NYSE:GIL - Gildan Activewear Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$32.41 -0.29 (-0.89 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$32.70
Today's Range$32.10 - $32.71
52-Week Range$25.33 - $34.40
Volume497,400 shs
Average Volume473,131 shs
Market Capitalization$6.76 billion
P/E Ratio18.84
Dividend Yield1.37%
Beta0.75
Gildan 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Apparel, finished products from fabrics & similar materials
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNYSE:GIL
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone514-735-2023

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.45
Current Ratio4.94
Quick Ratio1.79

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio18.84
Forward P/E Ratio17.42
P/E Growth1.48

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.75 billion
Price / Sales2.44
Cash Flow$2.4797 per share
Price / Cash Flow13.07
Book Value$9.35 per share
Price / Book3.47

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.72
Net Income$362.33 million
Net Margins12.28%
Return on Equity18.80%
Return on Assets11.98%

Miscellaneous

Employees50,000
Outstanding Shares206,730,000
Market Cap$6.76 billion
OptionableOptionable

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, November 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.085 per share on Monday, December 10th. This represents a $0.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 14th. 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 on Monday, March 30th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, February 4th 2015. The newly issued shares were distributed to shareholders after the market closes 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 has authorized a stock buyback plan on Friday, February 23rd 2018, which allows the company to repurchase 10,960,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Gildan Activewear's earnings last quarter?

Gildan Activewear Inc (NYSE:GIL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The textile maker reported $0.57 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.01. The textile maker earned $754.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $759.15 million. Gildan Activewear had a return on equity of 18.80% and a net margin of 12.28%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.53 EPS. View Gildan Activewear's Earnings History.

When is Gildan Activewear's next earnings date?

Gildan Activewear is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Gildan Activewear.

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

Gildan Activewear issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.85-1.87 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.87. Gildan Activewear also updated its Q4 guidance to $0.42-0.44 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for GIL?

7 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Gildan Activewear's shares. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Gildan Activewear's share price to reach $34.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Gildan Activewear.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Gildan Activewear?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Gildan Activewear in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 4 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Gildan Activewear.

Has Gildan Activewear been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about GIL stock have been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Gildan Activewear earned a daily sentiment score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the textile maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

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, CFO & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Michael R. Hoffman, Pres of Sales, Marketing & Distribution (Age 55)
  • Mr. Benito A. Masi, Pres of Manufacturing (Age 62)
  • Ms. Sophie Argiriou, VP of Investor Communications

Who are Gildan Activewear's major shareholders?

Gildan Activewear's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Janus Henderson Group PLC (4.69%), FMR LLC (4.19%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.56%), Vanguard Group Inc (2.56%), TD Asset Management Inc. (1.81%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (1.08%).

Which major investors are selling Gildan Activewear stock?

GIL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Deutsche Bank AG, Morgan Stanley, CIBC World Markets Inc., FIL Ltd, Mackenzie Financial Corp, TD Asset Management Inc. and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

Which major investors are buying Gildan Activewear stock?

GIL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eaton Vance Management, Nokota Management LP, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Grandeur Peak Global Advisors LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale and JPMorgan Chase & Co..

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 $32.41.

How big of a company is Gildan Activewear?

Gildan Activewear has a market capitalization of $6.76 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.

What is Gildan Activewear's official website?

The official website for Gildan Activewear is http://www.gildan.com.

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 (NYSE GIL)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  564 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  423 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  987
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This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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