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Genesco is a specialty retailer that sells footwear, headwear, sports apparel and accessories in different countries principally under the names Journeys, Journeys Kidz, Shi by Journeys, Underground by Journeys, Schuh, Lids, Locker Room by Lids, Johnston & Murphy. In addition, the company sells wholesale footwear under its Johnston & Murphy brand, the licensed Dockers brand, SureGrip, and other brands, and operates the Lids Team Sports team dealer business.
TypePublic
Founded1924
HQFranklin, TN, US
Websitegenesco.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureD

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2020)22,050(+282%)
Job Openings23
Revenue (FY, 2021)$1.8 B(-18%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$60.6(+10%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Genesco

Brently G. Baxter

Brently G. Baxter

Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
Scott E. Becker

Scott E. Becker

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Matthew Diamond

Matthew Diamond

Director
Danny Ewoldsen

Danny Ewoldsen

Senior Vice President, President of Johnston & Murphy Group
Matthew N. Johnson

Matthew N. Johnson

Vice President, Treasurer
Thomas A. George

Thomas A. George

Senior Vice President – Finance, Interim Chief Financial Officer
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Genesco Office Locations

Genesco has offices in Franklin, Fayetteville and Nashville
Franklin, TN, US (HQ)
1415 Murfreesboro Rd
Fayetteville, TN, US
1501 Winchester Hwy
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Genesco Financials and Metrics

Genesco Revenue

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Genesco's revenue was reported to be $1.79 b in FY, 2021
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Revenue (FY, 2021)

1.8b

Gross profit (FY, 2021)

804.5m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2021), %

45%

Net income (FY, 2021)

(56.4m)

EBIT (FY, 2021)

(107.2m)

Market capitalization (9-Sept-2021)

906.6m

Closing stock price (9-Sept-2021)

60.6

Cash (30-Jan-2021)

215.1m

EV

1.4b
Genesco's current market capitalization is $906.6 m.
USDQ2, 2012

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.9 x
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Genesco Operating Metrics

Genesco's Backlog was reported to be $34.9m in FY, 2017. Genesco's Stores was reported to be 2.8 k in Q1, 2018.
FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018

Backlog

$56.3 m$32.8 m$34.9 m

Stores

2.82 k2.81 k2.8 k2.82 k2.85 k2.83 k2.81 k2.81 k2.79 k2.76 k
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Genesco Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
schuhJune 23, 2011£100 m

Genesco Revenue Breakdown

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Genesco revenue breakdown by business segment: 29.5% from Lids Sports Group, 10.1% from Johnston & Murphy Group, 43.6% from Journeys Group , 13.0% from Schuh Group and 3.8% from Other

Genesco Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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Genesco Online and Social Media Presence

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Genesco Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    58/100

  • CEO Rating

    D+

    61/100

  • Compensation

    D+

    57/100

  • Diversity

    F

    41/100

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Genesco News and Updates

Genesco To Present At C.L. King's 19th Annual Best Ideas Conference

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesco Inc. (NYSE: GCO) today announced that its management team will present at C.L. King's 19th Annual Best Ideas Conference on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. A webcast of the virtual fireside chat presentation is scheduled to begin at...

Genesco Inc. Reports Fiscal 2022 Second Quarter Results

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Quarter Fiscal 2022 Financial Summary Net sales increased 42% from last year to $555 million Net sales increased 14% over the second quarter two years ago with stores open about 97% of days GAAP operating income increased 336% over...

Genesco Inc. To Report Second Quarter Fiscal 2022 Results And Hold Conference Call On September 2, 2021

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesco Inc. (NYSE: GCO) today announced that the Company will report results for the second quarter fiscal 2022 on September 2, 2021, before the market opens, and hold its quarterly earnings conference call at 7:30 a.m. (central) the same...

Genesco Shareholders Re-Elect All Company Director Nominees at 2021 Annual Meeting

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesco Inc. (NYSE: GCO) ("Genesco" or the "Company") today announced that, based on a preliminary vote count by its proxy solicitor, shareholders have voted overwhelmingly to re-elect all nine of Genesco's director nominees to the Board of...

Genesco Comments on Glass Lewis Recommendation

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesco Inc. (NYSE: GCO) ("Genesco" or the "Company") today issued the following statement in response to the Glass, Lewis & Co. ("Glass Lewis") report regarding the election of directors to Genesco's Board of Directors at the Company's 2021...

Genesco Sends Letter To Shareholders Highlighting Strong Recent Performance, Support From Third Parties And Strength Of Board Of Directors

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesco Inc. (NYSE: GCO) ("Genesco" or the "Company") today sent a letter to shareholders in connection with its 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, to be held on July 20, 2021. The letter and other important information related to the...
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Genesco Blogs

Egan-Jones Recommends Genesco Shareholders Vote "FOR ALL" Nine of Genesco's Highly Qualified Directors on BLUE Proxy Card

Egan-Jones Recommends Genesco Shareholders Vote "FOR ALL" Nine of Genesco's Highly Qualified Directors on BLUE Proxy Card Content Import Wed, 07/14/2021 - 16:20 Egan-Jones Recommends Genesco Shareholders Vote "FOR ALL" Nine of Genesco's Highly Qualified Directors on BLUE Proxy Card …

Genesco Highlights Increased Share Price Driven By Strong Operational Performance

Genesco Highlights Increased Share Price Driven By Strong Operational Performance Content Import Thu, 07/01/2021 - 14:21 Genesco Highlights Increased Share Price Driven By Strong Operational Performance 07/01/21 This release is a backfill from a News Wire …

Genesco Responds To Legion Partners' Recent Mischaracterizations By Releasing May 19, 2021 Letter Detailing Genesco's Significant Efforts To Work Collaboratively With Legion To Avoid Proxy Fight

Genesco Responds To Legion Partners' Recent Mischaracterizations By Releasing May 19, 2021 Letter Detailing Genesco's Significant Efforts To Work Collaboratively With Legion To Avoid Proxy Fight Content Import Mon, 06/28/2021 - 16:17 Genesco Responds To Legion Partners' Recent Mischaracter…

Genesco Files Investor Presentation

- Details Strength of Footwear Focused Strategy, Successful Track Record of Execution That is Driving Positive Results for Shareholders, and Refreshed, Fit for Purpose Board - Reminds Shareholders to Vote "FOR" All Nine of the Company's Highly Qualified Directors on the BLUE Proxy Card - For More

Gregory Sandfort

Gregory Sandfort James.Gerke@na… Thu, 06/03/2021 - 21:28 Gregory Sandfort Former Chief Executive Officer and Director, Tractor Supply Company Independent Director Director since: 2021 Age: 66 Gregory A. Sandfort served as chief executive officer of …

Mary Meixelsperger

Mary Meixelsperger James.Gerke@na… Thu, 06/03/2021 - 21:27 Mary Meixelsperger Chief Financial Officer of Valvoline Inc. Independent Director Director since: 2021 Age: 61 Mary E. Meixelsperger is chief financial officer of Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV) and…
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Genesco Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Genesco founded?

    Genesco was founded in 1924.

  • Who are Genesco key executives?

    Genesco's key executives are Brently G. Baxter, Scott E. Becker and Matthew Diamond.

  • How many employees does Genesco have?

    Genesco has 22,050 employees.

  • What is Genesco revenue?

    Latest Genesco annual revenue is $1.8 b.

  • What is Genesco revenue per employee?

    Latest Genesco revenue per employee is $81 k.

  • Who are Genesco competitors?

    Competitors of Genesco include Scotch and Soda, Academy Sports + Outdoors and Bass Pro Shops.

  • Where is Genesco headquarters?

    Genesco headquarters is located at 1415 Murfreesboro Rd, Franklin.

  • Where are Genesco offices?

    Genesco has offices in Franklin, Fayetteville and Nashville.

  • How many offices does Genesco have?

    Genesco has 3 offices.