by Portfolio Grader | October 4, 2012 4:00 pm
The grades of seven Fashion and Apparel stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
Zuoan Fashion‘s (NYSE:ZA) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). Zuoan engages in the design and distribution of fashion menswear. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth, ZA also gets A’s. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 1.9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ZA stock.
PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Phillips Van Heusen designs and markets branded apparel and, to a lesser extent, footwear and other related products. Over the last month, shares of the company are up 0.9%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVH stock.
Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Gildan Activewear manufactures and markets branded basic activewear. The price of GIL has shot up 8.1% from a month ago. This is better than the S&P 500′s 3.2% increase for the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GIL stock.
lululemon athletica (NASDAQ:LULU) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Lululemon Athletica designs, manufactures, and distributes athletic apparel for women, men, and female youth. The stock price has risen 15.1% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LULU stock.
This is a strong week for Wolverine World Wide (NYSE:WWW). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Wolverine World Wide is a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of a range of quality casual shoes, rugged outdoor and work footwear. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WWW stock.
Steven Madden‘s (NASDAQ:SHOO) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Steven Madden designs and markets shoes for men, women and children for sale through its wholesale and retail channels. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SHOO stock.
This week, Luxottica Group‘s (NYSE:LUX) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Luxottica Group designs, manufactures, distributes, and markets traditional and designer eyeglass frames and sunglasses. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LUX stock.
Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader 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.
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