Gildan Activewear, Inc. (USA)

  • Socks, Underwear, or Print: Apparel Companies with a Future

    By Vanina Egea - July 30, 2013 | Tickers: GIL, HBI, VFC

    Apparel brands rely heavily on a successful advertising campaign. Innovation is another important point. When both come together, intelligent publicity and increasing profits result. The past "no tags" campaigns by Hanesbrands (NYSE: HBI) hit the nail in the head. Let us look at the company's present and future, as well as a couple of its rivals in the form of VF (NYSE: VFC), and Gildan Activewear (NYSE: GIL).

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  • Which Workout Gear Manufacturers Are Good Investments?

    By Jaiyant Cavale - June 17, 2013 | Tickers: GIL, LULU, NKE

    It is no secret that people are more exercise-conscious these days. Whether they are actually getting active or not is something that is debatable, but more people invest in gym gear, athletic clothing and yoga accessories because the amount of media attention given to the travails of being inactive is immense. Consequently, we see more people registering for gym, yoga and fitness classes.

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  • Improving Macro-Economic Evironment Can Send Gildan Soaring

    By Kiran Gulati - June 10, 2013 | Tickers: BRK-A, GIL, HBI

    Gildan (NYSE: GIL) is a vertically-integrated manufacturer of branded basic family apparel, including T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, socks and underwear. It possesses a vastly diversified portfolio of company-owned brands such as Gildan , Gold Toe and Anvil brands. In addition, it is also under licensing arrangements for Under Armour and New Balance.

    The company primarily operates in two segments, printwear and branded apparel. The  branded apparel segment deals predominantly in subtle more »

  • 3 Apparel Retailers for Your Portfolio

    By Damian Illia - June 3, 2013 | Tickers: COH, GIL, HBI

    In the apparel sector, like many others, scale is an important edge over smaller competitors. In this article, I will look into three companies in the clothing industry, Hanesbrands (NYSE: HBI), Gildan Activewear (NYSE: GIL), and Coach (NYSE: COH), that provide compelling growth prospects for years to come and trade at reasonable valuations relative to peers, thus standing as good options you should consider adding to your portfolio.

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  • Hedge Fund Signpost Capital Advisors’ Top Stock Picks

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - May 14, 2013 | Tickers: BEAV, GIL, GOOG, PCLN, VLO

    In 2012, Siddharth Thacker and Brandon Weber launched Signpost Capital Advisors, a hedge fund that currently has about $400 million under management and plans to close to new investors once it reaches $500 million (existing investors would be able to contribute additional capital, at least for now). Thacker and Weber had previously worked at Citadel Investment Group. The fund tends to carry fairly low net exposure.

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  • Billionaire Stephen Mandel Is Buying This Stock Now

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - April 17, 2013 | Tickers: COLM, GIL, LULU, NKE, UA

    Lululemon (NASDAQ: LULU) slumped in March after the apparel company (somewhat humorously) discovered that some of its athletic ware was of unusually low quality, leading to a recall and bad publicity for a company whose stock was thought of as being overvalued due to hype in any case. Billionaire and Tiger Cub Stephen Mandel’s Lone Pine Capital apparently saw this as an opportunity to increase its holdings; a recent more »

  • Stocks That Outperform Gold

    By Nate Wooley - January 14, 2013 | Tickers: GPS, GIL, S, LCC, USG

    Gold. For heaven's sake, Gold. It's shiny, it's yellow. It's been valuable for a long time. Good for gold.

    But how good? It's always been clear to me that, to a certain extent, the value of gold is very overblown. There are certain elements of the investment universe that value gold above all things. I'm not entirely certain that value is rational. Some people more »

  • An Insider Bought Shares of G-III Apparel

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - January 8, 2013 | Tickers: COLM, GIII, GIL, NKE, UA

    On Jan. 2, Director of Business Development Jeffrey Goldfarb at G-III Apparel Group (NASDAQ: GIII) bought 3,000 shares of the stock at an average price of $33.82. The company primarily provides women’s and men’s apparel and accessories. G-III has a market capitalization of about $690 million; however, an average of about 180,000 shares have been traded per day over the last three months and combined more »

  • Move Over Cotton, Cash Is King!

    By Steve Van - December 24, 2012 | Tickers: GIL, HBI, LTD, MFB | Editor's Choice

    Students of American history are probably familiar with “King Cotton.”  The term came into use during the Civil War era to signify the enormous impact that the cotton crop had on the economy of the Southern States.  Cotton no longer has singular importance to the fortunes of any particular geographic region, but there are still industries where cotton has a major impact and where the year to date decline of more »

  • The Market is Undervaluing This Apparel Maker's Enormous Profit Potential

    By Ted Cooper - December 21, 2012 | Tickers: GIL, HBI, LTD, MFB

    Hanesbrands (NYSE: HBI) owns some of the most recognizable brands in the United States. Its brands include Hanes, Champion, and L'eggs. Most of its products are essential apparel that everyone needs to buy, which makes it less prone to fashion risk and gives it stable margins even in a downturn. Its gross margins remained steady even as companies like Limited Brands (NYSE: LTD), Gildan Activewear (NYSE: GIL), and Maidenform more »

  • Will Billionaire Ken Fisher Get a Victory With This Stock?

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - September 23, 2012 | Tickers: DECK, GIL, NKE, SKX, UA

    Ken Fisher is a billionaire fund manager and columnist for Forbes whose stock picks have tended to outperform the market. During the second quarter of 2012, according to our database of 13F filings, Fisher Asset Management increased its stake in footwear manufacturer NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) to a total of 3.7 million shares. Since the fund had only owned about 50,000 shares of Nike at the beginning of more »

  • How Are Hedge Funds Trading This Company?

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - September 20, 2012 | Tickers: CIZN, FOSL, GIL, MOV, PVH

    Fossil (NASDAQ: FOSL) is a diversified watches and accessories company that includes merchandise such as sunglasses, leather goods, belts and handbags. Watches continue to be a fundamental revenue driver for the company, comprising 72% of sales in 2011. The company has experienced a couple aggressive stock swings recently and has traded in a wide range for the past year that had the stock as high as $139 and as low more »