5 Fashion and Apparel Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 16, 2012 9:03 am

Five 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”).

Kenneth Cole (NYSE:KCP[2]) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. Kenneth Cole Productions designs, sources and markets a broad range of footwear, handbags, and accessories. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Cash Flow, KCP also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KCP stock[3].

Movado Group (NYSE:MOV[4]) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. Movado Group designs, manufactures, retails, and distributes watches as well as jewelry, tabletop, and accessory products. Shares of MOV have increased 16.6% over the past month, better than the 3.6% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MOV stock[5].

The rating of Oxford Industries (NYSE:OXM[6]) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Oxford Industries is an international manufacturer and wholesale marketer of branded and private label apparel for men, women, and children. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OXM stock[7].

R.G. Barry (NASDAQ:DFZ[8]) improves from a B to an A rating this week. RG Barry develops and markets accessory category footwear. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DFZ stock[9].

This is a strong week for Culp Inc. (NYSE:CFI[10]). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Culp manufactures, sources, and markets mattress fabrics used for covering mattresses and box springs, and upholstery fabrics mainly for use in production of upholstered furniture. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 9.9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CFI stock[11].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[12] 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[13].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. KCP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KCP
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KCP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KCP
  4. MOV: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MOV
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MOV stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MOV
  6. OXM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OXM
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OXM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OXM
  8. DFZ: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DFZ
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DFZ stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DFZ
  10. CFI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CFI
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CFI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CFI
  12. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  13. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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