Stephen Simpson, CFA
Long only, growth at reasonable price, value, research analyst

Barely Followed, Crown Crafts Worth A Closer Look

It hasn't been a universally great time for companies dependent on the infant and juvenile products market. Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) has done pretty well, and Summer Infant (NASDAQ:SUMR) is still up by double-digits, but companies like Dorel and Kid Brands (NYSE:KID) have found this to be a more challenging environment as a low birth rate and a shift from many major retailers towards their own private label brands have impacted sales.

Crown Crafts (NASDAQ:CRWS), though, has enjoyed a good run this year. Up more than 35% over the past year, the company has recently gotten a sales growth boost from new product launches, while a change in product mix has boost operating margins...

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