Are Apparel and Clothing Stocks a Good Fit for your Portfolio?
VF Corp. (VFC) makes and sells jeans, outdoor apparel, and sportswear. The brands include Wrangler, Lee, Riders, Rustler, The North Face, Vans, JanSport, Eastpak, Kipling, Napapijri, Reef, Eagle Creek, Red Kap, Bulwark, Lee Sport, NFL, MLB, and Harley-Davidson. The stock has a P/E of 16, a PEG of 1.41, and a yield of 3.1%.
Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. (RL) makes and distributes clothing and accessories for men, women, and children. The stock has a P/E of 18.4, a PEG of 1.2, and a yield of 0.3.
Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL) is a Canadian manufacturer of activewear. The stock has a P/E of 45.3 and a PEG of 0.9.
Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI) makes and markets apparel and undergarments for men, women, and children. The stock has a P/E of 69 and a 1.0 PEG.
Liz Claiborne Inc. (LIZ) makes and sells apparel and accessories, under various brands including KATE SPADE, AXCESS, BORA BORA, C & C CALIFORNIA, INTUITIONS, JACK SPADE, J.H. COLLECTIBLES, JUICY COUTURE, KENSIE, LAUNDRY BY SHELLI SEGAL, LIZ CLAIBORNE, LUCKY BRAND JEANS, MAC & JAC, MAMBO, MARVELLA, MEXX, MONET, REALITIES, SIGRID OLSEN, SOUL, SPARK, VILLAGER, and YZZA. The stock has a P/E of 18.8, a PEG of 1.04, and a yield of 0.9%.
Under Armour, Inc. (UA) designs and sells synthetic microfiber apparel. The stock has a P/E of 50.5 and a PEG of 1.86.
Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. (PVH) designs and sells branded dress shirts, sportswear, and footwear. The stock has a P/E of 13.7, a PEG of 0.77, and a yield of 0.4%.
Columbia Sportswear Company (COLM) is a Portland, Oregon based company which designs and sells outdoor apparel, including outerwear, sportswear, and footwear. The stock has a P/E of 12.75, a PEG of 1.16, and a yield of 1.4%.
Warnaco Group Inc. (WRNC) makes and sells intimate apparel, sportswear, and swimwear, under various brands including Warner's, Olga, Calvin Klein, Speedo, Chaps, Nautica, Catalina, Anne Cole, and Lejaby. The stock has a P/E of 21.5 and a PEG of 0.79.
Quiksilver Inc. (ZQK) is a Huntington Beach, California based designer and distributor of apparel, footwear, and accessories. The stock has a P/E of 25.3, and a PEG of 1.22.
Bebe Stores, Inc. (BEBE) is a designer and marketer of women's apparel and accessories. The stock has a P/E of 16.4, a PEG of 0.87, and a yield of 1.6%.
lululemon athletica inc. (LULU) is a Canadian manufacturer of yoga-inspired athletic apparel. The stock has a P/E of 237.5.
Coach Inc. (COH) makes handbags, jackets, sweaters, gloves, hats, scarves, and other accessories. The stock has a P/E of 19.6, and a PEG of 0.9.
Nike Inc. (NKE) is a manufacturer and marketer of footwear, sports apparel and accessories. The stock has a P/E of 19.3, a PEG of 1.33, and a yield of 1.5%.
Author does not own any of the above.
By Fred Fuld at Stockerblog.com