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Apparel Analysis: List Of Apparel Stocks With Positive DuPont Equation Trends

|Includes:CHS, CTAS, FL, GCO, GPS, Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI), JWN, RCKY, TLRD, UAA, VFC

Screen Criteria:

List of Apparel stocks with a positive DuPont breakdown (Read more by clicking here). (Link to original post)

Ranking of This List:

Based on performance data over the last month, this list is currently ranked 253 out of 284 lists tracked by Contextuall.com. In other words, the company characteristics described below have outperformed 10.92% of lists in Contextuall's coverage universe.

Average Weekly Returns:

Average 1-Week Return of All Stocks Mentioned Below: 0.84%

Average 1-Month Return of All Stocks Mentioned Below: -0.02%

Analysis of List Alpha:

Number of Stocks in This List Generating Excess Return vs. SP500 (Beta Adjusted Over Last Week): 7 out of 11 (63.64%)

Number of Stocks in This List Generating Excess Return vs. SP500 (Beta Adjusted Over Last Month): 2 out of 11 (18.18%)

(List sorted by monthly performance, from best to worst)

1. Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI): Engages in the design, manufacture, sourcing, and sale of apparel essentials in the United States and internationally. MRQ net profit margin at 9.02% vs. 7.66% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.309 vs. 0.281 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 5.07 vs. 5.623 y/y.

2. Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS): Provides corporate identity uniforms and related business services in North America and Latin America, Europe, and Asia. MRQ net profit margin at 7.3% vs. 6.75% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.253 vs. 0.246 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.927 vs. 1.952 y/y.

3. Chico's FAS Inc. (NYSE:CHS): Operates as a specialty retailer of casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, complementary accessories, and other non-clothing gift items. MRQ net profit margin at 6.54% vs. 4.92% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.391 vs. 0.368 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.441 vs. 1.447 y/y.

4. Rocky Brands (NASDAQ:RCKY): Designs, manufactures, and markets footwear and apparel under the Rocky, Georgia Boot, Durango, Lehigh, Mossy Oak, and Michelin brand names. MRQ net profit margin at 7.4% vs. 7.34% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.369 vs. 0.346 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.596 vs. 1.807 y/y.

5. The Men's Wearhouse (MW): Operates as a specialty retailer of men's suits in the United States and Canada. MRQ net profit margin at 7.74% vs. 6.82% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.411 vs. 0.405 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.388 vs. 1.402 y/y.

6. V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC): Designs and manufactures, or sources from independent contractors various apparel and footwear products primarily in the United States and Europe. MRQ net profit margin at 12.11% vs. 10.93% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.311 vs. 0.272 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 2.056 vs. 2.269 y/y.

7. Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN): Nordstrom, Inc., a fashion specialty retailer, offers apparel, shoes, cosmetics, and accessories for women, men, and children in the United States. MRQ net profit margin at 5.2% vs. 5.13% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.34 vs. 0.297 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 4.387 vs. 4.398 y/y.

8. Gap Inc. (NYSE:GPS): Operates as a specialty retailing company. MRQ net profit margin at 7.97% vs. 5.38% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.483 vs. 0.468 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 2.533 vs. 2.88 y/y.

9. Genesco Inc. (NYSE:GCO): Operates Journeys, Journeys Kidz, and Shi by Journeys stores that offer footwear for young men, women, and children. MRQ net profit margin at 6.15% vs. 4.23% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.464 vs. 0.453 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.852 vs. 2.006 y/y.

10. Under Armour (NYSE:UA): Designs, develops, markets, and distributes a range of apparel and accessories using synthetic microfiber fabrications in the U. MRQ net profit margin at 9.97% vs. 9.88% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.533 vs. 0.517 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.422 vs. 1.52 y/y.

11. Foot Locker (NYSE:FL): Operates as a retailer of athletic footwear and apparel. MRQ net profit margin at 6.96% vs. 4.73% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.462 vs. 0.458 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.441 vs. 1.455 y/y.

Stocks: HBI, CTAS, CHS, RCKY, TLRD, VFC, JWN, GPS, GCO, UAA, FL