Yesterday, 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),
Thu, Oct. 8, 10:20 AM
- The apparel sector is out-gaining market averages as sentiment swings positive. There's been some analysis suggesting that apparel sellers will benefit from the Trans-Pacific Partnership on the cost side. Lower cotton and oil prices are also working in the favor of apparel companies, although hedging against the strong U.S. dollar is an ongoing risk.
- On the manufacturing side: G-III Apparel (NASDAQ:GIII) +2.6%, Columbia Sportswear (NASDAQ:COLM) +2.1%, Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS) +1.8%, PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH) +1.6%, Ralph Lauren (NYSE:RL) +1.4%.
- On the chain store side: Cato (NYSE:CATO) +5.1%, Ascena Retail (NASDAQ:ASNA) +3.4%, American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) +3.4%, Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF) +3.1%, Francesca's Holdings (NASDAQ:FRAN) +2.6%, L Brands (NYSE:LB) +2.1%.
Wed, Sep. 16, 7:03 PM
- J.P. Morgan analysts warn that companies with large amounts of floating-rate debt - including Chesapeake Energy, Freeport McMoRan, Ford and GE - could be at risk if the Fed decides to raise interest rates.
- Companies with variable/floating-rate debt suffer a more immediate impact by a rate hike than companies with fixed-rate debt, the analysts say; variable-rate coupons typically reset quarterly, meaning that changes in the base rate flow through almost immediately to variable-rate borrowers, while fixed-rate borrowers do not see such an impact until they refinance or issue new debt.
- JPM lists 25 companies - not including financials - that have the “highest variable-rate debt as a percentage of market cap": FMC, NRG, FCX, AES, CVC, LVLT, PVH, CHK, FE, DVA, THC, OI, CNX, F, HCA, FOSL, RCL, JOY, GE, ADS, ALLE, HBI, GT, DNB, AN
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Fri, Aug. 21, 9:17 AM
- PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH) is backed as a top pick at UBS.
- The investment firm thinks the market has misinterpreted the impact of retail trends on Buy-rated PVH.
- Demand for denim and the read on what's selling at JCP caught the eyes of UBS.
- PVH has generally traded in the $112 to $118 range over the last two months.
Tue, Jul. 28, 11:23 AM
- Retail stocks are in-line with market averages despite a soft read on consumer confidence and more stock market losses in China.
- The S&P Retail ETF (NYSEARCA:XRT) is up 0.26%, while Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) is 0.48% higher.
- Some high-end retail stocks are putting in surprising gains including PVH Corp (PVH +1.7%), Michael Kors (KORS +1%), Ralph Lauren (RL +1%), Lululemon (LULU +2.4%), Luxottica (LUX +2.2%), Kate Spade (KATE +1.3%), Burberry (OTCPK:BURBY +2.1%).
Wed, Jul. 8, 3:35 AM
- PVH (NYSE:PVH) is winding down the production of Donald Trump's menswear after exclusive retail partner Macy's (NYSE:M) decided to stop selling his products in protest against his recent remarks about Mexicans.
- PVH, whose brands include Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Van Heusen and Arrow, signed a licensing deal in 2004 for apparel under the Donald J. Trump brand. That deal was supposed to end in 2018.
- Previously: Credit card breach hits Trump Hotel Collection (Jul. 02 2015)
Mon, Jun. 1, 4:17 PM
- PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH) reports revenue was up 5% for the Calvin Klein business and 1% for Tommy Hilfiger in Q1 on a constant currency basis.
- The North America retail store comp was -1% for Calvin Klein and -3% for Tommy Hilfiger as a strong U.S. dollar held back international tourist spending.
- The company says it authorized a new $500M buyback program.
- Guidance: PVH expects full-years EPS of $6.85-$6.95 vs. $6.86 consensus.
- Previously: Phillips-Van Heusen beats by $0.12, beats on revenue (June 1)
- PVH +2.41% after hours.
Mon, Jun. 1, 4:02 PM
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Thu, Apr. 30, 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).
Tue, Apr. 7, 2:47 PM
- Global clothing stocks are outperforming broad market averages on the day.
- There was some positive commentary out early from Credit Agricole which may have set up the sector for some bids.
- Demand has been improved of late in some Asian markets, while F/X challenges continue to be a large drag for some sellers.
- On the expense side, cotton prices are 28% below the level of a year ago.
- Gainers: Lululemon (LULU +4.2%), Sequential Brands Group (SQBG +6.8%), PVH Corp. (PVH +1.6%), Iconix Brand Group (ICON +1.2%), Ralph Lauren (RL +1.3%), G-III Apparel (GIII +2.1%), Michael Kors (KORS +2%).
Wed, Mar. 25, 4:13 PM
Tue, Mar. 24, 5:35 PM
Tue, Mar. 10, 12:01 PM
- PVH Corp (PVH -2.8%), G-III Apparel (GIII -2%), Ralph Lauren (RL -1.8%), Luxottica (LUX -2.1%), and Sequential Brands Group (SQBG -3.3%) are all under-performing broad market averages.
- Sentiment in global apparel stocks has eroded on concerns over foreign currency translation and some slipping demand in key Asian markets.
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PVH Corp is an apparel company, which designs and markets branded dress shirts, neckwear, sportswear,jeanswear, intimate apparel, swim productsand, to a lesser extent, footwear and other related products.
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