7 Fashion and Apparel Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 6, 2014 8:00 am

7 Fashion and Apparel Stocks to Buy Now

Seven 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”).

Under Armour, Inc. Class A (UA[2]) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Under Armour manufactures performance apparel, footwear, and accessories for men, women and children. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Revisions and Sales Growth, UA also gets A’s. The stock price has risen 20.6% over the past month, better than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UA stock[3].

This week, Michael Kors Holdings Ltd’s (KORS[4]) ratings are up from a B last week to an A. Michael Kors engages in the design, marketing, distribution, and retailing of branded women’s apparel and accessories, and men’s apparel. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KORS stock[5].

The rating of Hanesbrands (HBI[6]) moves up this week, rising from a B 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[7].

Gildan Activewear’s (GIL[8]) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s B. Gildan Activewear manufactures and markets branded basic activewear. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GIL stock[9].

Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (ICON[10]) is seeing ratings go up from a B last week to an A this week. Iconix Brand 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[11].

Costa Inc. Class A (ATX[12]) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to an A. A. T. Cross is a designer and marketer of branded personal accessories including writing instruments, watches, reading glasses, personal and business accessories and sunglasses. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ATX stock[13].

Zuoan Fashion’s (ZA[14]) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). Zuoan engages in the design and distribution of fashion menswear. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ZA stock[15].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[16] 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[17].

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

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