Susquehanna Downgrades Genesco (GCO) to Neutral on Valuation

November 17, 2016 6:18 AM EST
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Price: $61.40 +0.66%

Rating Summary:
    3 Buy, 11 Hold, 1 Sell

Rating Trend: = Flat

Today's Overall Ratings:
    Up: 30 | Down: 30 | New: 23
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Susquehanna downgraded Genesco (NYSE: GCO) from Positive to Neutral with a price target of $62.00, saying the stock is fairly valued at its current level.

Analyst Sam Poser commented, "We are downgrading GCO to Neutral and maintaining our $62 price target. The expected uptick in the stock occurred shortly following our note on November 3rd wherein we raised our PT to $62. The stock is up ~28% since our September 15th initiation and now appears to adequately reflect: 1) the benefit to the Lids Group business from the Cubs' World Series win; and 2) the risk/reward surrounding a potential rebound in the Journeys business. Furthermore, the stock now trades at ~13.5x FY19 EPS which is slightly above historical averages. As a result, we expect shares to tread water for the foreseeable future."

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Shares of Genesco closed at $66.15 yesterday.

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