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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.10
GIL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. GIL: 0.10 )
GIL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: -1.5   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.1

-1.5
No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.67
GIL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. GIL: 0.67 )
GIL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.67

0.2
0.86
Interest Coverage 154.96
GIL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 172.23 vs. GIL: 154.96 )
GIL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.22   Max: 154.96
Current: 154.96

2.22
154.96
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 7.17
M-Score: -2.18
WACC vs ROIC
8.37%
11.93%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 10.75
GIL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. GIL: 10.75 )
GIL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.99   Max: 15.97
Current: 10.75

5.99
15.97
Net-margin (%) 10.37
GIL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. GIL: 10.37 )
GIL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 15.24
Current: 10.37

0.16
15.24
ROE (%) 12.99
GIL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.85 vs. GIL: 12.99 )
GIL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 38.08
Current: 12.99

0.41
38.08
ROA (%) 9.70
GIL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. GIL: 9.70 )
GIL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 16.68
Current: 9.7

0.19
16.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 14.91
GIL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 13.61 vs. GIL: 14.91 )
GIL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.44   Max: 45.79
Current: 14.91

9.44
45.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.20
GIL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. GIL: 14.20 )
GIL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 7.8   Max: 23.1
Current: 14.2

7.8
23.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 20.10
GIL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. GIL: 20.10 )
GIL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14   Max: 52.9
Current: 20.1

-14
52.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 18.60
GIL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. GIL: 18.60 )
GIL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 368.4
Current: 18.6

0
368.4
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

GIL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

PRIMECAP Management 353,950 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 441,373 sh (+0.11%)
Private Capital 334,887 sh (-0.05%)
Jim Simons 339,600 sh (-17.95%)
Chuck Royce 178,933 sh (-19.19%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 292,630 sh (-19.56%)
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Q3 2014

GIL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

PRIMECAP Management 719,725 sh (+103.34%)
Jeremy Grantham 441,373 sh (unchged)
Private Capital 332,111 sh (-0.83%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 286,270 sh (-2.17%)
Chuck Royce 165,733 sh (-7.38%)
Jim Simons 197,800 sh (-41.76%)
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Q4 2014

GIL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

PRIMECAP Management 1,765,150 sh (+145.25%)
Chuck Royce 226,633 sh (+36.75%)
Jeremy Grantham 449,173 sh (+1.77%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 286,270 sh (unchged)
Private Capital 330,876 sh (-0.37%)
Jim Simons 25,900 sh (-86.91%)
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Q1 2015

GIL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 565,166 sh (+149.37%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 575,360 sh (+100.99%)
PRIMECAP Management 3,716,100 sh (+5.26%)
Private Capital 680,352 sh (+2.81%)
Jeremy Grantham 584,034 sh (-34.99%)
Jim Simons 21,500 sh (-58.49%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 34.10
GIL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 36.60 vs. GIL: 34.10 )
GIL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.45   Max: 42.53
Current: 34.1

8.45
42.53
Forward P/E 13.79
GIL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GIL: 13.79 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 34.10
GIL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 34.00 vs. GIL: 34.10 )
GIL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.61   Max: 42.12
Current: 34.1

8.61
42.12
P/B 3.90
GIL's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. GIL: 3.90 )
GIL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 7.75
Current: 3.9

0.88
7.75
P/S 3.50
GIL's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. GIL: 3.50 )
GIL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 4.99
Current: 3.5

0.72
4.99
POCF 42.72
GIL's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 30.43 vs. GIL: 42.72 )
GIL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.71   Max: 105.46
Current: 42.72

6.71
105.46
EV-to-EBIT 34.75
GIL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 25.54 vs. GIL: 34.75 )
GIL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 41.2
Current: 34.75

6.8
41.2
PEG 1.60
GIL's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GIL: 1.60 )
GIL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 11.14
Current: 1.6

0.41
11.14
Shiller P/E 39.40
GIL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GIL: 39.40 )
GIL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.88   Max: 56.1
Current: 39.4

7.88
56.1
Current Ratio 4.68
GIL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. GIL: 4.68 )
GIL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 4.68
Current: 4.68

1.5
4.68
Quick Ratio 1.61
GIL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. GIL: 1.61 )
GIL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: -0.05   Max: 2.24
Current: 1.61

-0.05
2.24
Days Inventory 159.64
GIL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 124.76 vs. GIL: 159.64 )
GIL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 88.45   Max: 143.62
Current: 159.64

88.45
143.62
Days Sales Outstanding 58.45
GIL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 65.90 vs. GIL: 58.45 )
GIL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 40.52   Max: 114.93
Current: 58.45

40.52
114.93

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.80
GIL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
77% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. GIL: 0.80 )
GIL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.75
Current: 0.8

0.21
1.75
Dividend Payout 0.23
GIL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
90% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.52 vs. GIL: 0.23 )
GIL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.35
Current: 0.23

0.1
0.35
Dividend growth (3y) 28.00
GIL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
93% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. GIL: 28.00 )
GIL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 28
Current: 28

0
28
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.70
GIL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
80% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. GIL: 0.70 )
GIL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.75
Current: 0.7

0.21
1.75
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
GIL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. GIL: -0.20 )
GIL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.1   Max: -26.7
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 19.17
GIL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GIL: 19.17 )
GIL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 70.3
Current: 19.17

1.15
70.3
Price/Tangible Book 5.41
GIL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. GIL: 5.41 )
GIL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 6.98
Current: 5.41

1.71
6.98
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.14
GIL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GIL: 3.14 )
GIL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 37.97
Current: 3.14

1.1
37.97
Price/Median PS Value 1.34
GIL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. GIL: 1.34 )
GIL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 1.72
Current: 1.34

0.05
1.72
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.10
GIL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GIL: 2.10 )
GIL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 10.94
Current: 2.1

0.43
10.94
Price/Graham Number 2.84
GIL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
65% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. GIL: 2.84 )
GIL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 5.14
Current: 2.84

0.12
5.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.90
GIL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
57% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. GIL: 2.90 )
GIL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 14.8
Current: 2.9

2.4
14.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.64
GIL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.14 vs. GIL: 16.64 )
GIL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.4   Max: 49.8
Current: 16.64

5.4
49.8

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16 Sep17
EPS($) 1.85 2.34 2.61
EPS without NRI($) 1.85 2.34 2.61

Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Apparel Manufacturing
Compare:VFC, RL, BURBY, SGC, PVH » details
Traded in other countries:GIL.Canada, VGA.Germany,
Gildan Activewear Inc was incorporated on May 8, 1984 pursuant to the Canada Business Corporations Act under the name of Textiles Gildan Inc. The Company is a supplier of basic family apparel which includes T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, underwear and socks. It markets its products under a portfolio of company-owned brands, including the Gildan(R), Gold Toe(R) and Anvil(R) brands and brand extensions, as well as under licensing arrangements for the Under Armour(R) and New Balance(R) brands. It distributes its products in the North American and international printwear markets and to U.S. retailers. The Company operates in two segments namely Printwear segment and Branded Apparel segment. The Branded Apparel segment designs, manufactures, sources and distributes undecorated activewear products primarily to wholesale distributors in printwear markets in over 30 countries across North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. The products sold through its Printwear segment consist mainly of undecorated or blank T-shirts, fleece and sport shirts marketed primarily under Gildan(R)brand. The Companys activewear products are used in a variety of daily activities by individuals, including work and school uniforms and athletic team wear, and for various other purposes to convey individual, group and team identity. The Branded Apparel segment designs, manufactures, sources, and distributes branded family apparel, which includes athletic, casual and dress socks, underwear and activewear products to U.S. retailers. The Branded Apparel segment consists of socks, sold under company-owned and licensed brands, as well as select national retailers brands. The Companys competitors include apparel manufacturers such as Fruit of the Loom,Inc., Russell Corporation, Hanesbrands Inc., and smaller U.S.-based manufacturers, including Alstyle Apparel, a division of Ennis Corp., Delta Apparel Inc as well as Central American and Mexican manufacturers. It is subject to various federal, state and local environmental and occupational health and safety laws and regulations in the jurisdictions in which it operates concerning, among other things, wastewater discharges, storm water flows and solid waste disposal.
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