Gildan Activewear Company Profile (NYSE:GIL)

About Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL)

Gildan Activewear logoGildan Activewear Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer of branded basic family apparel, including T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, underwear, socks, hosiery and shapewear. The Company operates through two segments: Printwear and Branded Apparel. The Printwear segment designs, manufactures, sources, markets, and distributes undecorated activewear products. The Branded Apparel segment designs, manufactures, sources, markets, and distributes branded family apparel, which includes athletic, casual and dress socks, underwear, activewear, sheer hosiery, legwear, and shapewear products, which are sold to retailers in the United States and Canada. The Company sells its products under various brands, including the Gildan, Gold Toe, Anvil, Comfort Colors, American Apparel, Alstyle, Secret, Silks, Kushyfoot, Secret Silky, Therapy Plus, Peds, and MediPeds brands. The Company distributes its products in printwear markets in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Apparel & Accessories - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:GIL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $6.83013 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 225,119,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $30.52
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $27.44
  • 52 Week Range: $23.55 - $31.83
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.26
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.31
  • P/E Growth: 1.44
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.66 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.57
  • Book Value: $9.22 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.29
  • Annual Dividend: $0.37
  • Dividend Yield: 1.2%
  • EBIDTA: $547.33 million
  • Net Margins: 12.55%
  • Return on Equity: 15.91%
  • Return on Assets: 10.91%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.37%
  • Current Ratio: 5.68%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.93%
  • Average Volume: 540,256 shs.
  • Beta: 0.73
  • Short Ratio: 11.64
Frequently Asked Questions for Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL)

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 18th will be given a dividend of $0.0935 per share on Monday, June 12th. This represents a $0.37 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.23%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, 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's stock split on Monday, March 30th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, February 4th 2015. The newly issued shares were issued 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 of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase 11,500,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board 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, 3rd. The company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.35 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $665.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $664.37 million. Gildan Activewear had a return on equity of 15.91% and a net margin of 12.55%. View Gildan Activewear's Earnings History.

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

Gildan Activewear issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.60-1.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.66.

Where is Gildan Activewear's stock going? Where will Gildan Activewear's stock price be in 2017?

10 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Gildan Activewear's stock. Their predictions range from $31.00 to $43.00. On average, they expect Gildan Activewear's share price to reach $35.86 in the next twelve months. 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:

  • William D. Anderson, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Glenn J. Chamandy, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Rhodri J. Harries, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
  • Michael R. Hoffman, President - Printware
  • Eric R. Lehman, President - Branded Apparel
  • Benito A. Masi, Executive Vice President - Manufacturing
  • Lindsay Matthews, Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Donald C. Berg, Independent Director
  • Russell Goodman, Independent Director
  • George J. Heller, Independent Director

Who owns Gildan Activewear stock?

Gildan Activewear's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd (6.55%), Hermes Investment Management Ltd. (0.41%), Cardinal Capital Management Inc. (0.35%), APG Asset Management N.V. (0.14%), Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE (0.13%) and Aperio Group LLC (0.06%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Gildan Activewear.

Who sold Gildan Activewear stock? Who is selling Gildan Activewear stock?

Gildan Activewear's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hermes Investment Management Ltd., Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. and Capstone Asset Management Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gildan Activewear.

Who bought Gildan Activewear stock? Who is buying Gildan Activewear stock?

Gildan Activewear's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cardinal Capital Management Inc., Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE, Aperio Group LLC, Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., US Bancorp DE, CHICAGO TRUST Co NA, DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co and Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gildan Activewear.

How do I buy Gildan Activewear stock?

Shares of Gildan Activewear can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Gildan Activewear's stock price today?

One share of Gildan Activewear stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.34.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Gildan Activewear (NYSE GIL)
Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  449 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  278 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  727
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $35.86 (18.18% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/12/2017Canaccord GenuityDowngradeBuy -> Hold$32.00HighView Rating Details
7/11/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$31.00HighView Rating Details
6/28/2017CIBCUpgradeSector Perform -> Sector OutperformHighView Rating Details
5/4/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuy$31.00 -> $32.00LowView Rating Details
1/11/2017Brean CapitalReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
12/7/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$30.00 -> $31.00N/AView Rating Details
11/16/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/11/2016Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$43.00N/AView Rating Details
11/6/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperform$44.00 -> $39.00N/AView Rating Details
7/28/2016DesjardinsReiterated RatingBuy$43.00N/AView Rating Details
7/21/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingStrong-Buy$35.00N/AView Rating Details
5/6/2016National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingOutperform$42.00 -> $43.00N/AView Rating Details
5/5/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$32.00 -> $35.00N/AView Rating Details
2/25/2016DA DavidsonLower Price TargetNeutral$29.00 -> $28.00N/AView Rating Details
1/21/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price Target$30.00 -> $28.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL)
Earnings by Quarter for Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL)
Earnings History by Quarter for Gildan Activewear (NYSE GIL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/3/2017Q1$0.35$0.39$664.37 million$665.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/201712/31/2016$0.29$0.32$604.14 million$587.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$0.51$0.50$723.97 million$715.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216$0.42$0.41$697.92 million$689.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.28$0.28$617.38 million$593.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.28$0.28$505.85 million$543.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/12/2015Q315$0.51$0.52$702.80 million$700.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2015Q215$0.44$0.42$760.61 million$714.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/14/2015Q2$0.23$0.24$630.12 million$636.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q115($0.30)($0.31)$554.55 million$390.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/4/2014Q414$1.08$1.00$713.40 million$666.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q314$0.96$0.95$695.85 million$693.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2014Q214$0.63$0.64$555.22 million$548.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q114$0.35$0.35$452.14 million$451.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/21/2013Q4$0.84$0.83$604.71 million$626.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q313$0.94$0.94$630.60 million$614.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q213$0.57$0.59$518.91 million$523.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q113$0.30$0.32$399.56 million$420.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/29/20120.80$0.80$561.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.67$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.21$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/1/2011$0.42$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.70$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/11/2011$0.49$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2011$0.29$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.72
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.94
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$0.31$0.35$0.33
Q2 20175$0.47$0.49$0.48
Q3 20174$0.53$0.61$0.56
Q4 20174$0.28$0.41$0.35
Q1 20182$0.39$0.42$0.41
Q2 20181$0.55$0.55$0.55
Q3 20181$0.65$0.65$0.65
Q4 20181$0.33$0.33$0.33
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL)
Most Recent Dividend:6/12/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.37
Dividend Yield:1.22%
Dividend Growth:20.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:23.57% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
21.89% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
19.89% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL)

Dividend History by Quarter for Gildan Activewear (NYSE GIL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL)
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Headline Trends for Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL)
Latest Headlines for Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL)
DateHeadline logoGildan Activewear Announces Date for Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release - Benzinga - July 18 at 8:33 PM logoGildan Activewear, Inc. (NYSE:GIL) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - July 18 at 1:46 PM logoGildan Activewear, Inc. (NYSE:GIL) Earns "Hold" Rating from Canaccord Genuity - July 12 at 9:02 PM logoGildan Activewear, Inc. (NYSE:GIL) Cut to "Sector Perform" at Royal Bank Of Canada - July 11 at 7:53 AM logoGildan Activewear, Inc. (GIL) Receives Buy Rating from Canaccord Genuity - July 7 at 8:04 AM logo$758.20 Million in Sales Expected for Gildan Activewear, Inc. (GIL) This Quarter - July 2 at 8:18 AM logoGildan Activewear, Inc. (GIL) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.48 Per Share - June 30 at 6:22 PM logoGildan Activewear, Inc. (GIL) Upgraded at CIBC - June 28 at 8:16 AM logoGildan Activewear, Inc. (GIL) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - June 23 at 9:04 AM logoInteresting GIL Put Options For August 18th - June 21 at 7:02 PM logoGildan Activewear, Inc. (GIL) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - June 19 at 11:24 PM logoContrasting lululemon athletica inc. (LULU) and Gildan Activewear (GIL) - June 17 at 7:46 AM logoGildan Activewear, Inc. (GIL) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - June 16 at 11:14 PM logo$758.20 Million in Sales Expected for Gildan Activewear Inc (GIL) This Quarter - June 8 at 11:12 AM logo Brokerages Anticipate Gildan Activewear Inc (GIL) to Post $0.48 EPS - June 6 at 4:22 PM logoHead to Head Survey: Oxford Industries (OXM) versus Gildan Activewear (GIL) - June 6 at 7:24 AM logoGildan Activewear Inc (GIL) Raised to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research - May 31 at 11:26 PM logoGildan Activewear Inc (GIL) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold - May 31 at 12:02 AM logoGildan Activewear Inc (GIL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - May 29 at 9:18 AM logoBest Buy (BBY) Stock Surges on Q1 Earnings & Revenue Beat - May 25 at 7:45 PM logoGildan Activewear Inc (GIL) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research - May 23 at 9:58 PM logoZacks Investment Research Lowers Gildan Activewear Inc (GIL) to Hold - May 23 at 12:02 AM logoGildan Activewear, Inc. : GIL-US: Dividend Analysis : May 18th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 5:13 PM logoPost Earnings Coverage as Gildan's Quarterly Revenue Jumped 12.2%; Adjusted EPS Soared 39% - May 17 at 10:28 AM logoGildan Activewear Inc (GIL) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment Research - May 16 at 10:40 PM logoGildan Activewear, Inc. :GIL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 5:02 PM logoGildan Activewear Inc (GIL) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $758.2 Million - May 12 at 11:45 AM logo Analysts Anticipate Gildan Activewear Inc (GIL) Will Post Earnings of $0.48 Per Share - May 11 at 12:28 AM logoDesjardins Brokers Increase Earnings Estimates for Gildan Activewear Inc (GIL) - May 8 at 10:06 AM logoEquities Analysts Set Expectations for Gildan Activewear Inc's FY2017 Earnings (GIL) - May 8 at 10:06 AM logoTheStreet Downgrades Gildan Activewear Inc (GIL) to C - May 6 at 11:52 PM logoGildan Activewear Inc (GIL) Issues Earnings Results - May 6 at 1:00 AM logoGildan Activewear Inc (GIL) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - May 5 at 2:30 PM logoBrokers Set Expectations for Gildan Activewear Inc's Q3 2017 Earnings (GIL) - May 5 at 11:19 AM logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Gildan Activewear Inc Cut by Analyst (GIL) - May 5 at 8:54 AM logoGildan Activewear Inc (GIL) to Issue $0.09 Quarterly Dividend - May 4 at 9:56 PM logoTD Securities Raises Gildan Activewear Inc (GIL) Price Target to $32.00 - May 4 at 9:10 PM logoRoyal Bank of Canada Increases Gildan Activewear Inc (GIL) Price Target to $31.00 - May 4 at 9:08 PM logoGildan Activewear (GIL) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 4 at 12:09 PM logoGildan Activewear Inc (GIL) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance - May 4 at 1:06 AM logoGildan Activewear Reports Strong First Quarter Results and Reaffirms Full Year Guidance for 2017 - May 3 at 5:12 PM logoNational Bank Financial Comments on Gildan Activewear Inc's Q3 2017 Earnings (GIL) - May 3 at 10:58 AM logoGildan Activewear (GIL) Earns Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.31 - May 2 at 6:34 PM logoBrokers Issue Forecasts for Gildan Activewear Inc's FY2018 Earnings (GIL) - May 2 at 4:00 PM logoGildan Activewear Inc (GIL) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - May 1 at 11:24 PM logoGildan Activewear (GIL) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.06 - April 28 at 5:54 PM logoGildan Activewear Inc (GIL) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - April 27 at 11:10 PM logoTD Securities Reiterates "$31.00" Price Target for Gildan Activewear Inc (GIL) - April 27 at 8:02 PM logoRoyal Bank of Canada Raises Gildan Activewear Inc (GIL) Price Target to $30.00 - April 24 at 5:40 PM logoSomewhat Negative Media Coverage Unlikely to Affect Gildan Activewear (GIL) Stock Price - April 23 at 3:59 PM



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