6 Fashion and Apparel Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | November 1, 2012 9:00 am

Six 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”).

Zuoan Fashion (NYSE:ZA[2]) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. 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 1.70. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ZA stock[3].

Hanesbrands (NYSE:HBI[4]) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Hanesbrands produces underwear, T-shirts, socks, sweatshirts, sleepwear, and shoes. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HBI stock[5].

This week, Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL[6]) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Gildan Activewear manufactures and markets branded basic activewear. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GIL stock[7].

Ralph Lauren (NYSE:RL[8]) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Polo Ralph Lauren designs, markets and distributes products, including apparel for men, women and children, accessories, fragrances and home furnishings. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RL stock[9].

PVH Corp.‘s (NYSE:PVH[10]) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Phillips Van Heusen designs and markets branded apparel and, to a lesser extent, footwear and other related products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVH stock[11].

lululemon athletica (NASDAQ:LULU[12]) 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LULU stock[13].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] 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[14].

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

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