Genesco Inc. operates as a retailer and wholesaler of footwear, apparel, and accessories. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Genesco's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GCO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GCO's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Specialty Retail
1 Year Return
US Specialty Retail
Return vs Industry: GCO exceeded the US Specialty Retail industry which returned 108.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GCO exceeded the US Market which returned 53.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Genesco's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StGenesco (NYSE:GCO) Has Debt But No Earnings; Should You Worry?
4 months ago | Simply Wall StDoes Genesco (NYSE:GCO) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StEarnings Release: Here's Why Analysts Cut Their Genesco Inc. Price Target To US$29.00
Is Genesco undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GCO ($49.66) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($48.58)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GCO is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GCO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Specialty Retail industry average.
PE vs Market: GCO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GCO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GCO is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (3.1x).
How is Genesco forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GCO is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: GCO is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: GCO's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GCO's revenue (8.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GCO's revenue (8.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GCO's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.6%).
How has Genesco performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GCO is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: GCO is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GCO is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 36.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GCO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: GCO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (31.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GCO has a negative Return on Equity (-9.89%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Genesco's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GCO's short term assets ($667.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($402.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: GCO's short term assets ($667.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($617.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GCO's debt to equity ratio (5.8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: GCO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 11.7% to 5.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GCO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (478.2%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if GCO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Genesco current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GCO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GCO's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GCO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GCO's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GCO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mimi Vaughn (53 yo)
Ms. Mimi Eckel Vaughn has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Genesco Inc. since February 02, 2020 and served as its Interim Chief Financial Officer since November 27, 2020 until December 14, 202...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mimi's total compensation ($USD2.81M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.31M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mimi's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: GCO's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: GCO's board of directors are considered experienced (7.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GCO insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Genesco Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Genesco Inc.
- Ticker: GCO
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1924
- Industry: Apparel Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: US$711.019m
- Shares outstanding: 14.96m
- Website: https://www.genesco.com
Number of Employees
- Genesco Inc.
- Genesco Park
- 1415 Murfreesboro Pike
- United States
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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