5 Fashion and Apparel Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | January 3, 2013 8:56 am

The grades of five Fashion and Apparel stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

Carter’s (NYSE:CRI[2]) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. Carter’s is a branded marketer of clothing and accessories for babies and young children in the United States. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Earnings Revisions, CRI also gets A’s. Shares of CRI have increased 9.6% over the past month, better than the 3.8% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRI stock[3].

Hanesbrands (NYSE:HBI[4]) boosts its rating from a B to a A 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].

Iconix Brand Group (NASDAQ:ICON[6]) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. Iconix Brand Group is a brand management company that is engaged in licensing, marketing, and providing trend direction for several owned consumer brands. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ICON stock[7].

Zuoan Fashion (NYSE:ZA[8]) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Zuoan engages in the design and distribution of fashion menswear. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 2.00. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ZA stock[9].

This is a strong week for Unifi (NYSE:UFI[10]). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. Unifi is a diversified producer and processor of multi-filament polyester and nylon yarns, with production facilities located in the Americas. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UFI stock[11].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[12] 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[13].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. CRI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CRI
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CRI
  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. ICON: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ICON
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ICON stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ICON
  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. UFI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=UFI
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UFI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=UFI
  12. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  13. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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