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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.33
GIL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. GIL: 0.33 )
GIL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: -1.5   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.33

-1.5
No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.80
GIL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. GIL: 0.80 )
GIL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.8

0.2
0.86
Interest Coverage 81.38
GIL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 84.71 vs. GIL: 81.38 )
GIL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.22   Max: 98.47
Current: 81.38

2.22
98.47
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 12.36
M-Score: -1.92
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 15.32
GIL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. GIL: 15.32 )
GIL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.99   Max: 18.84
Current: 15.32

5.99
18.84
Net-margin (%) 14.35
GIL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. GIL: 14.35 )
GIL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 15.12
Current: 14.35

0.16
15.12
ROE (%) 18.95
GIL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.03 vs. GIL: 18.95 )
GIL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 38.21
Current: 18.95

0.41
38.21
ROA (%) 15.39
GIL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. GIL: 15.39 )
GIL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 16.63
Current: 15.39

0.19
16.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 25.27
GIL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.18 vs. GIL: 25.27 )
GIL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.38   Max: 46.34
Current: 25.27

9.38
46.34
Revenue Growth (%) 19.00
GIL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. GIL: 19.00 )
GIL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 23.7
Current: 19

5.8
23.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 17.60
GIL's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. GIL: 17.60 )
GIL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.6   Max: 50.8
Current: 17.6

-14.6
50.8
EPS Growth (%) 17.70
GIL's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. GIL: 17.70 )
GIL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 332.5
Current: 17.7

0
332.5
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

GIL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 50,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 360,473 sh (+2.91%)
Jim Simons 333,600 sh (+1.31%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce 271,133 sh (-23.9%)
Private Capital 327,112 sh (-33.78%)
Joel Greenblatt 13,103 sh (-68.07%)
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Q1 2014

GIL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 363,782 sh (New)
Jim Simons 413,900 sh (+24.07%)
Jeremy Grantham 440,873 sh (+22.3%)
Private Capital 335,062 sh (+2.43%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 221,433 sh (-18.33%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GIL

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
PRIMECAP Management 2014-09-30 Add 103.34%0.02%$54.35 - $61.37 $ 57.880%719725
PRIMECAP Management 2014-06-30 New Buy0.02%$49.03 - $58.66 $ 57.888%353950
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$48.32 - $54.45 $ 57.8812%0
Private Capital 2013-12-31 Reduce -33.78%0.71%$45.15 - $53.5 $ 57.8818%327112
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -68.07%0.04%$45.15 - $53.5 $ 57.8818%13103
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 461.67%0.05%$40.13 - $48.39 $ 57.8829%41041
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -86.08%0.09%$38.53 - $42.68 $ 57.8843%7307
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.11%$35.03 - $39.91 $ 57.8855%52491
Meridian Funds 2012-09-30 New Buy0.31%$26.89 - $32.23 $ 57.8895%272500
George Soros 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.09%$26.89 - $32.23 $ 57.8895%0
Private Capital 2012-06-30 Add 59.82%0.49%$22.58 - $28.44 $ 57.88120%599435
George Soros 2012-06-30 New Buy0.09%$22.58 - $28.44 $ 57.88120%223800
Private Capital 2012-03-31 New Buy0.72%$19.09 - $27.52 $ 57.88156%375075
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$19.09 - $27.52 $ 57.88156%0
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Reduce -79.27%0.04%$16.36 - $27.31 $ 57.88148%25400
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Reduce -29.84%0.02%$24.13 - $36.18 $ 57.88101%122500
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 22.40
GIL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 24.80 vs. GIL: 22.40 )
GIL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.26   Max: 42.33
Current: 22.4

8.26
42.33
P/B 3.85
GIL's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. GIL: 3.85 )
GIL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 8.08
Current: 3.85

0.91
8.08
P/S 3.21
GIL's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. GIL: 3.21 )
GIL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 5.09
Current: 3.21

0.71
5.09
EV-to-EBIT 21.10
GIL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 18.92 vs. GIL: 21.10 )
GIL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 41
Current: 21.1

6.7
41
PEG 1.08
GIL's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GIL: 1.08 )
GIL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 8.28
Current: 1.08

0.42
8.28
Shiller P/E 35.24
GIL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 686.96 vs. GIL: 35.24 )
GIL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.88   Max: 56.94
Current: 35.24

7.88
56.94
Current Ratio 3.92
GIL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. GIL: 3.92 )
GIL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 4.6
Current: 3.92

1.5
4.6
Quick Ratio 1.52
GIL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. GIL: 1.52 )
GIL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: -0.05   Max: 2.24
Current: 1.52

-0.05
2.24

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.75
GIL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
83% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. GIL: 0.75 )
GIL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.71
Current: 0.75

0.2
1.71
Dividend Payout 0.15
GIL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. GIL: 0.15 )
GIL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.34
Current: 0.15

0.1
0.34
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.80
GIL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
81% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. GIL: 0.80 )
GIL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.71
Current: 0.8

0.2
1.71
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
GIL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 499 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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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 35.16
GIL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GIL: 35.16 )
GIL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 10.52   Max: 237.08
Current: 35.16

10.52
237.08
Price/Tangible Book 4.82
GIL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
51% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. GIL: 4.82 )
GIL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 7.77
Current: 4.82

0.24
7.77
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.67
GIL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
73% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. GIL: 2.67 )
GIL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 39.62
Current: 2.67

1.3
39.62
Price/Median PS Value 1.26
GIL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. GIL: 1.26 )
GIL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 1.82
Current: 1.26

0.05
1.82
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.25
GIL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GIL: 1.25 )
GIL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 21.87
Current: 1.25

0.72
21.87
Price/Graham Number 2.18
GIL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
63% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. GIL: 2.18 )
GIL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 5.05
Current: 2.18

0.12
5.05
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.70
GIL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. GIL: 4.70 )
GIL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 15
Current: 4.7

2.4
15
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 18.87
GIL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
90% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. GIL: 18.87 )
GIL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.7   Max: 47.8
Current: 18.87

-2.7
47.8

Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Apparel Manufacturing
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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, primarily to U.S. retailers. The Branded Apparel segment consists of various consist of a variety of styles of socks, sold primarily under various 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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