A few weeks ago I wrote, Bullish On American Apparel: Beyond Controversy, An Inflection Point And Growth. Since then a few things have happened: [i] release of 2Q results, including a downward revision to guidance, [ii] release of July same store sales, [iii] decline in the stock price and [iv] weak 2Q earnings from a number of retailers. In this article I will address these issues and give my update perspective on the bullish case for American Apparel (APP).
2Q 2013 Earnings
American Apparel's Q2 earnings can be found here.
According to Street Insider:
"American Apparel... reported Q2 EPS of ($0.10), $0.05 worse than the analyst estimate of ($0.05). Revenue for the quarter came in ...