Gildan Activewear Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.18 (+3.32 %)
(As of 05/7/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
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Volume732,493 shs
Average Volume461,621 shs
Market Capitalization$7.28 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.74%
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Apparel, finished products from fabrics & similar materials
Year FoundedN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.82 billion
Cash Flow$3.31 per share
Book Value$9.22 per share


Net Income$259.81 million




Market Cap$7.28 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2021 (Estimated)


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About Gildan Activewear

Gildan Activewear Inc. manufactures and sells various apparel products in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It provides various activewear products, including T-shirts, fleece tops and bottoms, and sport shirts under the Gildan, Gildan Performance, Gildan Hammer, Comfort Colors, American Apparel, Anvil by Gildan, Alstyle, Prim + Preux, and GoldToe brands. The company also offers hosiery products comprising athletic; dress; and casual, liner, therapeutic, and workwear socks, as well as sheer panty hoses, tights, and leggings under the brands of Gildan, Under Armour, GoldToe, PowerSox, GT a GoldToe Brand, Silver Toe, Signature Gold by Goldtoe, Peds, MediPeds, Kushyfoot, Therapy Plus, All Pro, Secret, Silks, Secret Silky, and American Apparel. In addition, it provides men's and boys' underwear products, and ladies panties under the Gildan and Gildan Platinum brand names; and ladies' shapewear, intimates, and accessories under the Secret and Secret Silky brands. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, screen printers, or embellishers, as well as to retailers and consumer brand companies. The company was formerly known as Textiles Gildan Inc. and changed its name to Gildan Activewear Inc. in March 1995. Gildan Activewear Inc. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.


Overall MarketRank

1.82 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

58th out of 571 stocks

Apparel, Finished Products From Fabrics & Similar Materials Industry

4th out of 20 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Gildan Activewear a buy right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Gildan Activewear in the last year. There are currently 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Gildan Activewear stock.
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When is Gildan Activewear's next earnings date?

Gildan Activewear is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 29th 2021.
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How were Gildan Activewear's earnings last quarter?

Gildan Activewear Inc. (NYSE:GIL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 4th. The textile maker reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.18 by $0.30. Gildan Activewear had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 2.69% and a negative net margin of 13.34%.
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How has Gildan Activewear's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Gildan Activewear's stock was trading at $19.29 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GIL shares have increased by 90.1% and is now trading at $36.67.
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How often does Gildan Activewear pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Gildan Activewear?

Gildan Activewear declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 27th will be given a dividend of $0.154 per share on Monday, June 21st. This represents a $0.62 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.68%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 26th.
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Is Gildan Activewear a good dividend stock?

Gildan Activewear pays an annual dividend of $0.62 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.74%. Gildan Activewear does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Gildan Activewear is 37.35%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Gildan Activewear will have a dividend payout ratio of 44.93% next year. This indicates that Gildan Activewear will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Gildan Activewear's stock split? How did Gildan Activewear's stock split work?

Shares of Gildan Activewear split before market open on Monday, March 30th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, February 4th 2015. The newly created shares were distributed 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.

What price target have analysts set for GIL?

6 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Gildan Activewear's shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate Gildan Activewear's share price to reach $33.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.0%.
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Who are Gildan Activewear's key executives?

Gildan Activewear's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Glenn J. Chamandy, Founder, Pres, CEO & Non-Independent Director (Age 60, Pay $3.02M)
  • Mr. Rhodri J. Harries, Exec. VP and Chief Financial & Admin. Officer (Age 57, Pay $1.23M)
  • Mr. Chuck J. Ward, Pres of Sales, Marketing & Distribution
  • Mr. Benito A. Masi, Pres of Manufacturing (Age 65, Pay $1.2M)
  • Ms. Sophie Argiriou, VP of Investor Communications
  • Ms. Lindsay Matthews, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 50)
  • Ms. Geneviève Gosselin, Director of Corp. Communications & Marketing
  • Mr. Arun Bajaj BCL, L.L.B., Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Peter Iliopoulos, Sr. VP of Public & Corp. Affairs (Age 51)

What is Glenn J. Chamandy's approval rating as Gildan Activewear's CEO?

61 employees have rated Gildan Activewear CEO Glenn J. Chamandy on Glassdoor.com. Glenn J. Chamandy has an approval rating of 83% among Gildan Activewear's employees.

Who are some of Gildan Activewear's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Gildan Activewear own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Gildan Activewear investors own include Intelsat (I), Bank of America (BAC), Fossil Group (FOSL), Associated British Foods (ABF), Chaarat Gold (CGH), AMC Entertainment (AMC), Ciena (CIEN), First Data (FDC), Air Canada (AC) and China Unicom (Hong Kong) (CHU).

What is Gildan Activewear's stock symbol?

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

Who are Gildan Activewear's major shareholders?

Gildan Activewear's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pzena Investment Management LLC (6.54%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (1.18%), Kovitz Investment Group Partners LLC (1.12%), BlackRock Inc. (1.01%), Marathon Asset Management LLP (0.96%) and Bank of Nova Scotia (0.82%).

Which major investors are selling Gildan Activewear stock?

GIL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pzena Investment Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Cardinal Capital Management Inc., Kovitz Investment Group Partners LLC, BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, Davidson Investment Advisors, Scheer Rowlett & Associates Investment Management Ltd., and PCJ Investment Counsel Ltd..

Which major investors are buying Gildan Activewear stock?

GIL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , MD Financial Management Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., Galibier Capital Management Ltd., First Midwest Bank Trust Division, Swiss National Bank, Alberta Investment Management Corp, and Bank of Nova Scotia.

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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Gildan Activewear's stock price today?

One share of GIL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.67.

How much money does Gildan Activewear make?

Gildan Activewear has a market capitalization of $7.28 billion and generates $2.82 billion in revenue each year. The textile maker earns $259.81 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.66 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Gildan Activewear have?

Gildan Activewear employs 44,000 workers across the globe.

What is Gildan Activewear's official website?

The official website for Gildan Activewear is www.gildan.com.

Where are Gildan Activewear's headquarters?

Gildan Activewear is headquartered at 600 BOULEVARD DE MAISONNEUVE OUEST 33RD FLOOR, MONTREAL A8, H3A 3J2.

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]

This page was last updated on 5/9/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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