HBI : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. Bear of the Day: Quiksilver (ZQK) - Bear of the Day

    August 16, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Quiksilver (ZQK) - Bear of the Day
  3. Bear of the Day: Crocs (CROX) - Bear of the Day

    August 8, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Crocs (CROX) - Bear of the Day
  4. Market Wrap for Wednesday, July 24: Stocks Largely Lower Despite ...

    July 24, 2013
    Despite a report which showed that new home sales in the U.S. are at a 5-Year high, the stock market was largely lower on ...
  5. Coach Retained at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 3, 2013
    We retained our Neutral recommendation on Coach with a target price of $60.00. The stock carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
  6. Iconix Closes $275M Notes Offering - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2013
    Iconix's subsidiaries have closed the notes offering aggregating $275 million under its existing securitization program.
  7. Iconix Prices $275M Senior Notes - Analyst Blog

    June 20, 2013
    Iconix recently announced the pricing of senior notes aggregating $275 million.
  8. Iconix Upped to Outperform - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    On Jun 12, we upgraded our recommendation on Iconix to Outperform from Neutral on the back of solid first quarter 2013 results ...
  9. V.F. Corp. Outlines 5-Year Growth Plan - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    V.F. Corporation revealed its major initiatives and strategies to boost shareholder returns at an investor meeting held in ...
  10. Iconix to Offer $250M Senior Notes - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    Iconix recently announced that its subsidiaries have proposed to offer senior notes aggregating $250 million in a private ...
  11. V.F. Corporation Stays Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    V.F. Corporation remains on our Neutral list with a target price of $195.00.
  12. Columbia Misses on Low Sales - Analyst Blog

    February 15, 2013
    Columbia Sportswear Company's (COLM) fourth quarter 2012 earnings went up 8% to $1.15 from the year ago quarter backed by ...
  13. Fossil's 4Q EPS In Line, Revs Beat - Analyst Blog

    February 12, 2013
    Fossil, Inc (FOSL) reported fourth quarter 2012 adjusted earnings of $2.27 per share, which exceeded the year-ago earnings ...
  14. Coach Downgraded to Strong Sell - Analyst Blog

    January 30, 2013
    Zacks Investment Research downgraded Coach, Inc. (COH) to a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) on Jan 29, 2013. Why the Downgrade? ...
  15. PVH Hits New 52-Week High - Analyst Blog

    January 28, 2013
    Shares of PVH Corp. (PVH) - world's largest shirt and neckwear company - reached a new 52-week high of $121.26 on Friday, ...
  16. Coach Misses Zacks' Expectations - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    Coach, Inc. (COH) posted lower-than-expected second-quarter fiscal 2013 results. The quarterly earnings of $1.23 per share ...
  17. Columbia Sportswear Recalls Again - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2013
    Media reports confirm that Columbia Sportswear Company (COLM) has issued yet another recall of battery packs used in its ...
  18. Limited Brands' Comps Up 3% - Analyst Blog

    January 7, 2013
    Limited Brands Inc. (LTD), a specialty retailer of women's intimate and other apparel, beauty and personal care products, ...
  19. Agree Buys Two Premium Assets - Analyst Blog

    December 3, 2012
    Farmington Hills, Michigan-based real estate investment trust (REIT), Agree Realty Corporation (ADC), recently added a Big ...
  20. Limited Brands' Comps Rise - Analyst Blog

    November 30, 2012
    Limited Brands Inc. (LTD), a specialty retailer of women's intimate and other apparel, beauty and personal care products, ...
  21. Consumer Cyclical Stocks, Including Under Armour, Making Big ...

    November 13, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq is trading up 0.2%; the S&P 500 has moved up 0.6%; and the Dow has increased ...
  22. Warnaco Beats by a Penny, Sales Lag - Analyst Blog

    November 6, 2012
    The Warnaco Group Inc. (WRC) reported third quarter 2012 adjusted earnings of $1.15 per share, which beat the Zacks Consensus ...
  23. Whirlpool and More Big Movers in Consumer Cyclical on October ...

    October 24, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq is unchanged, the S&P 500 has risen 0.1% and the Dow is up 0.3%. The consumer cyclical ...
  24. 3 Stocks With Dream P/S Ratios - Investment Ideas

    October 15, 2012
    Many investors look towards various key ratios as a way to determine the value of a company. The most common one is the price-to-earnings, ...
  25. 3 Stocks With Dream P/S Ratios - Value

    October 11, 2012
  26. Iconix Upped to Neutral - Analyst Blog

    September 12, 2012
    We are upgrading our recommendation on Iconix Brand Group (ICON) to Neutral from Underperform, following the solid fiscal ...
  27. Gildan CEO Puts Money Where Mouth Is

    September 5, 2012
    Gildan announced August 29 that CEO Glenn Chamandy was initiating a 10b6-1 plan to sell 2.75 million shares over the next ...
  28. Hanesbrands EPS Beats, but Down Y/Y - Analyst Blog

    August 1, 2012
    Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI) reported second quarter 2012 earnings per share of 67 cents, down 14.1% from the prior-year quarter. ...
  29. Hanesbrands Starts Repaying Debt - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2012
    The global manufacturer and seller of apparel essentials for men, women, and children, Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI) announced its ...
  30. Gildan Loses Its Shirt

    December 2, 2011
    Gildan Activewear surprised investors with a weak outlook when it reported full year results on Thursday.
  31. Maidenform Pulled Out Of Shape

    November 14, 2011
    Maidenform has made a tough market worse with inventory mismanagement.
  32. Nike Asks, “What Slowdown?”

    September 28, 2011
    Nike defies a tough consumer market with a very strong performance in its last quarter.
  33. Nike Still Winning

    June 28, 2011
    Nike continues to exploit a dominant brand and new markets.
  34. Revisiting The "Brand" Name Portfolio

    June 22, 2011
    With Internet Brands being acquired, it's time to update the progress of the nine stocks that make up our "brand" name portfolio.
  35. High Cotton Or Not, Phillips-Van Heusen Worth A Look

    March 31, 2011
    Phillips-Van Heusen is not dirt-cheap, but it does looks like a compelling balance of quality, growth potential and valuation.
  36. Can Chico's Be Chic Again?

    February 28, 2011
    Chico's won't impress anybody with trailing same-store sales growth of 1%, but the future looks brighter.
  37. Gildan Activewear A Solid Fit For Investors

    December 7, 2010
    Gildan Activewear closed out its fiscal year in fine fashion.
  38. Rising Prices In The Underwear Aisle

    November 24, 2010
    By hedging our food and energy consumption with commodities positions, investors can protect against inflationary pressures.
  39. Breaking Up Is Easy To Do At Sara Lee

    November 10, 2010
    SLE continues to sell off divisions, with the latest being the sale of the domestic bakery operations to Grupo Bimbo for ...
  40. The "Brand Name" Portfolio Packs A Punch

    July 7, 2010
    The "Brand Name" portfolio has beaten the S&P 500 over the past two years. Find out what's in it and what the future may ...
  41. Investor Upside As Sara Lee Downsizes

    June 3, 2010
    After years of asset sales and divestitures, Sara Lee still holds appeal for investors.
  42. Companies With Profitable Stock Buybacks

    October 23, 2009
    We look at five apparel companies and how well they've done buying back shares. Not all are created equal.
  43. VF Corp Ready To Move Forward

    September 15, 2009
    Shareholders can reasonably expect more steady growth from VF Corp in the coming years.
  44. The "Brand" Name Portfolio

    June 12, 2009
    This portfolio, created approximately one year ago, is revisited and analyzed.
  45. The Hunt For Deep Value Continues

    May 20, 2009
    Stocks trading at a discount to tangible book value are coveted by deep value investors.
  46. B/E Aerospace Sprouts Wings

    March 27, 2009
    Insider buying activity can give investors a clue about a stock's trajectory - good or bad.
  47. All Ox, No Bull In China

    January 29, 2009
    China's low-cost export model is broken. Don't expect a huge rebound in Chinese markets anytime soon.
  48. Hanesbrands Gets Hosed

    November 3, 2008
    Hanesbrands's third quarter earnings release shows signs of struggle
  49. Introducing The "Brand" Name Portfolio

    June 19, 2008
    The are 27 companies with the word "brand" in the name trading on the NYSE, Nasdaq and AMEX. We put together a portfolio ...
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