by Portfolio Grader | December 13, 2012 1:02 pm
The grades of three 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 (NYSE:ZA) 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 price has risen 21.4% over the past month, better than the 3.9% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 2.00. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ZA stock.
This is a strong week for Fifth & Pacific Companies (NYSE:FNP). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Fifth & Pacific designs and markets branded women’s and men’s apparel, accessories, and fragrance products. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 12% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FNP stock.
Quiksilver (NYSE:ZQK) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Quiksilver is an outdoor sports lifestyle company, which designs, produces and distributes a diversified mix of branded apparel, footwear, accessories, snowboards and related products. Investors have pushed the stock price up 18.9% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ZQK 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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