Gildan Activewear Inc.
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  • Nov. 12, 2015, 7:56 AM
    • Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL) says Q3 results fell short when a major U.S. retail customer didn't order as much inventory as expected.
    • Branded apparel sales were up 1.7% to $234M during the quarter.
    • The company sets full-year EPS guidance at $1.46 to $1.48 vs. $1.50 prior and $1.50 consensus.
    • Shares of Gildan are down 4% over the last few trading sessions on broad concerns in the retail sector over inventory.
    • Previously: Gildan Activewear EPS in-line, misses on revenue (Nov. 12 2015)
    | Nov. 12, 2015, 7:56 AM
  • Nov. 12, 2015, 7:08 AM
    • Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL): Q3 EPS of $0.52 in-line.
    • Revenue of $674.5M (+1.3% Y/Y) misses by $28.29M.
    | Nov. 12, 2015, 7:08 AM
  • Oct. 12, 2015, 10:49 AM
    • Cotton prices are expected to fall sharply this year and into 2016 due to a variety of market factors - including lower demand for yarn and a drop in polyester prices.
    • Companies with an eye on the level of cotton prices based on recent conference calls transcripts posted on SA include Hanesbrands (NYSE:HBI), Carter's (NYSE:CRI), Vera Bradley (NASDAQ:VRA), PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH), Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM), Chico's FAS (NYSE:CHS), Express (NYSE:EXPR), L Brands (NYSE:LB), Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL), and The Children's Place (NASDAQ:PLCE),
    | Oct. 12, 2015, 10:49 AM
  • Oct. 8, 2015, 11:06 AM
    • There are broad gains across the apparel and footwear sectors as investors take direction from Asia where a vibrant stock market rally in China and enthusiasm over the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement has reset some expectations.
    • The positive vibe on Asia is also providing a lift to the sensitive personal products sector.
    • Gainers: Nike (NYSE:NKE) +1.6%, Deckers Outdoor (NYSE:DECK) +2.1%, Crocs (NASDAQ:CROX) +1.9%, VF Corp (NYSE:VFC) +1.5%, Steven Madden (NASDAQ:SHOO) +2.0%, Foot Locker (NYSE:FL) +2.4%, Caleres (NYSE:CAL) +1.9%, Iconix Brand Group (NASDAQ:ICON) +1.8%, Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL) +1.3%, Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) +2.9%, Coty (NYSE:COTY) +1.9%, Nu Skin (NYSE:NUS) +1.6%.
    • With major U.S. indexes all in negative territory, consumer products stocks are defying the trend. The S&P Retail ETF (NYSEARCA:XRT) is up 1.0%, the S&P Consumer Staples (NYSEARCA:XLP) is +0.4%, and the iShares Dow Jones US Consumer Goods ETF (NYSEARCA:IYK) is +0.6%.
    • Previously: Apparel stocks break out of the pack (Oct. 08 2015)
    | Oct. 8, 2015, 11:06 AM
  • Jul. 31, 2015, 7:35 AM
    • Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL) reports branded apparel segment sales rose 12.3% to $236.4M.
    • Printwear segment sales -1.2% to $477.8M.
    • Gross margin rate -130 bps to 26.7% as lower selling prices factored in.
    • SG&A expense rate +90 bps to 11.2%/
    • Operating margin -270 bps to 14.9%.
    • The company says margins should improve as lower manufacturing and cotton costs contribute.
    • Previously: Gildan Activewear misses by $0.02, misses on revenue
    | Jul. 31, 2015, 7:35 AM | 1 Comment
  • Jul. 31, 2015, 7:28 AM
    • Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL): Q2 EPS of $0.42 misses by $0.02.
    • Revenue of $714.1M (+2.9% Y/Y) misses by $46.51M.
    • Shares -1.97% PM.
    | Jul. 31, 2015, 7:28 AM
  • Jul. 31, 2015, 7:28 AM
    • Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL): Q2 EPS of $0.42 misses by $0.02.
    • Revenue of $714.1M (+2.9% Y/Y) misses by $46.51M.
    • Shares -1.97% PM.
    | Jul. 31, 2015, 7:28 AM
  • Jul. 30, 2015, 5:30 PM
    | Jul. 30, 2015, 5:30 PM | 4 Comments
  • May 14, 2015, 8:07 AM
    • Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL) reports a 25% rise in International printwear sales.
    • Printwear sales increased 13.9% to $431.3M due to strong unit sales volume growth in U.S. and international printwear markets and more favourable product-mix.
    • Branded Apparel sales grew 20.3% to $204.9M due to organic sales growth of Gildan and Gold Toe branded programs, as well as licensed and global lifestyle brands and the acquisition of Doris.
    • Gross margin rate declined 590 bps to 22%.
    • Operating margin rate fell 570 bps to 9.6%.
    • Q2 Guidance: Net sales: ~$750M; Adjusted EPS: $0.43 to $0.45.
    • FY2015 Guidance: Net sales: slightly inexcess of $2.65B; Printwear sales: ~+12%; Branded Apparel: excess of 20% growth; Adjusted EBITDA: $525M to $545M; Adjusted EPS: $1.50 to $1.55; Capex: ~$250M to $300M.
    • Q1 results
    | May 14, 2015, 8:07 AM
  • May 14, 2015, 7:08 AM
    • Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL): Q1 EPS of $0.24 in-line.
    • Revenue of $636.2M (+15.9% Y/Y) beats by $5.46M.
    | May 14, 2015, 7:08 AM
  • May 13, 2015, 5:30 PM
    | May 13, 2015, 5:30 PM | 4 Comments
  • Apr. 30, 2015, 10:16 AM
    • Under Armour (UA -0.7%) is making a bigger push into underwear with new products and increased advertised.
    • The company is looking to increase market share in the category through an Iso-Chill fabric for its boxerjocks.
    • Despite heavy competition from well-known brands, Under Armour has proved to be disruptive before to pressure larger companies.
    • Underwear sellers: Hanes (NYSE:HBI), Fruit of the Loom (Berkshire Hathaway), Calvin Klein (NYSE:PVH), Jockey (private), SKNY (PVH), Gildan (NYSE:GIL).
    | Apr. 30, 2015, 10:16 AM | 5 Comments
  • Apr. 29, 2015, 3:45 PM
    • Gildan Activewear (GIL) hires Rhodri Harries to be its new CFO and Chief Administrative Officer.
    • Harries was pulled from Rio Tino Alcan where he also served as CFO.
    | Apr. 29, 2015, 3:45 PM
  • Apr. 6, 2015, 10:40 AM
    • Gildan Activewear (GIL +4.3%) spikes higher on solid volume.
    • The company hasn't issued any news to spark the buying.
    • The investment community is strongly bullish on the stock with 11 Buy ratings and 2 Strong Buy ratings on the book off of coverage from 17 firms.
    • Shares of Gildan are at a 52-week high.
    | Apr. 6, 2015, 10:40 AM | 1 Comment
  • Feb. 24, 2015, 11:23 AM
    | Feb. 24, 2015, 11:23 AM | 3 Comments
  • Feb. 20, 2015, 9:52 PM
    | Feb. 20, 2015, 9:52 PM | 35 Comments
Company Description
Gildan Activewear Inc is a supplier of basic family apparel which includes T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, underwear and socks.