Genesco Inc. (GCO) Breaks into New 52-Week High on February 24 Session

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Shares of Genesco Inc. (GCO) broke into a new 52-week high yesterday, hitting a peak of $49.16. Shares closed at $48.71 after opening at $47.43 for a move of 3.75%. The company now has a market cap of $730.26 million.

Investors and traders can learn a lot about a stock’s momentum when it sets a new 52-week high. As an example, bullish investors view a company hitting its highest price in a year as a sign of momentum and may interpret it as a signal to buy. On the other hand, bearish investors could view a new 52-week high as a signal of the end of a strong run, with the stock possibly peaking out before an impending period of decline.

For Genesco Inc., the new 52-week high came on volume of 184,529. The stock has a float of 14.99 million shares and average daily volume of $n/a. It has a 50-day SMA of $n/a and a 200-day SMA of $n/a.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Genesco Inc., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for GCO.

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Genesco Inc sells footwear, headwear, sports apparel, and accessories. The company has four reportable segments namely Journeys Group, derives maximum revenue which comprised of Journeys, Journeys Kidz and Little Burgundy retail footwear chains, e-commerce operations, and catalog. Its Schuh Group, comprised of the Schuh retail footwear chain and e-commerce operations. The Johnston & Murphy Group, comprised of Johnston & Murphy retail operations, e-commerce operations and catalog and wholesale distribution of products under the Johnston & Murphy and H.S. Trask brands. Licensed Brands, comprised of Dockers Footwear, under a license from Levi Strauss & Company.

Genesco Inc. is based out of Nashville, TN and has some 22,050 employees. Its CEO is Mimi Eckel Vaughn.

Genesco Inc. is also a component of the Russell 2000 Index, which is an invaluable tool for any small-cap investor. Consisting of the smaller 2,000 publicly traded companies of the 3,000 largest companies in America by market cap (which combine to make the broader Russell 3000 index), the Russell 2000 gives the most comprehensive snapshot of the small-cap market of any index out there.

What's more, the Russell 2000 is maintained by Russell Investments, a company committed to using rules-based methodologies to construct unbiased indices that differ from the committee-selected Dow Jones Industrial Average or S&P 500.

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