4 Fashion and Apparel Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | December 6, 2012 11:00 am

4 Fashion and Apparel Stocks to Buy Now

This week, four Fashion and Apparel stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Luxottica Group (NYSE:LUX[2]) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Luxottica Group designs, manufactures, distributes, and markets traditional and designer eyeglass frames and sunglasses. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth and Sales Growth, LUX also gets A’s. The stock price has risen 10.8% over the past month, better than the 0.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LUX stock[3].

Skechers USA (NYSE:SKX[4]) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. Skechers USA designs, makes, markets and distributes footwear. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 19.4% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SKX stock[5].

Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL[6]) is seeing ratings go up from a B last week to a A this week. Gildan Activewear manufactures and markets branded basic activewear. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GIL stock[7].

Zuoan Fashion’s (NYSE:ZA[8]) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Zuoan engages in the design and distribution of fashion menswear. Investors have pushed the stock price up 20.4% over the past month. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 1.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ZA stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. LUX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LUX
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LUX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LUX
  4. SKX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SKX
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SKX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SKX
  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. ZA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ZA
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ZA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ZA
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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