests 5,700 work at Genesco.
When does the fiscal year end for Genesco?
Genesco's fiscal year ends in February.
Where is Genesco based?
Genesco's address is: Genesco Park, Nashville, TN, United States, 37217-2895
What is Genesco's ISIN number?
Genesco's international securities identification number is: US3715321028
What is Genesco's CUSIP number?
Genesco's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 371532102

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