3 Fashion and Apparel Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 9, 2012 11:12 am

Three Fashion and Apparel stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Ralph Lauren (NYSE:RL[2]) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. Polo Ralph Lauren designs, markets and distributes products, including apparel for men, women and children, accessories, fragrances and home furnishings. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, RL also gets an A. Shares of RL have increased 5% over the past month, better than the 3.5% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RL stock[3].

This is a strong week for PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH[4]). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Phillips Van Heusen designs and markets branded apparel and, to a lesser extent, footwear and other related products. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 6% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVH stock[5].

Luxottica Group (NYSE:LUX[6]) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Luxottica Group designs, manufactures, distributes, and markets traditional and designer eyeglass frames and sunglasses. Investors have pushed the stock price up 3.6% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LUX stock[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here[9].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. RL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RL
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RL
  4. PVH: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PVH
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVH stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PVH
  6. LUX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LUX
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LUX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LUX
  8. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  9. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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