5 Fashion and Apparel Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | January 10, 2013 1:00 pm

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

This week, Carter’s (NYSE:CRI[2]) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). 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. The stock price has risen 11.6% over the past month, better than the 3% 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]) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to an A. 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’s (NASDAQ:ICON[6]) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). Iconix Brand Group is a brand management company that is engaged in licensing, marketing, and providing trend direction for several owned consumer brands. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 5.6% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ICON stock[7].

This week, Zuoan Fashion’s (NYSE:ZA[8]) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Zuoan engages in the design and distribution of fashion menswear. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 6.6% over the past month. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 2.10. 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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