5 Fashion and Apparel Stocks to Buy Now

GIII, WWW, FNP, ZA, COLM improve in weekly rankings

   
5 Fashion and Apparel Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of five Fashion and Apparel stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

G-III Apparel (NASDAQ:GIII) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. G-III Apparel Group manufactures and distributes leather and non-leather outerwear apparel. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise, GIII also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GIII stock.

Wolverine World Wide’s (NYSE:WWW) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). 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.

Fifth & Pacific Companies’ (NYSE:FNP) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Fifth & Pacific designs and markets branded women’s and men’s apparel, accessories, and fragrance products. Shares of FNP have increased 9% over the past month, better than the 0.1% the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FNP stock.

Zuoan Fashion (NYSE:ZA) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Zuoan engages in the design and distribution of fashion menswear. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 10.1% over the past month. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 1.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ZA stock.

Columbia Sportswear (NASDAQ:COLM) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Columbia Sportswear designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes outdoor apparel, footwear, and related accessories and equipment for men, women, and youth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of COLM 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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