NYSE:GIL - Gildan Activewear Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$28.38 -0.35 (-1.22 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 01:26 AM ET)
Previous Close$28.38
Today's Range$28.38 - $28.75
52-Week Range$27.89 - $34.19
Volume393,112 shs
Average Volume319,195 shs
Market Capitalization$6.08 billion
P/E Ratio16.50
Dividend Yield1.56%
Gildan Activewear logoGildan Activewear Inc. manufactures and sells a range of apparel products in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. It operates in two segments, Printwear and Branded Apparel. The company manufactures and markets active wear products, including T-shirts, fleece tops and bottoms, and sport shirts under Gildan, Gildan Performance, Gildan Platinum, Gildan Hammer, Smart Basics, Comfort Colors, American Apparel, Anvil, Alstyle, Gold Toe, and Mossy Oak brands. It also offers athletic, dress, casual, workwear, legwear, and therapeutic socks under the Gildan, Gildan Platinum, Smart Basics, Under Armour, Gold Toe, PowerSox, GT a Gold Toe Brand, Silver Toe, Signature Gold by Goldtoe, Peds, MediPeds, Kushyfoot, Therapy Plus, All Pro, and Mossy Oak brand names. In addition, the company provides men's and boys' top and bottom underwear, and ladies panties under Gildan, Gildan Platinum, Smart Basics, and American Apparel brand names; hosiery comprising sheer panty hose, tights, and leggings under Secret, Silks, Secret Silky, Peds, and American Apparel brand names; and ladies shapewear and intimates accessories under Secret and American Apparel brand names, as well as other products, such as denim, jackets, sweaters, bodysuits, skirts, dresses, and accessories. Gildan Activewear Inc. serves wholesale distributors, screen printers/embellishers, retailers, and individual consumers. The company was formerly known as Textiles Gildan Inc. and changed its name to Gildan Activewear Inc. in March 1995. Gildan Activewear Inc. was incorporated in 1984 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Apparel, finished products from fabrics & similar materials
SectorConsumer Discretionary


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39
Current Ratio5.06
Quick Ratio1.64


Trailing P/E Ratio16.50
Forward P/E Ratio15.18
P/E Growth1.35

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.75 billion
Price / Sales2.18
Cash Flow$2.4721 per share
Price / Cash11.48
Book Value$9.35 per share
Price / Book3.04


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.72
Net Income$362.33 million
Net Margins12.69%
Return on Equity18.06%
Return on Assets12.10%


Outstanding Shares211,660,000

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Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gildan Activewear's stock symbol?

Gildan Activewear trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GIL."

How often does Gildan Activewear pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Gildan Activewear?

Gildan Activewear declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 17th will be given a dividend of $0.112 per share on Monday, June 11th. This represents a $0.45 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 16th. View Gildan Activewear's Dividend History.

When did Gildan Activewear's stock split? How did Gildan Activewear's stock split work?

Gildan Activewear shares split before market open on Monday, March 30th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, February 4th 2015. The newly issued shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Friday, March 27th 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of Gildan Activewear stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How will Gildan Activewear's stock buyback program work?

Gildan Activewear announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Friday, February 23rd 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase 10,960,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Gildan Activewear's earnings last quarter?

Gildan Activewear Inc (NYSE:GIL) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The textile maker reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.01. The textile maker earned $647.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $654.39 million. Gildan Activewear had a return on equity of 18.06% and a net margin of 12.69%. Gildan Activewear's revenue for the quarter was down 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.39 earnings per share. View Gildan Activewear's Earnings History.

What guidance has Gildan Activewear issued on next quarter's earnings?

Gildan Activewear updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.80-1.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.87. The company issued revenue guidance of low to mid single digits (+3.7% cons), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.85 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GIL?

11 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Gildan Activewear's stock. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate Gildan Activewear's stock price to reach $34.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Gildan Activewear.

Who are some of Gildan Activewear's key competitors?

Who are Gildan Activewear's key executives?

Gildan Activewear's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Glenn J. Chamandy, Founder, Pres, CEO & Non-Independent Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Rhodri J. Harries, Exec. VP and Chief Financial & Admin. Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Michael R. Hoffman, Pres of Sales, Marketing & Distribution (Age 55)
  • Mr. Eric R. Lehman, Exec. Vice-Pres of Integration (Age 57)
  • Mr. Benito A. Masi, Pres of Manufacturing (Age 62)

Has Gildan Activewear been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about GIL stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Gildan Activewear earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the textile maker an impact score of 46.22 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are Gildan Activewear's major shareholders?

Gildan Activewear's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Cooke & Bieler LP (2.65%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.46%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (1.82%), CIBC World Markets Inc. (1.23%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.11%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (1.05%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Gildan Activewear.

Which major investors are selling Gildan Activewear stock?

GIL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CIBC Asset Management Inc, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Cidel Asset Management Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Cooke & Bieler LP, Sentry Investments Corp. and Swiss National Bank. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gildan Activewear.

Which major investors are buying Gildan Activewear stock?

GIL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Nicola Wealth Management LTD., CIBC World Markets Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Sei Investments Co., Toronto Dominion Bank and Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gildan Activewear.

How do I buy shares of Gildan Activewear?

Shares of GIL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Gildan Activewear's stock price today?

One share of GIL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.38.

How big of a company is Gildan Activewear?

Gildan Activewear has a market capitalization of $6.08 billion and generates $2.75 billion in revenue each year. The textile maker earns $362.33 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.72 on an earnings per share basis. Gildan Activewear employs 50,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Gildan Activewear?

Gildan Activewear's mailing address is 600 BOULEVARD DE MAISONNEUVE OUEST 33RD FLOOR, MONTREAL A8, H3A 3J2. The textile maker can be reached via phone at 514-735-2023 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Gildan Activewear (GIL)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  535 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  388 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  923
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This page was last updated on 6/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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